"Series Number"

NUHOI36-2

BY ORDER OF CINCNORAD
BY ORDER OF USCINCSPACE

"Date of Instruction - Spell Month Out Completely"

27 July 1995

"Series Title"

Personnel

"Long Title - Type In All Capital Letters"

LINE OF DUTY AND MISCONDUCT DETERMINATIONS

This headquarters operating instruction (HOI) identifies who is responsible for line of duty and misconduct determinations and tells which provisions govern them. It applies to all US military personnel assigned to Headquarters, North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and HQ United States Space Command (USSPACECOM).

SUMMARY OF REVISIONS
Updates publication to bring in line with current directives.

1. General. The circumstances of debilitating injury to US military personnel assigned to HQ NORAD or HQ USSPACECOM must be investigated and line of duty determinations must be made in accordance with applicable Service regulations.

2. Procedures and Responsibility for Initiating Action. Procedures for the investigation of injuries and the determination of line of duty and misconduct vary among the Services. To ensure timely and appropriate action, the following direction is provided:

2.1. US Army Personnel. The provisions of AR 600-8-1 (18 Sep 86) will govern line of duty and misconduct determinations. Deputy Director, US Army Element (J1A) is responsible for initiating appropriate action in each individual case.

2.2. US Navy and Marine Corps Personnel. The provisions of the Manual of the Judge Advocate General, particularly chapter VIII, will govern line of duty and misconduct determinations. Commander, US Naval Element (J1N) is responsible for initiating appropriate action in each individual case.

2.3. US Air Force Personnel. The provisions of AFI36-2910 will govern line of duty and misconduct determinations. Commander, Headquarters Squadron Section is responsible for initiating appropriate action in each individual case.

JERALD D. STUBBS, Colonel, USAF
Staff Judge Advocate