Military law
Military justice is the body of laws and procedures governing members of the armed forces. Many states have separate and distinct bodies of law that govern the conduct of members of their armed forces...
At Bowe Bergdahl Desertion Hearing, Platoon Leader Tells Of 'Shock' At His Disappearance
At a Thursday hearing to decide whether Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will face a court-martial on desertion charges, each side presented conflicting portraits of the controversial soldier. Prosecutors argued th...
Iraqi Special Forces First To Flee Ramadi
Kurdish commanders say Islamic State extremists were able to capture Ramadi a week ago because elite U.S.-trained Iraqi soldiers abandoned their posts 48 hours before the jihadis launched their final ...
Mutiny
The true story that inspired a blockbuster film is told for the first time by a survivor. MUTINY details the harrowing and heroic events aboard a doomed wars...
Military Courts of the United Kingdom
The Military Courts of the United Kingdom are governed by the Armed Forces Act 2006. The system set up under the Act applies to all three armed services: the Royal Navy (including the Royal Marines), ...
Offences against military law in the United Kingdom
The main Offences against military law in the United Kingdom are set out in the Armed Forces Act 2006.The offences fall into two main categories, discipline offences and criminal conduct offences. A s...
Judge Advocate General's Corps
Judge Advocate General's Corps, also known as JAG or JAG Corps, refers to the legal branch or specialty of a military concerned with military justice and military law. Officers serving in a JAG Corps...
Conscientious objection
A conscientious objector (CO) is an "individual who has claimed the right to refuse to perform military service" on the grounds of freedom of thought, conscience, and/or religion. In general, conscien...
Military discipline
Military justice is the body of laws and procedures governing members of the armed forces. Many states have separate and distinct bodies of law that govern the conduct of members of their armed forces...
Military justice
Military justice is the body of laws and procedures governing members of the armed forces. Many states have separate and distinct bodies of law that govern the conduct of members of their armed forces...
Military police
Military police (MP) are police organizations connected with, or part of, the military of a state.
The word can have different meanings in different countries, and may refer to:The status of milit...
Laws of war
The law of war is a legal term of art that refers to the aspect of public international law concerning acceptable justifications to engage in war (jus ad bellum) and the limits to acceptable wartime c...
Judge Advocate General (Canada)
The Office of the Judge Advocate General for the Canadian Forces provides legal advice to commanders at bases and wings, provides lawyers who defend accused persons at courts martial, teaches courses ...
At Bowe Bergdahl Desertion Hearing, Platoon Leader Tells Of 'Shock' At His Disappearance
At a Thursday hearing to decide whether Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will face a court-martial on desertion charges, each side presented conflicting portraits of the controversial soldier. Prosecutors argued th...
Iraqi Special Forces First To Flee Ramadi
Kurdish commanders say Islamic State extremists were able to capture Ramadi a week ago because elite U.S.-trained Iraqi soldiers abandoned their posts 48 hours before the jihadis launched their final ...
Militia Acts of 1792
The Militia Acts of 1792 were a pair of statutes enacted by the second United States Congress in 1792. The acts provided for the organization of the state militias and provided for the President of t...
Trading with the Enemy Act
Trading with the Enemy Act is a stock short title used for legislation in the United Kingdom and the United States relating to trading with the enemy.The Bill for an Act with this short title will hav...
United States Air Force Judge Advocate General's Corps
The Judge Advocate General's Corps also known as the "JAG Corps" or "JAG" is the legal arm of the United States Air Force.
The United States Air Force became a separate military service in Septemb...
Sherman's Special Field Orders, No. 15
Special Field Orders, No. 15 were military orders issued during the American Civil War, on January 16, 1865, by General William Tecumseh Sherman, commander of the Military Division of the Mississippi ...
Nuremberg Charter
The Charter of the International Military Tribunal – Annex to the Agreement for the prosecution and punishment of the major war criminals of the European Axis (usually referred to as the Nuremberg Cha...
General Orders for Sentries
Orders to Sentry is the official title of a set of rules governing sentry (guard or watch) duty in the United States Armed Forces. While any guard posting has rules that may go without saying ("Stay a...
Nuremberg and Vietnam: An American Tragedy
Nuremberg and Vietnam: An American Tragedy is a book written by Telford Taylor, the Chief Counsel Prosecutor at the Nuremberg Trials.
The book Nuremberg and Vietnam: An American Tragedy, published...
Commandant's Service
Commandant's Service was the name for the military police of some Warsaw Pact armies. Its principal duties were providing garrison security and traffic control. It is not to be confused with a similar...