Month: September 2013

MLTF Fact Sheet: Servicemember rights under Military Whistleblowers Protection Act

By | 09/13/2013

(Use the button to download a PDF version of this content for offline reading/printing.) The Military Whistleblower Protection Act of 1988  provides limited protection of lawful disclosure by members of the United States Armed Forces. In order to assist servicemembers in understanding…Read More »

Marines implement new standards for conscientious objectors

By | 09/09/2013

By Bill Galvin In a new version of Marine Corps Order (MCO) 1306.16, issued in June of this year, the Department of the Navy, Marine Corps Headquarters, heightened the evidentiary standard a conscientious objector (CO) must meet. This reissue rescinds the previous…Read More »