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Army Revlew Boards 

Agency 



Assistant Secretary of the 

Army 

(Manpower and Reserve 

AfFairs) 


2010/12/01 





Serving Soldiers, Veterans, and their Families, 
with Justice, Equity, and Compassion 


* Acts for the Secretary of the Army 

* Highest administrative levei for review of 

personnei actions taken by lower ieveis of the 

Army 

* Correct errors and injustices 

* Poiicy oversight of Army Prisons and Law 
Enforcement 

* 15 Boards 

- 140 personnei required (122 Civ, 18 Mii) 
plus 115 DA civilian volunteer ABCMR Board 
Members 

* Issues decisions based on recommendations 

from the DoD Physical Disability Board of Review 
'. 010 / 12/01 _ 248 cases as of 30 September^ 



ARMY REVIEW BOARDS AGENCY 




CONGRESSIONALS 
/SPECIAL ACTIONS 
MR. SCHWEIGERT 


DEPUTY DIRECTOR 
MR. SHATZER 



2010/12/01 


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General Procedures 
for Military Boards 



1. SoldierA^eteran/Family Member submits an 

2. reviews appiication, obtains military 
records and advisory opinions (if appropriate), and 
analyzes the case: 

Boards are not investigative bodies 
Appiicant bears the burden of proof 
Presumption of administrative regularity 
Some cases are administratively closed if not 

3. Statf’IVâRg^^n d case materials are submitted to 

administratively 

4. Board determinations transmitted to the 
appiicant and, 

if appiicable, to the appropriate Army staff 
Office for implementation 

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Army Board for 
Correction 

Board of 3 DA Senior Civilian 
Employees 

The highest administrative board In the 
Army 

established by Titie 10 U.S. Code section 


Awar 1552 to 

Sepai c:orrect errors and i 
Prom TGCords. 


- Admjni^atjye** Supreme 




Retirements 
Disabilities 
Evaluation Repoi 
Pay and AIlowance? 
Survivor Benefît Plans 
Homes of Record 
Titling Decisions 
Clemency Petitions 
Memoranda of 
2(Rf/§fĂn)and 



15,913 Cases in 
FYIO 


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Mîlitary Review Boards 



• Army Discharge Review Board (ADRB) 

• Army Grade Determination Review Board 

(AGDRB) 

• Army Board of Review for Eliminations 

• Army Ad Hoc Board 

• Army Active Duty Board fOTRA Officers) 

• Eniisted Special Review Board fESRB) 

• Officer Special Review Board fOSRB) 

• DA Suitability Evaluation Board (DASEB) 

• DA Conscientious Objector Review Board 

(DACORB) 

• Army Physical Disability Appeal Board 

• Army Physical Disability Review Board 

• Army Disability Ratinq Review Board 
7nin/i7rn ilnterment. Inurnment. & Memorialization 


Review Board (IIMRB) 


rmy Discharge Review Board 

Board of 5 Colonels/Lieutenant 

Colonels 

* Established by Titie 10 U.S. Code Section 1553 
to 

review discharges of former Soldiers: 

- For propriety and equity in the Army in 
generai 

- 15-year statute of iimitations 

- Exciudes GCM discharges and disabiiity 
separations 



* Recurring Themes: 

- Burden of Proof is the appiicant's 
responsibiiity 

- Compieteness of appiications 


* Factors commoniy consi** 

- PTSD 

20M)|istflated Misconduct 

- Discharae characterization too harsh 


3,429 Cases 
FYIO 


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Grade Determination and 
Officer Separation Boards 

Board of 3 Colonels/Lieutenant 

Colonels 

Army Graae uererminanon Keview Cases 
Determines highest grade in which a m( FYIO 

satisfactorily: 

- Eniisted Soldiers/warrant officers after serving 

30 total years on active and retired lists 

- Officer grade at time of retirement 

- At separation for disability 

33 Cases 

Army Board of Review for Elimine 

Reviews records and briefs of officers who have been 


recommended for elimination for misconduct or 
substandard performance by Boards of Inquiry in the 

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Grade Determination and 
Officer Separation Boards 

