who continue in an active duty status during the
time allowed for return travel home. For those
members, and members other than those being
separated or retired, it is the date a member is
required to begin travel from the old PDS, the
members home or place from which called (or
ordered) to active duty, the last temporary duty
station, or the designated place, whichever
applies, in order to arrive at the new PDS,
home, or place from which called (or ordered)
to active duty, on the date authorized by the
mode of transportation authorized and/or used.
Refer to Appendix A of JFWR, volume 1, for
examples that show you how to determine the
effective date of orders.
EFMs Exceptional family members. EFMs are
described as handicapped or exceptional
dependents who require special medical care
and/or special education.
EMERGENCY LEAVE Emergency leave is leave
granted for a personal or family emergency
requiring the members presence. Emergency
leave is chargeable to the members leave
EMERGENCY RATINGS Ratings encompassing
skills or qualifications common to the civilian
sector that are not required as ratings in
peacetime but are required in time of war.
EML Environmental and morale leave. EML
established at overseas
installations where adverse environmental
conditions require specific arrangements for
leave in more desirable places at periodic
EML programs involve space-
available travel privileges.
The leave taken
under the EML program is ordinary leave
chargeable to the members account.
EMR Enlisted Master Record.
ENLISTED BONUS An enlistment bonus is paid to
an enlistee when that enlistee meets conditions
as specified in part 1, chapter 9 of the
DODFMR, volume 7, Part A.
ENLISTED PERSONNEL Personnel below the
grade of warrant officer are considered enlisted
ENLISTEE A person who has voluntarily enlisted
for military service.
ENLTRANSMAN Enlisted Transfer Manual
ENTITLEMENT The legal right to receive items of
pay and/or allowances.
ENTNAC Entrance National Agency Check.
EOD Explosive ordnance disposal.
qualified as EOD are assigned Secondary NECs
5332 and 5333. Additionally these personnel
carry the enlisted designator parachute jumper
(PJ) and/or DV.
Once qualified, personnel
Operations as EOD Technicians.
EPADs Enlisted Personnel Action Documents.
These documents are used by BUPERS to issue
PCS orders, notification of adjustment of
projected rotation dates (PRDs), and even
of Fleet Reserve
NOTE: There is a possibility that by the time you
receive this training manual these documents
will no longer be issued.
EPMAC Enlisted Personnel Management Center,
which is located in New Orleans, Louisiana.
EREN Expiration of reserve enlistment.
ERRONEOUS PAYMENT A payment of pay
and/or allowances to a member to which he or
she is not entitled.
ESO Educational services officer or educational
ESWS Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist.
EXAMINING BOARDS Examining boards
material, give complete instructions on
examination procedures, and forward Navywide
examinations to other activities for use by
personnel transferred or in a transient or leave
status on examination date.
The board is
normally established about 2 months before
scheduled examination dates and consists of at
least three members (officer or civilian) with