Military Separation Codes

Updated: November 2, 2022

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    Military Separation Codes Military Separation Codes are on form DD214 and categorize hundreds of reasons for a veteran’s separation from the military. Veterans are often unaware as to what these secret codes mean but they can be accessed by employers who want them for use in screening prospective employees. Officially, the Department of Defense no longer allows the military to release the definitions to the public, but they are still widely available.

    Separation Codes are also known as SPN Codes, Spin Codes, Discharge Codes, Separation Program Designator (SPD) Codes and Separation Program Numbers (SPNs).

    Where to find the Separation Code on a DD214

    The Separation Code can be found in Box 26 of the long form DD214.

    Military Separation Codes – Alphabetical

    Use of these codes is at your own risk. The DoD no longer allows the release of SPN Codes, and these were obtained prior to the military discontinuing the public release of Separation Codes/SPN codes. It is also possible that new codes can be assigned or existing codes are subject to change.

    Numeric SPN Codes, which were replaced by alphabetic SPN codes, can be found here.

    Separation CodeDefinition
    B70Death, Battle Casualty – Navy
    B79Death, Battle Casualty – Navy
    BBMaximum Age
    BCMaximum Service Or Time In Grade
    BCRWeight Control Failure
    BDSufficient Service For Retirement
    BDAFraudulent Entry
    BDGParenthood Or Custody Of Minor Children
    BDKMilitary Personnel Security Program
    BDTFraudulent Entry (Drug Abuse)
    BDUFraudulent Entry (Alcohol Abuse)
    BE (INACTIVE)Early Retirement
    BFDDisruptive Behavior Disorder
    BFEMental Disorder (Other)
    BFSGood of the Service, conduct triable by court martial
    BFTPhysical Standards
    BFVCondition, Not A Disability
    BFXPersonality Disorder
    BFYAdjustment Disorder
    BFZImpulse Control Disorder
    BHFFailure To Complete A Course Of Instruction
    BHJUnsatisfactory Performance
    BHKSubstandard Performance
    BJMedal Of Honor Recipient
    BKRequired Active Service
    BKAPattern Of Misconduct
    BKBMisconduct (Civil Conviction)
    BKCSee BRA
    BKKMisconduct (Drug Abuse)
    BKLMisconduct (Sexual Perversion)
    BKMMisconduct (Other)
    BKNMisconduct (Minor Infractions)
    BKQMisconduct (Serious Offense)
    BKRMisconduct (Anthrax Refusal)
    BLCHomosexuality
    BLFDrug use
    BLMUnfitness (Reason Unknown)
    BMInsufficient Retainability (Economic Reasons)
    BMLHomosexuality
    BMNUnsuitability (Reason Unknown)
    BNBUnacceptable Conduct (Anthrax Refusal)
    BNCUnacceptable Conduct
    BPCDrug Rehabilitation Failure
    BPDAlcohol Rehabilitation Failure
    BRAHomosexual Conduct (Acts)
    BRBHomosexual Conduct (Statement)
    BRCHomosexual Conduct (Marriage Or Attempted Marriage)
    CA(INACTIVE)Early Release Program-Volunta-Ry Separation Incentive
    CB (INACTIVE)Early Release Program-Special Separation Benefit
    CBLUnsuitability (Reason Unknown)
    CCReduction In Force
    CFAttend Civilian School
    CKCivil Office Appointment
    CMConscientious Objector
    CNForce Shaping Initiatives
    CPAlien
    CQSurviving Family Member
    CRWeight Control Failure
    DAFraudulent Entry
    DBHardship
    DCHEarly Release – To teach
    DERDisability – Non EPTS – No Severance Pay
    DFPregnancy Or Childbirth
    DFSIn Lieu Of Trial By Court Martial
    DGParenthood Or Custody Of Minor Children
    DKMilitary Personnel Security Program
    DKLMisconduct (Sexual Perversion)
    DLEcclesiastical Endorsement
    DLCHomosexuality
    DMHoliday Release Program
    DNLack Of Jurisdiction
    DSDefective Enlistment Agreement
    DTFraudulent Entry (Drug Abuse)
    DUFraudulent Entry (Alcohol Abuse)
    EADisability, Combat, Enhanced
    EBDisability, Non Combat, Enhanced
    EEDisability, Existed Prior To Service, Peb (Enhanced)
    EJDisability, Permanent (Enhanced)
    EKDisability Temporary (Enhanced)
    EKDAWOL, Desertion
    ELDisability, Severance Pay (Enhanced)
    ELPACEntry Level Performance & Conduct
    ENDisability, Existed Prior To Service, Med Board (Enhanced)
