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COMDTINST M1001.28A Reserve Policy Manual (6 JUL 06)

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Chapter 1 Section E

1.E.2 Enlisted Programs

b. RK this program is designed to recruit and train college students or students entering their last year of high school who have no prior military service, by implementing a split-phase IADT period. Phase I consists of recruit training, and may begin anytime but is normally scheduled in the summer. Failure to complete Phase I will generally result in discharge. After basic training is completed, RK reservists are transferred fromTRAPAY CAT F to B, and begin their inter-phase period. Members are required to drill at their assigned unit an average of four drills per month (for a maximum of 48 paid drills per fiscal year) over the duration of the inter-phase period, where they work to advance to E-3. Then they are placed back in TRAPAY CAT F to attend Class A School for Phase II of IADT, which is performed during the summer after recruit training. Upon completion of Class A School, RK reservists transferred to TRAPAY CAT A and return to their drilling units. If the RK reservist is re-phased and unable to complete the school due to a prior documented educational commitment, they are rescheduled for Phase II the following summer. RK reservists who fail Class A School return to their units with no further IADT required.

Chapter 4


4.A.2 SELRES Satisfactory Participation

SELRES members are obligated to:

a. Complete IADT;

b. Report per orders;

c. Attend 90% of scheduled, authorized paid IDT drills per fiscal year. To determine the appropriate number of drills to schedule for a reservist who enters the SELRES partway through a fiscal year, units should divide the total number of drills scheduled annually by 12 months, and then multiply this number by the number of complete months remaining in the fiscal year. For example, a reservist entering the SELRES on 14 December will have nine complete months remaining in the fiscal year, which equals 36 drills (nine multiplied by four) for a unit that schedules 48 drills annually, or 45 drills (nine multiplied by five) for a unit that schedules 60 drills annually;

d. Satisfy the annual training (AT) requirement;

Unsatisfactory participation is the failure to comply with any of the contractual obligations or program requirements listed above. Participation is also considered unsatisfactory when members of the SELRES acquire at least nine unexcused absences from scheduled training within a 12-month period or fail to meet standards prescribed for annual screening, training for advancement, or performance of duty. See Section 4.B, Failure to Participate.

4.A.3 Annual Training (AT) Requirement

a. By Coast Guard policy, the AT requirement shall be a minimum of 12 days per fiscal year for members of the SELRES and a minimum of 30 days per fiscal year for members of the IRR in TRAPAY CAT E.

Unsatisfactory participation is the failure to comply with any of the contractual obligations or program requirements listed above, or failure to comply with performance standards during any type of duty.

4.B.2 Compliance Measures

a. Ready Reservists who have not fulfilled their statutory military service obligation (MSO) under 10 U.S.C. 651, and whose participation has been unsatisfactory, may be processed as follows:

(1) They may be ordered involuntarily to active duty in accordance with 10 U.S.C. 12303 if they have not accumulated more than 24 months of combined active service, and shall be required to serve on active duty until their total service on active duty equals 24 months; requests for active duty are submitted via the servicing ISC (pf) to Commandant (CG-131). They may be ordered to ADT-AT in accordance with 10 U.S.C. 10148, regardless of length of prior combined active service, for a period of not more than 45 days; requests for ADT-AT are submitted to the servicing ISC (pf).

(a) Individuals involuntarily ordered to active duty may request and be authorized a delay in reporting. Individuals whose involuntary orders to active duty would result in extreme community or personal hardship shall report for duty but may, at their request, be transferred to the Standby Reserve, the Retired Reserve, or may be discharged. Any request for a delay or transfer for hardship must be supported by documentation.

(b) If initial enlistments or other periods of military service would expire before the end of the required periods, they shall be extended to accommodate the required active duty service (10 U.S.C. 12303).

(c) Once service is completed, these members may be returned to their SELRES assignments, they may be transferred to the IRR, or they may be discharged if at the end of their enlistments.

(2) They may be transferred to or be retained in the IRR for the balance of their statutory MSO if they have no remaining SELRES obligation and the members command documents that the member still possesses the potential for useful service at that unit, if mobilized.

(3) Enlisted members may be discharged for unsatisfactory participation. Unless the member requests a hearing before an Administrative Discharge Board, the discharge process does not require convening a board to consider the circumstances and recommend appropriate action when the appropriate commander has recommended that the person be discharged under honorable conditions and that he or she does not possess the potential for useful service if mobilized. See Personnel Manual, COMDTINST M1000.6 (series), Article 12.B.

(4) If a member fails to participate satisfactorily before completing the six year obligation incurred to qualify for Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve (MGIB-SR) and has received educational benefits, such entitlement shall be suspended and the command may involuntarily order the member to active duty or initiate action to recoup funds in accordance with Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve Educational Assistance Program, COMDTINST 1001.30 (series).

b. Members of the SELRES who have fulfilled their statutory MSO under 10 U.S.C. 651 and whose participation has been unsatisfactory, may be transferred to the IRR for the balance of their current enlistment if they still possess the potential for useful service ifmobilized. Personnel Command (CGPC-rpm) is the approving official for all requests for transfer to the IRR. They may also be discharged as outlined above if they do not possess the potential for useful service if mobilized.


e. Individuals failing to comply with any involuntary order to active duty shall be reported as absent without official leave to civilian authorities. Such personnel are subject to the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) as of their reporting date, whether or not they have reported to active duty. Violations of the UCMJ, including violations of Article 86, shall be handled on a case-by-case basis in accordance with existing laws and regulations.