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Proof lies on him who asserts, not on him who denies. The concept is that one is innocent until proven guilty. Regardless of what the law says about reasonable doubt, there is an unwritten presumption within the ranks of the military that if you are charged with sexual assault, then you are guilty. The stakes are your life! Your military counsel works for the same military that charged you. Consider that as you choose who represents you in your potentially life altering case.

For the following offenses, here is the maximum punishment:

What is the maximum punishment for Article 80?

Any person subject to the UCMJ who is found guilty of an attempt under Article 80 to commit any offense punishable by the UCMJ shall be subject to the same maximum punishment authorized for the commission of the offense attempted, except that in no case shall the death penalty be adjudged, and in no case, other than attempted murder, shall confinement exceeding 20 years be adjudged. Except in the cases of attempts of rape and sexual assault under Article 120(a) or (b), and rape and sexual assault of a child under Article 120b(a) or (b), mandatory minimum punishment provisions shall not apply.

 

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What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 82?

(1) Solicitation of espionage.

Such punishment that a court-martial may direct, other than death.

(2) Solicitation of desertion; mutiny or sedition; misbehavior before the enemy.

If the offense solicited or advised is committed or attempted, then the accused shall be punished with the punishment provided for the commission of the offense solicited or advised. If the offense solicited or advised is not committed or attempted, then the following punishment may be imposed: dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 15 years, or the maximum punishment of the underlying offense,
whichever is lesser.

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What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 83?

(1) Feigning illness, physical disablement, mental lapse, or mental derangement.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 1 year.

(2) Feigning illness, physical disablement, mental lapse, or mental derangement in a hostile fire pay zone or in time of war.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 3 years.

(3) Intentional self-inflicted injury.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 5 years.

(4) Intentional self-inflicted injury in a hostile fire pay zone or in time of war.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 10 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 84?

(1) Breach of medical quarantine involving a quarantinable communicable disease defined by 42 C.F.R. § 70.1.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 1 year.

(2) Breach of medical quarantine—all other cases.

Bad-conduct discharge, forfeiture of two-thirds pay per month for 6 months, and confinement for 6 months.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 85?

(1) Completed or attempted desertion with intent to avoid hazardous duty or to shirk important service.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 5 years.

(2) Other cases of completed or attempted desertion.

        (a) Terminated by apprehension. Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 3 years.

        (b) Terminated otherwise. Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 2 years.

(3) In time of war.

Death or such other punishment as a court-martial may direct.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 86?

(1) Failing to go to, or going from, the appointed place of duty.

Confinement for 1 month and forfeiture of two-thirds pay per month for 1 month.

(2) Absence from unit, organization, or other place of duty.
        (a) For not more than 3 days. Confinement for 1 month and forfeiture of two-thirds pay per month for 1 month.

        (b) For more than 3 days but not more than 30 days. Confinement for 6 months and forfeiture of two thirds pay per month for 6 months.

        (c) For more than 30 days. Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 1 year.

        (d) For more than 30 days and terminated by apprehension. Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 18 months.

(3) From guard or watch.

Confinement for 3 months and forfeiture of two-thirds pay per month for 3 months.

(4) From guard or watch with intent to abandon.

Bad-conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 6 months.

(5) With intent to avoid maneuvers or field exercises.

Bad-conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 6 months.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 87a?

(1) Missing movement

        (a) Design. Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 2 years.
        (b) Neglect. Bad-conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, confinement for 1 year.

(2) Jumping from vessel into the water.

Bad-conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 6 months.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 87b?

(1) Escape from correctional custody.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 1 year.

(2) Breach of correctional custody.

Bad-conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 6 months.

(3) Breach of restriction.

Confinement for 1 month and forfeiture of two-thirds pay per month for 1 month.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 88?

Dismissal, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 1 year.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 89?

(1) Disrespect toward superior commissioned officer in command.

Bad-conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 1 year.

(2) Disrespect toward superior commissioned officer superior in rank.

Bad-conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 6 months.

(3) Striking, drawing or lifting up a weapon or offering any violence to superior commissioned officer in execution of office in time of war.

Death or such other punishment as a court-martial may direct.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 91?

(1) Striking or assaulting warrant officer.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 5 years.

(2) Striking or assaulting superior noncommissioned or petty officer.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 3 years.

(3) Striking or assaulting other noncommissioned or petty officer.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 1 year.

(4) Willfully disobeying the lawful order of a warrant officer.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 2 years.

(5) Willfully disobeying the lawful order of a noncommissioned or petty officer.

Bad-conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 1 year.

(6) Contempt or disrespect to warrant officer.

Badconduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 9 months.

(7) Contempt or disrespect to superior noncommissioned or petty officer.

