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Reenlistment Eligibility Codes
         (RE-Codes)
 
 

Code     When Assigned             Remarks

RE-1A      Recommended and eligible         No restriction to reenlistment. Meets all
                                            prerequisites, includes those Marines
                                            discharged at EAS while pregnant who would
                                            otherwise be eligible.

RE-1B      Recommended, eligible and        For corporals/sergeants
           requested retention but          with satisfactory performance
           denied retention by CMC.         records released at EAS due to ECFC.
                                            May only be assigned by CMC.

RE-1C     Recommended and eligible          Assigned by CMC to career
          career Marines meeting            Marines requesting retention
          generally acceptable              who are eligible for
          standards and denied              retention, meet generally
          further service.                  acceptable standards, and are denied
                                            further service by CMC.

RE-2A     Transferred to FMCR prior         Recommended and eligible
          to reaching maximum service       for reenlistment at time
          limitation for grade.             of transfer to FMCR.
 

RE-2B     Retired.                          Not eligible for reenlistment. For disability
                                            or transfer to the Temporary Disability
                                            Retirement List (TDRL) assign RE-3P.

RE-2C     Transferred to FMCR at            Not eligible for reenlistment at time of
          maximum service limitation        transfer to FMCR.
          for grade.

RE-3A     Failure to meet general           Recommended by CO upon
          technical score prereq-           removal of disqualifying factor.
          uisite. Assign when single        SRB entry required stating reason for
          disqualifying factor.             assignment. Individual Marine must sign the
                                            SRB entry. CMC authority required for
                                            reenlistment.

RE-3B *   When there is a military          SRB entry required
          or civil record of in-            stating reason for
          service illegal drug              assignment. Individual
          involvement prior to              must sign the SRB entry.
          31 Aug 92 and there is            CMC authority required
          potential for further             for reenlistment.
          service.

RE-3C *   When directed by CMC or           SRB entry required
          when not eligible and             stating reason for
          disqualifying factor              assignment. Individual
          is not covered by any             Marine must sign the SRB
          other code. entry.                CMC authority required for reenlistment.

RE-3E *   Failure to meet education         Recommended by CO upon
          standards. Assign when            removal of disqualifying
          single disqualifying factor       factor. SRB entry required stating
          only.                             reason for assignment. Individual Marine
                                            must sign the SRB entry. CMC authority
                                            required for reenlistment.

RE-3F *   Failure to complete               SRB entry required
          recruit training.                 stating reason for assignment, to
                                            include women Marines discharged due to
                                            pregnancy prior to completing recruit
                                            training. Individual Marine must sign the SRB
                                            entry. CMC authority required for reenlistment.

RE-3H *   Hardship discharge.               Assign when discharged pursuant to MCO P1900.16,
                                            MARCORSEPMAN, chapter 6.  SRB entry required
                                            stating reason for assignment. Individual
                                            Marine must sign the SRB entry. CMC authority
                                            required for reenlistment.

RE-3O *   Refused to extend or              SRB page 11 entry required
          reenlist to deploy or             stating reason for assignment.
          to incur obligated service        Individual Marine must sign entry and
          for orders received.              be afforded the opportunity to submit a
                                            statement. Forward signed copies of page 11
                                            entry and statement (if any) to CMC (MMSB).
                                            Refer to MCO 1300.8. This code may only be
                                            assigned by CMC and is not to be assigned
                                            to first-term Marines.  Marines assigned this
                                            code are not eligible for promotion, reen-
                                            listment, commissioning or warrant officer
                                            programs, special pay, education programs, or
                                            involuntary separation pay.

RE-3N *   Pregnancy, single parent-         A female Marine discharged
          hood.                             prior to her EAS for pregnancy or a Marine
                                            separated while in a sole parent status. SRB
                                            entry required stating reason for assignment.
                                            Individual Marine must sign the SRB entry. CMC
                                            authority required for reenlistment.

RE-3P *   Failure to meet physical/         Recommended by CO upon
          medical standards(includes        removal of disqualifying
          pseudofolliculitis and            factor.  SRB entry
          weight standards).                required stating reason for assignment.
                                            Individual Marine must sign the SRB entry.
                                            CMC authority required for reenlistment.

RE-3S *   The Marine is approved            Marine is recommended
          for separation and receives       and eligible for reenlistment.
          the Special Separation            Assigned when Marine meets eligibility
          Benefit (SSB), lump sum           criteria established in ALMAR announcing
          payment. May only be              programs. This is a voluntary
          assigned by CMC.                  separation used to effect the military
                                            drawdown.  SRB entry is required stating
                                            Marine agrees to separate between window
                                            established by ALMAR and Marine must sign a
                                            written agreement to serve in the IRR for
                                            3 years. CMC approval required for reenlistment.

 

RE-3V *   The Marine is approved for        Same criteria established
          voluntary separation              for SSB program (above)except Marine
          and receives the Voluntary        must sign agreement to
          Separation Incentive (VSI),       serve in the IRR for the duration of
          annuity payment.                  the VSI payment period.

RE-4 *    Not recommended for               SRB entry required
          reenlistment.                     stating reason for assignment. Individual
                                            Marine must sign the SRB entry. This code may
                                            be assigned in lieu of any RE-3 code
                                            (except RE-3B and RE-3F) if the Marine's
                                            performance warrants and the reason
                                            can be documented.

RE-4B *   Assign when there is a            SRB entry required
          military or civil record          stating reason for
          of in-service illegal drug        assignment. Individual
          involvement and there is          Marine must sign the SRB
          no potential for further          entry.
          service.
 
 

NOTE: A reenlistment eligibility code of RE-3 is by definition considered recommended but not eligible for reenlistment for the reason indicated by the designated letter.

* Refer to the IRAM for appropriate page 11 entry.

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