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Military Separation Codes

The DOD no longer allows for Military Branches to release the meaning of these codes to the general public and therefore are subject to change without further notice, the meaning of these codes were obtained before this prohibition went into effect. Please DO NOT contact us with separation code questions as this is all the information we have. If we come across any new information, we will list it here.

B70 - Death, Battle Casualty - Navy
B79 - Death, Battle Casualty - Navy
BDK - Security reason
BFS - Good of the Service, conduct triable by court martial
BHJ - Unsuitability (Reason Unknown)
BHK - Unsuitability, substandard performance
BKC - See BRA
BLC - Homosexuality
BLF - Drug use
BLM - Unfitness (Reason Unknown)
BML - Homosexuality
BMN - Unsuitability (Reason Unknown)
BNC - Misconduct, Misconduct, moral or professional dereliction or in interests of national security
BRA - Engaged or attempted to engage in, or solicited another to engage in homosexual act(s)
BRB - See JRB, BKC
BRC - See JRC, BKC
CBL - Unsuitability (Reason Unknown)
DCH - Early Release - To teach
DER - Disability - Non EPTS - No Severance Pay
DFS - Good of the Service, conduct triable by court martial
DLC - Homosexuality
EKD - AWOL, Desertion
ELPAC - Entry Level Performance & Conduct
FBC - Other
FBK - Expiration of Term of Service
FBL - Expiration of Term of Service
FCM - Conscientious Objector
FDF - Pregnancy
FDG - Parenthood
FDL - See JDL
FFT - Physical standards, no disability
FGM - To accept commission
FHC - In lieu of discharge
FHG - Serving under suspended sentence to dismissal
FKD - AWOL, Desertion
FND - Misc reasons (Unqualified resignation)
GDK - Security reason
GFN - Released for Conditions Existing Prior to Service
GFT - Unqualified for Active Duty - Other
GFV - Unqualified for Active Duty - Other
GHF - Other
GHJ - Unsuitability (Reason Unknown)
GHK - Unsuitability (Reason Unknown)
GJB - Court Martial
GKA - Discreditable Incidents - Civilian or Military
GKB - Civil Court conviction
GKC - Homosexuality
GKD - AWOL, Desertion
GKE - Financial Irresponsibility
GKG - Fraudulent Entry
GKH - Lack of Dependent Support
GKK - Drug use
GKL - Sexual Perversion
GKQ - No listing at this time.
GLJ - Shirking
GLK - Unsanitary Habits
GLL - Sexual Perversion
GMB - Character or Behavior Disorder
GMC - Enuresis
GMD - Inaptitude
GMF - Sexual Perversion
GMG - Alcoholism
GMH - Financial Irresponsibility
GMJ - Motivational problems
GMJ - Shirking
GMK - Character or Behavior Disorder
GML - Homosexuality
GMM - Drug use
GMN - Unsuitability (Reason Unknown)
GMP - Unsanitary Habits
GNC - Misconduct (Reason Unknown)
GPB - Drug use
H21 - H23 - Death - , Non - Battle, Other (USMC)
H25 - H59 - death, Non - Battle, Other (USMC)
H31 - Death, Non - Battle, Other (USMC)
H4G - Death, Non - Battle, Other (USMC)
H51 - Death, Non - Battle, Other (USMC)
H61 - 1169 - Death, Battle Casualty - Marine
HBF - Early Release - To attend school
HCR - No listing at this time.
HDF - Pregnancy
HDK - Security reason
HFT - Unqualified for Active Duty - Other
HFV - Unqualified for Active Duty - Other
HGH - [No definition for this code at this time]
HHJ - Unsuitability (Reason Unknown)
HJB - Court Martial
HKA - Discreditable Incidents - Civilian or Military
HKB - Civil Court conviction
HKD - AWOL, Desertion
HKE - AWOL, Desertion
HKE - Financial Irresponsibility
HKG - Fraudulent Entry
HKH - Lack of Dependent Support
HKJ - Shirking
HKK - Drug use
HKL - Sexual Perversion
HKQ - No information on file
HLB - Discreditable Incidents - Civilian or Military
HLC - Homosexuality
HLF - Drug use
HLG - Financial Irresponsibility
HLH - Lack of Dependent Support
HLJ - Shirking
HLK - Unsanitary Habits
HLL - Sexual Perversion
HMB - Character or Behavior Disorder
HMC - Enuresis
HMD - Inaptitude
HMF - - Sexual Perversion
HMG - Alcoholism
HMJ - Motivational problems
HMM - Drug use
HMN - Financial Irresponsibility
HMN - Unsuitability (Reason Unknown)
HMP - Unsanitary Habits
HNB - Character or Behavior Disorder
HNC - Misconduct (Reason Unknown)
HPD - No information at this time
HRC - Homosexuality
HRG - No information at this time
HWL - Homosexuality
J11 - USAF Other
JBB - Involuntary discharge, age, USAF
JBB - Other
JBC - Other
JBD - Retirement - 20 - 30 Years Service
JBH - Other
JBK - Expiration of Term of Service
JBK - Involuntary discharge at end active obligated service, USN - Enlisted
JBM - Early Release - Insufficient time left in service after returning from overseas or other duty
JBM - Within 3 months of end active obligated service, USN - Enlisted
JCC - Early Release - Reduction in authorized strength
JCC - General demobilization. Reduction in authorized strength, USN - Enlisted
JCM - Conscientious Objector
JCP - Other, Alien not lawfully admitted
JDA - Fraudulent entry
JDF - Pregnancy
JDG - Parenthood
JDJ - Early Release - In the national interest
JDK - Security reason
JDL - Withdrawal of ecclesiastical endorsement
JDM - Early Release - Other
JDN - Lack of jurisdiction (other than void enlistment)
JDP - Breach of Contract
JDR - Early Release - Other
JDR - Strength reduction. first term airman, USAF
JDT - USN, USMC, Failure to meet minimum qualifications for Retention
JED - Early Release - Insufficient Retainability
JEH - USAF Expeditious Discharge
JEM - Army Trainee Discharge
JEM - USAF Expeditious Discharge
JEM - USN, USMC Failure to meet minimum qualifications for Retention
JET - Army Trainee Discharge
JET - USAF Trainee Discharge (See also JGA)
JFA - No description at this time.
