Department of the Army Regulation 135-178

Army National Guard and Army Reserve

Enlisted Administrative Separations


18 March 2014

Effective date: 18 April 2014

UNCLASSIFIED

PIN: 002143000

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History. This publication is a rapid action revision. The portions affected by this rapid action revision are listed in the summary of change.

Summary. This regulation implements Department of Defense Instructions 1332.14 . It establishes policies, standards, and procedures governing the administrative separation of certain enlisted Soldiers of the Army National Guard of the United States and the United States Army Reserve.

Applicability. This regulation applies to Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States and U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers not serving on active duty

Proponent and exception authority. The proponent of this regulation is the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1 . The proponent has the authority to approve exceptions or waivers to this regulation that are consistent with controlling law and regulations. The proponent may delegate this approval authority, in writing, to a division chief within the proponent agency or its direct reporting unit or field operating agency, in the grade of colonel or the civilian equivalent. Activities may request a waiver to this regulation by providing justification that includes a full analysis of the expected benefits and must include formal review by the activity's senior legal officer. All waiver requests will be endorsed by the commander or senior leader of the requesting activity and forwarded through their higher headquarters to the policy proponent. Refer to AR 25-30 for specific guidance.

Army internal control process. This regulation contains internal control provisions in accordance with AR 11-2 and identifies key internal controls that must be evaluated (see appendix B ).

Supplementation. Supplementation of this regulation and establishment of command and local forms are prohibited without prior approval from Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1 (DAPE-MP), 300 Army Pentagon, Washington, DC 20310-0300.

Suggested improvements. Users are invited to send comments and suggested improvements on DA Form 2028 (Recommended Changes to Publications and Blank Forms) directly to Headquarters, Department of the Army, Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1 (DAPE-MPE-IP), 300 Army Pentagon, Washington, DC 20310-0300.

Distribution. This publication is available in electronic media only and is intended for command level B for the Active Army and A for the Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States, and the U.S. Army Reserve.


This regulation supersedes AR 135-178, dated 13 March 2007.


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