Military rules on dating married woman
You may be surprised to learn that adultery is not listed as an offense in the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ).
The UCMJ is a federal law, enacted by Congress, to govern legal discipline and court martials for members of the armed forces.
However, under the circumstances, the DA declined to prosecute.
The DA felt that due to the shopkeeper's age, the history of previous robberies, and the lucky fact he didn't hit anyone, that prosecution was not in the best interests of the community.
It's not the JAG who decides who is and is not prosecuted for an offense in the Military (he/she only advises).
When I was a First Sergeant at Edwards Air Force Base, I responded to a domestic argument between two married military members, both assigned to my squadron.
There didn't appear to be any violence involved.
However, in a very quiet move, in 2002, President Bush adopted many of the changes that were proposed by President Clinton.
In addition to the Elements of Proof," the "Explanation" section under this offense now requires commanders to consider several factors when determining whether or not the offense of "adultery" constitutes a crime.