Punitive Articles of the UCMJ
Articles 77 through 102 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice

Article 77. Principals
Any person punishable under this chapter who— (1) commits an offense punishable by this chapter, or aids, abets, counsels, commands, or procures its
commission; or (2) causes an act to be done which if directly performed by him would be punishable by this chapter;
is a principal.

Article 78. Accessory after the fact
any person subject to this chapter who, knowing that an offense punishable by this chapter has been committed, receives, comforts, or assists the offender in
order to hinder or prevent his apprehension, trial, or punishment shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.

Article 79. Conviction of lesser included offense
An accused may be found guilty of an offense necessarily included in the offense charged or of an attempt to commit either the offense charged or an offense
necessarily included therein.

Article 80. Attempts
(a) An act, done with specific intent to commit an offense under this chapter, amounting to more than mere preparation and tending, even though failing, to effect
its commission, is an attempt to commit that offense. (b) Any person subject to this chapter who attempts to commit any offense punishable by this chapter shall
be punished as a court-martial may direct, unless otherwise specifically prescribed. (c) Any person subject to this chapter may be convicted of an attempt to
commit an offense although it appears on the trial that the offense was consummated.

Article 81. Conspiracy
Any person subject to this chapter who conspires with any other person to commit an offense under this chapter shall, if one or more of the conspirators does an
act to effect the object of the conspiracy, be punished as a court-martial may direct,

Article 82. Solicitation
(a) Any person subject to this chapter who solicits or advises another or others to desert in violation of section 885 of this title (article 85) or mutiny in violation of
section 894 of this title (article 94) shall, if the offense solicited or advised is attempted or committed, be punished with the punishment provided for the
commission of the offense, but, if the offense solicited or advised is not committed or attempted, he shall be punished as a court-martial may direct. (b) Any
person subject to this chapter who solicits or advises another or others to commit an act of misbehavior before the enemy in violation of section 899 of this title
(article 99) or sedition in violation of section 894 of this title (article 94) shall, if the offense solicited or advised is committed, be punished with the punishment
provided for the commission of the offense, but, if the offense solicited or advised is not committed, he shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.

Article 83. Fraudulent enlistment, appointment, or separation
Any person who— (1) procures his own enlistment or appointment in the armed forces by knowingly false representation or deliberate concealment as to his
qualifications for that enlistment or appointment and receives pay or allowances thereunder; or (2) procures his own separation from the armed forces by
knowingly false representation or deliberate concealment as to his eligibility for that separation;
shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.

Article 84. Unlawful enlistment, appointment, or separation
Any person subject to this chapter who effects an enlistment or appointment in or a separation from the armed forces of any person who is known to him to be
ineligible for that enlistment, appointment, or separation because it is prohibited by law, regulation, or order shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.

Article 85. Desertion
(a) Any member of the armed forces who—
(1) without authority goes or remains absent from his unit, organization, or place of duty with intent to remain away therefrom permanently; (2) quits his unit,
organization, or place of duty with intent to avoid hazardous duty or to shirk important service; or (3) without being regularly separated from one of the armed
forces enlists or accepts an appointment in the same or another one of the armed forces without fully disclosing the fact that he has not been regularly
separated, or enters any foreign armed service except when authorized by the United States; is guilty of desertion.
(b) Any commissioned officer of the armed forces who, after tender of his resignation and before notice of its acceptance, quits his post or proper duties without
leave and with intent to remain away therefrom permanently is guilty of desertion. (c) Any person found guilty of desertion or attempt to desert shall be punished,
if the offense is committed in time of war, by death or such other punishment as a court-martial may direct, but if the desertion or attempt to desert occurs at any
other time, by such punishment, other than death, as a court-martial may direct.

Article. 86. Absence without leave
Any member of the armed forces who, without authority— (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 be punished as a court-martial may direct.

Article 87. Missing movement
Any person subject to this chapter who through neglect or design misses the movement of a ship, aircraft, or unit with which he is required in the course of duty to
move shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.

Article 88. Contempt toward officials
Any commissioned officer who uses contemptuous words against the President, the Vice President, Congress, the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of a
military department, the Secretary of Homeland Security, or the Governor or legislature of any State, Territory, Commonwealth, or possession in which he is on
duty or present shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.

Article 89. Disrespect toward superior commissioned officer
Any person subject to this chapter who behaves with disrespect toward his superior commissioned officer shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.

Article 90. Assaulting or willfully disobeying superior commissioned officer
Any person subject to this chapter who— (1) strikes his superior commissioned officer or draws or lifts up any weapon or offers any violence against him while he
is in the execution of his office; or (2) willfully disobeys a lawful command of his superior commissioned officer;
shall be punished, if the offense is committed in time of war, by death or such other punishment as a court-martial may direct, and if the offense is committed at
any other time, by such punishment, other than death, as a court-martial may direct.

