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What are the 3 types of Article 15?

Article 15s come in different levels: Summarized, Company Grade and Field Grade. They differ in two main respects: the severity of the punishment and in how the record of it can affect a soldier's future in the Army. Article 15s can affect a soldier's future.

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Then, what are Article 15 offenses?

Crimes are acts of robbery, rape, murder, aggravated assault, and larceny. Both types of offenses involve a lack of self-discipline, but crimes involve a particular gross absence of selfdiscipline amounting to a moral deficiency. Crimes are the product of a mind particularly disrespectful of good moral standards.

Subsequently, question is, can I get an honorable discharge with an Article 15? Under certain circumstances, however, a Soldier need not complete their full term of service to receive an Honorable Discharge, so long as the discharge is not due to misconduct. Recipients of General Discharges usually have engaged in minor misconduct or have received nonjudicial punishment under Article 15, UCMJ.

In this manner, what is a summarized Article 15?

UCMJ Article 15 is a form of non-judicial punishment that commanders use to promote good order and discipline without going to a trial by court-martial. When faced with a UCMJ Article 15, Servicemembers have a right to demand trial by court-martial, to appeal the non-judicial punishment, or to accept it.

Who can recommend an article 15?

A commander can give an Article 15 at any point in time for any violation of the Uniform Code of Military Justice.

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