Rules on dating in the army
No, I’m not going to be nosey, rude or obsessive about it.But, if my daughter’s phone just happens to be laying on the table, and I see she’s gotten a text, I might take a look at it.However, if she held a Super Bowl Party annually and invited the entire command, or the wardroom and the chief's mess, this would not be fraternization as it would be considered a social event, not unlike a holiday party.However, the XO cannot invite only selected enlisted members, as that constitutes disparate treatment and it would be prejudicial to good order and discipline.For more news from Chief of Naval Personnel - Diversity Directorate, visit navy.mil/local/cnp-diversity/.Some of you may be too young to remember that show, but it is about a dimwitted secret agent.
The update, OPNAVINST 5370.2C, was released April 27."The key is whether or not the relationship is prejudicial to good order and discipline," said Stewart-Curry."Appropriate social interaction among Navy members has always been encouraged as it enhances unit morale and esprit de corps." Fraternization rules also apply to chief petty officers.Certainly, officers and enlisted persons of different ranks can develop personal relationships within their individual communities.However, it is more likely the relationship will violate one of the rules listed above, thus becoming a prohibited relationship.