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Space Available Flight: Required Documentation

Airman 1st Class Jourdan Sutton, 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron air terminal operator, checks the flight schedule at the air terminal on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 26, 2015. (Photo: U.S. Air Force)
Airman 1st Class Jourdan Sutton, 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron air terminal operator, checks the flight schedule at the air terminal on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., May 26, 2015. (Photo: U.S. Air Force)

The following documentation is required. Please have them ready for review when selected for travel:

Active Duty Uniformed Services Member

(includes National Guard and Reserve members on active duty in excess of 30 days and Cadets and Midshipmen of the U.S. Service Academies):

  • DD Form 2 (Green) US Armed Forces ID Card (Active), or Form 2 NOAA (Green) Uniformed Services ID and Privilege Card (Active), or PHS Form 1866-3 (Green) US Public Health Service ID Card (Active)
  • A valid leave authorization or evidence of pass status

Retired Uniformed Service Members:

  • DD Form 2 (Blue) US Armed Forces ID Card (Retired), or DD Form 2 NOAA (Blue) Uniformed Services ID Card (Retired), or PHS Form 1866-3 (Blue) US Public Health Service ID Card (Retired)

National Guard and Reserve Members:

Authorized Reserve Component Members (National Guard and Reserve) of the Ready Reserve and members of the Standby Reserve who are on the Active Status List:

  • DD Form 2 (Red) Armed Forces of the United States ID Card (Reserve)
  • DD Form 1853, Authentication of Reserve Status for Travel Eligibility

Retired Reservists Entitled to Retired Pay at Age 60:

  • DD Form 2 (Red)
  • A notice of retirement eligibility as described in DoD Directive 1200.15. If the automated DD Form 2 (Red) has been issued, the member is registered in his or her service personnel system as a Reserve retiree entitled pay at age 60, and a notice of retirement is not required.

Retired Reservists Qualified for Retired Pay:

  • DD Form 2 (Blue) US Armed Forces ID Card (Retired), or DD Form 2 NOAA (Blue) Uniformed Services ID Card (Retired), or PHS Form 1866-3 (Blue) US Public Health Service ID Card (Retired)

On Active Duty for 30 Days or Less:

  • DD Form 2 (Red)
  • Orders placing the Reservist on active duty
  • A valid leave authorization or evidence of pass status

ROTC, Nuclear Power Officer Candidate (NUPOC), and Civil Engineer Corps (CEC) Members:

When enrolled in an advanced ROTC, NUPOC, or CEC course or enrolled under the financial assistance program:

  • DD Form 2 (Red)
  • DD Form 1853

Dependents of Uniformed Services Members:

  • DD Form 1173
  • United States Uniformed Services Identification and Privilege Card

EML Travelers:

  • Besides any documentation required by the categories above, EML orders issued by the Unified Command. Participants of the EML program may take no more than two trips per year and may not be taken within 6 months of the beginning or end of the service.

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