As a member of the armed forces, you have increased responsibilities as you serve your country. These responsibilities include obeying the body of laws and rules outlined in the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UMCJ). This code criminalizes offenses that would not result in criminal charges for civilians, such as insubordination or fraternization. In addition, if you commit a regular criminal offense, you can be tried in either civilian or military court.
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