Higher Standards of Honorable Conduct Reinforced: Lessons (Re)Learned from the Captain Honors Incident
Kevin H. Govern
Ave Maria School of Law; California University of Pennsylvania; John Jay College
JURIST Forum (http://jurist.org), January 12, 2011
JURIST Guest Columnist Kevin Govern of Ave Maria School of Law says that the recent actions against U.S. Navy Captain (Capt.) Owen Honors is a regrettable redux of the Las Vegas, NV Tailhook Association scandal of 1991. Still, this incident may reinvigorate the Department of Defense's efforts to promote dignity and respect for all service-members, to foster a culture of accountability, and to promote and to hold those in leadership positions consistent with the highest standards of moral and ethical conduct.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 7
Keywords: Navy, USN, Owen Honors, Honors, Tailhook, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Military, Military Justice, Uniform Code of Military Justice, UCMJ, Department of Defense, DoD, DOD, Military Ethics, Ethics, Standards of Conduct, Exemplary Conduct, Exemplary Conduct Statute, Morality, Moral, Ethical
Date posted: June 27, 2012