    EPDisability, Not In Line Of Duty (Enhanced)
    EQDisability, Aggravation (Enhanced)
    ERDisability, Other (Enhanced)
    FAErroneous Entry (Alcohol Abuse)
    FBUnder Age
    FBCOther
    FBDSufficient Service For Retirement
    FBJMedal Of Honor Recipient
    FBKCompletion Of Required Active Service
    FBLExpiration of Term of Service
    FCErroneous Entry (Other)
    FCAEarly Release Program-Volun-Tary Separation Incentive
    FCBEarly Release Program-Special Separation Benefit
    FCCReduction In Force
    FCFAttend Civilian School
    FCKCivil Office
    FCMConscientious Objector
    FCNForce Shaping—Vsp
    FCPAlien
    FCQSurviving Family Member - Sole Survivorship
    FCRWeight Control Failure
    FDDisruptive Behavior Disorder
    FDBHardship
    FDFPregnancy Or Childbirth
    FDGParenthood
    FDLEcclesiastical Endorsement
    FDMHoliday Early Release Program
    FEMental Disorder (Other)
    FFSecretarial Authority
    FFFSecretarial Authority
    FFTPhysical Standards
    FFVCondition, Not A Disability
    FFWFailed Medical/Physical Procurement Standards
    FGCompetent Authority, Without Board Action
    FGMTo accept commission
    FGPInterdepartmenmental Transfer
    FGQIntradepartmental Transfer
    FHFailure To Accept Regular Appointment
    FHCImmediate Enlistment Or Reenlistment
    FHGDismissal - No Review
    FIDisability, Combat
    FJDisability, Permanent
    FKDisability Temporary
    FKDAWOL, Desertion
    FLDisability, Severance Pay
    FMDisability, Existed Prior To Service, Peb
    FNDisability, Existed Prior To Service, Med Board
    FNDMiscellaneous/- General Reasons
    FODisability, Non Combat
    FPDisability, Not In Line Of Duty
    FQDisability, Aggravation
    FRDisability, Other
    FSIn Lieu Of Trial By Court Martial
    FTPhysical Standards
    FUErroneous Entry (Drug Abuse)
    FVCondition, Not A Disability
    FWFailed Medical/Physical Procurement Standards
    FXPersonality Disorder
    FYAdjustment Disorder
    FZImpulse Control Disorder
    GAEntry Level Performance And Conduct
    GBNon-Selection, Permanent Promotion
    GCNon-Selection, Temporary Promotion
    GCNForce Shaping (Board Selected)
    GCRWeight Control Failure
    GDAFraudulent Entry
    GDGParenthood Or Custody Of Minor Children
    GDKMilitary Personnel Security Program
    GDLEcclesiastical Endorsement
    GDTFraudulent Entry (Drug Abuse)
    GDUFraudulent Entry (Alcohol Abuse)
    GFCErroneous Entry (Other)
    GFDDisruptive Behavior Disorder
    GFEMental Disorder (Other)
    GFNReleased for Conditions Existing Prior to Service
    GFTPhysical Standards
    GFVCondition, Not A Disability
    GFXPersonality Disorder
    GFYAdjustment Disorder
    GFZImpulse Control Disorder
    GGHNon-Retention On Active Duty
    GHNon-Retention On Active Duty
    GHFOther
    GHJUnsatisfactory Performance
    GHKSubstandard Performance
    GJRequest For Extension Of Service Denied
    GJBCourt Martial
    GKAPattern Of Misconduct
    GKBMisconduct (Civil Conviction)
    GKCHomosexuality
    GKDMisconduct (Awol)
    GKEFinancial Irresponsibility
    GKFMisconduct (Desertion)
    GKGFraudulent Entry
    GKHLack of Dependent Support
    GKKMisconduct (Drug Abuse)
    GKLMisconduct (Sexual Perversion)
    GKMMisconduct (Other)
    GKNMisconduct (Minor Infractions)
    GKQMisconduct (Serious Offense)
    GKRMisconduct (Anthrax Refusal)
    GKSAWOL, Desertion
    GLBDiscreditable Incidents – Civilian or Military
    GLCHomosexuality
    GLFDrug use
    GLGFinancial Irresponsibility
    GLHLack of Dependent Support
    GLJShirking
    GLKUnsanitary Habits
    GLLSexual Perversion
    GMAccept Commission Or Warrant In Same Branch Of Service
    GMBCharacter or Behavior Disorder
    GMCEnuresis
    GMDInaptitude
    GMFSexual Perversion GMG – Alcoholism
    GMHFinancial Irresponsibility
    GMJMotivational problems; OR
    GMJShirking
    GMKCharacter or Behavior Disorder
    GMLHomosexuality
    GMMDrug use
    GMNUnsuitability (Reason Unknown)
    GMPUnsanitary Habits
    GNAccept Commission Or Warrant In Another Branch Of Service
    GNBUnacceptable Conduct (Anthrax Refusal)
    GNCUnacceptable Conduct
    GPInterdepart- Mental Transfer
