Army set to crack down on cyber bullying. | Army Times

“Cyber bullying among service members is getting out of hand, and Army leaders are calling on soldiers to straighten up — or face some career-ending consequences.

US Army internet cyberbullying.

US Army cyberbullying.

In an All-Army Activities message issued Monday, the service reminded soldiers about maintaining a professional presence on and off line.

“Harassment, bullying, hazing, stalking, discrimination, retaliation and any other type of misconduct that undermines dignity and respect are not consistent with Army values and negatively impact command climate and readiness,” said Paul Prince, an Army spokesman, in response to an Army Times request regarding the ALARACT message. “Soldiers or civilian employees who participate in or condone misconduct, whether offline or online, may be subject to criminal, disciplinary and/or administrative action.

”Troops who see or experience online misconduct should “promptly” report it to their chain of command or supervisor, Prince said. Misconduct also can be reported through Family Support Services, Equal Opportunity, Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention, the inspector general and Army law enforcement, he said.

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