How do you enforce the rules in the future if you haven’t enforced them in the past?
“Bergdahl Avoids Jail Time,” The Wall Street Journal, November 4, 2017 A3. A convicted deserter loses some benefits but doesn’t go to jail or get executed.
If you’re the Army, what steps can you take to prevent desertion in the future? For those in the private sector, has your employer failed to enforce the rules? What does that do to the culture? If he had been convicted of sexual harassment, would the sentence have been different?