Punishment Under Article 91,92.

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SGT Darion Smith
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Articles 91, 92, 98, 134

Punishment under Article 91 states that a violation is made if an enlisted member strikes or assaults a Warrant Officer, a Non-Commissioned Officer and/or Petty Officer while the officer is in execution of his or her office. The Article also states that there will be additional consequences for disobedience of a lawful order, verbal contempt, or disorderly language to an officer while they are in execution of office. The Article as it stands leaves very little room for verbal disagreement with any officer in execution in office. The Article is very specific when it explains physical
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In the lifestyle of a service member it is so important to follow orders. In the Army following orders can easily become the difference between life and death. On a more serious note, in the battlefield the ability to follow a direct order can be extremely important because the ability to follow an order can not only save a soldier’s but the life of the others in his element as well. Vice versa if a soldier disobeys certain direct order the consequence can be his life, and that of others. The military is able to maintain an overall integrity within the within many facets of the organization by having Article 92 set in place. In many cases some might believe that soldiers will follow all orders simply because of the fact that they are soldiers, but the governing bodies who wrote this article were realists. They understood that there would be several situations in which a soldier would allow fear, emotional instinct, mental lapse, and self disposition to make affect their ability to follow an order. Because there are many controversial reasons why an order might be disobeyed the punishment may vary. The punishment may also vary depending on the order given, or based on the negative outcome by the order the order that was disobeyed. Article 92 is pretty much bold and straight to the point, but yet our humane actions can sometimes lead us to disobey a standard order. A natural emotion that can sometimes affect

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