NAVY - SECNAV 1920.6C CH-2
(ASN (M&RA) PERS-83) ADMINISTRATIVE SEPARATION OF OFFICERS
|Publication Date:||22 February 2010|
a. To revise military service obligation criteria for separation of Reserve officers by modifying paragraph 8 of the basic instruction. This will expand the number of possible exceptions to retaining officers in a commissioned status in order to fulfill the statutory service obligation, to include medical disqualification or failure to meet minimum qualifications for retention or mobilization.
b. To revise the number of years of commissioned time an officer remains in a probationary status, per changes in the National Defense Authorization Act 2008.
c. To revise language in subparagraphs 2b(5) (a) and 2b(5) (b) of enclosure (3), by moving the first clause of subparagraph 2b(5) (a) to subparagraph 2b(5)(b). This will allow separation of lieutenant junior grades (LTJGs) after two failures of selection as permitted by section 12645 of title 10, United States Code (U.S.C.), and allow retention of twice failed of selection lieutenants (LTs) until completion of the Military Service Obligation.
d. To change age limitations in subparagraphs lOa and lOb of enclosure (3), to coincide with current sections 14509, 14510, and 14703 language of title 10, U.S.C.
e. To delegate new transfer authority to Chief of Naval Personnel (CHNAVPERS) and Deputy Commandant (Manpower and Reserve Affairs) (DC (M&RA)) per section 12641 of title 10, U.S.C., to transfer Individual Ready Reserve (IRR) officers to standby reserve-inactive status, when they cannot or will not return to a drilling status after set periods of time in the IRR. See new subparagraph 11e of enclosure (3).
f. To modify subparagraph 12b of enclosure (3), to allow separation of officers authorized in section 12683(b) (4) of title 10, U.S.C.~ Discharge would be permitted after notifying members per the provisions of paragraph 2 of enclosure (7) and allowing 30 days time following notification for reconsideration.
g. To add new paragraph 18 to define "Former Member" status.
h. To correct subparagraph 1d of enclosure (7) to apply notification procedures to subparagraph 12b of enclosure (3) vice paragraph 13 of enclosure (3).