TEMPORARY EARLY RETIREMENT AUTHORITY (TERA) FOR SERVICE MEMBERS
|Publication Date:||21 December 2018|
Purpose: In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive 5124.02, this issuance establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides procedures for the administration of TERA as authorized by Section 4403(i) of Public Law (PL) 102-484, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 1993, as amended by Section 504 of PL 112-81, the NDAA for FY 2012, and Section 508 of PL 114-328, the NDAA for FY 2017.
APPLICABILITY. This issuance applies to OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD.