ENTRY GRADE CREDIT FOR COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND WARRANT OFFICERS
|Publication Date:||28 December 2018|
Purpose: In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive 5124.02, this issuance establishes policy, assigns responsibility, and details procedures governing the award of entry grade credit to persons receiving original appointments as regular or reserve commissioned officers or warrant officers.
APPLICABILITY. This issuance:
a. 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.
b. Does not apply to:
(1) Inter-Service or inter-component transfers pursuant to DoD Instruction (DoDI) 1300.04.
(2) The appointment of commissioned officers designated for limited duty pursuant to Sections 5589 or 5596 of Title 10, United States Code (U.S.C.).
(3) Health professions officers, who will be awarded entry grade credit in accordance with DoDI 6000.13.