How I Violated the Uniform Code of Military Justice and Integrity
The UCMJ was passed by Congress on 5 May 1950, signed into law by President Harry S. Truman, and became effective on 31 May 1951(Wikipedia,2014).
The Uniform Code of Military Justice is a compilation of multiple Articles that govern the armed military services across a multitude of objects. It lists the rights and wrongs of each individual within the armed services, and provides guidance on issues and conflicts within the armed services. Specifically, the Uniform Code of Military Justice touches heavily upon violations of specific articles and the repercussions that happen with the types of conduct violating the articles.
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Second, under the Uniform Code of Military Justice, specific articles entail conduct of the soldier. In this case, Articles 91 and 92. Article 91 deals with the Insubordinate Conduct Towards Warrant Officer, Noncommissioned Officer, or Petty Officer. This article states that when a junior enlisted personnel of the armed military services 1.) Strike any of the above mentioned officers while in execution of their position… 2.) Willfully disobey an order from any of the above mentioned officers…3.) treat in contempt or with disrespect any of the above mentioned officers(ucmj.us, 2014). This article clearly defines what is allowed of a junior enlisted soldier, and under the Uniform Code of Military Justice, any violation of this article is punishable by court, and by an Article 15.
Third, Under the Uniform Code of