Air Force

August 30, 2013

2013 Second Quarter Article 15s

Senior Airman Mahafuz Uddin
412th TW Judge Advocate

Nonjudicial Punishment is a tool that provides commanders with an essential and swift means of maintaining good order and discipline. It also promotes behavioral changes in service members without the stigma of a court-martial conviction.

The following Article 15s were processed at Edwards AFB during the†second quarter of 2013:

A technical sergeant signed false official statements in violation of Article 107, UCMJ; and was derelict in the performance of his duties in violation of Article 92, UCMJ. The commander imposed† the following punishment: Suspended reduction to the grade of staff sergeant, forfeitures of $250 pay per month for two months and a reprimand.

A senior airman wrongfully used Ecstasy in violation of Article 112a, UCMJ. The commander imposed the following punishment: Reduction to the grade of airman basic and a reprimand.

An airman first class was disorderly on station in violation of Article 134, UCMJ. The commander† imposed the following punishment: Reduction to the grade of Airman, suspended forfeitures of† $849 pay per month for two months, 30 days extra duty and a reprimand.

A technical sergeant was drunk on duty in violation of Article 112, UCMJ. The commander imposed† the following punishment: Reduction to the grade of staff sergeant, suspended forfeitures of† $1532 pay per month for two months and a reprimand.

A technical sergeant was derelict in the performance of his duties in violation of Article 92, UCMJ. The commander imposed the following punishment: Reduction to the grade of staff sergeant† and a reprimand.
A senior airman was derelict in the performance of her duties in violation of Article 92, UCMJ; and communicated indecent language in violation of Article 134, UCMJ. The commander imposed the† following punishment: Reduction to the grade of airman first class, suspended forfeitures of $1007 pay per month for two months, 30 days extra duty and a reprimand.

A staff sergeant committed an assault consummated by a battery against his spouse in violation of† Article 128, UCMJ. The commander imposed the following punishment: Suspended reduction to the†grade of senior airman and 10 days extra duty.

A technical sergeant developed an unprofessional relationship in violation of Article 92, UCMJ; was†derelict in the performance of his duties in violation of Article 92, UCMJ; made a false official statement in violation of Article 107, UCMJ; and wrongfully solicited a civilian to make false official statement in violation of Article 134, UCMJ. The commander imposed the following punishment: Reduction to the grade of staff sergeant and a reprimand.

A senior airman wrongfully used a codeine combination product in violation of Article 112a, UCMJ. The commander imposed the following punishment: 30 days extra duty and a reprimand.

An airman first class failed to go at the time prescribed to her appointed place of duty in†violation of Article 86, UCMJ. The commander imposed the following punishment: Reduction to the grade of airman, suspended restriction to the limits of Edwards AFB for 60 days and a reprimand.

An airman first class operated a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol in violation of Article 111, UCMJ. The commander imposed the following punishment: Reduction to the grade of airman, suspended forfeitures of $425 pay per month for two months, 15 days extra duty and a†reprimand. The suspended portion of the punishment was vacated when the airman failed to go to his appointed place of duty, and the forfeitures were imposed.




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