preparing these availability reports, and you are unable
to process the availability through COMPASS, you
must submit a class F availability and include adequate
. Class X - Brig/Disciplinary Releases. Class X
availabilities are for personnel who are completing
confinement, or other disciplinary action, of 31 days or
more, and who are available for assignment. For
individuals confined while en route to a new duty
station, specify the activity name in the Remarks
section. If the individual is being discharged, do not
submit an availability report. Also, if the individual is
being returned to his or her last duty station and has been
confined for 30 days or less, an availability report is not
l Class Y - Medical Releases. Class Y
availabilities are for personnel who are available for
assignment as the result of being hospitalized, placed
on limited duty (LIMDU), completing hospitalization,
or who have appeared before a medical board. These
classes of reports should be submitted as soon as the
members final status has been determined. The
members date of availability is the date of the medical
board. For personnel recommended for second,
subsequent, or extended periods of limited duty, await
BUPERS directions before submitting availability
reports. For personnel who are hospitalized while
undergoing a course of instruction at a naval training
activity, you must return them to the naval training
activity from which they were received.
provided that hospitalization has not been for a period
in excess of 4 months. All student personnel requiring
LIMDU assignments must be made available.
Refer to chapter 20 of the ENLTRANSMAN and
section 15 of the DMRSMAN,
information concerning availability
reports and their
This chapter discussed counseling and provided
you with some counseling techniques that will help you
whenever you counsel personnel. The chapter also
discussed basic pay and indicated that while basic pay
is subject to income tax, allowances such as BAQ,
VHA, OHA and BAS are not.
Eligibility requirements and/or information
concerning such allowances as BAQ, VHA, COLA,
OHA, TLE, TLA, DLA, FSA, BAS, and civilian
clothing monetary allowances were also discussed.
Additionally, the chapter discussed eligibility
requirements for enlistment, reenlistment bonuses, and
identified other bonuses that are primarily for officers.
This chapter also discussed the dependents dental
plan, legal assistance, and availability reports. If you
are uncertain about the information you have just
studied, review the sections that are giving you trouble.
Consult the recommended publications for detailed
information on the topics presented in this chapter.