The fiscal year 2016 Selected Marine Corps Reserve (SMCR) Early Release Program establishes the authority, eligibility and procedures for the voluntary early release of enlisted Marines in the SMCR. The program will start on September 1, 2015 and end on September 30, 2016. Marines eligible for this program must be serving their first-term and have a mandatory drill participation stop date between October 1, 2015 and September 30, 2016. Marines in receipt of an enlistment bonus are eligible to participate. Those with any other incentive are not eligible for the program. Marines must obtain the endorsement of their battalion/squadron commanding officer to be eligible. For more information, contact MSGT J. Saucier telephone (703)784-9136 or DSN 278-9136, or Capt. P. Norton telephone (703)784-9136 or DSN 278-9136.
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