Q2. What is the maximum amount of coverage for
Q3. You have separated from the service. You will be
covered by SGLI for up what maximum number
of days after your separation?
YOU AND YOUR FAMILY
Learning Objectives: When you complete this chapter,
you will be able to
Identify types of abuse to include spouse and
Recognize the effect of abuse on self, family, and
Identify procedures to follow to obtain help.
As part of the naval tradition of taking care of our
ownits the responsibility of each Sailor to ensure
the safety, health, and well being of his/her family.
The military family deals with the challenges posed
by the demands of military life and family life.
Sometimes, military life creates stress and friction
within the family.
WHAT IS ABUSE?
Stress and friction within the family can lead to
abuse, either physical or emotional. Navy personnel are
expected to show the Navy leadership core values of
honor, courage, and commitment. Child and spouse
abuse is unacceptable and incompatible with these high
standards of professional and personal discipline. The
result of abusive behavior by Navy personnel is
A detraction from military performance.
A negative affect on the efficient functioning and
morale of military units.
A bad reputation and loss of prestige of the
military service in the civilian community.
T h e f o l l ow i n g i n f o r m a t i o n w i l l h e l p y o u
understand what is meant by the term abuse.
Victim. An individual who is abused or whose
welfare is harmed or threatened by acts of omission or
commission by another individual or individuals.
Emotional abuse. Actions including, but not
limited to active, intentional berating, disparaging, or
other behavior towards the victim that adversely affects
the psychological well-being of the victim.
Spouse abuse. Spouse abuse includes, but is not
limited to, assault, battery, threat to injure or kill, or any
other act of force, violence, or emotional abuse, or
undue physical or psychological trauma, or fear of
physical injury. This includes physical injury, sexual
a s s a u l t , i n t e n t i o n a l d e s t r u c t i o n o f p r o p e r t y,
psychological abuse, and stalking.
Stalking. Actions of a person performed in a
repeatedly harassing manner, including, but not limited
to, following another person in a manner to induce, in a
reasonable person, fear of sexual battery, bodily injury, or
death of that person or that persons immediate family.
Child abuse/neglect. The physical injury, sexual
abuse, emotional abuse, deprivation of necessities, or
other abuse of a child by a parent, guardian, employee of
a residential facility, or any person providing
out-of-home care, who is responsible for the childs
welfare, under circumstances that indicate the childs
welfare is harmed or threatened. The term encompasses
both acts and omissions on the part of such a responsible
person. This term includes offenders whose relationship
is outside the family and includes, but is not limited to,
individuals known to the child and living or visiting in
the same residence who are unrelated to the victim by
blood or marriage, and individuals unknown to the
victim. Child abuse/neglect includes the following:
Physical abuse. In the case of child abuse,
physical abuse includes, but is not limited to, acts that
result in death or other physical injury that seriously
impairs the health or physical well-being of the victim.