MARADMINS : 071/16
R 091347Z FEB 16
MSGID/GENADMIN/CMC WASHINGTON DC MRA MP//
SUBJ/CANCELLATION OF FY15 AND FY16 TEMPORARY AUTHORITY TO RETIRE AS AN OFFICER AFTER 8 ACTIVE DUTY YEARS OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE VICE 10//
NARR/REF A IS MARADMIN 100/14, FY15 AND FY16 TEMPORARY AUTHORITY TO RETIRE AS AN OFFICER AFTER 8 ACTIVE DUTY YEARS OF COMMISSIONED SERVICE VICE 10.//
POC/A. C. DINSDALE/MAJ/UNIT:CMC MPP-30/-/TEL:DSN 278-9364//
GENTEXT/REMARKS/1. Purpose. Reference (a) announced the use of authorizations allowing Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC) to facilitate drawdown objectives by allowing officers to retire after 8 years of commissioned service, vice 10. With officer drawdown objectives achieved, continued use of this authority is no longer necessary.
2. Cancellation. Reference (a) is cancelled upon release of this announcement.
3. Requests previously approved by HQMC will be grandfathered for fiscal year (FY) 2016, and requests reaching HQMC, MMSR-2 (O) prior to the date of this announcement will be processed per the initial FY 2016 guidance.
4. Release authorized by BGen G. W. Smith Jr., Director, Manpower Plans and Policy Division, Manpower and Reserve Affairs.//