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Chapter 15: Discharge for Homosexual Conduct


Before initiating any action regarding homosexual conduct, CONTACT YOUR TRIAL COUNSEL!!!! A soldier may be separated under this chapter if the soldier has engaged in, attempted to engage in, or solicited another person to engage in a homosexual act or acts, or has the propensity to engage in any of the aforementioned acts.  


1-16 Counseling Required:

No (1-16a)

Medical Required:

Yes (1-32a)

Mental Required:

Yes (1-32b)

Approval Authority:

Bde Cdr, (1-19c(2)(a)), unless UOTH is warranted – CG approves UOTH

Type of discharge authorized:

Honorable or General, Under Honorable Conditions. A discharge Under Other Than Honorable (UOTH) Conditions is authorized but see note below.

UP AR 635-200, paragraph 15-4a, when the sole basis for separation is homosexual conduct, a discharge Under Other Than Honorable (UOTH) Conditions may be issued only if there is a finding during the current term of service that the soldier attempted, solicited, or committed a homosexual act:


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