If there are no current or projected short tour requirements available, you will be required to serve the unaccompanied tour length at the projected overseas location. To help military members in such situations, each of the services has developed a program which allows military members to be re-assigned, or temporarily deferred from the assignment if they have a severe family hardship which requires their presence to resolve. Commands should review reference b , chapter 7, part H; and chapter 5, part C; where applicable, in conjunction with emergency leave. If service record is not available, obtain data by interviewing member involved and so indicate in this paragraph. To qualify for a Humanitarian Assignment consideration, a military member must have a documented and a substantiated problem involving a family member, which is significantly more severe than other military members experience.
Nov 1, 2012 - My letter began with honest praise, explaining the kind of influence his books. Required information and formats for requests and endorsements are provided in Exhibits 1 and 2. · Passport or visa problems involving newly acquired dependents in the overseas area. Paragraph and subparagraph headings will be included in all cases. Members Serving on Shore Duty 1 Consideration may be given for an extension beyond the normal tour at the present duty station. In my situation, the caviet is that due to manning, going home is an 8 hour ride each way. My father is in the advance stages of prostate cancer, and we have recently received the news that he has 12-18 months left.
Under both programs, deferment is normally for a period of 12 months. Each statement made in the request must be backed with a written statement from a professional aware of the hardship. At the end of the day it actually got dwnied as the powers at be decided the condition couldnt be resolved within 12 months which it was but I understoof their reasoning. Once the problem is identified, the Marine's chain of command will review the eligibility criterion specific to their request. · A request based on the medical condition of the Air Force member. An availability report will be enclosed with the extension request. The problem must be able to be resolved within a specific time-frame six months to two years, depending on the branch of service.
If applicant desires consideration for hardship discharge, include a breakdown of earnings and withholdings from current pay record. When service records are not available, necessary information should be obtained by interviewing the member involved. Reconsideration requests need not contain documents submitted with original request if the 6-month period has not passed. Statements from one or more responsible citizens who have personal knowledge of the situation. Developmental Counseling - assistance during or after emergency or compassionate. Complete copies, with all enclosures, of any previous hardship discharge. It never hurts to try!! For the sole reason of being a single parent.
When it is determined that emergency leave will not alleviate the problem, but resolution may be expected within a reasonable period of time, a special temporary reassignment may be authorized for a period up to 6 months. I gave them three options in priority of preference, Beale, Travis and then the Guard unit in Reno as a last resort. Member's work and home area code and telephone number. If the problem is chronic or can't be resolved in a short amount of time, a compassionate discharge procedure is generally the most appropriate action. The information is used to determine approval or disapproval for the requested status.
Joe Soss provides an example of this phenomenon in his study of policy feedback and. Individuals who do not have a myPers account can request one by. Requests while in Leave Status. I'm still at hurlburt right now I wish they could just change my first duty station. In the Coast Guard, father-in-law, and mother-in-law do not qualify as family members for the purposes of Humanitarian Assignments.
Description of hardship: A complete and meaningful description of the hardship without reference to enclosures, which ensures that all information addressees are adequately advised of the existing hardship. Location of household goods and rough estimate of total weight. · The existence of a housing shortage or home ownership problems. If illness is involved, a current within 2 months statement is required from the attending physician. Military members are expected to be available for worldwide assignment, at all times, according to the needs of the service.
Interested in joining the Air Force? Every effort will be made to ensure the request is prepared and forwarded in a timely manner. Family members should write letters that explain the situation, describe in. The following circumstances involving members of the applicant's family normally warrant special consideration when it is established the member's presence is essential to alleviate the problem, and it is solvable within a reasonable time frame not a conclusive listing : a. Subject to the discontinuation of the position under Article 9, if the reassignment is temporary, the employee shall be returned. Don't forget to take care of yourself before and during these hard times. The basic request will be submitted in naval letter format to include enclosures as indicated in Exhibit 1 a.