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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
Review Board regulations appear in Title 32 of the Code of Federal Regulations.
The Military branches also issue their own regulations.
Army Discharge Review Board
Army Board for Correction of Military Records
Naval Discharge Review Board
Board for Correction of Naval Records
AF Discharge Review Board
AF Board for Correction of Military Records
DoD Discharge Appeal Review Board
Defense Secretaries have also issued binding instructions for review boards to follow.
HAGEL Memo (2014)
CARSON Memo (2016)
KURTA Memo (2017)
WILKIE Memo (2018)
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