A United States Army publication on the proper handling of issues around homosexuality under the Don't Ask, Don't Tell rule.
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This guide contains primary materials on the U.S. military’s policy on sexual orientation, from World War I to 2013. This page was created in February 2020 to reorganize the materials for archival purposes, with some new content for context. However, information on this Libguide is not being updated.
32 C.F.R. Ch. 1, Part 41, (“Enlisted Personnel Separations”) (July 1, 1993 Edition) [Note: These regulations include “Appendix A: Standards and Procedures,” cited as “Separation Regulations.” The Separation Regulations include, in turn, Part 1 (“Reasons for Separation”), Part 2 (“Guidelines for Separation and Characterization”), and Part 3 (“Procedures for Separation”). Only a portion of Part 2 was revised in 1993, i.e. subpart H, “Homosexuality.” Subpart H codifies DODD 1332.14 (Jan 28,1982) and DODD 1332.30 (Feb. 12, 1986).].
Selected Department Of Defense Directives (DODD)
DODD 1304.26. Qualification Standards for Enlistment, Appointment, and Induction