INTER-SERVICE AND INTER-COMPONENT TRANSFERS OF SERVICE MEMBERS
|Publication Date:||25 July 2017|
Purpose: This issuance, in accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5124.02, establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides the procedures for:
• The transfer of commissioned officers on the active-duty list (ADL) or the reserve active-status list (RASL) of a uniformed service to the ADL or RASL of another pursuant to Section 716 of Title 10, United States Code (U.S.C.).
• The transfer of commissioned officers between the Regular and Reserve Components of the same Military Service.
• The transfer of warrant officers between Military Services and components of the same Military Service.
• The transfer of enlisted members between Military Services and components of the same Military Service.
APPLICABILITY. This issuance:
a. Applies to OSD and the Military Departments (including the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) at all times, including when it is a Service in the Department of Homeland Security by agreement with that Department).
b. Applies to the Commissioned Corps of the United States Public Health Service (USPHS), under agreement with the Department of Health and Human Services; and the Commissioned Corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Corps, under agreement with the Department of Commerce, in the instance of a commissioned officer transferring from USPHS or NOAA Corps to a Military Service.
c. Does not constitute authority, establish policy, or provide procedures for a commissioned officer, warrant officer, or enlisted member transferring from a Military Service to the USCG, USPHS Commissioned Corps, or NOAA Corps, except when the USCG is operating as a Service in the Navy pursuant to law.