As the Army begins to downsize and drawdown, Soldiers with “bad paper” are at risk for elimination and separation. During the buildup, the Army needed a larger force to sustain two operational campaigns. However, after budget battles throughout the government and the staged withdrawal from these campaigns, the Army is working under a smaller budget and must find a way to cut costs. This has been seen in both the reorganization of Army bases and the downsizing of the force.
There are new changes to the Article 32 Pretrial Investigation process for Courts-Martial. If you are pending charges at a General Court-Martial, it is important you speak with an experienced attorney to help guide you through these changes.
The changes are significant and may have an effect on the outcome of your trial, so you want to ensure you have an experienced attorney accounting for those changes in your defense strategy.