JFB - Minority, Underage
JFBI - Physical disability that existed prior to entry. was revealed by Marine during enlistment processing and was waived by AFEES or higher headquarters, USMC
JFC - Enlisted/reenlisted/extended/inducted in error/ Erroneous Enlistment or Induction
JFC1 - Erroneous enlistment; a medical board determined that Marine failed to meet required physical standards for enlistment. Marine was not aware of defect and defect was not detected or waived by AFEES, USMC
JFF - Secretarial Authority
JFG(1 - 7) - USMC Other, for the Good of the Service
JFG(9) - USMC Trainee Discharge
JFG(B) - USMC Expeditious Discharge
JFG - Army, Navy, USAF Discharge by competent authority w/o Board Action. (Failure to resign - failed to meet
entrance physical requirement)
JFL - Physical Disability - Severance Pay or Juvenile Offender
JFL - Physical disability. entitled to severance pay., USN - Officers
JFL1 - Physical disability with severance pay, USAF
JFL2 - Physical disability that existed prior to service but was aggravated by the Service, with severance pay, USAF
JFM - Physical disability existing prior to entry on active duty established by physical evaluation board proceedings. Not entitled to severance pay., USN - Enlisted
JFM - Physical disability existing prior to service as established by physical evaluation board. Not entitled to severance pay., USN Officers
JFM - Released for Conditions Existing Prior to Service
JFM2 - Physical disability that existed prior to entry. disability was unknown by Marine but was detected and waived by AFEES or higher headquarters, USMC
JFM3 - Physical disability that existed prior to entry for any reason not falling within the purview of JFM1 or JFM2, USMC
JFN - Physical disability existing prior to service as established by medical board. not entitled to severance pay., USN - Officers
JFN - Released for Conditions Existing Prior to Service
JFN1 - Physical disability determined by a medical board that existed prior to entry. disability was revealed by Marine during enlistment processing and waived by AFEES or higher headquarters, USMC
JFN2 - Physical disability determined by a medical board that existed prior to entry. disability was unknown to Marine but detected and waived by AFELS or higher headquarters, USMC
JFN3 - Physical disability determined by a medical board that existed prior to entry; any reason not falling within the purview of JFN1 or JFN2, USMC
JFP - Misconduct (Reason Unknown) or Disability not in the line of duty
JFR - Disability - Non EPTS - No Severance Pay
JFR - Physical disability not existing prior to entry on active duty established by physical evaluation board processing. Not entitled to severance pay., USN - Enlisted
JFR1 - Physical disability that existed prior to service and not aggravated by the Service, without severance pay, USMC
JFS - See KFS
JFT - Unqualified for Active Duty - Other
JFU - Positive Urinalysis
JFV - Physical condition, not a disability, interfering with performance of duty, USN - Enlisted
JFV1 - Discharge because of a physical condition which is not disabling. involuntary, USMC
JFV5 - Medical board determination of obesity, USMC
JFV6 - Discharge because of a physical condition which is not disabling (Pseudofolliculitis Barbae), USMC
JFX - Personality disorder (See also JMB)
JFW - Erroneous enlistment; Medical condition disqualifying for military service, with no medical waiver approved.
