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DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty

For all DD Forms 214/215 questions for Regular Air Force, member must contact the Air Force Personnel Center. 

ELIGIBILITY FOR GUARD AND RESERVE MEMBERS:

■ Airman must have completed 90 continuous calendar days or more of active duty or active duty for training (ADT), or their initial active duty training tour (IADT)
■ If Airman was ordered to active duty in the event of a national emergency or war in support of a contingency operation, Airman will be issued a DD Form 214 regardless of the number of days served

RESPONSIBILITIES:

HQ ARPC creates DD Forms 214 for the following:
■ ALL IMA Reservists
■ All previously Separated or Retired ANG and AFR members
■ ALL Unit assigned ANG and AFR members retiring on AGR orders
■ ALL ANG and AFR members retiring due to a Permanent Disability Retired List (PDRL) or Temporary Disability Retired List (TDRL)
■ ALL Congressional and BCMR inquiries received by ARPC for ANG or AFR members
■ ALL DD Forms 215 requests for ANG and AFR members. Units should not be creating DD Forms 215. Submit request through VPC

HQ AFPC creates the following DD Forms 214:
■ HQ (above wing level) AFR AGR/ANG Statutory Tour (STAT) members separating or retiring

Base MPS creates the following DD Forms 214:
■ ALL unit assigned ANG and AFR DD Forms 214 other than an Active Duty Retirement or PDRL/TDRL or IMAs
■ ALL ANG unit assigned members that are being released from Active Duty Title 10 or 32 Orders
■ ALL AFR unit assigned members that are being released from Active Duty Title 10 Orders
■ ALL Discharges with Severance Pay DD Forms 214 for unit assigned ANG and AFR members

Airman’s responsibilities to provide the following documents (as applicable):
■ Title 10 or Title 32 orders (whichever is applicable)
■ COMPLETED Travel Vouchers from the FSO
■ SIGNED AND DATED Decorations, EPRs/OPRs LOEs, 475s
■ School Certificates
■ DD Form 4
■ AF Forms526 (for DD Forms 214 prior to 2001, in most cases ARPC can pull these from ARMS)

Exceptions:
If the member is separated, discharged or retired, the request can be submitted through myPers, e-mail, via fax, or by mail

■ myPers: https://mypers.af.mil
■ E-mail: tfsc_2@mypersmail.af.mil
■ FAX: (478) 327-2215
■ Mail: HQ ARPC/DPTSC
18420 E Silver Creek Ave
Bldg 390 MS 68
Buckley AFB, CO 80011

If you have any questions please call us at 1 (800) 525-0102, Option 3