Bad-conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 6 months.

(8) Contempt or disrespect to other noncommissioned or petty officer.

Forfeiture of two thirds pay per month for 3 months, and confinement for 3 months

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 92?

(1) Violation of or failure to obey lawful general order or regulation.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 2 years.

(2) Violation of or failure to obey other lawful order.

Bad-conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 6 months.

(3) Dereliction in the performance of duties.

(A) Through neglect or culpable inefficiency.  Forfeiture of two-thirds pay per month for 3 months and confinement for 3 months.

(B) Through neglect or culpable inefficiency resulting in death or grievous bodily harm. Bad conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 18 months.

(C) Willful. Bad-conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 6 months.

(D) Willful dereliction of duty resulting in death or grievous bodily harm. Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 2 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 93?

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 3 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 94?

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 5 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 95a?

(1) Drunk or sleeping on post, or leaving post before being relieved.
        (a) In time of war. Death or such other punishment as a court-martial may direct.

        (b) While receiving special pay under 37 U.S.C. § 310. Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 10 years.

        (c) In all other places. Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 1 year.

(2) Loitering or wrongfully sitting on post by a sentinel or lookout.
        (a) In time of war or while receiving special pay under 37 U.S.C. § 310. Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 2 years.

        (b) Other cases. Bad-conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 6 months.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 97?

(1) Releasing a prisoner without authority.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 2 years.

(2) Allowing a prisoner to escape through neglect.

Bad-conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 2 years.

(3) Allowing a prisoner to escape through design.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 5 years.

(4) Drinking with prisoner.

Confinement for 1 year and forfeiture of two-thirds pay per month for 1 year.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 99?

All offenses under Article 99. Death or such other punishment as a court-martial may direct.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 101?

All offenses under Article 100.

Death or such other punishment as a court-martial
may direct.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 102?

Death or such other punishment as a court-martial may direct.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 103a?

(1) Espionage as a capital offense.

Death or such other punishment as a court-martial may direct.

(2) Espionage or attempted espionage.

Any punishment, other than death, that a court-martial may direct.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 104?

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 3 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 104a?

(1) Fraudulent enlistment or appointment.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 2 years.

(2) Fraudulent separation.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 5 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 104b?

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 5 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 106a?

(1) Wrongful wearing of the Medal of Honor;Distinguished Service Cross; Navy Cross; Air Force Cross; Silver Star; Purple Heart; or a valor device on any personal award.

Bad-conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 1 year.

(2) All other cases.

Bad-conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 6 months.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 107a?

Bad-conduct discharge, confinement for 6 months, and forfeiture of two-thirds pay per month for 6 months.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 108a?

(1) Failing to secure public property taken from the enemy; failing to secure, give notice and turn over, selling, or otherwise wrongfully dealing in or disposing of captured or abandoned property:

(a) Of a value of $1,000 or less.

Bad-conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 6 months.

(b) Of a value of more than $1,000 or any firearm or explosive.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 5 years.

(2) Looting or pillaging.

Any punishment, other than death, that a court-martial may direct.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 109a?

(1) Wasting or spoiling, non-military property—real property.

(a) Of a value of $1,000 or less.

Bad conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 1 year.

(b) Of property valued at more than $1,000.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 5 years.

(2) Damaging any property other than military property of the United States.

(a) Inflicting damage of $1,000 or less.

Bad conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 1 year.

(b) Inflicting damage of more than $1,000.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 5 years.

(3) Destroying any property other than military property of the United States.

(a) Destroying property valued at $1,000 or less.

Bad-conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 1 year.

(b) Destroying property valued at more than $1,000.

Dishonorable discharge; forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 5 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 110?

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 5 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 112a?

(1) Wrongful use, possession, manufacture, or introduction of controlled substance.

(a) Amphetamine, cocaine, heroin, lysergic acid diethylamide, marijuana (except possession of less than 30 grams or use of marijuana), methamphetamine, opium, phencyclidine, secobarbital, and Schedule I, II, III controlled substances

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 5 years.

(b) Marijuana (possession of less than 30 grams or use), phenobarbital, and Schedule IV and V controlled substances.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 2 years.

(2) Wrongful distribution, possession, manufacture, or introduction of controlled substance with intent to distribute, or wrongful importation or exportation of a controlled substance.

(a) Amphetamine, cocaine, heroin, lysergic acid diethylamide, marijuana, methamphetamine, opium, phencyclidine, secobarbital, and Schedule I, II, and III controlled substances.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 15 years.

(b) Phenobarbital and Schedule IV and V controlled substances.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 10 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 114?

(1) Resulting in personal injury.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 18 months.

(2) No personal injury involved.

