NAVY - SECNAV 5370.7D
(NAVINSGEN) MILITARY WHISTLEBLOWER PROTECTION
|Publication Date:||4 December 2014|
Purpose. To implement amendments to reference (a) and to implement reference (b) . This instruction is a significant revision and should be read in its entirety.
a. This instruction applies to the Office of the Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV), the Chief of Naval Operations, the Commandant of the Marine Corps, and all U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps installations, commands, activities and field offices, all other organizational entities within the Department of the Navy (DON), all personnel assigned to these entities, and DON service members, as defined in enclosure (1) who are serving outside of the DON.
b. The protections in references (a), (b), and this instruction apply to all service members. Enclosure (2) provides background information.
c. The restrictions in references (a), (b), and this instruction apply to all service members and to all DON civilian personnel.
d. The boldface language in paragraphs 5d through 5f of this instruction constitutes regulatory orders that are applicable to all service members and DON personnel without further implementation. A violation of these provisions by a person subject to the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) (Chapter 47 of Title 10, United States Code) is punishable as a violation of Article 92 of the UCMJ. A violation by DON civilian personnel is punishable under regulations governing disciplinary or adverse action.