JFTR, U5317, U5370; A soldier without dependents, separated incident to administrative discharge with an under other than honorable conditions discharge, is not authorized shipment of household goods at government expense. A soldier with dependents, separated with an under other than honorable conditions discharge is authorized shipment of household goods to a designated place, but is not authorized non-temporary storage. Separations with an honorable or general discharge are authorized both shipment and up to one year non-temporary storage.
Transportation of Family Members
JFTR, U5240, U5370; transportation of dependents is authorized back to the home of record or some destination closer if cheaper for the government.
Dependents Eligibility to Remain in Quarters
AR 210-50, Section IV; if the soldier is incarcerated or separated from the service the dependents must vacate government quarters immediately. However, most housing directors allow dependents to remain 30 days in order to get their affairs in order.
Receipt of Discharge Certificate
1. Chapters - receive discharge certificate upon clearing.
2. RE Codes
a. RE-1 - eligible to re-enlist
b. RE-3 - requires a waiver to re-enlist
c. RE-4 - ineligible to re-enlist
What About All the Leave Days I Have Been Saving?
DOD Pay Manual, Paragraph 40401;
Payment of up to 60 days accrued leave is authorized for soldiers separated with a fully honorable or general discharge. Soldiers separated with an under other than honorable conditions discharge are not paid for accrued leave, nor is the accrued leave credited to any outstanding debts owed to the government.
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