Military Service Departures

Case Annotations Involving Military Service (USSG §5H1.11) Departures and Variances

(January 2012) This document contains case annotations to federal judicial opinions that involve USSG §5H1.11 (Military, Civic, Charitable, or Public Service; Employment-Related Contributions; Record of Prior Good Works (Policy Statement)) departures and Booker variances related to a defendant’s military service. Included in this document is a brief introduction discussing how courts have recognized military service and mental health issues relating to combat service, followed by annotations to some relevant case law. An appendix provides links to helpful internet sites.