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Chapter 10: Separation in Lieu of Trial by Court-Martial


This chapter is not and cannot be a command initiated chapter. This chapter is requested by the soldier through the U.S. Army Trial Defense Service. In order to qualify to request this type of chapter, the soldier must have committed an offense or offenses, the punishment for which, under the UCMJ and the MCM, includes a bad-conduct discharge or dishonorable discharge.



1-16 Counseling Required:

No (1-16a)

Medical Required:

No (1-32a)

Mental Required:

No (1-32b)

Approval Authority:

CG (1-19a)

Type of discharge authorized:

Honorable or General, Under Honorable Conditions or Under Other Than Honorable (UOTH) Conditions Discharge (10-8)

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