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What does my Reenlistment Code mean?

I have a 9E reup code. What does that mean?

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Understanding the meaning and the status of your reenlistment code is important.  They impact your ability to remain in service and also have an impact on reassignments, promotions, reclassification, ability to attend school (Civilian/Military), retirement and can impact your family members ability to travel with you to overseas locations.

Here is a list of REUP Codes with a brief explanation.

9M, Approved Retirement under Qualitative Management Program (QMP). (1)

9U, Approved Retirement under Qualitative Service Program (QSP). (2)

9L,Involuntary Separation under Qualitative Management Program (QMP). (3)

9J,Involuntary Separation under Qualitative Service Program (QSP). (4)

12, Approved Retirement under Temporary Early Retirement Authority (TERA). (5)

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  • Casey


    I was given a general discharge under illegal substance abuse. Would that disqualify me from being able to reenlist or would it depend on the type of substance i used? Would the partial legalization of marijuana have an effect?

  • James Crawford


    What regulation covers IMREPR codes and the corresponding reasons

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