JG7 - Army, Navy, USMC Failure to meet minimum qualifications for Retention
JG7 - USAF Trainee Discharge
JGA - Entry level status performance and conduct or entry level status performance - pregnancy
JGB - Failure of selection for permanent promotion
JGB - Failure to select for promotion. not retirement eligible, USN - Officers
JGC - Failure to select for promotion. not retirement eligible, USN - Officers
JGC1 - Failure of selection for promotion, USAF
JGF - Failure to meet minimum qualifications for Retention
JGH - Army, Air Force Expeditious Discharge
JGH - USN, USMC Failure to meet minimum qualifications for Retention
JHD - Disqualified from officer candidate train~ing physical, USN - Enlisted
JHD - Navy Expeditious Discharge
JHD - Other
JHE - Failure to meet minimum qualifications for Retention
JHF - Failed to meet course standards
JHJ - Army, USMC, USAF Unsuitability (Reason Unknown)/ Unsatisfactory performance
JHK - Unsuitability, substandard performance
JHM - Misconduct (Reason Unknown)
JIV - Unqualified for Active Duty - Other
JJB - Court Martial
JJC - Court Martial, Desertion
JJD - Court Martial, Other
JKA - Discreditable Incidents - Civilian or Military
JKB - Civil Court conviction
JKC - Homosexuality
JKD - AWOL, Desertion
JKE - Financial Irresponsibility
JKF - Army, Navy Air Force AWOL, Desertion
JKG - Fraudulent Entry
JKH - Lack of Dependent Support
JKJ - See JHJ
JKK - Character or Behavior Disorder (see also JPC)
JKK - Drug use
JKL - Sexual Perversion (see also JPD)
JKL - Shirking
JKM - Misconduct, pattern of misconduct (See also JKE)
JKN - Misconduct, minor disciplinary infractions (See also JKF)
JKQ - Misconduct, commission of a serious offense (See also JKH)
JKV - Unsanitary Habits
JLB - Discreditable Incidents - Civilian or Military
JLC - Homosexuality
JLF - Drug use
JLG - Financial Irresponsibility
JLH - Lack of Dependent Support
JLJ - Shirking
JLK - Unsanitary Habits
JLL - Sexual Perversion
JMB - Character or Behavior Disorder
JMC - Enuresis
JMD - Inaptitude
JMF - Sexual Perversion
JMG - Alcoholism
JMH - Financial Irresponsibility
JMJ - Motivational problems
JML - Homosexuality
JMM - Drug use
JMN - Navy, USMC, USAF Unsuitability (Reason Unknown)
JMP - Unsanitary Habits
JNC - Misconduct, moral or professional dereliction
JND - Other, Concealment of arrest record
JNF - Army Trainee Discharge
JNF - Navy, USMC, USAF Other
JNG - Unfitness (Reason Unknown)
JPB - Drug use
JPC - Drug abuse rehabilitative failure
JPD - Alcohol abuse rehabilitative failure
JRA - Engaged, attempted to engage or solicit another to engage in a homosexual act
JRB - Admission of Homosexuality or bisexuality
JRC - Marriage or attempted marriage to a person known to be of the same biological sex
KAK - Expiration of Term of Service
KBD - Retirement - 20 - 30 Years Service
KBH - Other
KBJ - Other
KBK - Normal expiration of Service
KBM - Early Release - Precluded from attaining eligibility for retirement with pay
KCC - Early Release - Other
KCE - Early Release - To attend school
KCF - Early Release - To attend school
KCK - Early Release - In the national interest
KCM - Conscientious Objector
KCO - Sole surviving son
KCP - Other
KCQ - See MCQ
KDB - Dependency or Hardship
KDF - Pregnancy
KDG - Parenthood
KDH - Dependency or Hardship
KDJ - Early Release - In the national interest
KDK - Security program
KDM - Early Release - Other
KDM1 - Marine Corps order applicable to all members of a class, USMC
KDN - Other
KDP - Breach of Contract
KDQ - Breach of Contract
KDR - Early Release - Other
KDS - Breach of Contract
KEA - Expiration of Term of Service
KEB - Early Release - Other -
KEC - Expiration of Term of Service
KFB - Minority
KFF - Secretarial Authority, to be discharged or retire as an officer
KFG - Other
KFN - Released for Physical disability Existing Prior to Service
KFS - Good of the Service, in lieu of court martial
KFT - Failure to qualify medically for flight training, no disability
KFV - Unqualified for Active Duty - Other
KGF - Failure to meet minimum qualifications for Retention
KGH - No information on this code at this time.
