Benefit Fact Sheet
Time away from duties and training is critical for the continued well-being of Service members. The Air Force provides a number of benefits to provide Service members opportunities for time away from their jobs.
Retired Service members are not eligible to participate in the various leave programs unless recalled to active duty.
Air Force Instruction AFI 36-3003 regarding leave programs and Special Leave criteria:
Air Force Personnel Command:
DoD Instruction NUMBER 1327.06 regarding Leave and Liberty Policy and Procedures:
DoD 7000.14-R, “Department of Defense Financial Management Regulations (FMRs),” Volume 7A, “Military Pay Policy and Procedures - Active Duty and Reserve Pay: