Example Of Fraternization Essay

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Typical business ethics dilemma result from the need to balance economic performance and social performance, when people think of fraternization they think it is harmless. But they are not seeing the bigger picture; there are rules and regulations in place for a reason, to protect good order and discipline for the greater good of the military and our nation. During this Session Long Project I will give examples of fraternization, and I will recommend the business decision my command should take regarding fraternization. Most people think that fraternization is just between a female and male but that is only one form of fraternization. “All the services prohibit personal and business relationships between officers and enlisted members, calling them prejudicial to good order and discipline. Personal …show more content…
Fraternization is a violation of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ); it is also a General Order and can be “punishable under Article 92, UCMJ.” (Inspector General). If an officer (O1-O9) is caught fraternization he or she will be charged with Officer Unbecoming and receive a Letter of Reprimand.; they will not be allowed to advance to the next pay-grade and they will not be allowed to reenlist. If a Chief Petty Officer (E7-E9) is caught fraternizing he or she will receive the same as an officer except will be charged with Fraternization. If a junior enlisted member (E1-E6) they will be charged with Fraternization, reduced in rank, receive restriction but will be allowed to stay in the military. I feel that this is a just chastisement because Officers and Chief Petty Officers are held to a higher standard and are appointed by

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