ALARACT 037/2017

ALARACT 037/2017
DTG: R 111723Z MAY 17
UNCLAS
SUBJ/ALARACT 037/2017 – ENLISTED VOLUNTARY EARLY SEPARATION PROGRAM
THIS ALARACT MESSAGE HAS BEEN TRANSMITTED BY JSP ON BEHALF OF HQDA DCS G-1
NARR: THIS ALARACT MESSAGE REPLACES ALARACT 106/2016 WHICH IS NOW INACTIVE.
1. REFERENCES.
1.A. SECTION 1143, TITLE 10, UNITED STATES CODE (10 USC 1143).
1.B. SECTION 1144, TITLE 10, UNITED STATES CODE (10 USC 1144).
1.C. SECTION 1169, TITLE 10, UNITED STATES CODE (10 USC 1169).
1.D. SECTION 1171, TITLE 10, UNITED STATES CODE (10 USC 1171).
1.E. TITLE 38, UNITED STATES CODE, CHAPTER 30.
1.F. TITLE 38, UNITED STATES CODE, CHAPTER 33.
1.G. DOD INSTRUCTION (DODI) 1332.14, ENLISTED ADMINISTRATIVE SEPARATIONS, 27 JAN 14,
INCORPORATING CHANGE 2, EFFECTIVE 27 FEB 17.
1.H. DOD FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT REGULATION (FMR), VOLUME 7A, CHAPTER 2, JUL 16.
1.I. UNDER SECRETARY OF DEFENSE (PERSONNEL AND READINESS) POLICY, REPAYMENT OF UNEARNED
PORTIONS OF BONUSES, SPECIAL PAY AND EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS AND STIPENDS, 21 MAY 08.
1.J. UNDER SECRETARY OF DEFENSE DIRECTIVE-TYPE MEMORANDUM 12-007, 21 NOV 12, SUBJECT:
IMPLEMENTATION OF MANDATORY TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM PARTICIPATION FOR ELIGIBLE
SERVICE MEMBERS.
1.K. ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE ARMY FOR MANPOWER AND RESERVE AFFAIRS (ASA (M&RA))
MEMORANDUM, SAMR, SUBJECT: ENLISTED VOLUNTARY EARLY SEPARATION PROGRAM
MEMORANDUM, 17 NOV 14.
1.L. ARMY REGULATION 40-501, STANDARDS OF MEDICAL FITNESS, 22 DEC 16.
1.M. ARMY REGULATION 601-210, ACTIVE AND RESERVE COMPONENTS ENLISTMENT PROGRAM, 31
AUG 16.
1.N. ARMY REGULATION 601-280, ARMY RETENTION PROGRAM, 1 APR 16.
1.O. ARMY REGULATION 635-5-1, SEPARATION PROGRAM DESIGNATOR CODES, 10 DEC 07, RAR 4 AUG
11.
1.P. ARMY REGULATION (AR) 635-200, ACTIVE DUTY ENLISTED ADMINISTRATIVE SEPARATIONS, 19 DEC
16.
1.Q. ALARACT 106/2016, 16 DEC 16, DAPE-MPE, SUBJECT: ENLISTED VOLUNTARY EARLY SEPARATION
PROGRAM. (INACTIVE)
1.R. MILPER MESSAGE 17-006, SUBJECT: REGULAR ARMY PRECISION RETENTION, 9 JAN 17.
1.S. MILPER MESSAGE 17-021, SUBJECT: ENLISTED VOLUNTARY EARLY SEPARATION PROGRAM, 18 JAN
17.
2. BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE.
2.A. AS PART OF THE NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT (NDAA) FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012,
CONGRESS AMENDED 10 USC SECTION 1171 AUTHORIZING AN EARLY DISCHARGE OF REGULAR ARMY
ENLISTED SOLDIERS UP TO 12 MONTHS (FORMERLY THREE MONTHS) UNDER REGULATIONS PRESCRIBED
BY THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY WITHOUT IMPACT TO ANY RIGHT, PRIVILEGE, OR BENEFIT THAT A
MEMBER WOULD HAVE HAD IF HE OR SHE HAD COMPLETED HIS OR HER ENLISTMENT OR EXTENDED
ENLISTMENT, EXCEPT THAT THE MEMBER IS NOT ENTITLED TO PAY AND ALLOWANCES FOR PERIODS
NOT SERVED. THE ARMY IMPLEMENTED THE ABOVE AUTHORITY ON A VOLUNTARY BASIS ON 1
JANUARY 2014.
2.B. ON 16 DECEMBER 2016, THE ARMY G-1 RELEASED ALARACT MESSAGE 106/2016 (INACTIVE)
CONTINUING THE ARMY’S ENLISTED VOLUNTARY EARLY SEPARATION PROGRAM.
2.C. THE PURPOSE OF THIS MESSAGE IS TO ANNOUNCE THE ARMY’S SUSPENSION OF THIS TEMPORARY
PROGRAM EFFECTIVE 01 JUNE 2017. REQUESTS NOT APPROVED BY 01 JUNE 2017 WILL BE
DISAPPROVED. SOLDIERS’ REQUESTS THAT ARE APPROVED PRIOR TO 01 JUNE 2017 WILL CONTINUE TO
OUT-PROCESS AND SEPARATE ON THEIR ADJUSTED ETS DATE. THIS MESSAGE REPLACES REFERENCE 1.Q.
3. POINT OF CONTACT. HQDA POC IS CHIEF, PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT BRANCH, (DAPE-MPE-PD),
ODCS, G-1 (DSN 225-7787, COMMERCIAL 703-695-7787).
4. THIS ALARACT MESSAGE EXPIRES ON 01 JUNE 2018.