A few years later, I was working for an online computer internet company (Compu Serve), as part of their online chat team.We had a frequent user there who said he was an O-6 (captain) Navy Test Pilot.
Here, the record shows without dispute the preparation and repeated presentation by amateur actors of a short play designed to create in the audience an understanding of and opposition to our participation in the Vietnam war. It may be that the performances were crude and [398 U. 58, 62] amateurish and perhaps unappealing, but the same thing can be said about many theatrical performances.
772, which authorizes the wearing of military uniforms under certain conditions and circumstances including the circumstance of an actor portraying a member of the armed services in a "theatrical production." 10 U. Since time immemorial, outdoor theatrical performances, often performed by amateurs, have played an important part in the entertainment and the education of the people of the world.
In the second case, the prosecutor was more than happy to pursue the case to the maximum extent of the law. Do they care if civilians wear the uniform or parts of the uniform, and might they be willing to persuade a DA to prosecute? Some of the services have gone out of their way to include restrictions in their dress and appearance regulations (which are not enforceable against civilians, but tends to show that service's view on the subject). In accordance with chapter 45, section 771, title 10, United States Code (10 USC 771), no person except a member of the U. Army may wear the uniform, or a distinctive part of the uniform of the U.
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Of course, we need not decide here all the questions concerning what is and what is not within the scope of 772 (f). An actor, like everyone else in our country, enjoys a constitutional right to freedom of speech, including the right openly to criticize the Government during a dramatic performance.
We cannot believe that when Congress wrote out a special exception for theatrical productions it intended to protect only a narrow and limited category of professionally produced plays.
The people portrayed on these photos are innocent men and women, NOT involved in scamming in any way and have nothing to do with scammers.
The scammers are using their images without their knowledge or permission to deceive their victims and steal their money.
When he was caught (in the act of wearing the uniform, on a Naval installation), he was prosecuted (and given a prison term) for violation of 10 USC 771. So, is your kid (big or small) going to be arrested and sent to jail for wearing a military uniform on Halloween?