KGL - Officer or Warrant Officer Commission program
KGM - Officer Commission program
KGN - Officer Warrant Officer Commission program in another service
KGS - Officer Commission program
KGT - Warrant Officer program
KGU - Service Academy
KGX - Officer Commission program
KHC - Immediate reenlistment
KHD - Other
KHF - Other
KHK - Substandard performance
KLG - Financial Irresponsibility
KLM - Unfitness (Reason Unknown)
KMN - Army Expeditious Discharge
KNC - See BNC
KND - No definition on this code at this time
KNF - Other
KNL - Good of the Service
KOG - Early Release - Police Duty
KOJ - Early Release - Seasonal Employment
L68 - Involuntary release: non-selection for Indefinite Reserve status, USAF
LBB - Involuntary release maximum age, USN - Officers
LBB - Maximum age
LBC - Involuntary release completion of maximum period service according to grade, USN - Officers
LBC - Maximum service
LBH - Early Release - Insufficient Retainability
LBK - Expiration of Term of Service
LBK - Involuntary discharge at end active obligated service, USN - Enlisted
LBM - Navy, USMC, USAF Short length of time remaining after return from overseas or other duty
LBM - Within 3 months of end active obligated service, USN - Enlisted
LCC - Early Release - Reduction in authorized strength
LCC - General demobilization. reduction in force, USN - Enlisted
LDG - Inability to perform prescribed duties due to parenthood
LDK - Security reason
LDL - See JDL
LDM - Strength adjustment, USN - Officers
LDN - Early Release - Lack of jurisdiction (other than void enlistment)
LDP - Breach of Contract
LDP6 - Non-fulfillment of service contract. convenience of the government, with breach of contract payment, USAF
LDP7 - Non-Fulfillment of service contract, with breach of contract and readjustment payment, USAF
LDP8 - Non-fulfillment of service contract. failure of selection for promotion, with breach of contract payment, USAF
LDP9 - Non-fulfillment of service contract. request for extension of active duty disapproved, with breach of contract and readjustment payment, USAF
LDPA - Non-fulfillment of service contract. failure of selection for promotion, with breach of contract and readjustment payment, USAF
LDPB - Non-fulfillment of service contract. convenience of the government, with readjustment payment, USAF
LDPC - Non-fulfillment of service contract, with readjustment payment, USAF
LDPD - Non-fulfillment of service contract. termination of extended active duty, with breach of contract payment, USAF
LDR - Early Release - Other
LED - CONUS based airman lacks retainability for assignment, USAF
LED - Early Release - Insufficient Retainability
LET - Entry level status performance and conduct or pregnancy
LFC - Erroneous entry
LFF - Directed by service authority
LFG - Other
LFN - Physical disability existing prior to service as established by medical board. not entitled to severance pay., USN - Officers
LFR - Revert to inactive status. Retire age 60. No disability severance pay, USAF
LFT - Erroneous Enlistment or Induction or Unqualified for Active Duty - Medical
LGA - See LET
LGB - Failure of selection for permanent promotion
LGB - Failure of selection for permanent reserve promotion, USN - Officers
LGB - Involuntary release. Failed permanent promotion or removed from list, USAF
LGC - Failure of selection for temporary promotion
LGC - Involuntary release: twice failed temporary promotion, USAF
LGH - Failure to meet minimum standards of service
LGJ - Early Release - Disapproval of request for extension of service
LGJ - Involuntary release: disapproved request for extension of tour, USAF
LGJ - Request for extension of active duty denied (USNR), USN - Officers
LGJ1 - Request for extension of service denied upon initial EAS without readjustment pay/not selected for retention, USAF
LGJ2 - Request for extension of service denied upon extended EAS without readjustment pay/not selected for retention, USAF
LHD - Other
LHF - Navy, USMC, USAF Other
LHH - Service under sentence to dismissal awaiting appellate review
LHJ - Unsatisfactory performance
LIF - Secretarial Authority
LLM - Army Trainee Discharge
LMJ - See LHJ
LND - Misc reasons (medical service personnel who receive unfavorable background investigation or
National Agency check
LNF - Army Trainee Discharge
MBD - Hardship
MBH - Early Release - Insufficient Retainability
MBK - Completion of active duty service commitment or expiration of term of service, USAF
MBK - Expiration of Term of Service
MBN - (ANGUS) (USAFR) Release from active duty completion of required service, USAF
MBN - Expiration of Term of Service
MCF - To attend educational facility
MCK - Early Release - In the national interest
MCQ - Sole surviving son, daughter or family member
MDB - Hardship
MDF - Pregnancy
MDG - Parenthood
MDH - Dependency or Hardship
MDJ - National interest
MDL - Early Release - To attend school
MDM - Early Release - Other
MDN - Other
MDP - Breach of Contract
MDR - Early Release - Other
MDS - Breach of Contract
MEB - Early Release - Other
MEC - Completed extended enlistment, USAF
MEC - Erroneous Enlistment or Induction
MEC - Expiration of Term of Service
MFA - Expiration of Term of Service
MFF - Secretarial Authority
MFG - Other
MGC - Early Release - Other
MGH - Warrant Officer program
MGJ - Early Release - Other
MGM - To accept commission
MGO - Early Release - Police Duty or Seasonal Employment
MGP - Interdepartmental transfer
MGR - Revert to Regular Army warrant officer status
MGU - To enter Service Academy
MGX - Officer Commission program
MHC - Immediate enlistment
MND - Misc reasons (in lieu of serving in lower grade than Reserve grade or by request - includes MC and DC officers) or in lieu of unqualified resignation
MNF - Other
MOD - Sole surviving son
MOJ - Early Release - In the national interest
NBD - Retirement - 20 - 30 Years Service
NDB - Dependency or Hardship
NDH - Early Release - To teach
NEF - Secretarial Authority
NET - Unqualified for Active Duty - Other
