Encl (1) to COMDTINST 7220.1A
SELRES REENLISTMENT/EXTENSION BONUS PROGRAM
This program provides a bonus for eligible personnel who reenlist or extend in the SELRES in
ratings, billets, or units designated most critical (Level I) and critical (Level II). The criticality
of ratings, billets, or units are periodically revised by ALDIST to maintain currency.
Eligibility. Criteria for the Reenlistment/Extension Bonus for paygrades E-4 through E-9 and
designated strikers E-2 through E-3 are as follows:
Reinlistment or extension must be for three to five years in the SELRES to qualify for the
three-year bonus or six to eight years in the SELRES to qualify for the six-year bonus.
Total Length of Service (LOS) must be less than 14 years at the time of
reenlistment/extension. LOS is the total active and inactive service, regardless of branch,
computed from Pay Base Date (PBD) to normal Expiration of Service (EOS).
NOTE: Inactive service covers all periods of inactive duty served under a qualifying
Members may reenlist or extend up to 90 days prior to their normal EOS. In cases of early
reenlistment/extension, the term of the new contract will begin on the date of
Member must not have previously received a six-year bonus or more than one three-year
bonus for enlistment, reenlistment, affiliation, or extension in ANY reserve component.
NOTE: A member who received a bonus for a previous three period is ineligible for a six
year bonus. To receive a second three-year bonus a member must enter into the
subsequent reenlistment/extension for three years not later than the date on which
the enlistment or extension for which the first bonus was paid would expire AND
still satisfy the designated skill or other requirements of this enclosure.
Member must hold a bonus-eligible permanent rating or be assigned to a bonus-eligible
billet or unit listed in the current ALDIST bonus message at the time of
Member must agree to serve in the SELRES in the rating, billet, or unit, for which the
bonus was authorized unless authorized to change to a rating, billet, or unit that is bonus
eligible. Termination and recoupment action will be taken if the change is to a non-bonus
eligible rating, billet, or unit.