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New military crimes that took effect in 2019


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Domestic violence, recruiters having sex with recruits and committing adultery with someone of the same sex are now crimes in the military.

Congress passed its most sweeping reforms to the Uniform Code of Military Justice in decades in 2016, but it didn't take effect until Jan. 1 of this year. Other changes to the military process and offenses, such as domestic violence, were included in the recently passed 2019 National Defense Authorization Act. https://pilotonline.com/news/military/local/article_845a3b72-1032-11e9-97ed-9be731d92d4d.html

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