NVC - Erroneous Enlistment or Induction
PGU - Service Academy
RB - retirement - Over 30 Years Service
RBB - Retirement - Other
RBD - Retirement - 20 - 30 Years Service
RFJ - Permanent Disability - Retired
RFJ1 - Permanent disability retired list, USAF
RFK - Temporary Disability - Retired
RFK1 - Temporary disability retired list, USAF
SBB - Attain maximum age. mandatory retirement, USN - Officers
SBB - Mandatory retirement on established date, maximum age, USAF
SBC - Attain maximum time in grade/service. mandatory retirement, USN - Officers
SBC - Mandatory retirement on established date. maximum years of service, USAF
SBD - Retirement - 20 - 30 Years Service
SFE - Placed on temporary disability retired list, USN - Officers
SFJ - Permanent Disability - Retired
SFJ - Permanent disability retirement, USAF
SFJ - Permanent disability, USN - Enlisted
SFJ - Permanent disability, USN - Officers
SFK - Place on temporary disability retired list, USAF
SFK - Placed on temporary disability retired list, USN - Enlisted
SFK - Temporary Disability - Retired
SGB - Failure of selection for promotion, permanent, USN - Officers
SGB - Retired on established date nonselection permanent promotion or retained for retirement nonselection permanent promotion, USAF
SGC - Failure of selection for promotion, temporary, USN - Officers
SKU - No definition at this time
TCC - See LCC
VFJ - Permanent Disability - Retired
VFJ - Revert to retired list with permanent disability, USAF
VFK - Revert to retired list and placed on temporary disability retired list, USAF
VFK - Temporary Disability - Retired
VNF - Other
WFK - Temporary Disability - Retired
XBK - Retirement - Other
XDM - Early Release - Other
XET - Unqualified for Active Duty - Other
XND - Other
XOH - Dependency or Hardship
XOP - Breach of Contract
XOS - Retirement - Other
YBK - Retirement - Other
YCP - Other
YDN - Other
YFB - Minority
YKG - Fraudulent Entry
YND - Other

These codes are contained in your military records and may be annotated on various military separation documents. These codes are subject to change, and the Department of Defense will no longer allow the military services to release the meanings of these codes to the general public. The below definitions were obtained before this prohibition went into effect.

201 - Enlisted Personnel - Expiration of term of service (includes personnel on ADT as initial trainees).
21L - Enlisted Personnel - Separation for good & sufficient reason when determined by secretarial authority.
21T - Enlisted Personnel - Release of REP 63 trainees due to emergency conditions. (Does not apply to active duty.)
21U - Separation for failure to demonstrate adequate potential for promotion.
202 - Expiration of term of enlistment.
203 - Expiration of term of active obligation service
205 - Release from active & transferred to reserve.
209 - Release from Active Duty within 3 mos of expiration of USN service.
212 - Honorable wartime service subsequent to desertion.
213 - Discharge for retirement as an officer.
214 - To accept commission as an officer in the Army, or to accept recall to active duty as an Army Reserve officer
215 - To accept appointment as warrant officer in the Army or to accept recall to active duty as Army Reserve warrant officer.
217 - To accept commission or appointment in the Armed Forces of the United States (other than Army).
219 - Erroneous induction.
220 - Marriage, female only.
221 - Pregnancy.
222 - Parenthood
225 - Minority.
226 - Dependency.
227 - Hardship.
239 - Surviving family members
230 - Retirement after 20 years but less than 30 years active federal service
231 - Retirement after 30 years active federal service.
238 - Service retirement in lieu of other administrative action.
240 - Unconditional resignation of enlisted personnel serving on unspecified enlistment
241 - Resignation of enlisted personnel on unspecified enlistment in lieu of resignation for misconduct or ineffi - ciency.
242 - Resignation of enlisted personnel on unspecified enlistment for the good of the service.
243 - Resignation of enlisted personnel on unspecified enlistment in lieu of board of action when based on unfitness.
241 - Resignation of enlisted personnel on unspecified enlistment in lieu of board action when based on unsuitability.
245 - Resignation of enlisted personnel on unspecified enlistment in lieu of separation for disloyalty or subversion.
246 - discharge for the good of the service.
247 - Unsuitability, multiple reasons.
248 - Unsuitability.
258 - Unfitness, multiple reasons
251 - Punitive discharge. Class I homosexual - general court martial
252 - Punitive discharge. Class I homosexual - general court martial
253 - Homosexual - board action
255 - Punitive discharge. Class II homosexual - general court martial
256 - Homosexual, acceptance of discharge in lieu of board action
257 - Unfitness, homosexual acts
258 - Unfitness, ineptitude
260 - Unsuitability, ineptitude
261 - Psychiatric or psychoneurotic disorder.
262 - Behavioral disorder, Bedwetter
263 - Bedwetter
264 - Unsuitability, character and behavioral disorders
265 - Unsuitability, character disorder
270 - Placed on temporary disability retired list
271 - permanently retired by reason of physical disability
273 - Physical disability with entitlement to receive severance pay.
274 - Physical disability resulting from international misconduct or willful neglect or incurred during period of unauthorized absence. Not entitled to severance pay.
276 - Released from EAD & revert to retired list prior to ETS.
277 - Physical disability, EPTS, established by medical board. Discharged by reason of physical disability upon application by individual. Not entitled to severance pay.
278 - Physical disability, EPTS, established by physical evaluation board proceedings. Not entitled to severance pay
279 - Release from EAD & revert to retired list at ETS
28B - Unfitness, frequent involvement in incidents of a discreditable nature with civil or military authorities.
