Nonjudicial Punishment (NJP/Article 15/Captain’s Mast) is a form of military punishment/justice that does not automatically lead to a court-martial/dishonorable discharge.
Regulation Name: =US= A15.2
NJP is an official statement of misconduct presented to any member of the =US= that will be permanently part of said member’s file.
Regulation Name: =US= A15.3
NJP may be issued at the discretion of any branch Commanding Officer, Department OIC/WOIC, or Joint Chiefs of Staff Member.
Regulation Name: =US= A15.4
Members issued a NJP will have 2 days to state their case to the issuer and provide evidence of their innocence.
Regulation Name: =US= A15.5
Punishments attached to a NJP can be, but are not limited to, the following:
—-> Written warning
—-> 1 rank demotion for 15-30 days
—-> Removal from leadership position
—-> 7 Day Discord Ban
—-> Re-instruction – member will be Re-admitted into boot camp or other similar re-education course. At the end of which the member must pass an exam given by course instructor.
—-> Other form deemed fit by the issuer
Regulation Name: =US= A15.6
After the member has met the time requirements (if any) of the issued punishment, a Hearing Board of JCS members (consisting of no less than 2 members of the rank O-7 or above, the accused member’s CO, and 1 Enlisted JCS member) will meet to determine if:
—-> -Accused should be re-instated to active duty, at original rank, without any other stipulations, or
—-> -Accused will be re-instated to Active duty at reduced rank, loss of leadership position, and/or other stipulation the board feels necessary, or
—-> -Accused has failed to meet the issued requirements for punishment and will be other than honorably (OTH) discharged.
Regulation Name: =US= A15.7
All NJP issuance will be made public on the forums to the rest of the clan so as they may learn from said members mistakes.
Regulation Name: =US= A-15.8
Any member who discharges under an active A-15 will receive an Other Than Honorable discharge.