Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

“Non-Duty” Disability Evaluation System (DES) Process Robert C. Desko, MD, FACS Col, USAF, SFS Deputy Director, ANGMS Clinical and Operational Medicine.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "“Non-Duty” Disability Evaluation System (DES) Process Robert C. Desko, MD, FACS Col, USAF, SFS Deputy Director, ANGMS Clinical and Operational Medicine."— Presentation transcript:

1 “Non-Duty” Disability Evaluation System (DES) Process Robert C. Desko, MD, FACS Col, USAF, SFS Deputy Director, ANGMS Clinical and Operational Medicine

2 Guarding America - Defending Freedom 24/17/2015 6:15 AM NDAA 2011 ‘‘§ 1214a. Members determined fit for duty in Physical Evaluation Board evaluation: prohibition on involuntary administrative separation due to unsuitability based on medical conditions considered in evaluation”

3 Guarding America - Defending Freedom 34/17/2015 6:15 AM NDAA NDAA (HR6523 section 1214A) prohibits ARC members from being administratively discharged without SecDef approval when they have been found “fit for military duty,” but not world-wide duty (WWD) qualified (signed 7 Jan 2011) DoDI Enlisted Administrative Separations (30 Sep 2011), implements this policy The Air National Guard position is that ANG forces are funded and postured to be deployed to bare base locations throughout the world The Air Force Reserve position is: There are enough deployment locations to accommodate Reservists who are in a stratified Assignment Limitation Code (ALC-C)

4 Guarding America - Defending Freedom 44/17/2015 6:15 AM “NON-DUTY” DISABILITY EVALUATION SYSTEM (DES) PROCESS  Member identified with a “Non-Duty” physical disqualification  MDG – will initiate top half of DAWG Checklist and AF Form 469 (Code 31, only) with remarks statement: Member has been identified with a “Non-Duty” physical disqualification that must be processed through the Non-Duty Disability Evaluation System (DES) to continue his/her military service. Forms will be forwarded to the FSS  FSS – Meets with member; reviews (AF Form 469, DAWG checklist, and FSS forms) Question: Does member wish to undergo the “Non-Duty” Disability Evaluation System (DES)? Member will read and sign the Statement of Selection form Process member for Sep/Ret due to a “Non-Duty” physical disqualification NO YES Mbr works with FSS/MDG on “Non-Duty” DES package MDG – Receives the Statement of Selection form, changes AF Form 469 to (Code 37) and completes the “Non-Duty” DES medical package Upon completion of DES package the MDG will forward to NGB/SG for fitness determination

5 Guarding America - Defending Freedom 54/17/2015 6:15 AM 5 “NON-DUTY” DISABILITY EVALUATION SYSTEM (DES) PROCESS Upon completion of DES package the MDG will forward to NGB/SG for fitness determination NGB/SG – Determines member is FIT and Returned to Duty No Restrictions NGB/SG – Determines member is FIT and Returned to Duty With Restrictions NGB/SG – Finds the member UNFIT for military duty Non-Duty DES package is forwarded to HQ AFPC (IPEB) for Fitness Determination NGB/SG - Establishes ALC-C Code (1, 2, or 3) NGB/A1 – Updates ALC-C Code (1,2, or 3) in PDS ALC-C Codes (1, 2, or 3) must be re- evaluated by NGB/SG yearly or upon expiration (established by NGB/SG ) DES Processing Member Returned to Duty (AF Form 469 cleared)

6 Guarding America - Defending Freedom 64/17/2015 6:15 AM ALC-C Stratification Assignment Limitation Code (ALC-C) ALC-C1 (Worldwide (mobility) Qualified) Designates members with temporary or mild conditions. Medical follow-up is required but the condition is clinically quiescent, unlikely to cause serious impact if untreated, or treatment is limited to primary care during periods of deployment or assignment ALC-C2 (Worldwide (mobility) Qualified) Designates members with medical conditions that will likely require specialist medical care and referral within one year. The member could be deployed or reassigned to OCONUS environments for short periods of time or if limited medical facilities offer the appropriate specialty medical care ALC-C3 (Worldwide (mobility) NOT Qualified) Designates members who should not be deployed or assigned to locations where the specialty medical care required to manage their unique medical condition is not available

7 Guarding America - Defending Freedom 74/17/2015 6:15 AM Non-Duty DES Process Questions?


Download ppt "“Non-Duty” Disability Evaluation System (DES) Process Robert C. Desko, MD, FACS Col, USAF, SFS Deputy Director, ANGMS Clinical and Operational Medicine."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google