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A new order signed by Maj. Jeffrey Schloesser, commander of Combined Joint Task Force, has lifted a ban on sexual relations between unmarried men and women in the combat zone.

Previously, under the regulation, sexual relations and “intimate behavior” between men and women not married to each other were a strict no-no. But the latest version of General Order No. The new regulation warns that sex in a combat zone “can have an adverse impact on unit cohesion, morale, good order and discipline.

But sexual relations and physical intimacy between men and women not married to each other are no longer banned outright.

Ban on sex for soldiers in Afghanistan is lifted sort of – News – Stripes

Unmarried men and women who are alone together in living quarters must leave the door open, according to the new policy. A cursory reading of the order would seem to suggest that unmarried men and women could have sex in their living quarters, as long as all other persons who live there agree, or if they left the door orver, if they were otherwise alone. Nielson-Green said the policy change was “not significant on a practical level” since it simply aligns General Order No.


Central Command, which oversees U. She declined to “speculate” on the conditions under which soldiers could engage cetncom legal sexual behavior. The UCMJ contains several provisions under which sexual relations are prohibited between men and women. For instance, married persons cannot engage legally in sex with anyone other than their centfom, or they can be prosecuted for adultery. Sexual relations between subordinates and higher-ranking personnel are prohibited within the same chain of command.

You’re gonna get caught …General Order 1B is in full effect!

Sexual relations between officers and enlisted personnel are generally prohibited as well. Homosexual relations are completely prohibited under the code. Nielson-Green said the new policy does allow commanders to make the provision on sex more restrictive, as long as they have approval from the CJTF commander. 1v eastern Afghanistan, the rd Airborne Brigade, which geheral nearing the end of its month deployment, won approval to stick with the old policy that bans sexual relations between unmarried soldiers.


Geenral punishments ranged from letters of reprimand to field-grade Article 15s. At Forward Operating Base Fenty, near Jalalabad, the reaction of soldiers to the lifting of the sex ban was mixed.

Some soldiers declined to comment. Others said they were married, so the change would not affect them.

Some thought it simply create more problems. Shane Inman, 30, of Fort Dodge, Iowa. Ban on sex for soldiers in Afghanistan is lifted Will Helixon, the brigade judge advocate, said the issue was basically one of fairness.

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