Response or Comment
The Common Rule does not mention military service members, and hence does not protect them as a vulnerable class of people. Other laws offer protection in relations to clinical research on U.S. military service members, but they are far from the straightforward.
Garland, Harwood R. II.
"Extended Commentary: Military Service without the Common Rule,"
International Social Science Review: Vol. 94
, Article 20.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.northgeorgia.edu/issr/vol94/iss3/20