Our mission is to provide quality transition services to all Fort Hood Soldiers transitioning from the military - Expiration Term of Service (ETS), Retirement and Administrative Separations (Chapter).


Every Soldier that transitions from the Army, regardless of type of separation, must meet the following basic requirements:

  • Complete the Transition Assistance Program (TAP)
  • Complete a Physical Examination (Phase 1 and 2)
  • Have Separation Orders
  • Complete DD Form 2656 - Data For Payment of Retired Personnel (Retirement Only)
  • Have Final Stamp on Clearing Papers
  • Have a DD Form 214
  • VA Claim is Optional


The DD 214 Separation Briefing for ETS and Administrative Separations (Chapter) is conducted Monday - Friday at 0715 hours on the 3d floor of the Copeland Center, Room B-309.


For additional information on your specific type of separation click the links below:


Expiration Term of Service (ETS)

Administrative Separation (Chapter)

Enlisted Retirement

Officer Retirement

Release From Active Duty / Unqualified Resignation


If you need additional assistance contact our Customer Service Desk at the 254-287-3513.