Posted on May 28, 2018
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I know of two male soldiers recently chaptered for adultery, how often, of ever does it happen to female soldiers?
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CPT Lawrence Cable
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I have never seen anyone chaptered or prosecuted strictly for adultery. I know of several officers and senior NCO's that were hit with "Conduct Unbecoming", which ended their careers.
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SFC Intelligence Analyst
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I don't think there's any statistics on it because it's not something that happens a lot. Have you tried to Google it?

You have to basically get caught in the act to get in trouble for adultery. It's not easy to prosecute.

"According to Article 134 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice, the prosecution must prove that the accused not only committed the indiscretion, but also that his or her conduct "was to the prejudice of good order and discipline in the armed forces or was of a nature to bring discredit upon the armed forces." In other words, the affair must somehow have hampered the military's ability to do its job—say, by lowering morale on a base, or by damaging the public's faith in the armed forces."

I found this from 1997: In a high-profile case that has embarrassed the Air Force, Lieut. Kelly Flinn, a single woman and the first female pilot of a B-52 bomber, is scheduled to go on trial on Tuesday for affairs with a married man and an enlisted soldier.
And, casting a shadow over the debate is the case of a 41-year-old Air Force lieutenant colonel, Karen Tew, who committed suicide in March after pleading guilty to having an affair with an enlisted man. A year shy of retirement, Colonel Tew had been dismissed from the service.

Those two are Air Force though.

https://www.nytimes.com/1997/05/17/us/army-s-adultery-rule-is-don-t-get-caught.html

I'm sure female soldiers get chaptered but adultery is something not broadcast by the Army. That 1997 article seems right - as long as people don't get caught and aren't brazen about it, the Army doesn't care.

Usually, though, there are other charges along with adultery. It's never usually a sole charge.
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SGT David T.
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I've seen demotions for it, but never a chapter.
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