Our mission is to provide quality transition services to Soldiers transitioning from military service. Please refer to Transition Center Overview Information Slides for more information.

All Administrative Separations (Chapters) must have the original and two copies (Transition Center reviews and upload the original, one copy for Finance and the other copy for the Soldier). Our office does not make copies. If for some reason the original chapter packet cannot be produced, the servicing legal office must certify a copy. Transition Center does not calculate or authorize any leaves.

Officer separations, Please see sample of Officer Packet.

Follow the Transition Matrix for an idea of the timeline to expect. For retirement timeline, please click on Retirement Transition Matrix.

PRE-RETIREMENTS:

Our mission is to deliver dynamic human resources to all service-members seeking retirement from the United States Army and Ft. Bragg, North Carolina.

Our services include: The Pre-Retirement section of the Transition Center conducts individual counseling and provides pesonnel services relevant to transition from active duty to retirement. Pre-retirements process SPB elections, retirement packets, retirement orders and the DD214. Please link on the valuable links:

-REQUEST FOR OFFICER RETIREMENT

-REQUEST FOR ENLISTED RETIREMENT

-MEDICAL RETIREMENT CHECKLIST

-MEDICAL RETIREMENT EXTENSION

TRANSITION CENTER PROCEDURES

ETS – Orders can be generated up to 90 days prior to Expiration Term of Service (ETS) by the Transition Center. Orders can be picked up by Soldiers at the Transition Center customer service desk, after processing of completed ETS packet. Only S1 personnel are authorized to turn inETS packetswhich includes two copies of the DA Form 200.

S1 - It is the responsibility of the Unit/Battalion S1 to run a 180 day query (loss roster) for their units to identify Soldiers approaching the ETS and submit the required documents to the Transition Center for processing NLT 90 days prior to the Soldiers’ ETS. The S1 should also ensure the Soldiers review the PRE-SEPARATION SLIDES.

ADMINSTRATIVE SEPARATIONS (CHAPTERS) - Orders are published expeditiously after receipt of a complete packet. Packets can be dropped off by the Soldier (and escort if required) and an order pick-up date will be provided.If a Soldier requires an escort (per Fort Bragg Policy and Precedent Statement #2), the escort must remain with the Soldier during the entire process. For more information on chapter packets, please see Chapter Packet Checklist.

MEDICAL SEPARATIONS – Integrated Disability Evaluation System, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Department of Defense (DoD) established a joint program to modernize and improve the disability evaluation and compensation process for wounded, ill, and injured Soldiers.Soldiers are to report to the Transition Center immediately upon receipt of the DA Form 199 – Physical Evaluation Board Proceedings to obtain information on the requirements of their transition. For more information on medical separation, see MEB Chapter Checklist.

Note- the Transition Center is not authorized to extend Soldiers beyond their contractual ETS.If a medical separation date is beyond the Soldiers ETS, Soldiers must see their PEBLO or unit retention NCO for an extension.

TRANSITION CENTER FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (CLICK HERE)

For changes to DD214 after separation, you can request an amendment DD Form 215 from:

-DISCHARGES Click Here

-RELEASE FROM ACTIVE DUTY Click Here