    GPBDrug use
    GPCDrug Rehabilitation Failure
    GPDAlcohol Rehabilitation Failure
    GQIntradepartmental Transfer
    GRAHomosexual Conduct (Acts)
    GRBHomosexual Conduct (Statement)
    GRCHomosexual Conduct (Marriage Or Attempted Marriage)
    GUEnrollment In Service Academy
    GXEnter Officer Training Program
    H21-H23Death – , Non – Battle, Other (USMC)
    H25–H59Death, Non – Battle, Other (USMC)
    H31Death, Non – Battle, Other (USMC); OR
    H31Death, Non – Battle, Other (USMC)
    H4GDeath, Non – Battle, Other (USMC)
    H51Death, Non – Battle, Other (USMC)
    H61-1169Death, Battle Casualty – Marine
    HBFEarly Release – To attend school
    HCImmediate Enlistment Or Reenlistment
    HCRWeight Control Failure
    HDFailure To Complete Commissioning Or Warrant Program
    HDAFraudulent Entry
    HDFPregnancy
    HDGParenthood Or Custody Of Minor Children
    HDKMilitary Personnel Security Program
    HDTFraudulent Entry (Drug Abuse)
    HDUFraudulent Entry (Alcohol Abuse)
    HFFailure To Complete A Course Of Instruction
    HFCErroneous Entry (Other)
    HFDDisruptive Behavior Disorder
    HFEMental Disorder (Other)
    HFTPhysical Standards
    HFVCondition, Not A Disability
    HFXPersonality Disorder
    HFYAdjustment Disorder
    HFZImpulse Control Disorder
    HGDismissal - No Review
    HGH[No definition for this code at this time]
    HHDismissal - Awaiting Appellate
    HHFFailure To Complete A Course Of Instruction
    HHJUnsatisfactory Performance
    HJUnsatisfactory Performance
    HJBCourt Martial
    HKSubstandard Performance
    HKAPattern Of Misconduct
    HKBMisconduct (Civil Conviction)
    HKDMisconduct (Awol)
    HKEAWOL, Desertion; OR
    HKEFinancial Irresponsibility
    HKFMisconduct (Desertion)
    HKGFraudulent Entry
    HKHShirking
    HKJLack of Dependent Support
    HKKMisconduct (Drug Abuse)
    HKLMisconduct (Sexual Perversion)
    HKMMisconduct (Other)
    HKNMisconduct (Minor Infractions)
    HKQMisconduct (Serious Offense)
    HKRMisconduct (Anthrax Refusal)
    HLBDiscreditable Incidents – Civilian or Military
    HLCHomosexuality
    HLFDrug use
    HLGFinancial Irresponsibility
    HLHLack of Dependent Support
    HLJShirking
    HLKUnsanitary Habits
    HLLSexual Perversion
    HMBCharacter or Behavior Disorder
    HMCEnuresis
    HMDInaptitude
    HMFSexual Perversion
    HMGAlcoholism
    HMJMotivational problems
    HMMDrug use
    HMNFinancial Irresponsibility; OR
    HMNUnsuitability (Reason Unknown)
    HMPUnsanitary Habits
    HNBUnacceptable Conduct (Anthrax Refusal)
    HNCMisconduct (Reason Unknown)
    HPCDrug Rehabilitation Failure
    HPDAlcohol Rehabilitation Failure
    HRAHomosexual Conduct (Acts)
    HRBHomosexual Conduct (Statement)
    HRCHomosexual Conduct (Marriage Or Attempted Marriage)
    HRGNo information at this time
    HWLHomosexuality
    J11USAF Other
    JACourt Martial (Alcohol)
    JBCourt Martial (Homosexual Conduct)
    JBBInvoluntary discharge, age, USAF; OR
    JBBMaximum Age
    JBCMaximum Service Or Time In Grade
    JBDRetirement – 20 – 30 Years Service
    JBHOther
    JBKCompletion Of Required Active Service
    JBMEarly Release – Insufficient time left in service after returning from overseas or other duty; OR
    JBMWithin 3 months of end active obligated service, USN – Enlisted; OR
    JBMInsufficient Retainability (Economic Reasons)
    JCCourt Martial (Desertion)
    JCCEarly Release – Reduction in authorized strength; OR
    JCCGeneral demobilization. Reduction in authorized strength, USN – Enlisted; OR
    JCCReduction In Force
    JCMConscientious Objector
    JCPAlien
    JCRWeight Control Failure
    JDCourt Martial (Other)
    JDAFraudulent Entry
    JDFPregnancy
    JDF(INACTIVE)Pregnancy Or Childbirth
    JDGParenthood Or Custody Of Minor Children
    JDJEarly Release – In the national interest
    JDKMilitary Personnel Security Program
    JDLEcclesiastical Endorsement
    JDMEarly Release – Other
    JDNLack Of Jurisdiction
    JDPBreach of Contract
    JDREarly Release – Other; OR
    JDRStrength reduction. first term airman, USAF
    JDTFraudulent Entry (Drug Abuse)
    JDUFraudulent Entry (Alcohol Abuse)
    JECourt Martial (Drug Abuse)
