Transfer of Service Members Between Reserve and Regular Components of the Military Services
|Publication Date:||30 March 2012|
PURPOSE. This Instruction:
a. Reissues DoD Directive (DoDD) 1205.05 (Reference (a)) as a DoD Instruction (DoDI) in accordance with the authority in DoDD 5124.02 (Reference (b)) to establish policy, assign responsibilities, update procedures, establish objectives, and provide overall guidance for the transfer of Service members between the Reserve and Regular Components of the Military Services.
b. Incorporates and cancels DoDI 1205.19 (Reference (c)).
a. This Instruction applies to:
(1) OSD, the Military Departments (including the Coast Guard at all times, including when it is a Service in the Department of Homeland Security by agreement with that Department), 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 Department of Defense.
(2) All military personnel other than retired personnel.
b. The transfer of commissioned officers on the Active Duty List (ADL) of a uniformed service to the ADL of another uniformed service is governed by DoD Instruction 1300.04 (Reference (d)). All other inter-Service transfers shall be governed by this Instruction.