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Marne Justice is a reoccurring report of Uniformed Code of Military Justice violations under the jurisdiction of 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield. This is to maintain transparency, inform the community of military justice trends and to deter future misconduct by Soldiers. The following are from the period of 1-31 August 2021.

Justice in Action

A Master Sgt. with 18 years of service and multiple combat deployments falsified his Basic allowance for housing (BAH) documents to receive more BAH than he was entitled. He collected the increased BAH rate for a one year period.

The Result: Reduced to E1, Other than Honorable Characterization, forced to pay back over $30,000 to the U.S. Government, no retirement benefits, separated from the Army.

A Sergeant who was transitioning out of the Army chose to disobey the orders of his platoon leader, company commander, and battalion commander, was disrespectful to his first sergeant and commander, and refused to come to work while he was completing Soldier for Life- Transition Assistance Program (SFL-TAP).

The Result: Soldier ordered into pre-trial confinement, spent eleven days in Liberty County Jail, separated two days after being released.

A Specialist went AWOL on two occasions, failed to report on multiple occasions, violated General Order #1, refused to follow the orders of his superior noncommissioned officers and officers, and was disrespectful to superior officers and noncommissioned officers on multiple occasions.

The Result: Soldier Ordered into Pre Trial Confinement, spent seven days in Liberty County Jail, reduced to E1, Other than Honorable Characterization, separated from the Army.

Field Grade Article 15s Issued………….………61

Number Issued for DUIs…………………………9

Number Issued for AWOLs…………...………….0

Number Issued for Drugs……………..…………11

Number Issued for Other Offenses……………42

Maximum Punishments for Field Grade Article 15

The maximum punishments for a Field Grade Article 15 include 45 days of extra duty, 60 days of restriction, the loss of ½ month of pay for up to two months, and a reduction in rank. Soldiers in the rank of E1 to E4 may be reduced multiple ranks. Soldiers in the rank of E5 or E6 may be reduced one grade. Lastly, the Officer issuing the Article 15 may elect to file a reprimand in the performance section of the Soldier’s Army Military Human Resource Record (AMHRR).

General Officer Memorandum of Reprimand or GOMARs

Total Initiated.…………..............................24

Total Filed………………………………. 29

Number for DUIs Filed……………….…18

Separations:

Soldiers Separated Prior to ETS: 36

What is a GOMOR?

A GOMOR, or General Officer Memorandum of Reprimand, is an administrative reprimand issued in the form of a memorandum. A GOMOR may be issued for any type of misconduct and may be issued in addition to any other punitive actions taken by the Chain of Command without creating any Double Jeopardy concerns. GOMORs may be filed in a Soldier’s local file or in a Soldier’s AMHRR. If placed in the Soldier’s local file, the GOMOR will remain in the Soldiers file at 3ID for 18 months, or until the Soldier changes duty locations, whichever comes first. If placed in the Soldiers AMHRR, the GOMOR will remain in the Soldiers permanent, military record.