courtmartialdefenselawyer202Task Force found disparate treatment between Services.

  • New policy announced by Secretary Cohen on 29 Jul 98.
  • Not effective immediately; gave Services 30 days to provide draft new policies toDoD. Essence of guidance now included within AR 600-20, paras 4-14 through 4-16.
  • Does NOT cover all senior / subordinate relationships.
  • Directs Service Secretaries to prohibit by policy:a. Personal relationships, such as dating, sharing living accommodations, engaging in intimate or sexual relations, business enterprises, commercial solicitations, gambling and borrowing between officer and enlisted regardless of their Service; and b. Personal relationships between recruiter and recruit, as well as between permanent party personnel and trainees.