HIV / AIDS
HIV-positive individuals serve under a variety of regulatory restrictions, and because HIV-positive persons are sometimes presumed to be gay or bisexual, HIV-positive individuals may face issues related to the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy. Learn more in the HIV Issues section of SLDN's Survival Guide.
- DoD Policy for Service Members on the Temporary Disability Retired List with HIV - October 18, 2000 Memorandum from the Under Secretary of Defense
- Rating Guidance for HIV - November 17, 2000 Policy Memorandum from the U.S. Navy
- SLDN Fact Sheet: Removal of HIV+ Personnel from the DoD Disability Retirement System - September 25, 2000