Flashcards in Standards of Conduct Deck (22):
The Law of Armed conduct training is a law under what provisions?
The Geneva Conventions 1949
Article 6 in the US Constitution
Treaty obligations of the US are the supreme law of the land
Primary principles of the LOAC
military necessity, distinction, proportionality, humanity and chivalry
What prohibits use to poisonous weapons?
Hague Conventions 1907
What's the distinction between combatant, noncombatant and civilians?
Combatant: violent acts on behalf of a state party, noncombatants: Medical personnel and chaplains
Civilians: protected, may not be object of attack
AFI for guidance on reporting LOAC violations
Who approves the rules of engagement?
The president and Sec Def. Created by the Chairman, joint chiefs of staff
When was the Code of Conduct published?
17 Aug 1955 by Pres. Dwight Eisenhower
Gender neutral: Ronald Reagan 3/1988
List Code Of Conduct Articles 1-6
1- Guard country w/life
2- never surrender
3- if captured, I will resist
4- keep faith w/fellow prisoners
5- give name, rank, social and service #
Ethical Values relate to
what is right and wrong
our core beliefs
What is Integrity
bring committed to ones convictions
fidelity, faithfulness, allegiance and devotion
Make decisions and take responsibility for their actions
Treat people with dignity
AFI for Professional and Unprofessional relationships
avoid relationships that
adversely affect morale, discipline and respect for authority
Who is responsible for maintaining good order, discipline and morale within their units?
AFI that outlines financial responsibility
How many days does the commander have to respond to financial complaints?