201711.30
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Outstanding Board Result

Our office just received another outstanding board result for a CW5 client.  The government alleged that our client committed a flagrant violation of flying regulations, and displayed a lack of integrity in failing to report a suspected blade strike.  In addition to our client, the government also sent his co-pilot, a CW3, to a flying…

201711.27
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Flying Evaluation Board

The purpose of a flying evaluation board is to evaluate a pilot’s potential for continued aviation services.  In most cases, a flying evaluation board will be directed when an officer demonstrates behavior that could be construed as substandard or unsafe.  In those instances, the ability to pilot Army aircraft is subject to complete review. Examples…

201710.17
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GOMOR Result

Our office just received another outstanding GOMOR result for a client. The Soldier was accused of abusive sexual contact. The allegations were serious, and had the potential to ruin the Soldier’s career. The Soldier initially turned to an inexperienced attorney to write their rebuttal. After a few minutes of speaking with that attorney, the Soldier…

201709.11
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Proving Character In Sentencing

In sentencing, an accused may introduce matters in extenuation or mitigation to lessen the punishment received at a court martial.  Matters in extenuation include circumstances surrounding the commission of the offense, while matters in mitigation are personal factors concerning the accused.  An accused may introduce such evidence either through the testimony of witnesses, documentary evidence,…

201708.25
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A Pretrial Agreement

The Uniform Code of Military Justice guarantees a Soldier the right to a court martial by members, and protects against self-incrimination.  Despite these guarantees, the vast majority of court martial cases end in a plea of guilty, not trial by members. Although a Solder has the right to plead not-guilty and require a court-martial panel…

201707.25
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GOMOR Result

Our office had another great GOMOR result for an Army Captain.  The Captain was facing a permeant filing in his Army Military Human Resource Record (AMHRR) due to an allegation that he wrongfully received an overpayment of basic allowance for housing (BAH). The Commanding General (CG) believed the Captain exploited provisions of the Joint Travel…