Board of 3 Colonels/Lieutenant 

Colonels 

• Army Ad Hoc Boi 167 Cases 

- Officer resignation: FYIJ) ţ||e service 

in iieu of generai court-martiai 

- Resignations/discharges in iieu of eiimination 

- Probationary officer eiimination cases 

• Army Active Duty Board (OTRA Of o Cases 
Reviews officiai fiies of Other Than Reguiar FYIO 
(OTRA) officers who are recommended for reiease 
from active duty for misconduct or performance 


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Other Military Review Boards 

Board of 

3 Colonels / Lieutenant Colonels(P) / Sergeants 

Major 

ijpc\.icii rvcvicw ţJKJa i 209 CaS6S în 

- Eniisted Evaluation Appeals and pr FYIO 

reconsideration 141 Cases in 

Officer Special Review Board (O! fyio 

- Officer Evaiuation Appeais and promo' 533 Cases in 

reconsideration FYIO 

DA Suitability Evaluation Board (D^ 27 Cases in 

- Unfavorabie information Appeais and FYIO 

DA Conscientious Objector Review Board 

(DACORB) 


Category 1-0 = separatî^n 
Category 1 -A-O = reassi^.. 
coiffMit^t duties 


915 Cases in FYIO 


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DisabiUty Boards 

Board of 3 Colonels/Lieutenant 
Colonels ( 1-2 Medical Corps) 

* Army Physical Disability Appeal Board 

Adjudicates disability ratings given active 
duty Soldiers 

in the disability pipeline referred from the 
Physical 

Disability Agency 

* Army Physical Disability Review Board 

Reviews claims by officers retired or released 
from 

active duty without pay for physical disability; 
15 year limitation 

* Army Disability Rating Review Board 

Hears petitions from re 1 Case Total in ed 
2010 /djegs than FY09 i 

five years) for relief pertaining to percentage 




nterment, Inurnme 
and Memorialization 
Review Board (UMRB) 

Board of 5 Senior Civilian or Military Members 

1 Case in FYIO 



* Recommends whether the Secretary of the Army 
shouid deny interment, inurnment, or 
memoriaiization at (primariiy) Ariington Nationai 
Cemetery to certain Veterans who may have 
committed a capitai crime as defined by 38 USC 
2411 

* Hearings wiii usuaiiy invoive personai 
appearances by one or more of the deceased's 
reiatives 

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rmy demency and Parole Board 

1 Civilian Chairman, 3 Colonels/Lt Colonels/Sr 

Civilians, 

1 Legal Advisor 




Supervised 

Release, and supervision violations for eligible Army 

inmates 752 Cases in FYIO 

under mie lu ubc ^Karole) and ‘ ^74 

(Clemency) 


1194 Army inmates in miiitary prisons in 
Kuwait, Germany, Korea, contract faciiiti 
and in Federai Prisons 





Interfaces with: 

U.S. Paroie Commission 
Administrative Offices of U.S. C 
The Federai Bureau of Prisons 

Councii 



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DoD Correctional Facilities 





Army Review Boards Agency 
Online Resources 



• ARBA Website: http://arba.army.pentagon.mîl 

- Information on ARBA Boards 

- Frequently Asked Questions and Answers; ABCMR Appiicant's 
Guide 

- Application Procedures and printable DD Form 149 and DD Form 
293 

- ONLINE APPLICATION!! 

• Online Application: http://actsonlme.army.mn 

- Appiy electronically to ABCMR and ADRB 

- Guides appiicants through the process and provides heips 

- Signature page is printed at the end of the oniine appiication, 

signed and mailed with supporting documents 

- Appiicants can check appiication status oniine using the Internet 

• ARBA Case Tracking System (ACTS) 

- Case tracking and management 

• ARBA Intranet - Shareportal 

- Single source for ARBA staff resources and information 


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FY 10 Prioritles 



* Meet and exceed Congressional Mandate for 
Processing time for cases 

* Undertake BRAC movements with minimal disruption 

* Support Secretary of the Army and ASA (M&RA) 
priorities 

- proactive legislative and regulatory changes to 
improve our Services 

* Continuous business process analysis and 
improvements 

* Trend analysis of cases and systemic corrective 
actions 

* Outreach and responsiveness to Congress, 

Veterans' Organizations, and Army Commands 


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Army Review Boards 

Agency 



Serving Soldiers, Veterans, and their 

FamiUes, 

with Justice, Equity, and Compassion 


2010/12/01 


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