Category: GI Rights and Counseling Library

Self help for servicemembers, training for lawyers and lay counselors

Department of Defense issues new CO instruction

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series  On Watch 28.3-4 Fall-Winter 2017 Double Issue

By Bill Galvin On July 12 the Department of Defense issued a new regulation for the adjudication of conscientious objector applications (DODI 1300.06). The new regulation is essentially the same, mostly word for word identical, but the Instruction itself has been rearranged.…Read More »

MLTF’s ‘Challenging Military Sexual Violence’ guide gets update and promotion campaign

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series  On Watch 28.3-4 Fall-Winter 2017 Double Issue

MLTF’s memo “Challenging Military Sexual Violence: A Guide to Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Policies in the U.S. Armed Forces for Servicemembers, MSV Survivors and Their Advocates” has been updated and republished. 

New guidance on discharge upgrade applications related to mental health, TBI, sexual assault and sexual harassment

The Department of Defense has issued a new guidance on discharge upgrade applications based on mental health conditions, traumatic brain injury, sexual assault, and sexual harassment.  In the past few years, the department has issued guidance for consideration of post-traumatic stress disorder…Read More »