    JEADisability, Severance Pay, Combat Related (Enhanced)
    JEBDisability, Severance Pay, Non Combat (Enhanced)
    JEDEarly Release – Insufficient Retainability
    JEEDisability, Existed Prior To Service, Peb (Enhanced)
    JEHUSAF Expeditious Discharge
    JEMArmy Trainee Discharge; OR
    JEMUSAF Expeditious Discharge; OR
    JEMUSN, USMC Failure to meet minimum qualifications for Retention
    JENDisability, Existed Prior To Service, Med Board (Enhanced)
    JEPDisability, Not In Line Of Duty (Enhanced)
    JEQDisability, Aggravation (Enhanced)
    JERDisability, Other (Enhanced)
    JETArmy Trainee Discharge; OR
    JETUSAF Trainee Discharge (See also JGA)
    JFCourt Martial (Anthrax Refusal)
    JFAErroneous Entry (Alcohol Abuse)
    JFBUnder Age
    JFBIPhysical disability that existed prior to entry. was revealed by Marine during enlistment processing and was waived by AFEES or higher headquarters, USMC
    JFCEnlisted/reenlisted/extended/inducted in error/ Erroneous Enlistment or Induction; OR
    JFCErroneous Entry (Other)
    JFC1Erroneous 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
    JFDDisruptive Behavior Disorder
    JFEMental Disorder (Other)
    JFFSecretarial Authority
    JFGArmy, Navy, USAF Discharge by competent authority w/o Board Action. (Failure to resign – failed to meet entrance physical requirement); OR
    JFGCompetent Authority, Without Board Action
    JFG(1-7)USMC Other, for the Good of the Service
    JFG(9)USMC Trainee Discharge
    JFG(B)USMC Expeditious Discharge
    JFIDisability, Severance Pay, Combat Related
    JFLPhysical Disability – Severance Pay or Juvenile Offender; OR
    JFLPhysical disability. entitled to severance pay., USN – Officers; OR
    JFLDisability, Severance Pay
    JFL1Physical disability with severance pay, USAF
    JFL2Physical disability that existed prior to service but was aggravated by the Service, with severance pay, USAF
    JFMPhysical disability existing prior to entry on active duty established by physical evaluation board proceedings. Not entitled to severance pay., USN – Enlisted; OR
    JFMPhysical disability existing prior to service as established by physical evaluation board. Not entitled to severance pay., USN Officers; OR
    JFMDisability, Existed Prior To Service, Peb
    JFM2Physical disability that existed prior to entry. disability was unknown by Marine but was detected and waived by AFEES or higher headquarters, USMC
    JFM3Physical disability that existed prior to entry for any reason not falling within the purview of JFM1 or JFM2, USMC
    JFNPhysical disability existing prior to service as established by medical board. not entitled to severance pay., USN – Officers; OR
    JFNDisability, Existed Prior To Service, Med Board
    JFN1Physical 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
    JFN2Physical 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
    JFN3Physical disability determined by a medical board that existed prior to entry; any reason not failing within the purview of JFN1 or JFN2, USMC
    JFODisability, Severance Pay, Non Combat
    JFPDisability, Not In Line Of Duty
    JFQDisability, Aggravation
    JFRDisability – Non EPTS – No Severance Pay; OR
    JFRPhysical disability not existing prior to entry on active duty established by physical evaluation board processing. Not entitled to severance pay., USN – Enlisted; OR
    JFRDisability, Other
    JFR1Physical disability that existed prior to service and not aggravated by the Service, without severance pay, USMC
    JFSSee KFS
    JFTPhysical Standards
    JFUPositive Urinalysis; OR
    JFUErroneous Entry (Drug Abuse)
    JFVPhysical condition, not a disability, interfering with performance of duty, USN – Enlisted; OR
    JFVCondition, Not A Disability
    JFV1Discharge because of a physical condition which is not disabling. involuntary, USMC
    JFV5Medical board determination of obesity, USMC
    JFV6Discharge because of a physical condition which is not disabling (Pseudo folliculitis Barbae), USMC
    JFWFailed Medical/Physical Procurement Standards
    JFXPersonality Disorder
    JFYAdjustment Disorder
    JFZImpulse Control Disorder
