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b. The following specific items are a basis for finding that
an individual is not aviation material and should not be
continued in flight training. In addition to those items listed,
any act or omission on the part of an SNA that in the opinion of
the TRAWING commander or CO, NAVAVSCOLSCOM is evidence that a
moral and leadership shortcoming exists, may serve as a reason
(1) Commission of any offense under the Uniform Code of
Military Justice (UCMJ) regardless of whether or not the evidence
to support the allegation is admissible in courts martial or
whether or not a military courts martial is jurisdiction to try
(2) Drug usage, or alcohol abuse.
(3) Failure to report drug or alcohol abuse by others
involved in or associated with aviation.
(4) Making false statements or in any way being involved in
deceitful or dishonest behavior.
(5) Conviction of a serious offense by civilian
c. If any section of this instruction or any part of any other
NATRACOM instruction conflicts with the provisions of this
paragraph, this paragraph shall govern.
815. OTHER REASONS FOR ATTRITION (U.S. MILITARY STUDENTS)-
TRAITS AND CHARACTERISTICS. SNAs may be attrited utilizing the
procedures outlined in paragraph 816 if they demonstrate habits,
traits of character, emotional tendencies, or lack of motivation
which cause their commanding officer to seriously question the
desirability of continuing their training.
PROCEDURES FOR ATTRITION - PURSUANT TO SECTION 814 and 815
a. If an individual is suspected or accused of behavior that
could serve as a basis for attrition, the following procedures
(1) That individual shall be advised in writing by his or
her commanding officer of the specific allegation, and of the
information supporting that allegation that will be considered by
the commanding officer in reaching a decision as to an
appropriate disposition recommendation. The student may be
removed from a flight status by the commanding officer at this
time, or at any time thereafter, pending final resolution.
(2) The individual shall be afforded at least two working
days to respond to the commanding officer, to present matters in
his or her own behalf and to rebut or explain the allegation.