Courts-martial frequently adjudge forfeitures of pay and allowances, irrespective of the type of crime committed.
Rule for Court-Martial 1003(b)(3) also authorizes a court-martial to adjudge a fine, either instead of or in addition to any adjudged forfeitures.
While courts-martial may adjudge forfeitures for any crime committed, they ordinarily should adjudge a punitive fine only in cases where the accused was unjustly enriched by his offense.
Subject to limitations, a court-martial is always at liberty to adjudge some degree of confinement.
Any court-martial may adjudge a fine in lieu of, or in addition to forfeitures.
1002 (stating, "[s]ubject to limitations in this Manual, the sentence to be adjudged is a matter within the discretion of the court-martial; except when a mandatory minimum sentence is prescribed by the code, a court-martial may adjudge any punishment authorized in this Manual, including the maximum punishment or any lesser punishment, or may adjudge a sentence of no punishment.