    JG7Army, Navy, USMC Failure to meet minimum qualifications for Retention; OR
    JG7USAF Trainee Discharge
    JGAEntry level status performance and conduct or entry level status performance – pregnancy; OR
    JGAEntry Level Performance And Conduct
    JGBFailure of selection for permanent promotion; OR
    JGBFailure to select for promotion. not retirement eligible, USN – Officers; OR
    JGBNon-Selection, Permanent Promotion
    JGCFailure to select for promotion. not retirement eligible, USN – Officers; OR
    JGCNon-Selection, Temporary Promotion
    JGC1Failure of selection for promotion, USAF
    JGFFailure to meet minimum qualifications for Retention
    JGHArmy, Air Force Expeditious Discharge; OR
    JGHUSN, USMC Failure to meet minimum qualifications for Retention
    JGHNon-Retention On Active Duty
    JHDDisqualified from officer candidate training physical, USN – Enlisted; OR
    JHDNavy Expeditious Discharge; OR
    JHDFailure To Complete Commissioning Or Warrant Program
    JHEFailure to meet minimum qualifications for Retention
    JHFFailure To Complete A Course Of Instruction
    JHJArmy, USMC, USAF Unsuitability (Reason Unknown)/ Unsatisfactory performance; OR
    JHJUnsatisfactory Performance
    JHKSubstandard Performance
    JHMMisconduct (Reason Unknown)
    JIVUnqualified for Active Duty – Other
    JJACourt Martial (Alcohol)
    JJBCourt Martial (Homosexual Conduct)
    JJCCourt Martial (Desertion)
    JJDCourt Martial (Other)
    JJECourt Martial (Drug Abuse)
    JJFCourt Martial (Anthrax Refusal)
    JKAPattern Of Misconduct
    JKBMisconduct (Civil Conviction)
    JKCHomosexuality
    JKDMisconduct (Awol)
    JKEFinancial Irresponsibility
    JKFMisconduct (Desertion)
    JKGFraudulent Entry
    JKHLack of Dependent Support
    JKJSee JHJ
    JKKMisconduct (Drug Abuse)
    JKLMisconduct (Sexual Perversion)
    JKMMisconduct (Other)
    JKNMisconduct (Minor Infractions)
    JKQMisconduct (Serious Offense)
    JKRMisconduct (Anthrax Refusal)
    JKVUnsanitary Habits
    JLBDiscreditable Incidents – Civilian or Military
    JLCHomosexuality
    JLFDrug use
    JLGFinancial Irresponsibility
    JLHLack of Dependent Support
    JLJShirking
    JLKUnsanitary Habits
    JLLSexual Perversion
    JMBCharacter or Behavior Disorder
    JMCEnuresis
    JMDInaptitude
    JMFSexual Perversion
    JMGAlcoholism
    JMHFinancial Irresponsibility
    JMJMotivational problems
    JMLHomosexuality
    JMMDrug use
    JMNNavy, USMC, USAF Unsuitability (Reason Unknown)
    JMPUnsanitary Habits
    JNBUnacceptable Conduct (Anthrax Refusal)
    JNCMisconduct, moral or professional dereliction; OR
    JNCUnacceptable Conduct
    JNDOther, Concealment of arrest record; OR
    JNDMiscellaneous/- General Reasons
    JNFArmy Trainee Discharge; OR
    JNFNavy, USMC, USAF Other
    JNGUnfitness (Reason Unknown)
    JPBDrug use
    JPCDrug Rehabilitation Failure
    JPDAlcohol Rehabilitation Failure
    JRAHomosexual Conduct (Acts)
    JRBHomosexual Conduct (Statement)
    JRCHomosexual Conduct (Marriage Or Attempted Marriage)
    KAPattern Of Misconduct
    KAKExpiration of Term of Service
    KBMisconduct (Civil Conviction)
    KBDRetirement – 20 – 30 Years Service
    KBHOther
    KBJMedal Of Honor Recipient
    KBKCompletion Of Required Active Service
    KBMInsufficient Retainability (Economic Reasons)
    KCAEarly Release Program-Voluntary Separation Incentive
    KCBEarly Release Program-Special Separation Benefit
    KCCReduction In Force
    KCEEarly Release – To attend school
    KCFAttend Civilian School
    KCKEarly Release – In the national interest; OR
    KCKCivil Office
    KCMConscientious Objector
    KCNForce Shaping—Vsp
    KCOSole surviving son
    KCPAlien
    KCQSurviving Family Member
    KDMisconduct (Awol)
    KDBHardship
    KDFPregnancy Or Childbirth
    KDGParenthood Or Custody Of Minor Children
    KDHDependency or Hardship
    KDJEarly Release – In the national interest
    KDKMilitary Personnel Security Program
    KDMHoliday Early Release Program
    KDM1Marine Corps order applicable to all members of a class, USMC
    KDNLack Of Jurisdiction
    KDPBreach of Contract
    KDQBreach of Contract
    KDREarly Release – Other
    KDSDefective Enlistment Agreement
