FY15 AND FY16 TEMPORARY AUTHORITY TO RETIRE AS AN OFFICER AFTER EIGHT ACTIVE DUTY YEARS OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE VICE TEN

Date Signed: 3/07/2014
MARADMINS Active Number: 100/14

R 071707Z Mar 14
UNCLASSIFIED/
MARADMIN 100/14
MSGID/GENADMIN,USMTF,2013/CMC WASHINGTON DC MRA MP//
SUBJ/ FY15 AND FY16 TEMPORARY AUTHORITY TO RETIRE AS AN OFFICER AFTER EIGHT ACTIVE DUTY YEARS OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE VICE TEN//
REF/A/DOC/USOD/YMD:20130130//
REF/B/DOC/U.S.C. SECTION 6323 TITLE 10//
REF/C/DOC/FY13 NDAA/YMD:20130102//
REF/D/DOC/CMC WASHINGTON DC MMSR/YMD:20131126//
REF/E/DOC/ALNAV 016/13/YMD:20130313//
NARR/REF A IS UNDER SECRETARY OF DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF COMMISSIONED YEARS REQUIRED TO RETIRE AS AN OFFICER.  REF B IS SECTION 6323 OF TITLE 10, LAW GOVERNING REQUIREMENTS TO RETIRE AS AN OFFICER.  REF C IS THE FY13 NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION ACT.  REF D IS MCO P1900.16, MARINE CORPS SEPARATION AND RETIREMENT MANUAL.  REF E IS OFFICER RETIREMENT POLICY REDUCTION FROM 10 YEARS ACTIVE COMMISSIONED SERVICE TO 8 YEARS.//
POC/M. MORENO/CAPT/UNIT:CMC MPP-30/-/TEL:DSN 278-9364//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1.  PURPOSE.  EXTENDS THE TEMPORARY REDUCTION OF ACTIVE DUTY YEARS OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE (YCS) REQUIRED FOR AN ACTIVE DUTY RETIREMENT AS AN OFFICER THROUGH  FY16.
2.  BACKGROUND.  REF A AUTHORIZES USING THE AUTHORITY GRANTED IN REF B, AS AMENDED BY REF C, TO REDUCE THE MINIMUM COMMISSIONED SERVICE OBLIGATION FROM 10 YCS TO 8 YCS.
3.  ELIGIBILITY.
A.  PER THE REFERENCES, REQUESTS FOR YCS RETIREMENT WAIVERS ARE BEING ACCEPTED FOR OFFICERS SEPARATING IN FY15 AND FY16.  OFFICERS MUST HAVE A MINIMUM OF EIGHT (8) YCS.  APPLICANTS MUST STILL MEET YEARS OF ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE REQUIREMENTS FOR RETIREMENT.
B.  YEARS OF SERVICE AS A COMMISSIONED OFFICER ARE COMPUTED BY ADDING ALL ACTIVE SERVICE IN THE ARMED FORCES UNDER PERMANENT OR TEMPORARY APPOINTMENTS IN GRADES ABOVE WARRANT OFFICER, W-1. THIS TEMPORARY AUTHORITY WILL NOT SUPERSEDE ANY OBLIGATIONS INCURRED DUE  TO PROMOTION, EDUCATION PROGRAMS, PCS, ETC.
C.  SUBMIT WRITTEN REQUESTS TO RETIRE WITH LESS THAN TEN (10) YCS WITH JUSTIFICATION VIA THE CHAIN OF COMMAND TO CMC (MMSR-2) PER REF D.
4.  THIS MARADMIN IS APPLICABLE TO THE MARINE CORPS ACTIVE COMPONENT FORCE.
5.  THIS MARADMIN CANCELS ON 30 SEP 2016.
6.  RELEASE AUTHORIZED BY (SES) MR. M. F. APPLEGATE, DIRECTOR,
MANPOWER PLANS AND POLICY DIVISION.//