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Military DUI: What Happens Now?

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The consequences of an OVI while serving active duty in the military can be devastating: dishonorable discharge, rank reduction, pay deduction, loss of security clearance, fines and jail time and mandatory military counseling sessions and potential exclusion from some sensitive operations.  Military regulations often subject its members to enhanced Non-Judicial Punishment (NJP), which go above and beyond the punishments allowed by civilian law.  We are seeing more cases where the leadership is “cracking down” on drunk driving [Read the full post. . .]

Military DUI: Must I Report My DUI Arrest to My Superior?

XB-70 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, c. 1988
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Brown, Rowland, Babb & Campbell is proud to have the services of Richard T. Brown, former Staff Judge Advocate to advise on matters pertaining to the defense of Air Force personnel.  If you are charged with a DUI (now called OVI in Ohio) resulting from activities on or around Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, contact Charles M. Rowland II, www.DaytonDUI.com for a complete DUI defense. Below is an article, written by Richard Brown answering

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Posse Comitatus Act: Federal DUI Enforcement at Wright-Patterson AFB

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Question: A client gets stopped by U.S. Air Force security personnel at the gate at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base on suspicion of drunk driving.  Civilian client is then taken onto the base where he is given a breath test by a U.S. Air Force technician.  Civilian client is then cited and receives a summons to appear in Federal Court.  At no time during this process does he come in contact with any “civilian” law enforcement officer.   [Read the full post. . .]