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Furthermore, the policy prohibits the borrowing and lending of money (no de minimis exception), and commercial solicitations, between officers and enlisted personnel.
There is an exception for Guard and Reserve Soldiers when the relationship exists primarily due to civilian employment. Team-Building Relationships Social contacts between officers and enlisted members, or between Soldiers of different ranks, in forums such as community organizations, church activities, sports events, family gatherings, and unit social functions are permitted. Enforcement of Policy The policy recognizes that commanders are responsible for enforcing the terms and conditions of the policy.
The Army also prohibits relationships between certain categories of Soldiers, regardless of any command or unit affiliation.
Previously, certain types of personal relationships between officers and enlisted personnel were prohibited in writing, while long standing military tradition proscribed personal relationships between NCOs and junior enlisted personnel.
Gambling between officers and enlisted personnel is strictly prohibited, e.g. It also recognizes, however, that all military personnel share the responsibility for maintaining professional relationships.1) Responsibility of All Soldiers While the senior member in a relationship generally is in the best position to terminate or limit the relationship; the policy holds accountable all Soldiers concerned who violate the policy.2) Commanders' Options Commanders have a wide variety of options at their disposal in addressing violations of the policy.
These options include, but are not necessarily limited to, the following:• Counseling.• Orders to Cease the Conduct Violative of the Policy.• Verbal or Written Reprimands.• Reassignment.• Adverse Evaluation Reports.• Nonjudicial Punishment.• Separation from the Army.• Bar to Reenlistment.• Denial of Promotion.• Court-Martial.3) UCMJ Violations Violations of the policy may be punished as violations of one or more of the following punitive articles under the UCMJ:• Articles 90 & 92: Disobedience of a Lawful Order or Regulation.• Article 133: Conduct Unbecoming an Officer.• Article 134: Fraternization.• Article 134: Adultery.
None of these relationships require any element of a sexual nature; they simply have to cause an actual or perceived situation, which negatively impacts a unit's good order and discipline.
Violations of the policy may be punishable under the UCMJ, as violations of a lawful general regulation. Officer-Enlisted Personal Relationships Officer-enlisted dating, sharing of living quarters (other than due to operational necessity), and engagement in intimate or sexual relationships is prohibited.This policy applies to relationships both between Army officers and enlisted members, and between Soldiers and members of other branches of the services, one of whom is enlisted and the other of whom is an officer.There is an exception for Guard and Reserve Soldiers when the relationship exists primarily due to civilian acquaintanceship as long as they are not in an activated status.The regulation also prohibits relationships between trainees and permanent party Soldiers, even when the same rank, as well as recruits and recruiters. Personal Relationships Between Soldiers of Different Ranks The policy strictly prohibits relationships between Soldiers of different rank (whether the relationships are officer-officer, officer-enlisted, or enlisted-enlisted, but does not preclude relationships based on position, e.g.CO and XO where both are 0-3s) that have any of the following effects:• Actually or appear to compromise the integrity of supervisory authority or the chain of command.• Cause actual or perceived partiality or unfairness.• Involve or appear to involve the improper use of rank or position for personal gain.• Are, or are perceived to be, exploitative in nature.• Cause an actual or clearly predictable adverse impact on discipline, authority, morale or the command's ability to accomplish its mission. Business Relationships and Gambling All business relationships between officers and enlisted service members, except for landlord-tenant relationships and one-time business transactions (such as the sale of a car) are prohibited.