    KDTFraudulent Entry (Drug Abuse)
    KDUFraudulent Entry (Alcohol Abuse)
    KEAExpiration of Term of Service
    KEBEarly Release – Other –
    KECExpiration of Term of Service
    KEEDisability, Existed Prior To Service, Peb (Enhanced)
    KENDisability, Existed Prior To Service, Med Board (Enhanced)
    KFMisconduct
    KFBMinority
    KFDDisruptive Behavior Disorder
    KFEMental Disorder (Other)
    KFFSecretarial Authority, to be discharged or retire as an officer; OR
    KFFSecretarial Authority
    KFGOther
    KFHFailure To Accept Regular Appointment
    KFMDisability, Existed Prior To Service, Peb
    KFNDisability, Existed Prior To Service, Med Board
    KFSIn Lieu Of Trial By Court Martial
    KFTFailure to qualify medically for flight training, no disability
    KFVCondition, Not A Disability
    KFXPersonality Disorder
    KFYAdjustment Disorder
    KFZImpulse Control Disorder
    KGFFailure to meet minimum qualifications for Retention
    KGHNon-Retention On Active Duty
    KGLOfficer or Warrant Officer Commission program
    KGMAccept Commission Or Warrant In Same Branch Of Service
    KGNAccept Commission Or Warrant In Another Branch Of Service
    KGPInterdepartmental Transfer
    KGQIntradepartmental Transfer
    KGSOfficer Commission program
    KGTWarrant Officer program
    KGUService Academy
    KGVUnqualified for Active Duty – Other
    KGXEnter Officer Training Program
    KHCImmediate Enlistment Or Reenlistment
    KHDFailure To Complete Commissioning Or Warrant Program
    KHFFailure To Complete A Course Of Instruction
    KHKSubstandard Performance
    KKMisconduct (Drug Abuse)
    KKBMisconduct (Civil Conviction)
    KLMisconduct (Sexual Perversion)
    KLGFinancial Irresponsibility
    KLMUnfitness (Reason Unknown)
    KMMisconduct (Other)
    KMNArmy Expeditious Discharge
    KNMisconduct (Minor Infractions)
    KNCUnacceptable Conduct
    KNDMiscellaneous/- General Reasons
    KNFOther
    KNLGood of the Service
    KOGEarly Release – Police Duty
    KOJEarly Release – Seasonal Employment
    KQMisconduct (Serious Offense)
    KRMisconduct (Anthrax Refusal)
    KRAHomosexual Conduct (Acts)
    KRBHomosexual Conduct (Statement)
    KRCHomosexual Conduct (Marriage Or Attempted Marriage)
    L68Involuntary release: nonselection for Indefinite Reserve status, USAF
    LBBInvoluntary release maximum age, USN – Officers; OR
    LBBMaximum Age
    LBCInvoluntary release completion of maximum period service according to grade, USN – Officers; OR
    LBCMaximum Service Or Time In Grade
    LBDSufficient Service For Retirement
    LBHEarly Release – Insufficient Retainability
    LBKInvoluntary discharge at end active obligated service, USN – Enlisted; OR
    LBKCompletion Of Required Active Service
    LBMNavy, USMC, USAF Short length of time remaining after return from overseas or other duty; OR
    LBMWithin 3 months of end active obligated service, USN – Enlisted; OR
    LBMInsufficient Retainability (Economic Reasons)
    LCCEarly Release – Reduction in authorized strength; OR
    LCCGeneral demobilization. reduction in force, USN – Enlisted; OR
    LCCReduction In Force
    LCNForce Shaping (Board Selected)
    LCRWeight Control Failure
    LDGParenthood Or Custody Of Minor Children
    LDKSecurity reason
    LDLEcclesiastical Endorsement
    LDMStrength adjustment, USN – Officers
    LDNLack Of Jurisdiction
    LDPBreach of Contract
    LDP6Nonfulfillment of service contract. convenience of the government, with breach of contract payment, USAF
    LDP7Nonfulfillment of service contract, with breach of contract and readjustment payment, USAF
    LDP8Nonfulfillment of service contract. failure of selection for promotion, with breach of contract payment, USAF
    LDP9Nonfulfillment of service contract. request for extension of active duty disapproved, with breach of contract and readjustment payment, USAF
    LDPANonfulfillment of service contract. failure of selection for promotion, with breach of contract and readjustment payment, USAF
    LDPBNonfulfillment of service contract. convenience of the government, with readjustment payment, USAF
    LDPCNonfulfillment of service contract, with readjustment payment, USAF