Bad-conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 117?

Confinement for 6 months and forfeiture of two-thirds pay per month for 6 months.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 118?

Article 118(1) or (4)—death.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 119?

(1) Voluntary manslaughter.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 15 years.

(2) Involuntary manslaughter.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 10 years.

(3) Voluntary manslaughter of a child under 16 years of age.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 20 years.

(4) Involuntary manslaughter of a child under 16 years of age.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 15 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 119a?

The maximum punishmentfor (1) Injuring an unborn child; (2) Killing an unborn child; (3) Attempting to kill an unborn child; or (4) Intentionally killing an unborn child is such punishment, other than death, as a court-martial may direct, but shall be consistent with the punishment had the bodily injury, death, attempt to kill, or intentional killing occurred to the unborn child’s mother

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 119b?

(1) Endangerment by design resulting in grievous bodily harm.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 8 years.

(2) Endangerment by design resulting in harm.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 5 years.

(3) Other cases by design.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances and confinement for 4 years.

(4) Endangerment by culpable negligence resulting in grievous bodily harm.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 3 years.

(5) Endangerment by culpable negligence resulting in harm.

Bad-conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 2 years.

(6) Other cases by culpable negligence.

Bad-conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 1 year.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 120?

(1) Rape.

Forfeiture of all pay and allowances and confinement for life without eligibility for parole. Mandatory minimum – Dismissal or dishonorable discharge.

(2) Sexual assault.

Forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 30 years. Mandatory minimum – Dismissal or dishonorable discharge.

(3) Aggravated sexual contact.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 20 years.

(4) Abusive sexual contact.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 7 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 120a?

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 3 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 120b?

(1) Rape of a child.

Forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for life without eligibility for parole. Mandatory minimum—Dismissal or dishonorable discharge.

(2) Sexual assault of a child.

Forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 30 years. Mandatory minimum—Dismissal or dishonorable discharge.

(3) Sexual abuse of a child.

(a) Cases involving sexual contact.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 20 years.

(b) Other cases.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 15 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 120c?

(1) Indecent viewing. Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 1 year.

(2) Indecent recording. Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 5 years.

(3) Broadcasting or distribution of an indecent recording. Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 7 years.

(4) Forcible pandering. Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 20 years.

(5) Indecent exposure. Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 1 year.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 121?

(1) Larceny.

(a) Property of a value of $1,000 or less.

Bad conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 1 year.

(b) Military property of a value of more than $1,000 or of any military motor vehicle, aircraft, vessel, firearm, or explosive.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 10 years.

(c) Property other than military property of a value of more than $1,000 or any motor vehicle, aircraft, vessel, firearm, or explosive not included in subparagraph e.(1)(b).

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 5 years.

(2) Wrongful appropriation.

(a) Of a value of $1,000 or less.

Confinement for 3 months, and forfeiture of two-thirds pay per month for 3 months.

(b) Of a value of more than $1,000.

Bad-conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 1 year.

(c) Of any motor vehicle, aircraft, vessel, firearm, explosive, or military property of a value of more than $1,000.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 2 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 121a?

(1) Fraudulent use of a credit card, debit card, or
other access device to obtain property of a value of
$1,000 or less.

Bad-conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 10 years.

(2) Fraudulent use during any 1-year period of a
credit card, debit card, or other access device to obtain
property the aggregate value of which is more than
$1,000.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 15 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 121b?

(1) Of a value of $1,000 or less.

Bad-conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 1 year.

(2) Of a value of more than $1,000.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 5 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 122?

(1) When committed with a dangerous weapon.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and
allowances, and confinement for 15 years.

(2) All other cases.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 10 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 122a?

(1) Receiving, buying, or concealing stolen property
of a value of $1,000 or less.

Bad-conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 1 year.

(2) Receiving, buying, or concealing stolen property
of a value of more than $1,000.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 3 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 123?

(1) Unauthorized distribution of classified information obtained from a Government computer.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 10 years.

(2) Unauthorized access of a Government computer and obtaining classified or other protected information.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 5 years.

(3) Causing damage to a Government computer.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 10 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 123a?

(1) For the procurement of any article or thing of value, with intent to defraud, in the face amount of:

(a) $1,000 or less.

Bad-conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 6 months.

(b) More than $1,000.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 5 years.

(2) For the payment of any past due obligation, or for any other purpose, with intent to deceive.

Bad conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 6 months.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 124?

(1) Article 124 (1) and (2).

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 5 years.

(2) Article 124 (3) and (4).

(a) When amount is $1,000 or less.

Bad-conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 6 months.

(b) When amount is more than $1,000.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 5 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 124a?

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 5 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 124b?

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 3 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 125?

