This is a 2000 word RBI on Article 92 (Failure to obey order or regulation) and Article 86 (Absence without leave)
Article 92 states that any and all armed forces members who-- 1. violates or fails to obey any lawful general order or regulation shall be punished as a court-martial may see fit. Example:
2. Is derelict in the performance of his duties, shall be punished as a court-martial may see fit. Example:
U.S Army MP gets hungry while on his shift so he decides to stop at the shopette to get a snack. He picks up a slim jim and a coke then quickly returns to his patrole. Little did he know that through this little action driven by hunger, he was violating article 92. It is against regulation for MP's to have any food in their patrol car or any drink other than water. Since the MP's had both food(slim jim) and a beverage other than water(coke) in his patrol car he was in fact violating article 92.
Article 86 states that any and all armed forces member who-- 1. fails to go to his appointed place of duty at the time prescribed; 2. goes from that place; or
3. absents himself or remains absent from his unit, organization, or place of duty at which he is required to be at the time prescribed; shall also be punished as a court-martial may direct. Example:U.S Army private sets his alarm daily for 3:30am so that he may shower and dress, leaving plenty of time to report for duty at 4:45am. One morning however he was abruptly woken by two of his fellow soldiers, both yelling telling him to get up and get ready. He looked over at the Alarm clock to find that he was an hour and a half late. Private rushed to his feet and quickly put on his uniform and ran out the door. He failed to report to weapons draw/guard mount and was ordered to write an RBI and show for duty 30 minutes early for the next two weeks. Come to find out this was all due to his wife knocking over the alarm clock, she tried to reset everything to it's original settings but in the end failed to...
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