AFI 44-121 PDF

Supersedes AFI , 1 January Pages: Distribution: F. This Air Force Instruction (AFI) establishes guidance for the Air Force. Information derived from AFPAMV1 and Air Force Instruction Members of the Air Force are held to the highest standards of. Per AFI , substance abuse education is mandated for: ▫ Member arriving at first permanent duty assignment. ▫ Every new assignment.

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We disagreed and denied the motion to strike.

Indeed, the existence of two independent elements, issuance of an order and knowledge of that order, necessarily implies that those inquiries are separate and distinct in establishing a violation of Article 92, UCMJ.

See United States v. Case law suggests that a commander who retains all discretionary authority related to a certain order may lawfully delegate to subordinates the ministerial aspects of promulgating the order.


Any government argument to the contrary is without merit. A consideration in this analysis is whether judicial efficiency is improved.

Appellee did not report to the orderly room that day and did not receive this form. Despite this apparent awareness, they chose not to specify delivery of the order or notification, or even knowledge as the triggering condition for the exception to voluntariness.

ADAPT program helps Airmen overcome alcohol, drug abuse

The Air Force 44-211 the issue by educating members about the dangers of substance abuse and offering a comprehensive program that helps Airmen, dependents, retirees and civilian employees deal with their problems and return to full productivity.

Procedural Background Appellee is charged with three specifications alleging the wrongful use of marijuana, heroin, and lorazepam a Schedule IV controlled substance in violation of Article a, UCMJ, 10 U. There is no rule of statutory construction that allows for a court to append additional language as it sees fit.


After learning this, the commander ordered the same individuals to provide a second sample but called the order a commander-directed urinalysis. This evidence included statements made by Appellee to his first sergeant, statements later made at an off-base hospital which were overheard by another noncommissioned officer, and the results of a subsequent probable cause urinalysis.

Since the drafters were cognizant of the difference between being recommended for separation and being advised of that recommendation, it is rational to infer that they knew the difference between being ordered to provide 44-1221 sample and being notified of that order. The supervisor told Appellee to report to the orderly room; however neither the supervisor nor TSgt WH were allowed to tell him exactly why he needed to report.

The decision of how best avi vindicate those policy concerns, along with all the other policy concerns relevant to drug abuse prevention and treatment, is the appropriate province of the drafters of the instruction, not this court.

Whether or not we agree, that is not the standard of review. AFIwhich sets out the Air Force drug abuse prevention and treatment program, encourages members to seek assistance themselves. The military judge made the following findings of fact. Appellee made these statements in the presence of SSgt JE but not directly to him.

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Trial defense counsel filed a pretrial motion to suppress all statements of Appellee and the results of his positive urinalysis. Are the Findings of Fact Clearly Erroneous? The military judge did not abuse her discretion when she concluded that the statements by Appellee to MSgt CJ met the requirements to 44-1221 afforded ai limited protection of AFI TSgt WH then noted the date and afo she notified the supervisor on a pre-signed form letter.

Here, a different commander, the military magistrate, issued the order to produce the sample based on a probable cause affidavit which in turn relied on the protected statements the Appellee made to MSgt CJ and overheard by SSgt JE. We agree with the military judge that the facts in this case are distinguishable. Rule for Courts-Martial R. Appellee chose this option before making any admissions to Capt AD. Subsequent testing revealed the urine contained the metabolites for heroin, marijuana, and lorazepam.


I concur that we have not yet reached a aafi where a computer can, without more, generate a military obligation. Zfi and Gerald R. Once notified of the order, they no longer have a choice 44-121 must accept whatever consequences come as a result of the testing. The record is remanded for further proceedings consistent with this opinion. In determining how to proceed here, we employ ordinary rules of statutory construction to interpret the Rules for Courts-Martial, to include reading them holistically.

Third, this approach is consistent with that taken by federal appellate courts. Once there, SSgt JE heard Appellee say he was mad at himself for damaging his career and that he was trying to quit heroin but could not. In addition, ADAPT staff teach that unhealthy drinking means more than four in a single day for men years old and more than three for women.

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Steer argued ; Colonel Katherine E. As a general rule, inquiry into a state of mind is a subjective one.

In evaluating that issue, we stated: In Alexander, this court overturned a conviction for cocaine use based on the improper admission of statements and evidence 11 Misc. In the subparagraph immediately following the provision relating to orders to provide a sample, AFI lists another exception to voluntariness: