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Enlisted Separations



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Send all Enlisted Administrative Separation cases and correspondence to our mailbox at ONLY. 

1. Merge required documents using Adobe Pro software into as few PDFs as possible commensurate with available bandwidth. For packages requiring multiple PDFs due to size, label the documents using the Sailor’s name and part number.              

                For e.g. LN2 Smith Part 1, LN2 Smith Part 2 etc.
2. Please DO NOT mail physical packages to PERS-832. We will ONLY accept electronic packages.
3. DO NOT send official PERS-832 correspondence to the personal e-mail addresses of PERS-832 staff members.

Ensure all documents are encrypted and redacted for PII IAW BUPERSINST 5211.7A. When submitting a report via e-mail, please ensure your input is sanitized for PII. We are required to reject any report containing sensitive PII. Do not alter any DD FORM-214 service copies​. At a minimum, remove the following prior to delivery to PERS-832:

1. First 5 digits of the social security number

2. Birthdates

3. Home addresses

4. Home phone numbers

5. Personal cell phone numbers

6. Any and ALL third party information

NOTE: For general enlisted separation questions (including status requests), please contact the My Navy Career Center (MNCC) at 1-833-330-6622. For questions regarding assigning SPD codes, please contact your servicing Personnel Support Detachment (PSD), or MNCC, for those without a PSD.

Favorable Separations

Favorable Enlisted Separations has cognizance over voluntary separation requests, as well as favorable administrative separation cases.  Reasons for separation include: education, being in an alien status, pregnancy, conscientious objector, surviving family member, parenthood, conditions not amounting to disability, and erroneous/defective enlistments.

NAVADMIN 288/17 cancelled all early out programs and minimum service requirements waiver programs.  Commanding Officers, however retained Separation Authority for 90-day early release to further education.  As a result, members requesting to voluntarily separate or obtain a conditional release prior to their EAOS/SEAOS can submit an “Exception to Policy “request.

Requests should be submitted as an "Exception to Policy," on letter head, from the Commanding Officer (CO) to Director, Military Personnel, Plans and Policy (N13).  The letter must provide the CO's rationale, in detail, to include the member's extenuating circumstances.  Following guidance provided in MPM 1910-102, include the member's request, applicable documents, OPNAV (N13) will consider each member's request on a case-by-case basis.  Scan then email directly to:  Any additional question or concerns should be directed to the My Navy Career Center (MNCC):  ASKMNCC@NAVY.MIL or 1-833-330-MNCC.

Separation requests for Conscientious Objector and/or Sole Survivor are voluntary and are processed by PERS-832.

As per NAVADMIN 267/18, MPM 1910-120 and 1910-122 were canceled and merged into MPM 1900-120.

Unfavorable Separations

The Unfavorable Enlisted Separations section is responsible for the receipt, processing, and maintenance of cases involving separations for misconduct. Reasons for separations include: In Lieu of Trial by Court-Martial, Fraudulent Entry into the Naval Service, Minor Disciplinary Infractions, Pattern of Misconduct, Commission of a Serious Offense, Civilian Conviction, Drug Abuse, Drug and Alcohol Rehab Failure, Entry Level Performance and Conduct, Unsatisfactory Performance, Supremacist and Extremist Conduct, Family Advocacy Program Rehab Failure, Fleet Reserve in Lieu of Admin Separation Processing, and Detach For Cause.



This is the only form that will be accepted for ADSEP processing:



This memo shall be used when a member who is undergoing the ADSEP process has been diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD)/Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) to determine whether the condition did/did not contribute to the member's misconduct:

Dual Processing Memo template.docx



Board's finding sheet can be accessed below on the last page: 

Medical Release Form (DD2870) can be accessed below:

1. Ensure block 6a. reads "PERS-454"

2. Ensure block 6b. reads "5720 Integrity Drive, Millington, TN 38055-6712"

Submission Policy 

When an unfavorable package is submitted, you will receive a case number to verify receipt. If packages are incomplete or missing critical documents they will be canceled and will need to be resubmitted in their entirety. If you do not receive a case number within 7 days, please contact MNCC

Favorable packages are not assigned case numbers.

NAVY PERSONNEL COMMAND: 5720 Integrity Drive, Millington TN 38055-0000
 Address Correspondence to: Attn: PERS-### or BUPERS-###
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