Current Publications

2023 Manual for Courts-Martial


Previously Published Editions     

2019 MCM - PDF

2016 MCM - PDF

2012 MCM - PDF

2012 MCM Supplement - PDF                   



Updates to MCM

Note regarding MCM (2023 edition)

Update: The MCM (2023 edition) has been updated with an approved Preface as of September 15, 2023. 

The MCM (2023 edition) incorporates amendments to Parts II through V of the MCM (2019) as made by Annex 1 of Executive Order 14103 (July 28, 2023). This edition also includes Part I and Appendix 12A from the MCM (2019 edition). Of note, the MCM (2023 edition) will not include the supplementary materials typically found within the MCM except for a Preface. Practitioners should refer to the supplemental materials (e.g., Discussions) and appendices (including Appendix 2.1) in the MCM (2019 edition) until further notice.

A subsequent MCM (2024 edition) will incorporate Annexes 2 and 3 of the Executive Order and should be published no later than the end of this year. 

Please note: the MCM (2023 edition) will be digital only. The MCM (2024 edition) will be printed and distributed once approved. 

U.S. Marine Corps' chart "Flow of Allegation to Referral" under Special Trial Counsel construct

Link here to Marine Corps website.