Military servicemembers are often held to a higher ethical standard than people in civilian life.In the military, certain consensual sex acts that might not cause undue fallout in civilian life, are considered improper sexual conduct and could result in a court martial.Military Law Center will aggressively advise and defend you – Know Your Military Legal Rights.In fact, under Article 134 of the UCMJ (Uniform Code of Military Justice), a military court has the discretion to punish any actions that bring discredit to the Armed Forces or could be considered disorderly conduct.
An example of this most commonly occurs in a relationship turned bad.
The 2018 National Defense Authorization Act, which became law in December, provides the military justice system new tools to prosecute service members who maliciously distribute sexually explicit images of others. The 2018 NDAA adds Article 117a to the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Thoman, a judge advocate and the chief of the Army's Criminal Law Policy Branch.
-- The 2018 National Defense Authorization Act, which became law in December, provides the military justice system new tools to prosecute service members who maliciously distribute sexually explicit images of others.
FINDING SUPPORT In addition to the changes to the UCMJ, Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention program officials want to ensure that support is available to Soldiers impacted by the illegal broadcast of intimate or sexually explicit imagery.
Considered to be a form of sexual harassment, victims of the crime as spelled out in Article 117a who choose to receive services will receive support from a victim advocate who can provide crisis intervention.
"It seems that Congress wanted to make sure that this type of behavior was unmistakably not acceptable.