Importance of respect and lawful orders
In this essay on the importance of respect and lawful orders. I will explain why it is very important to be respectful and to follow such lawful orders given. In order to successfully accomplish the basic soldiering of every day, you need to follow orders and be respectful. The army has set rules and policyâ€™s explaining what is expected from soldiers to accomplish the mission. The mission is the big picture for the army and military services. You have to follow orders into the battle field and execute orders given from Commissioned officers and Non- commissioned officers alike. Such orders include mission details, home life orders ...view middle of the document...
Maximum Punishment: The accused faces dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all allowances and pay and 2 years confinement as maximum punishment.
b) Violating other written regulation or order Elements:
That a lawful regulation or order existed
That the accused was fully aware of this order/ regulation
That the accused was bound by duty to obey the regulation/ order
That the accused disobeyed this order/ regulation
Maximum Punishment: The accused faces bad conduct discharge, forfeiture of all allowances and pay and 6 months confinement as maximum punishment.
c) Failure to obey lawful order
That a specific lawful order was issued by a member of the United States armed forces .
That the accused was fully aware of the order .
That the accused was duty bound to obey the order .
That he failed to do so . Maximum Punishment: The accused could get a bad conduct discharge, forfeiture of all allowances and pay and up to 6 months confinement if found guilty of this offense.
d) Dereliction of duty
That certain duties were assigned to the accused.
In case of willful dereliction, the prosecution must prove that the accused had knowledge of the duties assigned to him.
In case of negligence/ inefficiency leading to dereliction of duty, the prosecution must prove that there are reasonable grounds to show the accused should have known about his assigned duties and that he failed to carry them out.
Maximum Punishment: For deliberate dereliction of duty,...