28G - Unfitness, an established pattern for showing dishonorable failure to contribute adequate support to dependents or failure to comply with order, decrees, or judgment of a civil court concerning support of dependents
280 - Misconduct/fraudulent entry into the Army.
282 - Misconduct/prolonged unauthorized absence for more than 1 year desertion.
283 - Misconduct/AWOL trial waived or deemed inadvisable.
284 - Misconduct/convicted or adjudged a juvenile offender by a civil court during current term of active military service.
285 - Initially adjudged a juvenile offender by a civil court during current term of active military service. Rescinded.
290 - Desertion (court martial).
293 - Other than desertion (court martial).
293 - General court martial.
294 - Special court martial.
311 - Alien without legal residence in the United States.
312 - Separation of members of Reserve components on active duty who, due to age, would be precluded from attaining eligibility pay as provided by 10 USC 1331.1337.
313 - To immediately enlist or reenlist
314 - Importance to national health, safety or interest
316 - Release, lack of jurisdiction.
318 - Conscientious objection.
319 - Erroneous enlistment
320 - To accept employment law enforcement agency.
333 - Discharge of Cuban volunteers upon completion of specified training. Rescinded.
344 - Release of Cuban volunteers upon completion of specified training. Rescinded.
367 - Aggressive reaction.
370 - Released from EAD by reason of physical disability & revert to inactive status for the purpose of retirement under Title 10. USC Sections 1331 - 1337, in lieu of discharge with entitlement to receive severance pay.
375 - Discharge because of not meeting medical fitness standards at time of enlistment
376 - Release from military Control (void Inductions) because of not meeting medical fitness standards at time of induction.
377 - Non - fulfillment of enlistment commitment.
38A - Desertion/trial deemed inadvisable (WW2) Rescinded.
38B - Desertion/trial deemed inadvisable (peacetime desertion) Rescinded.
38C - Desertion/trial deemed inadvisable (Korean War). Rescinded
380 - Desertion/trial barred by 10 USC Section 834 (Art 34 UCMJ). Rescinded.
351 - Desertion/trial deemed inadvisable (Spanish - American War/ WWII>. Rescinded.
383 - Criminalism.
41A - Apathy, lack of interest
41C - To accept a teaching position.
41D - Discharge of enlisted personnel on unspecified enlistment who completed 20 years active federal service, do not submit application for retirement: commander determines discharge will be in best interest of the government
41E - Obesity.
411 - Early separation of overseas returnee
412 - Enlisted members of medical holding detachments or units who, upon completion of hospitalization, do not intend to immediately enlist or reenlistment in the regular Army
413 - To enter or return to college, university, or equivalent institution.
414 - To accept or return to employment of a seasonal nature
415 - Early release of inductees who have served on active duty prior their present tour of duty
416 - Physical disqualification for duty in MOS
418 - Discharge of enlisted personnel on unspecified enlistment who complete 30 years active federal service & do not submit application for retirement.
419 - Discharge of enlisted personnel on unspecified enlistment over 55 years of rage who have completed 20 years active federal service & do not submit application for retirement
420 - Discharge or release of individuals with less than 3 months remaining to serve who fail to continue as students (academic failure) at service academies.
421 - Early release at Christmas will be issued as appropriate by Army & has been Included in separation edit table. Rescinded.
422 - Early release at original ETS of enlisted personnel who have executed a voluntary extension. Rescinded.
423 - Early release after original ETS of personnel serving on voluntary extension. Rescinded.
424 - Separation at ETS after completing a period of voluntary extension. Rescinded
425 - Discharge (Inductees) to enlist at Warrant Officer Flight Training.
426 - Discharge (inductees) to enlist to attend critical MOS school.
427 - Discharge (inductees) to enlist for Officer Candidate School.
420 - Discharge for failure to complete Officer Candidate. School
429 - Discharged because of not meeting medical fitness standards for Flight training.
430 - Early separation of personnel denied reenlistment under Qualitative Management Program.
431 - Reduction in authorized strength.
432 - Early release to serve 1 year in an ARNG or USAR unit
433 - Involuntary release of personnel on compassionate assignment
434 - Early release of AUS & first team RA Personnel - phase down release programs (Early - out from V'nam.)
436 - Reduction In strength a USASA option/First Team.
437 - AUS, RA First Team, exempted from 90 day suspension of Early Release Program for reasons for intolerable personal problems.
440 - Separation for concealment of serious arrest record.
46A - Unsuitability, apathy, defective attitudes & inability to extend effort constructively 46B Sexual deviate
46C - Apathy/obesity
460 - Emotional instability reaction.
461 - Inadequate personality
463 - Paranoid personality
464 - Schizoid personality
469 - Unsuitability.
480 - Personality disorder.
482 - Desertion/trial barred by 10, USC, Sec. 843 (Art 43 UCMJ) Rescinded.
488 - Unsuitability (general discharge separation).
489 - Military Personnel Security Program (disloyal or subversive)
500 - Resignation - hardship.
501 - Resignation - national health, safety, or interest
502 - Resignation - completion of required service.
503 - Resignation - enlistment in the regular Army - regular officer.
