Department of the Army Regulation 600-8-10


Leaves and Passes

15 February 2006

Effective date: 15 March 2006

Rapid Action Revision (RAR) issue date: 4 August 2011


PIN: 071625000

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History. This publication is a rapid action revision (RAR). This RAR is effective 20 September 2011. The portions affected by this RAR are listed in the summary of change.

Summary. This regulation covers leave and pass programs. It prescribes the policies, operating tasks, and steps governing military personnel absences.

Applicability. This regulation applies to the active Army, the Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States, and the U.S. Army Reserve unless otherwise stated.

Proponent and exception authority. The proponent of this regulation is 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 regulation. 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 management control process. This regulation contains management control provisions in accordance with AR 11-2 , but it does not identify key management controls that must be evaluated.

Supplementation. Supplementation of this regulation and establishment of command or local forms are prohibited without prior approval from the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, DAPE-PRC, 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 the Army Human Resources Command, AHRC-PDO, 200 Stovall Street, Alexandria, VA 22332-0474.

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

This regulation supersedes AR 600-8-10, 31 July 2003. This edition publishes a rapid action revision of AR 600-8-10.

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