Can a NCO disrespect a soldier?
Likewise, people ask, what army regulation covers disrespect?
This conduct is a violation of Article 91 of the Uniformed Code of Military Justice which covers Insubordinate Conduct. Disrespect toward a Noncommissioned Officer is a crime under the UCMJ and will not be tolerated.
Herein, what if a soldier refuses to sign a counseling?
The Soldier cannot be forced to sign or comment on DA Form 4856. However, if you disagree with the counseling, you should sign and add your comments. If you refuse to sign, the counseling statement can still be used. The leader will annotate that you have received the DA Form 4856 and refused to sign.
Summary of the Elements of Article 91: The government may accuse you under article 91 for striking, disobeying or using contemptuous language or disrespect toward a warrant officer, noncommissioned officer, or petty officer of the U.S. armed forces.