Everyone in the military is required to take a drug test of some sort. Whether it is a random test, a commander-directed test, or part of a unit sweep, every one gives a sample now and then. The... more
An Article 15 is nonjudicial punishment (NJP). The term Article 15 comes from the fact that Article 15 of the UCMJ gives commanders the power to offer nonjudicial punishment. An Article 15 or NJP is... more
There are three important reasons to hire a civilian defense attorney: Experience. Time. Independence.
Experience. When it comes to military court-martial defense, experience counts. Just like with... more
Military Sexual Assaults are a hot issue in Congress and with senior commanders. Not surprisingly, a lot of bad information has infected military culture. If you are a military member, you owe it to... more
If you are a Veteran or the dependent of a Veteran struggling to understand your rights before the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the attorneys at FRE-L are ready to aggressively represent you... more
A special court-martial is the second most serious type of court-martial. The maximum punishment is one year in prison.In addition, a special court-martial may take 2/3 forfeitures of all pay (but... more
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail. Ralph Waldo Emerson (American Poet and Essayist 1803-1882).This quote typifies the American servicemembers fighting... more