Department of Defense Service Regulations and Orders


Military programs are governed by federal law, Department of Defense policy and additional policies specific to the branches of service. Below are service-specific policies that govern child abuse prevention programs in the military.

Army

Army Regulation 608-1, "Army Community Service Center," March 13, 2013: Chapter 4, Section II of this regulation deals with issues pertaining to the Family Advocacy Program.

AR 608-18, "The Army Family Advocacy Program," October 30, 2007, Rapid Action Revision Issue Date: September 13, 2011: This regulation contains the policies for handling domestic abuse and child abuse within the Army.

Marine Corps

Secretary of the Navy Instruction 1752.3B, "Family Advocacy Program," November 10, 2005: This instruction assigns responsibilities for the Navy and Marine Corps Family Advocacy Programs.

Marine Corps Order 1754.11, "Marine Corps Family Advocacy and General Counseling Program," March 26, 2012: This order publishes policies and guidance for the execution and use of the Family Advocacy Programs. 

Navy

Secretary of the Navy Instruction 1752.3B, "Family Advocacy Program," November 10, 2005: This instruction assigns responsibilities for the Navy and Marine Corps Family Advocacy Programs.

Office of the Chief of Naval Operations Instruction 1752.2B, "Family Advocacy Program," April 25, 2008: This instruction implements the policies set forth in SECNAVINST 1752.3B and in DoD Directive 6400.1.

Secretary of the Navy Instruction 1754.1B, "Department of Navy Family Support Programs," September 27, 2005: This instruction revises Department of the Navy policy and assign responsibility for the implementation of Navy and Marine Corps Family Support Programs and key functions to include the Family Advocacy Program.

Office of the Chief of Naval Operations Instruction 1754.1B, "Fleet and Family Support Center Program," November 5, 2007: This instruction establishes Navy policy and assigns responsibilities for the administration and support of Navy Fleet and Family Support Center programs. It includes standards for the Family Advocacy Program in Enclosure 3.

Air Force

Air Force Policy Directive 40-3, "Family Advocacy Program," December 6, 2011: This directive establishes the framework for Air Force Family Advocacy Program.

Air Force Instruction 40-301, "Family Advocacy," November 16, 2015: This directive describes the responsibilities of Family Advocacy Program agencies and staff and other Air Force personnel who are instrumental to the implementation and operation of the Air Force Family Advocacy Program.

United States Air Force Family Advocacy Program Standards: This document outlines the program standards for the Family Advocacy Program. Please note: At this time, this information requires a Common Access Card Public Key Infrastructure certification for access.


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