Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ).
Regulatory articles are printed on large posters,
which are posted in conspicuous locations aboard
Quoted material in plain type is guidance for
commanders, commanding officers, and officers
Because the explanation of these regula-
tions is beyond the scope of this book, only
a selected few of the regulatory articles will
be given as examples. Our concern in this
section is with chapter 5, Regulations, of
the Standard Organization and Regulations of the
510.5 Armed Forces Identification Cards and
No person without proper authority
a. Have in his/her possession more
than one properly validated Armed Forces
b. Depart on liberty without his/her
own properly validated identification card;
or, in the case of leave, without his/her
own properly validated leave papers and
c. Have in his/her possession a false
or unauthorized identification card; or a
mutilated, erased, altered, or not properly
validated identification card; or an iden-
tification card bearing false or inaccurate
information concerning a name, grade,
service number, or date of birth.
d. Return from leave without deposit-
ing his/her leave papers with the proper
authority. Any person returning without
an identification card shall report the loss
to the OOD in person.
Upon arrival of a naval unit in United
States territory after visiting a foreign port,
it is subject to customs and other inspec-
tions by Federal authorities.
a. On such occasions, customs dec-
larations will be distributed to all hands in
sufficient time to be filled out and returned
before arrival in port.
b. It shall be the duty of all person-
nel to complete customs declarations
accurately prior to arrival in port.
c. No person,
from the Commanding Officer, shall bring
on board any article, animal, or any other
thing, the introduction of which into U.S.
territory is forbidden or restricted under
510.16 Divine Services
Accessible and appropriate space shall
be provided for divine services. No person
shall conduct himself/herself in a manner
which would interfere with properly
authorized divine services.
510.18 Emergency Equipment
No person shall use emergency equip-
ment for any purpose other than that for
which it is intended. Emergency equipment
includes items such as battle lanterns,
emergency first aid boxes, shoring,
wrenches, life rings, equipment in life rafts
and boats, portable fire pumps, fire hoses,
and fuel for emergency machinery.
510.21 Government Property
No person shall:
a. Conceal or fail to report to proper
authority the loss, removal, destruction,
or damage of Government property en-
trusted to his/her care or custody.
b. Remove without proper authority
from its regular place of stowage or loca-
tion, for any purpose whatever, any arti-
cle of Government property, including hull
and damage control fittings, first aid