What Happens If You Fail A Military Drug Test In The Army?

Most armed service members know when they return to their unit after the holidays or other periods of leave, they will likely be subjected to military drug testing. A positive military drug test result can impact their military career and may even result in court-martial charges. Any military member who tests positive on a urinalysis … Continued

How To Get Your Reenlistment Code Changed?

BCMR The secretary of a military branch acts through a board for correction of military records (BCMR). They have the authority to change any military record to correct an error or remove an injustice, including reenlistment code. A correction board may consider applications for the following: change reenlistment codes upgrade a discharge change your discharge … Continued

BAH and Travel Fraud

I recently represented an NCO at a General Court-Martial who was accused of Larceny in violation of Article 121 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) and making False Official Statements in violation of Article 107 UCMJ, related to alleged BAH fraud.  Despite being wrongfully accused, my client was in a fight to save … Continued

Can You Change An Other Than Honorable Discharge (OTH)?

Other Than Honorable Conditions Discharge This characterization of service is referred to as an “Other Than Honorable” or “OTH” discharge. An OTH is the worst administrative discharge available. It results in a significant loss of military service benefits and may cause hardships in post-service, civilian life. First, a service-member with an OTH will almost certainly … Continued

What happens if you fail a military drug test?

Most armed service members know when they return to their unit after the holidays or other periods of leave, they will likely be subjected to military drug testing. A positive military drug test result can impact their military career and may even result in court-martial charges. Any military member who tests positive on a urinalysis … Continued

Military Records Correction

The secretary of a military branch, acting through a board for correction of military records (BCMR), has authority to change any military record when necessary to correct an error or remove an injustice. A correction board may consider applications for the following: change relistment codes upgrade a discharge change your discharge to or from military … Continued

Questions About Military Drug Testing

While preparing for a court-martial case at Fort Bragg I had the chance to speak with a Forensic Toxicologist who was one of my experts for the case.  The Toxicologist works as a civilian for the military.  He has spent years working with military drug testing facilities and is familiar with their internal processes as … Continued