504 - Resignation - withdrawal of ecclesiastical endorsement
505 - Resignation - serving under a suspended sentence or dismissal.
508 - Resignation - to attend school.
510 - Resignation - Interest of national security (in lieu of elimination).
51B - Resignation - In lieu of elimination because of unfitness or unacceptable conduct
522 - Resignation in lieu of elimination because of conduct triable by court martial or in lieu thereof.
524 - Resignation - unqualified other miscellaneous reasons
528 - Resignation - marriage.
529 - Resignation - pregnancy.
530 - Resignation - parenthood (minor children)
536 - Voluntary discharge substandard performance of duty.
539 - Voluntary discharge - termination of RA or AUS warrant to retire commissioned status
545 - Voluntary discharge - failure of selection for permanent promotion (commissioned officers)
546 - Involuntary discharge a failure of selection for permanent promotion (warrant officer).
550 - Involuntary discharge - reasons as specified by HDQA
551 - Involuntary discharge - administrative discharge GCM
554 - Dismissal - General court martial.
555 - Involuntary discharge - failure to complete basic, Company officer at associate company officer course - USAR officers.
556 - Failure to complete basic, company officer or associate company officer course - ARNGUS officers.
558 - Voluntary discharge - conscientious objection.
586 - Involuntary discharge - for reasons involving board action or in lieu thereof (homosexuality),
588 - Involuntary discharge - reasons involving board action, or in lieu thereof - unfitness or unacceptable conduct
589 - Voluntary discharge - reasons involving board action or in lieu thereof, due to substandard performance of duty.
590 - Involuntary discharge - interest of national security.
595 - Involuntary discharge pregnancy
596 - Involuntary discharge - parenthood (minor children).
597 - Voluntary discharge - administrative
599 - Voluntary REFRAD - lack of jurisdiction.
600 - Voluntary REFRAD - to enlist an regular Army.
601 - Voluntary REFRAD - to enlist in regular Army for purpose of retirement
602 - Voluntary REFRAD - national health, safety, or interest
603 - Involuntary REFRAD - due to disapproval of request for extension of service.
604 - Voluntary REFRAD - hardship
606 - Voluntary REFRAD - dual status officer to revert to regular Warrant Officer
609 - Voluntary REFRAD - to attend school or accept a teaching position.
610 - Voluntary REFRAD - marriage.
611 - Voluntary REFRAD - expiration of the duty commitment voluntarily serving on active duty.
612 - Voluntary REFRAD - expiration active duty commitment involuntary serving on active duty.
616 - Voluntary REFRAD - selection for entrance to a service academy.
618 - Voluntary REFRAD - In lieu of serving in lower grade than reserve grade.
619 - Voluntary REFRAD - by request includes MC & DC officers
620 - Voluntary REFRAD - interde part mental transfer of other than medical officers
621 - Voluntary REFRAD - in lieu of unqualified resignation.
623 - Voluntary REFRAD - interdepartmental transfer of medical officers
624 - Voluntary REFRAD - release from ADT to enter on 24 months active duty.
625 - Voluntary REFRAD - annual screening, voluntary release prior to 90th day subsequent to receipt of notifi - cation.
627 - Involuntary REFRAD - maximum age.
631 - Involuntary REFRAD - failure of selector for permanent reserve promotion (discharged).
632 - Involuntary REFRAD - failure of selection for permanent reserve promotion (commission retained).
633 - Involuntary REFRAD - failures of selection for promotion, temporary
640 - Involuntary REFRAD - commissioned officer under sentence of dismissal & warrant officer discharge awaiting appellate review.
644 - Voluntary & Involuntary REFRAD - convenience of government or as specified by Secretary of the Army
645 - Involuntary REFRAD - annual screening, release on 90th day subsequent to receipt of notification.
646 - Involuntary REFRAD - maximum service, warrant officers.
647 - Involuntary REFRAD - maximum service, commissioned officers
648 - Involuntary REFRAD - completion of prescribed years of service.
649 - Involuntary REFRAD - withdrawal of ecclesiastical endorsement
650 - Involuntary REFRAD - physically disqualified upon order to active duty.
651 - Involuntary REFRAD - release of reserve unit & return to reserve status.
652 - Involuntary REFRAD a release of unit of NG or NG(US) & return to state control.
655 - Involuntary REFRAD - revert to retired list, not by reason of physical disability
657 - Involuntary REFRAD - physical disability. Revert to inactive status for purpose of retirement under Chapter 67. 10 USC in lieu of discharge with entitlement to receive disability severance pay.
660 - Physical disability discharge - entitlement to severance pay.
661 - Physical disability discharge - disability resulting from intentional misconduct or willful neglect or incurred during a period of unauthorized absence. Not entitled to receive disability severance pay.
662 - Physical disability discharge - EPTS, established by physical evaluation board. Not entitled to disability severance pay.
668 - Dropped from rolls - AWOL conviction & confinement by civil authorities.
669 - Dropped from rolls - AWOL desertion.
