Current Discharge Upgrade Laws & Regulations

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Statutory LAWS

All Discharge Review Boards were created by Congress and appear in Title 10 of the U.S. Code.

10 USC 1553 – Discharge Review Boards

10 USC 1552 – Boards for Correction of Records

10 USC 1553a – Discharge Appeal Review Board

DoD Directives/Instructions

Defense Secretaries have also issued binding instructions for review boards to follow.

HAGEL Memo (2014)

CARSON Memo (2016)

KURTA Memo (2017)

WILKIE Memo (2018)

Past Review Board Decisions

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