Use the button to download a PDF version of this memo for offline reading/printing. Download and print cards to distribute to deployed troops. by James M. Branum November 2018 Critical legal information for US servicemembers concerned about the legality of orders to…Read More »
By Kathleen Gilberd Rev. Date: 2013 (Use the button to download a PDF version of this memo for offline reading/printing.) Complaints under Article 138 of the UCMJ are among the most powerful means of redress available to servicemembers; they tend to be…Read More »
Read online Print (PDF) This is an January 2014 update that replaces the 2007 memo titled Medical Discharge and Retirement. The revision was done by Alison Carter, Kathleen Gilberd, Jeff Matus, and Katie Tastrom, with helpful comments from Kit Anderton and Lenore Yarger. Update to…Read More »
This memo, updated as of Oct. 2013, gives an overview of administrative discharges and procedures for challenging them. It is written for Written for attorneys and counselors, but can also be helpful for servicemembers who are facing involuntary discharge.
The MLTF has released version 3 of James M. Branun’s “AWOL in the Army” memo. Branum is currently co-chair of the MLTF Steering Committee. The memo includes a flow chart and addendum on AWOL/UA policies for other branches
This memo provides an overview of the criteria and procedures for hardship and dependency discharge, with some discussion of the differences among the services. Although it was written for counselors and attorneys, it may be of assistance to servicemembers and their families submitting discharge applications.
A PDF version of this publication, for download and printing, can be found here. Command Influence By Bob Harmon DATE: August 12, 2005 “Command influence is the mortal enemy of military justice.” 1 –US Ct. of Military Appeals, 1986 “The good news…Read More »
WHAT FREE SPEECH RIGHTS DO MEMBERS OF THE MILITARY HAVE? Members of the military have rights under the U.S. Constitution, laws passed by Congress, and the military’s own regulations. If you are in the military, you probably know by now that the…Read More »