Failure to Obey Lawful General Order or Regulation. UCMJ art. 92
1. Elements. MCM, pt. IV, ¶ 16b(1).
a) There was in effect a certain lawful general order or regulation;
b) the accused had a duty to obey it; and
c) the accused violated or failed to obey the order or regulation.
2. Maximum punishment: dismissal/dishonorable discharge, total forfeitures and two years confinement. MCM, pt. IV, ¶ 16e(1).
a) Applicable to officers and enlisted.
b) Most effective when used to charge violations of local punitive general regulations (for example, regulations prohibiting improper relationships between trainees and drill sergeants).
- AR 600-20 re: improper relationships is NOW a punitive regulation. Improper Superior-Subordinate Relationships & Fraternization (ISSRFRT)