Entry-level status ends 180 days after beginning an initial period of entry-level active duty training.Thus a member may be in entry-level status for more than 180 days after enlistment. A member's service may be characterized as UOTHC only if the member is given an opportunity for a hearing by an administrative discharge board or requests discharge in lieu of trial by court martial. Reassign unsatisfactory participants to the appropriate subcategory of IRR or Standby Reserve (with unit or PM authority respectively) in accordance with AFI 36-2115.Failure to report for scheduled IADT within 365 days of enlistment.…Entry-Level Status- The first 180 days of continuous active military service.
This regulation does not apply to the Air National Guard. Members who have not fulfilled their Military Service Obligation (MSO) in accordance with Title 10 U. C., Section 651, may be ordered to active duty for training (ADT), regardless of the length of prior AD or ADT, for a period of not more than 45 days under Title 10 U. Enlisted members assigned to the Selected Reserve who are ordered to AD or ADT may be returned to their previous unit of assignment or transferred to the IRR. Initiate discharge action according to AFI 36-3209....
Chapter 1—STANDARDS, TRAINING AND RETIRED CATEGORIES, AND PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS ...1.3.1. Disposition of United States Air Force Reserve (AFRC) Unsatisfactory Participants. The member’s term of enlistment may be extended up to 6 months to permit completion of the designated period of AD in accordance with Title 10 U. Chapter 3—INITIAL ACTIVE DUTY FOR TRAINING (IADT)...3.2.3.
Comments: To view or download the complete regulation, click on the the link to it in the box above these comments. Member may be discharged when the member has accumulated nine or more unexcused absences from UTA within a 12-month period.
Discharged for unsatisfactory participation when the commander concerned has determined that the individual has no potential for useful service under conditions of full mobilization.
Example: Amn Doe is required to be at work at 0730 on Monday but fails to report.
Amn Doe’s supervisor, first sergeant, and commander investigate his absence and the commander determines the absence to be voluntary.
After 24 hours of unauthorized absence (0730 on Tuesday), the Commander will immediately report Amn Doe as AWOL with an effective date and time of Monday at 07188.8.131.52. A member who has been AWOL for more than 30 consecutive days will be classified as a deserter (UCMJ, Article 85). He remains AWOL through 2400 on the 30th consecutive day and his status is changed to Deserter on the 31st day (10th day during times of National Emergency or war declared by the President or Congress) with an effective date and time of 31 January 2013 at 0001.
Note: An absentee does not have to be placed in AWOL status prior to being classified as a Deserter status if the member is absent without authority, regardless of the length of the absence, and meets any of the eligibility criteria listed below.184.108.40.206.
A unit member who has nine or more unexcused IDT absences, in a 12-month period with the first month missed as month one, or has not completed a scheduled Annual Tour in an FY (unless substituted or excused) is considered an unsatisfactory participant.... AFRC Commanders are authorized to take the following actions when necessary and appropriate:220.127.116.11. Substandard Performance While on IADT/BMT/TT.18.104.22.168. If an AFRC member commits an offense that demonstrates substandard performance the attached commander may initiate UCMJ or administrative discharge action under AFI 36-3208, Administrative Separation of Airmen. Failure to complete a training course due to lack of effort or failure to achieve a 3-skill level AFSC.
If UCMJ or discharge action is initiated, the unit of attachment will notify the unit of assignment and conclude UCMJ or discharge processing. (Exception: Failure to achieve a 3-skill level due to incomplete processing of a security clearance required for award of an AFSC.) 22.214.171.124.4.