09 Aug '18, 3pm

For the first time, domestic violence will be a crime under military law

WASHINGTON — Domestic violence will officially become a separate crime under the Uniform Code of Military Justice when President Donald Trump signs the annual defense authorization act into law next week. Military officials have prosecuted such crimes in the past, but under more general justice categories such as assault. They carry severe penalties including jail time and dismissal from the armed forces. But analysts say that doesn’t always convey the seriousness of the offense. The change was included in the massive military policy measure after outside advocates noted the lack of domestic violence as a specific crime under military law has ramifications for how outside law enforcement can keep track of those troops after they leave the ranks. Those types of convictions in the civilian world can trigger restrictions on future firearms purchases and ease the path to prote...

Full article: https://www.militarytimes.com/news/pentagon-congress/2018...

Tweets

ARTISTES PERFORMING IN SINGAPORE FOR THE FIRST ...

youtube.com 10 Aug '18, 4am

Learn more You're viewing YouTube in English (US) . You can change this preference below . Learn more You're viewing YouTu...

Free #Salsa Class for first time beginners when...

ht.ly 10 Aug '18, 11am

@BachataEvents created this 10 hours ago using Hootsuite

Re-interpreting Moore’s Law: The MacGuffin that...

eejournal.com 09 Aug '18, 4pm

For two or three decades, there has been raging debate about the longevity and relevance of Moore’s Law. Is it dead? Has i...

via @TIME

time.com 14 Aug '18, 12pm

Welcome! To bring you the best content on our sites and applications, Meredith partners with third party advertisers to se...

#OpensToday #Mile22 #Mile22Movie [D] (M18 - Vio...

shaw.sg 16 Aug '18, 5am

All Theatres Shaw Theatres Lido Shaw Theatres Waterway Point Shaw Theatres nex Shaw Theatres Seletar Shaw Theatres JCube S...

LeBron put on his #Lakers uniform for the first time while wearing Kobes

LeBron put on his #Lakers uniform for the first...

uproxx.com 09 Aug '18, 1am

LeBron James has officially been a member of the Los Angeles Lakers for more than a month, but it still hasn’t fully set i...

#MURPHY'S LAW: German Military Incompetence

strategypage.com 12 Aug '18, 9am

August 12, 2018: What is wrong with the German military? Apparently quite a lot. Consider this; the German Navy has six mo...

First time in over 20 years a defense bill got approved so quickly. Trump MAGA...

First time in over 20 years a defense bill got ...

stripes.com 13 Aug '18, 10pm

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Monday signed into law a $717 billion defense policy bill, which authorizes a wave ...

Bitcoin tumbles below $6,500 for the first time...

bloomberg.com 08 Aug '18, 6am

LISTEN TO ARTICLE 2:13 SHARE THIS ARTICLE Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email The 2018 selloff in cryptocurrencies plumbed new...

The 2019 defense bill will pave the way for more officers to joing the military at higher ranks:

The 2019 defense bill will pave the way for mor...

military.com 12 Aug '18, 7pm

The sometimes-rigid officer promotion system could see major shake-ups after Congress approved a series of reforms offerin...

Sexual Assault in the #Military - Story of Abus...

marieclaire.com 12 Aug '18, 1am

We had been in plank position for what had felt like an eternity, and I prided myself on my physical strength. I was an at...