Early Discharge

Early Discharge

If you are selected for the Green to Gold program, you may obtain early release from active duty. Army Regulation 635-200, Chapter 16-2, provides for the honorable, early discharge of soldiers so they can enroll in an Army Senior ROTC program. The Early Discharge may be up to 30 days prior to the start of school. Terminal leave is not authorized.

TO QUALIFY FOR EARLY DISCHARGE

  • You must meet the requirements of the Green to Gold program.
  • The separation authority must ensure that you meet the criteria, have served honorably and possess officer attributes.
  • You must agree to the stipulations that breaching the terms of the USAR enlistment contract or ROTC student contract will subject you to involuntary order to active duty to complete the prior service remaining and/or the scholarship contractual obligation. If you are a scholarship cadet, you may be required to repay the scholarship benefits received in lieu of active duty.