The six-month requirement for voluntary assignment requests in AFI 36-2115, Assignments within the Reserve Components will be enforced and wing commander or equivalent waiver authority is suspended. This six-month wait period applies to voluntary and involuntary reassignments to the Individual Ready Reserves, voluntary and involuntary discharges, and retirements approved April 4 through Sept. 30, 2017. For example, if a member was approved for retirement on April 4, their retirement date would be six months from that date, on Oct. 4. Some exceptions apply. Questions should be directed to the member's servicing HQ RIO Detachment or HQ AFRC/A1KK at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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