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Driving under the Influence (DUI)

Developmental counseling statement sample covering DUI

Possible topics to discuss during counseling:

  • UCMJ
  • General Letter of Reprimand
  • On post driving restrictions
  • Effects on military career
  • Enrollment into the ADAPCP
  • Any personal problems

Below is a space for you to list addition topics to discuss that may apply uniquely to your situation:

Possible Plan of Action: (Person counseled develops plan with counselor's guidance.)

  • Accept whatever punishment received under UCMJ and don't look back on it.
  • Work to improve military bearing and appearance on and off duty by doing what is right.
  • Further knowledge and skills by taking as many classes as possible through the military and civilian schools.
  • Will arrange to have someone drop him/her off and pick him/her up from work while driving privileges are suspended.
  • Will attend all meetings at the ADAPCP per the command directed guidance.
  • Will have a plan in place and a designated driver available when going anywhere alcohol is being consumed.
  • Provide the chain-of-command a copy of weekend plans prior to every weekend or Holiday.

Possible Leader's Responsibilities: (This is only an example for you to use as a guide.)

  • Support the soldier in overcoming this hurdle
  • Get soldier enrolled in ADAPCP
  • Prior to weekends counsel soldier on his/her responsibility to not drink and drive and obtain soldier's weekend plan.