Getting out in less than 7 months.

Discussion in 'Officers' started by KnightsofRowallan, Apr 18, 2005.

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  1. Another request to tap your relative talents people.

    Is it possible to get out any quicker than 7 months (without doing anything too drastic/illegal). Its making the job hunting process a bit trickier.
    No time bar in place. Just want to go.
    sensible answers on a post card please
  2. Speak nicely to your MCM Div desk officer.

    Also, if you are approaching the end of a tour and submit your PVR before they can issue a fresh posting order, they won't bother giving you a new posting. I know several people who've escaped in three or four months on this basis. In one case, even if the posting order's been issued, if you would serve less than 2 months in your new post they will usually withdraw it and let you leave.

    The best alternative, however, is to be friends with the CO who will require the full 7 months notice but will also allow you the last three months as gardening leave, permitting you - under some circumstances - to pick up two salaries simultaneously. Just make sure the tax man knows!

  3. MS_Rep

    MS_Rep RIP

    The Army Retirements Board will usually hold you to 7 months from the date you sign yr PVR application, unless there are compassionate grounds for going earlier.

    As said above your CO/1RO could let you go earlier.

    You may not draw another salary whilst on resettlement; you may during your Terminal Leave, is my understanding.

    If you have a trg ROS (Time Bar following a long course) this may also affect your retirement date.

    When you eventally leave, make sure you get your P45 from Glasgow (hint)

    regards and good luck!

    [hope you submit yr Redress of Complaint against 2ic]
  4. Maximus decimus meridas pretentionus has realised his potential?
  5. Not so much that, just that I can take a hint.
    I'm a round peg in a square hole.

    Plus there is still a lot more I want to do which I can't do here.