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Article 134 - (Gambling with subordinate)
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See Paragraph 60.


(1) That the accused gambled with a certain servicemember;

(2) That the accused was then a noncommissioned or petty officer;

(3) That the servicemember was not then a non-commissioned or petty officer and was subordinate to the accused;

(4) That the accused knew that the servicemember was not then a noncommissioned or petty officer and was subordinate to the accused; and

(5) That, under the circumstances, the conduct of the accused was to the prejudice of good order and discipline in the armed forces or was of a nature to bring discredit upon the armed forces.

Explanation.This offense can only be committed by a noncommissioned or petty officer gambling with an enlisted person of less than noncommissioned or petty officer rank. Gambling by an officer with an enlisted person may be a violation of Article 133. See also paragraph 83.

Lesser included offenses. Article 80—attempts

Maximum punishment.Confinement for 3 months and forfeiture of two-thirds pay per month for 3 months.

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Above Information from Manual for Court Martial, 2002, Chapter 4, Paragraph 84


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