201512.21
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The War Against Sexual Assault in the Army

In the war against sexual assault, the Army keeps shooting itself in the foot (Craig Whitlock, Checkpoint/Washington Post, Dec. 19) – To mark the end of Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April, the 188th Infantry Brigade held a potluck luncheon.  The deputy commander reminded his soldiers they were all “responsible for bringing an end to…

201512.16
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Officer Show Cause Board

An officer show cause board is a difficult thing to go through.  In many cases the officer facing the show cause board has several years of service, and is hoping to be able to serve until retirement.  If you have been given notice that you are required to “show cause” why you should not be…

201512.16
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West Point Names First Female Commandant

Two weeks after the Pentagon announced all combat jobs are now open to women, the Army appointed its first female commandant of cadets at West Point.  Brigadier General (BG) Diana Holland will become the 76th Commandant of Cadets in January of 2016.  As the commandant of cadets at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, BG Holland will oversee…

201512.15
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“Incapable of Consenting” Under Article 120

Under Article 120, a Soldier can be found guilty of rape or sexual assault if an alleged victim is incapable of consenting to a sexual act due to impairment by any drug, intoxicant, or other similar substance. This raises the important question – what does it mean to be incapable of consenting under Article 120? …

201512.09
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New Blog

Welcome to our new blog! This blog is designed to assist you in making a good decision regarding the civilian defense counsel you hire to represent you. Navigating a court-martial, a board proceeding, or an adverse administrative action is a complicated manner.  You need a civilian defense counsel that understands the process. As a defense…