Attend at least 90 percent of regularly scheduled
Perform annual training which is 12 to 14 days
Meet annual physical qualifications
Additional information and requirements are
contained in the Administrative Procedures for Naval
Reservists on Inactive Duty, BUPERSINST 1001.39.
Some benefits the member earns by being a Naval
Reservist include pay, bonuses, uniforms, and
Reservists assigned to a drill pay billet receive 1
days basic pay for each drill satisfactorily performed.
The minimum period for a drill for pay purposes is 4
continuous hours. Reservists perform two drill periods
a day totaling four drill periods during a drill weekend.
Some programs, such as Naval Reserve Force ships,
special boat units, and aviation squadrons offer
opportunities to perform additional paid drills. Full pay
and allowances, except VHA, are earned during annual
training (AT) performed in a pay status. Members
under duty in a flying status involving operational or
training flights (DIFOT) orders may also earn aviation
career incentive pay during both drill and AT periods.
Also, other hazardous duty pay, such as diving and
demolition, may be earned during AT. Information on
types of drills are contained in the Administrative
Procedures for Naval Reservists on Inactive Duty
Computation of Drill Pay
Drill pay is computed on the basis of the members
paygrade and length of service. The monthly basic pay,
as applicable, is divided by 30 to provide the daily pay
a member receives for each drill completed. The
training category of the member determines the number
of authorized drills for which a member may be paid
during the fiscal year.
Computation of Annual Training Pay
AT pay is computed on the basis of the members
paygrade and length of service. The basic pay, BAQ,
COMRATS/BAS, as applicable, are divided by 30 to
provide the daily pay a member receives for each day of
Individuals in certain ratings in the Selected
Reserve who have completed their term of obligated
service and have no remaining mandatory drilling
obligation at the time of affiliation are eligible for an
affiliation bonus. Affiliation bonuses provide incentive
for personnel who have been released from active duty,
with some military service obligation remaining, to
affiliate with the Selected Reserve for the remainder of
their military service obligation.
Additional information concerning the affiliation
bonus is contained in the Administrative Procedures for
Naval Reservists on Inactive
Certain ratings within the
Selected Reserve are
eligible for reenlistment incentives while assigned to a
Reserve Unit. Reenlistment incentives may be offered
in ratings where critical shortages exist in the Selected
Additional information concerning the reenlistment
incentive programs available are contained in the
Administrative Procedures for Naval Reservists on
Inactive Duty, BUPERSINST 1001.39.
The initial clothing issue of enlisted personnel, who
are below the E-7 paygrade, must be retained throughout
the members period of obligated service. Those who
reenlist and affiliate with a Reserve unit more than 90
days after discharge are entitled to a new issue of
clothing, if the prior issue is no longer serviceable.
Additionally, unserviceable clothing items may be
exchanged for new on a one-for-one basis while
assigned to a Naval Reserve unit.
Officers and chief petty officers are eligible to
receive a periodic uniform maintenance allowance.
When regular Navy personnel with remaining
obligated service are transferred to the Naval Reserve
to complete their obligation, they retain their rate by
timely affiliation with a drilling unit of a Reserve
component. Other Reserve personnel, upon release