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General Order prohibits use of intoxicating substances

By Headquarters Air Mobility Command | Jan. 4, 2011

JOINT BASE CHARLESTON — Gen. Raymond Johns, Jr., Air Mobility Command commander has signed a new general order regarding the use of intoxicating substances.

According to the new order, AMC military members are not allowed to:

a. Possess, distribute, inhale, smoke, chew, consume or otherwise ingest any type of Salvia Divinorum, Salvinorin A, or any botanical incense or herbal mixture called "spice".

b. Inhale, inject, smoke, chew, consume or otherwise ingest any product labeled not safe for human consumption.

c. Inhale household chemicals or other chemical inhalants to become intoxicated, high or to alter mood or function, or to achieve a psychoactive effect.

d. Abuse over-the-counter nonprescription medications to become intoxicated, high, or to alter mood or function, or to achieve a psychoactive effect. Note: Abuse of prescription medications may violate Article 112a, Uniform Code of Military Justice and can subject an Airman to disciplinary action under the UCMJ or administrative action such as involuntary discharge.

e. Use prescription medications in any manner other than prescribed.
This order applies to all military members assigned or attached to AMC. You are also considered assigned or attached to AMC if:

a. You are assigned to a tenant unit located on an AMC base.
b. You are active duty personnel on temporary duty, located on an AMC base.
c. You are Air Force Reserve Command personnel on orders or on inactive duty training status located on an AMC base.
d. You are an Air National Guard member upon mobilization assigned or attached within AMC.

If you fail to obey this general order, you will be in violation of Article 92 of the UCMJ with possible court-martial, Article 15, or other disciplinary and or administrative action. Other actions include, but are not limited to, reprimand, admonishment, administrative demotion, security clearance suspension or revocation and involuntary separation with an adverse characterization of service.