AFI 36-3203 PDF

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And, since your commander or other appropriate authority can also initiate an OGD when he or she believes it is appropriate, zfi are subject to an OGD for any matter your command believes affects whether you served satisfactorily in your current grade. You may retire at a lower rank—a rank you worked day and night to achieve during years of tireless service to your country.

Your commander has given you a document with the Subject Line: Ferah Ozbek is a retired from the United States Air Force where she served as an active duty judge advocate for over 20 years. You paid the price when served with paperwork for your misconduct.

Military Discharge Upgrade Guide. Air Force spokesman Lt. She specializes in helping military officers respond to Officer Grade Determinations.

Officer Grade Determinations (OGDs) What You need to Know NOW–Before you even think about Retiring

You got through that process. Richeson said the revision to the retirement rules was intended to synchronize guidance on deployments and retirements or separations in the previous version of the retirement AFI, as well as three other AFIs –governing qfi, on re-enlistments, and on Personnel Readiness Operations.

Talk to a military law attorney to see what you can do now to help increase your chances of retiring in grade if and when you face an OGD. The officer has applied for retirement in lieu of judicial or administrative separation action. An OGD is a serious matter.

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Never ever give up. Those who cannot show they are suffering from such hardship will have to deploy. Some of it was substantiated. But those whose enlistment contracts or ADSCs go beyond the end of a deployment can only ask to retire or separate if they can show extreme personal hardship. What can you do? Richeson said airmen whose enlistment contracts expire or whose active-duty service commitment expires before the end of a deployment tasking are still allowed to apply for separation or retirement in lieu of deploying.


She continues to practice military law and represents military members and veterans who are facing injustice.

Defense News Weekly Year aif Review On this special edition, we look at some of our biggest interviews–and up close looks we got in Indictments in airman’s death Dad: Such cases include, but are not 36-3023 to any cases which have resulted in Article 15, UCMJ punishment, reprimand, or admonition within 4 years of the requested effective date of retirement.

This means that your military service will determine if you can retire in your current grade. Once an OGD is initiated you have 10 calendar days to respond unless you receive an extension of time.

All services have similar regulations in how they process OGDs because xfi the US Statute that discusses the rules for retirement. In all cases, these authorities are exercised with extreme judiciousness.

Now your financial ai and livelihood is at stake. You have been in the military your entire adult life, served your country on remote assignments, deployed to war zones, near death more times than 36-32003 can count, and you have been separated from your spouse and children for years due to your service to country. You have been investigated for alleged misconduct. In any other case in which the commander or other appropriate authority believes an OGD appropriate.

While the reduction in rank is one matter, the reduction in pay is also very significant. The Air Force zfi on Thursday that it has not changed its provisions governing the use of stop loss, and that it already had the ability to halt the retirement of officers slated to deploy, if necessary.

This means that if there was any type of investigation pertaining to you that substantiated an adverse finding—you are subject to an OGD. Officer Grade Determination Notification.


Air Force: No change on stop loss

What you do now can make a difference. It is a very serious process that can have lifelong consequences.

A reduction in even one grade can mean the loss of hundreds of thousands of dollars in the span of years of your retirement. The officer, since their last promotion, has been the subject of any substantiated adverse finding or conclusion from an officially documented investigation, proceeding, or inquiry exception minor traffic infractions. 36-203

Current Edition Subscribe Digital Edition. The old version of the retirement AFI does refer to the stop loss provision in a footnote, but that footnote was not applied to sections discussing deployed airmen.

For more newsletters click here. The wording of the instruction makes it clear that the adverse finding is sufficient to trigger an OGD—whether or not you received administrative action as a result of the finding.

In an email, Air Force spokeswoman Rose Richeson said that the Air Force’s policies have not afl and that the new 36-303 Force Instruction AFI’s language on stop loss in relation to deploying officers was intended to codify rules already in place. This adverse report can affect the rest of your life.

Chris Karns said in an email Oct. Richeson said that the note referencing stop loss in relation to retirement denials for deployed officers “was added to increase transparency regarding existing authorities and circumstances under which the Secretary of the Air Force, as delegated from the President, can suspend personnel laws and extend an Airman’s mandatory date of separation involuntarily.

Because of some type of substantiated misconduct—regardless of the seriousness—you will face an OGD. And now everything you have dedicated your life to and worked for your entire life is at risk.