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Chapter 9: Alcohol or Other Drug Rehabilitation Failure


This chapter provides the authority for discharging soldiers for alcohol or other drug abuse rehabilitation failure. Discharge of a soldier occurs when the commander feels that further rehabilitation efforts are not practical, rendering the soldier a rehabilitation failure. This determination will be made in consultation with the rehabilitation team (ADAPCP Counselor). As per 9-2c, AR 635-200, initiation of separation proceedings is required for soldiers designated as alcohol/drug rehabilitation failures.



1-16 Counseling Required:

No (1-16a)

Medical Required:

Yes (1-32a)

Mental Required:

No (1-34b)

Approval Authority:

Bn Cdr (1-19d) (If Notification Procedures are used)

Type of discharge authorized:

Honorable or General, Under Honorable Conditions (9-4)



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