It is our mission to...

Execute the delivery of military personnel services with promptness and efficiency for Active duty Soldiers, Army Reserve, National Guard, and Retirees.  Ensure that each Soldier’s Certificate of Release or Discharge from active duty (DD Form 214) is prepared expeditiously with accurate and precise information.  Assist in making the move from military to civilian life a smooth transition.

Basic Procedure

Prior to processing through the Separation Center, you are required to take the Online Separation Brief as soon as you have been identified for separation.

Click the 'Online Separation Brief' link below to start the Separation Brief, and return to this page once completed.  You will then download the 'DA Form 4187 - Request for Separation' and 'Memorandum of Understanding'.  Complete these documents and email them to the Separation Center to initiate your separation process.

Click here to open the Online Separation Brief

Required documents to email to the Separation Center (usarmy.huachuca.imcom-central.mbx.separations@mail.mil)
DA Form 4187 - Request for Separation
Memorandum of Understanding
 
Checklists for your convenience:
Medical Separation Timeline
ETS & UQR Timeline
Separation Center Checklist
Records Review Requirements
SFL-TAP CRS Checklist
 
 
Our Location
The Separation Center is located in Whitside Hall, Building 41330, Room 11, Fort Huachuca, AZ 85613 
Our phone number is 533-1383/8179
 
Our office hours are Monday - Friday 0730-1130 and 1230-1630, we are closed until 1230 on the first Thursday of each month.
SEPARATION PROCEDURES

Chapters: Once you complete the Online Separation Brief and furnish the Separation Center with the required documents, you will receive a copy of your orders and DD Form 214 Worksheet in your AKO or Enterprise email. You will schedule your leave (DA Form 31) with your S-1, who will furnish the Separation Center with your DA Form 31 and schedule your record review appointment. Your clearing papers are also requested through your S-1. 

ETS: Once you complete the Online Separation Brief and furnish the Transition Center with the required documents, you will receive a copy of your orders and DD Form 214 Worksheet in your AKO or Enterprise email. You will schedule your leave with your S-1, who will furnish the Separation Center with your DA Form 31 and schedule your record review appointment. Your clearing papers are also requested through your S-1.

Orders for Retirement: Visit https://www.ikn.army.mil/apps/IKNWMS/Home/WebSite/SoldierforLifeRetirementServicesOffice for more information.

DOCUMENTS NEEDED FOR SEPARATION SERVICES

RECORDS REVIEW APPOINTMENT

CURRENT SERVICE MEMBER GROUP LIFE INSURANCE (SGLI)/DD FORM 93 (RECORDS OF EMERGENCY DATA), FROM S-1

DD FORM 2697 (REPORT OF MEDICAL ASSESSMENT), FROM RAYMOND W. BLISS ARMY HEALTH CENTER

DENTAL CARE SHEET SF 603 MUST HAVE 90 DAY STAMP (WITH ‘HAVE BEEN’/‘HAVE NOT BEEN’ COMPLETED STAMP CIRCLED), FROM RUNION DENTAL CLINIC

OVER-STAMPED ORDERS FROM FINANCE, (INCLUDES SOLD LEAVE DAYS & SEPARATION PAY IF APPLICABLE. THIS INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED DURING THE FIRST VISIT)

DD FORM 2958 & DD FORM 2648 (PRE-SEPARATION CHECKLIST), FROM SOLDIER FOR LIFE - TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SEE SLF-TAP IN BRIEF)

ALL SOLDIERS WILL COMPLETE THE ‘ARMY TRANSITION PROGRAM EXIT SURVEY’ ONLINE AT: http://www.myarmyonesource.com/ArmyTransitionProgramExitSurvey (set your browser to Compatibility View)  SOLDIERS MUST PRINT CERTIFICATE ISSUED AT END OF SURVEY AND BRING WITH THEM TO THEIR FINAL RECORDS REVIEW APPOINTMENT

DA FORM 31 (LEAVE REQUEST), UPON COMPLETION OF DA FORM 31 SCHEDULE RECORDS REVIEW APPOINTMENT THROUGH S-1.

IF MAKING CHANGES TO DD FORM 214 PLEASE BRING IN SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS TO SEPARATION SERVICES RECORDS REVIEW APPOINTMENT.

*** DO NOT CLEAR ID CARDS/DEERS AND KNOW YOU CAC PIN ***

DOWNLOADABLE RECORDS REVIEW REQUIREMENTS

MEDICAL EVALUATION BOARD (MEB) SEPARATION PROCEDURES
  • Soldier takes the Online Separation Brief and submits the required forms
  • Soldier signs DA Form 199 (from PEBLO)
  • Physical Disability Information Report (PDIR) appears in TRANSPROC (anywhere from 1-4 weeks after Soldier signs the DA Form 199)
  • Transition Center emails the Chain of Command the PDIR, examples of DA Form 31, and counseling statement (within 48 hours)
  • Once all required information is received, Separation Center issues orders and records review appointment time/date
    (Separation Center has 1-5 business days to complete this action)