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Reprimand and Admonition Handbook Military Justice Section

Administrative reprimands and admonitions are management tools available to commanders, supervisors and other superiors to reprove and correct subordinates for their departure (on- or off-duty) from norms of performance, conduct, bearing, behavior or integrity. They should be used when it is determined that more formal action under Article 15, UCMJ, is not necessary. A “reprimand” is more severe than an “admonition” and carries a strong implication of official censure. An “admonition” Read more

Supervisors Guide to Admonitions and Reprimands

The following guide was developed to provide general information and guidance in the proper documentation of admonitions and reprimands.Included among the various tools available to help supervisors meet their responsibility for maintaining Air Force standards and accomplishing the Air Force mission are administrative reprimands and admonitions. This guide addresses only administrative reprimands and admonitions, as distinguished from punitive reprimands administered as a result of either court-martial Read more

OPR, EPR, and PRF Writing Guide

Documents such as officer performance reports (OPR), enlisted performance reports (EPR), and promotion recommendation forms (PRF) are used in promotion boards, professional military education (PME) selections, selective early retirement boards (SERB), reductions in force (RIF), command and special duty selections, and courts martial. Equally as important is their use by commanders when looking to fill a position, selecting candidates for promotion, rank-ordering individuals for boards and other personnel Read more