Article 91. Insubordinate conduct toward warrant officer, noncommissioned officer, or petty officer
Any warrant officer or enlisted member who— (1) strikes or assaults a warrant officer, noncommissioned officer, or petty officer, while that officer is in the
execution of his office; (2) willfully disobeys the lawful order of a warrant officer, noncommissioned officer, or petty officer; or (3) treats with contempt or is
disrespectful in language or deportment toward a warrant officer, noncommissioned officer, or petty officer, while that officer is in the execution of his office;
shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.

Article 92. Failure to obey order or regulation
Any person subject to this chapter who— (1) violates or fails to obey any lawful general order or regulation; (2) having knowledge of any other lawful order issued
by a member of the armed forces, which it is his duty to obey, fails to obey the order; or (3) is derelict in the performance of his duties;
shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.

Article. 93. Cruelty and maltreatment
Any person subject to this chapter who is guilty of cruelty toward, or oppression or maltreatment of, any person subject to his orders shall be punished as a court-
martial may direct.

Article 94. Mutiny or sedition
(a) Any person subject to this chapter who—
(1) with intent to usurp or override lawful military authority, refuses, in concert with any other person, to obey orders or otherwise do his duty or creates any
violence or disturbance is guilty of mutiny; (2) with intent to cause the overthrow or destruction of lawful civil authority, creates, in concert with any other person,
revolt, violence, or other disturbance against that authority is guilty of sedition; (3) fails to do his utmost to prevent and suppress a mutiny or sedition being
committed in his presence, or fails to take all reasonable means to inform his superior commissioned officer or commanding officer of a mutiny or sedition which
he knows or has reason to believe is taking place, is guilty of a failure to suppress or report a mutiny or sedition.
(b) A person who is found guilty of attempted mutiny, mutiny, sedition, or failure to suppress or report a mutiny or sedition shall be punished by death or such
other punishment as a court-martial may direct.

Article 95. Resistance, flight, breach of arrest, and escape
Any person subject to this chapter who— (1) resists apprehension; (2) flees from apprehension; (3) breaks arrest; or (4) escapes from custody or confinement;
shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.

Article 96. Releasing prisoner without proper authority

Any person subject to this chapter who, without proper authority, releases any prisoner committed to his charge, or who through neglect or design suffers any
such prisoner to escape, shall be punished as a court-martial may direct, whether or not the prisoner was committed in strict compliance with law.

Article 97. Unlawful detention
Any person subject to this chapter who, except as provided by law, apprehends, arrests, or confines any person shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.

Article 98. Noncompliance with procedural rules
Any person subject to this chapter who— (1) is responsible for unnecessary delay in the disposition of any case of a person accused of an offense under this
chapter; or (2) knowingly and intentionally fails to enforce or comply with any provision of this chapter regulating the proceedings before, during, or after trial of
an accused; shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.

Article 99. Misbehavior before the enemy
Any member of the armed forces who before or in the presence of the enemy— (1) runs away; (2) shamefully abandons, surrenders, or delivers up any
command, unit, place, or military property which it is his duty to defend; (3) through disobedience, neglect, or intentional misconduct endangers the safety of any
such command, unit, place, or military property; (4) casts away his arms or ammunition; (5) is guilty of cowardly conduct; (6) quits his place of duty to plunder or
pillage; (7) causes false alarms in any command, unit, or place under control of the armed forces; (8) willfully fails to do his utmost to encounter, engage, capture,
or destroy any enemy troops, combatants, vessels, aircraft, or any other thing, which it is his duty so to encounter, engage, capture, or destroy; or (9) does not
afford all practicable relief and assistance to any troops, combatants, vessels, or aircraft of the armed forces belonging to the United States or their allies when
engaged in battle; shall be punished by death or such other punishment as a court-martial may direct.

Article 100. Subordinate compelling surrender
Any person subject to this chapter who compels or attempts to compel the commander of any place, vessel, aircraft, or other military property, or of any body of
members of the armed forces, to give it up to an enemy or to abandon it, or who strikes the colors or flag to an enemy without proper authority, shall be punished
by death or such other punishment as a court-martial may direct.

Article 101. Improper use of countersign
Any person subject to this chapter who in time of war discloses the parole or countersign to any person not entitled to receive it or who gives to another who is
entitled to receive and use the parole or countersign a different parole or countersign from that which, to his knowledge, he was authorized and required to give,
shall be punished by death or such other punishment as a court-martial may direct.

Article 102. Forcing a safeguard
Any person subject to this chapter who forces a safeguard shall suffer death or such other punishment as a court-martial may direct.

UCMJ Articles 103-134
Family Care Plan
Initial Counseling PVT-SPC
APFT Failure
Fraternization  
Domestic Issues
DUI
Bar To Reenlist
Disrespect
Government Travel Card
Flagging Actions
AWOL
Corrective Training
Failure to Report
Diagnostic APFT Failure
Late For Duty
Monthly Counseling
WLC Counseling
Off Limits Areas
Promotion Counseling
Soldier Debt
Pregnancy
Overweight Counseling
Safety Counseling
Loss Military Property
Army Counseling Examples, articles of the UCMJ