672 - Involuntary REFRAD - medical service personnel who receive unfavorable background investigation and/or National Agency Check
681 - Voluntary REFRAD - to accept employment with a legally established law enforcement agency
685 - Resignation - failure to meet medical fitness standards at time of appointment
686 - Involuntary discharge - failure to resign under Chapter 16 - AR 535 - 120. when determined to be in the best interest of the government and the individual
689 - Voluntary REFRAD - reduction in strength, voluntary release prior to 90th day subsequent to receipt of notification
690 - Involuntary REFRAD - reduction in strength. release on 90th day subsequent to receipt of notification.
70A - mandatory retirement - 35 years service/five years In grade. Regular army major general.
70B - Mandatory retirement - age 62, regular army major general.
70C - Mandatory retirement 60, regular Army mayor general whose retirement has been deferred.
70D - Mandatory retirement - age 64, regular Army major general whose retirement has been deferred & each permanent professor and the registrar of the US Military Academy.
70E - Mandatory retirement - 30 years service/five years in grade, regular army brigadier general.
70F - Mandatory retirement 30 years of service/five years In grade, regular colonels.
70G - Mandatory retirement - 28 years service. Regular Lt. Colonels.
70J - Mandatory retirement - age 60, regular commissioned officer below major general.
70K - Mandatory retirement - more than 30 years active service, professors US military Academy.
70L - mandatory retirement - 30 years of more active service, regular warrant officers.
70M - Mandatory retirement - age 62 regular warrant officers
701 - Enlisted separation - early release of personnel assigned to installations or units scheduled for inactivation, permanent change of station, or demobilization.
741 - Mandatory retirement - failure of selection for promotion, established retirement date, commissioned officer.
742 - Mandatory retirement - failure of selection for promotion, estab'd retirement date. warrant officer.
743 - Enlisted separation - early release of personnel from release of unit of the ARNG or the ARNGUS from active federal service & return to state control
744 - Mandatory retirement - failure of selection for promotion, early retirement date, commissioned officer
745 - Mandatory retirement - failure of selection for promotion. early retirement date, warrant officers.
747 - Mandatory retirement - failure of selection for promotion, retained for retirement, commissioned officers.
748 - Mandatory retirement - failure of selection for promotion, retained for retirement, warrant officer
749 - Enlisted separation - early release of Puerto Rican personnel who will to qualify for training.
753 - Enlisted separation - early release of reserve personnel upon release of reserve units
764 - Enlisted separation - release of REP 63 trainees upon completion of MOS training.
77E - Mandatory retirement - surplus In grade after 30 years service. Removal from acting list (regular Army).
77J - Voluntary retirement - placement on retired list at age 60.
77M - Mandatory retirement - permanent retirement by reason by physical disability
77N - Mandatory retirement - paced on temporary mandatory solemnity retired list
77P - Voluntary retirement in lieu of or as a result of elimination board proceedings. Regular Army & reserve commissioned officers and Warrant officers.
77C - mandatory retirement - temporary disability retirement in lieu of or as a result of elimination proceedings.
77R - Mandatory retirement - permanent disability retirement in lieu of or as a result or elimination proceedings.
77S - Voluntary retirement a regular Army & reserve commissioned officers
77T - Voluntary retirement - regular Army and reserve warrant officer.
77U - Voluntary retirement - regular Army commissioned officers with 30 or more years of service.
77V - Voluntary retirement - enlisted personnel, voluntarily retired as commissioned officer.
77W - Voluntary retirement - enlisted personnel, voluntarily retired as a warrant officer.
77X - Voluntary retirement a warrant officer voluntarily retired as a commissioned officer.
77Y - Mandatory retirement - retirement a director of music, USMA, as the President may direct
77Z - Mandatory retirement - regular Army commissioned officers with World War 1 service.
771 - Mandatory retirement - commissioned officers, unfitness or substandard performance of duty.
772 - Mandatory retirement - warrant officers, unfitness or sub - standard performance of duty.
78A - Mandatory retirement - formerly retired other than for disability who while on active duty incurred a disability of at least 30%.
78B - Mandatory retirement a formerly retired for disability who where on active duty suffered aggravation of disability for which he was formerly retired.
79A - Voluntary REFRAD - as USAR warrant officer (aviator) to accept USAR commission (aviator) with concurrent active duty.
79B - Resignation - as RA a WO (aviator) to accept USAR commission (aviator) with concurrent active duty.
941 - Dropped from rolls (as deserter).
942 - Dropped from rolls (as military prisoner).
943 - Dropped From rolls (as missing or captured).
944 - Battle casualty.
945 - Death (non - battle - resulting from disease).
940 - Death (non - battle - resulting From other than disease).
947 - (Current term of service voided as fraudulent enlisted, while AWOL from prior service.
94B - To enter US military Academy.
949 - To enter any area of the service academies (other than USMA).
971 - Erroneously reported as returned from dropped from rolls as a deserter (previously reports under transaction GA).
972 - Erroneously reported as restored to duty from dropped from rolls of military prisoner previously reported under transaction code GB).
973 - Erroneously reported as returned from dropped from rolls or missing or captured (previously reported under transaction code GC).
976 - Minority. Void enlistment or induction - enlisted personnel.


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