Code Of Military And Military Justice

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The Uniformed Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) is the basis of the military legal system ("Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ)," 2014). In the UCMJ there are many articles that list the procedure for punishments and court system ("Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ)," 2014). The UCMJ applies to active members who are in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard, “National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Corps (NOAA), and Public Health Service Commissioned Corps (PHS)” ("About « UCMJ – United States Code of Military Justice," 2004, para 1). For the PHS and the NOAA those members are only subject to the UCMJ when they are attached to a unit in the military or if they are militarized by an executive order from the president ("About « UCMJ – United States Code of Military Justice," 2004). The UCMJ also applies to Reservists of the Army, Navy, Marines, and Air Force under “Title 10 of the United States Code” ("About « UCMJ – United States Code of Military Justice," 2004, para 2). For the Coast Guard Reserve under “Title 14 United States Code” they are subject to UCMJ even when not operating as part of the Navy if they are: full-time support personnel who are active duty like the “FTS or Active Guard and Reserve (AGR)” ("About « UCMJ – United States Code of Military Justice," 2004, para 2). Also subject to the UCMJ under title 14 would be the traditional reservists who are part time who are preforming full time duty such as Annual…
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