ARMY AR 135-178
ENLISTED ADMINISTRATIVE SEPARATIONS
|Publication Date:||10 December 2004|
a. This regulation sets policies, standards, and procedures to ensure the readiness and competency of the U.S. Army while providing for the orderly administrative separation of Army National Guard of the United States (ARNGUS) and U.S. Army Reserve (USAR) enlisted soldiers for a variety of reasons. Readiness is promoted by maintaining high standards of conduct and performance.
Applicability. This regulation applies to all enlisted soldiers of the Army National Guard of the United States and the U.S. Army Reserve who are not performing full-time active duty in the U.S. Army. Applicability includes Army National Guard of the United States and U.S. Army Reserve soldiers performing annual training (except as indicated below) and Army National Guard of the United States soldiers serving on full-time National Guard Duty under Title 32, United States Code. Discharge of Army National Guard of the United States soldiers from the Army National Guard is governed by National Guard Regulation 600-200. This regulation does not apply to Army National Guard of the United States or U.S. Army Reserve enlisted soldiers serving on active duty under Title 10, United States Code, which includes extended active duty, active duty for training, full-time active duty in Active Guard Reserve status, active duty for special work, temporary tours of active duty, and order to active duty for contingency operations or under mobilization conditions. Administrative separation of these soldiers is governed by AR 635-200 and other appropriate Active Army regulations. As an exception, administrative discharge in lieu of trial by court-martial of U.S. Army Reserve soldiers performing annual training is governed by AR 635-200. During mobilization, the proponent may modify chapters and policies contained in this regulation.