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AR 135-178 Army National Guard and Army Reserve Enlisted Administrative Separations (7 November 2017)

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Section II
Separation from the Delayed Entry Program

14–5. Basis
A Soldier who enlisted in the USAR under the DEP in accordance with AR 601–210 must be processed for separation if they satisfy the conditions in paragraphs 14–5a or b, and may be processed for separation if they satisfy the conditions in paragraphs 14–5c or d.

a. Upon enlistment in the regular Army (para 5–4a).
b. On discovery that the USAR enlistment is defective. The Soldier will be processed for separation under para 7–3.
c. The Soldier is found to be ineligible for enlistment in the regular Army.
d. The Soldier declines enlistment in the regular Army and is not being ordered to active duty as a Reserve of the Army
(10 USC 12103(b)).

14–6. Characterization or description
a. The service of a Soldier discharged on the basis of paragraph 14–5a, is not characterized. (See DD Form 4 (Enlistment/Reenlistment Document Armed Forces of the United States), section G.)
b. The separation of a Soldier on the basis of paragraph 14–5c or paragraph 14–5d, will be described as an entry level
separation and the service will be uncharacterized.