    LDPDNonfulfillment of service contract. termination of extended active duty, with breach of contract payment, USAF
    LDREarly Release – Other
    LEDCONUS based airman lacks retainability for assignment, USAF; OR
    LEDEarly Release – Insufficient Retainability
    LERDisability, Other (Enhanced)
    LETEntry level status performance and conduct or pregnancy
    LFCErroneous Entry (Other)
    LFDDisruptive Behavior Disorder
    LFEMental Disorder (Other)
    LFFSecretarial Authority
    LFGCompetent Authority, Without Board Action
    LFHFailure To Accept Regular Appointment
    LFNPhysical disability existing prior to service as established by medical board. not entitled to severance pay., USN – Officers
    LFRRevert to inactive status. Retire age 60. No disability severance pay, USAF; OR
    LFRDisability, Other
    LFTErroneous Enlistment or Induction or Unqualified for Active Duty – Medical; OR
    LFTPhysical Standards
    LFVCondition, Not A Disability
    LFWFailed Medical/Physical Procurement Standards
    LFXPersonality Disorder
    LFYAdjustment Disorder
    LFZImpulse Control Disorder
    LGAEntry Level Performance And Conduct
    LGBFailure of selection for permanent promotion; OR
    LGBFailure of selection for permanent reserve promotion, USN – Officers; OR
    LGBInvoluntary release. Failed permanent promotion or removed from list, USAF; OR
    LGBNon-Selection, Permanent Promotion
    LGCFailure of selection for temporary promotion; OR
    LGCInvoluntary release: twice failed temporary promotion, USAF; OR
    LGCNon-Selection, Temporary Promotion
    LGHNon-Retention On Active Duty
    LGJEarly Release – Disapproval of request for extension of service; OR
    LGJInvoluntary release: disapproved request for extension of tour, USAF; OR
    LGJRequest For Extension Of Service Denied
    LGJ1Request for extension of service denied upon initial EAS without readjustment pay/not selected for retention, USAF
    LGJ2Request for extension of service denied upon extended EAS without readjustment pay/not selected for retention, USAF
    LHDFailure To Complete Commissioning Or Warrant Program
    LHFNavy, USMC, USAF Other
    LHHDismissal - Awaiting Appellate
    LHJUnsatisfactory Performance
    LHKSubstandard Performance
    LIFSecretarial Authority
    LLMArmy Trainee Discharge
    LMJSee LHJ
    LNDMisc. reasons (medical service personnel who receive unfavorable background investigation or National Agency check; OR
    LNDMiscellaneous/- General Reasons
    LNFArmy Trainee Discharge
    MBDSufficient Service For Retirement
    MBHEarly Release – Insufficient Retainability
    MBJMedal Of Honor Recipient
    MBKCompletion of active duty service commitment or expiration of term of service, USAF; OR
    MBKCompletion Of Required Active Service
    MBMInsufficient Retainability (Economic Reasons)
    MBN(ANGUS) (USAFR) Release from active duty completion of required service, USAF; OR
    MBNExpiration of Term of Service
    MCAEarly Release Program-Voluntary Separation Incentive
    MCBEarly Release Program-Special Separation Benefit
    MCCReduction In Force
    MCFAttend Civilian School
    MCKEarly Release – In the national interest; OR
    MCKCivil Office
    MCNForce Shaping—Vsp
    MCQSole surviving son, daughter or family member; OR
    MCQSurviving Family Member
    MDBHardship
    MDFPregnancy Or Childbirth
    MDGParenthood Or Custody Of Minor Children
    MDHDependency or Hardship
    MDJNational interest
    MDLEarly Release – To attend school
    MDMHoliday Early Release Program
    MDNOther
    MDPBreach of Contract
    MDREarly Release – Other
    MDSDefective Enlistment Agreement
    MEBEarly Release – Other
    MECCompleted extended enlistment, USAF; OR
    MECErroneous Enlistment or Induction; OR
    MECExpiration of Term of Service
    MFAExpiration of Term of Service
    MFFSecretarial Authority
    MFGOther
    MGCEarly Release – Other
    MGHNon-Retention On Active Duty
    MGJRequest For Extension Of Service Denied
    MGMTo accept commission
    MGOEarly Release – Police Duty or Seasonal Employment
    MGPInterdepartmental Transfer
    MGQIntradepartmental Transfer
    MGRRevert to Regular Army warrant officer status