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for life without eligibility for parole.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 126?

(1) Aggravated arson.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 25 years.

(2) Simple arson—

(a) Where the property is of some value.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and
allowances, and confinement for 5 years.

(b) Where the property is of a value of more than $1,000.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay
and allowances, and confinement for 10 years.

(3) Burning with intent to defraud.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 10 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 127?

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 3 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 128?

(1) Simple assault.

(a) Generally.

Confinement for 3 months and forfeiture of two-thirds pay per month for 3 months.

(b) When committed with an unloaded firearm.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 3 years.

(2) Battery.

(a) Assault consummated by a battery.

Bad conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 6 months.

(b) Assault upon a commissioned officer of the armed forces of the United States or of a friendly foreign power, not in the execution of office.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 3 years.

(c) Assault upon a warrant officer, not in the execution of office.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 18 months.

(d) Assault upon a noncommissioned or petty officer, not in the execution of office.

Bad-conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 6 months.

(e) Assault upon a sentinel or lookout in the execution of duty, or upon any person who, in the execution of office, is performing security police, military police, shore patrol, master at arms, or other military or civilian law enforcement duties.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 3 years.

(f) Assault consummated by a battery upon a child under 16 years, spouse, intimate partner, or an immediate family member.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 2 years.

(3) Aggravated assault.

(a) Aggravated assault with a dangerous weapon.

(i) When committed with a loaded firearm.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 8 years.

(ii) When committed upon a child under the age of 16 years, spouse, intimate partner, or an immediate family member.

Dishonorable discharge, total forfeitures, and confinement for 5 years.

(iii) Other cases.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 3 years.

(b) Aggravated assault in which substantial bodily harm is inflicted.

(i) When the injury is inflicted with a loaded firearm.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 8 years.

(ii) When the injury is inflicted upon a child under the age of 16 years, spouse, intimate partner, or an immediate family member.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 6 years.

(iii) Other cases. Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 3 years.

(c) Aggravated assault in which grievous bodily harm is inflicted.

(i) When the injury is inflicted with a loaded firearm.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 10 years.

(ii) When the injury is inflicted upon a child under the age of 16 years, spouse, intimate partner, or an immediate family member.

Dishonorable discharge, total forfeitures, and confinement for 8 years.

(iii) Other cases. Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 5 years

(4) Assault with intent to commit specified offenses.

(a) Assault with intent to commit murder, rape, or rape of a child.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 20 years.

(b) Assault with intent to commit voluntary manslaughter, robbery, arson, burglary, and kidnapping.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 10 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 128a?

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 20 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 129?

(1) Burglary (with the intent to commit an offense punishable under Article 118-120, 120b-121, 122, 125-128a, or 130).

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 10 years.

(2) Burglary (with intent to commit any other offense punishable under the UCMJ).

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 5 years.

(3) Unlawful entry.

Bad-conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 6 months.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 130?

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 3 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 131?

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 5 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 131a?

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 5 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 131b?

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 5 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 131c?

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 3 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 131d?

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 5 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 131e?

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 5 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 131f?

(1) Unnecessary delay in disposing of case.

Bad conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 6 months.

(2) Knowingly and intentionally failing to enforce or comply with provisions of the UCMJ.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 5 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 131g?

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 5 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 132?

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 3 years.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 133?

Dismissal, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for a period not in excess of that authorized for the most analogous offense for which a punishment is prescribed in this Manual, or, if none is prescribed, for 1 year.

What is the Maximum Punishment for Article 134?

(1) Abuse, neglect, or abandonment of an animal.

Bad-conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 1 year.

(2) Abuse, neglect, or abandonment of a public animal.

Bad-conduct discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 2 years.

(3) Sexual act with an animal or cases where the accused caused the serious injury or death of the animal.

Dishonorable discharge, forfeiture of all pay and allowances, and confinement for 5 years.

For the following offenses, here is the minimum punishment:

What is the minimum punishment for Article 120?
  •  For article 120, Rape, the minimum punishment is Dishonorable Discharge
  •  For article 120, Sexual Assault, the minimum punishment is Dishonorable Discharge
  •  For article 120, Rape of a Child, the minimum punishment is Dishonorable Discharge
  •  For article 120, Sexual Assault of a Child, the minimum punishment is Dishonorable Discharge
What is the minimum punishment for Article 118?
  •  For article 118, Murder (premeditated), the minimum punishment is life without parole.
  •  For article 118, Murder (while in the commission of another offense to wit:, burglary, rape, rape of a child, sexual assault, sexual assault of a child, aggravated sexual contact, sexual abuse of a child, robbery or aggravated arson), the minimum punishment is life without parole. 
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