Air Force Reserve: Drilling

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.


Members of the Air Force Reserve serving on active duty or initial active duty for training or active duty training for a period of 30 or more consecutive days for which they are entitled to pay are eligible to participate in the various leave programs.  tree at sunset

Additional Information

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:

Document Review Date: 24 February 2021