    MGUEnrollment In Service Academy
    MGXOfficer Commission program
    MHCImmediate Enlistment Or Reenlistment
    MNDMisc. 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; OR
    MNDMiscellaneous/- General Reasons
    MNFOther
    MODSole surviving son
    MOJEarly Release – In the national interest
    NBUnacceptable Conduct (Anthrax Refusal)
    NBDRetirement – 20 – 30 Years Service; OR
    NBDSufficient Service For Retirement
    NBEEarly Retirement
    NCUnacceptable Conduct
    NDMiscellaneous/- General Reasons
    NDBDependency or Hardship
    NDHEarly Release – To teach
    NEFSecretarial Authority
    NETUnqualified for Active Duty – Other
    NVCErroneous Enlistment or Induction
    PAPersonal Alcohol Abuse
    PBPersonal Drug Abuse
    PCDrug Rehabilitation Failure
    PDAlcohol Rehabilitation Failure
    PGUService Academy
    PKBMisconduct (Civil Conviction)
    PKDMisconduct (Awol)
    PKFMisconduct (Desertion)
    QCKCivil Office
    QFHFailure To Accept Regular Appointment
    RAHomosexual Conduct (Acts)
    RBRetirement – Over 30 Years Service
    RBBMaximum Age
    RBCMaximum Service Or Time In Grade
    RBDRetirement – 20 – 30 Years Service; OR
    RBDSufficient Service For Retirement
    RBEEarly Retirement
    RCHomosexual Conduct (Marriage Or Attempted Marriage)
    RCCReduction In Force
    RDLEcclesiastical Endorsement
    RFJPermanent Disability – Retired
    RFJ1Permanent disability retired list, USAF
    RFKTemporary Disability – Retired
    RFK1Temporary disability retired list, USAF
    RHKSubstandard Performance
    RNCUnacceptable Conduct
    SBBAttain maximum age. mandatory retirement, USN – Officers; OR
    SBBMandatory retirement on established date, maximum age, USAF; OR
    SBBMaximum Age
    SBCAttain maximum time in grade/service. mandatory retirement, USN – Officers; OR
    SBCMandatory retirement on established date. maximum years of service, USAF; OR
    SBCMaximum Service Or Time In Grade
    SBDRetirement – 20 – 30 Years Service
    SBEEarly Retirement
    SCCReduction In Force
    SCNForce Shaping (Board Selected)
    SEJDisability, Permanent (Enhanced)
    SEKDisability Temporary (Enhanced)
    SFEPlaced on temporary disability retired list, USN – Officers
    SFJPermanent Disability – Retired; OR
    SFJDisability, Permanent
    SFKPlace on temporary disability retired list, USAF; OR
    SFKPlaced on temporary disability retired list, USN – Enlisted; OR
    SFKTemporary Disability – Retired; OR
    SFKDisability Temporary
    SGBFailure of selection for promotion, permanent, USN – Officers; OR
    SGBRetired on established date nonselection permanent promotion or retained for retirement nonselection permanent promotion, USAF; OR
    SGBNon-Selection, Permanent Promotion
    SGCFailure of selection for promotion, temporary, USN – Officers; OR
    SGCNon-Selection, Temporary Promotion
    SHKSubstandard Performance
    SKUNo definition at this time
    SNCUnacceptable Conduct
    TCCSee LCC
    VBKCompletion Of Required Active Service
    VEJDisability, Permanent (Enhanced)
    VEKDisability Temporary (Enhanced)
    VFJRevert to retired list with permanent disability, USAF; OR
    VFJDisability, Permanent
    VFKRevert to retired list and placed on temporary disability retired list, USAF; OR
    VFKDisability Temporary
    VNFOther
    WEJDisability, Permanent (Enhanced)
    WEKDisability, Temporary (Enhanced)
    WEQDisability, Aggravation (Enhanced)
    WFJDisability, Permanent
    WFKTemporary Disability – Retired
    WFKDisability, Temporary
    WFQDisability, Aggravation
    XBKCompletion Of Required Active Service
    XDMEarly Release – Other
    XETUnqualified for Active Duty – Other
    XNDOther
    XOHDependency or Hardship
    XOPBreach of Contract
    XOSRetirement – Other
    YBKRetirement – Other
    YCPAlien
    YDAFraudulent Entry
    YDNLack Of Jurisdiction
    YDTFraudulent Entry (Drug Abuse)
    YDUFraudulent Entry (Alcohol Abuse)
    YFAErroneous Entry (Alcohol Abuse)
    YFBUnder Age
    YFCErroneous Entry (Other)
    YFUErroneous Entry (Drug Abuse)
    YKGFraudulent Entry
    YNDOther
    YPAPersonal Alcohol Abuse
    YPBPersonal Drug

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