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Separation Codes (SPN Codes) Numeric

Here are the numeric Separation codes (SPN)
201 – Enlisted Personnel – Expiration of term of service (includes personnel on ADT as initial trainees)
21L – Enlisted Personnel – Separation for good & sufficient reason when determined by secretarial authority
21T – Enlisted Personnel – Release of REP 63 trainees due to emergency conditions. (Does not apply to active duty.)
21U – Separation for failure to demonstrate adequate potential for promotion
202 – Expiration of term of enlistment
203 – Expiration of term of active obligated service
205 – Release from active & transferred to reserve
209 – Release from Active Duty within 3 mos of expiration of USN service
210 – Separation for failure to demonstrate adequate potential for promotion
212 – Honorable wartime service subsequent to desertion
213 – Discharge for retirement as an officer
214 – To accept commission as an officer in the Army, or to accept recall to active duty as an Army Reserve officer
215 – To accept appointment as warrant officer in the Army or to accept recall to active duty as Army Reserve warrant officer
217 – To accept commission or appointment in the Armed Forces of the United States (other than Army)
219 – Erroneous induction
220 – Marriage, female only
221 – Pregnancy
222 – Parenthood
225 – Minority/under age
226 – Dependency
227 – Hardship
229 – Sole surviving son and surviving family members
230 – Retirement after 20 years but less than 30 years active federal service
231 – Retirement after 30 years active federal service
238 – Service retirement in lieu of other administrative action
239 – Surviving family members
240 – Unconditional resignation of enlisted personnel serving on unspecified enlistment
241 – Resignation of enlisted personnel on unspecified enlistment in lieu of resignation for misconduct or inefficiency
242 – Resignation of enlisted personnel on unspecified enlistment for the good of the service
243 – Resignation of enlisted personnel on unspecified enlistment in lieu of board of action when based on unfitness
244 – Resignation of enlisted personnel on unspecified enlistment in lieu of board action when based on unsuitability
245 – Resignation of enlisted personnel on unspecified enlistment in lieu of separation for disloyalty or subversion
246 – Discharge for the good of the service
247 – Unsuitability, multiple reasons
248 – Unsuitability
249 – Resignation (Class II homosexual) of personnel on unspecified enlistment
250 – Punitive discharge. Class I homosexual – general court martial
251 – Punitive discharge. Class I homosexual – general court martial
252 – Punitive discharge. Class I homosexual – general or special court martial
253 – Homosexual – board action
255 – Retirement in lieu of discharge under AR 635-89 (homosexuality). Rescinded
OR
255 – Punitive discharge. Class II homosexual – general court martial
256 – Homosexual, acceptance of discharge in lieu of board action
257 – Unfitness, homosexual acts
258 – Unfitness, ineptitude
258 – Unfitness, multiple reasons
260 – Unsuitability, inaptitude
261 – Inaptitude — illiterate
OR
261 – Psychiatric or psychoneurotic disorder
262 – Behavioral disorder, Bedwetter
263 – Bedwetter
264 – Unsuitability, character and behavioral disorders
265 – Unsuitability, character disorder
270 – Placed on temporary disability retired list
OR
270 – Release from EAD and revert to retired list at ETS
271 – Permanently retired by reason of physical disability
273 – Physical disability with entitlement to receive severance pay
274 – Physical disability resulting from international misconduct or willful neglect or incurred during period of unauthorized absence. Not entitled to severance pay
276 – Released from EAD & revert to retired list prior to ETS
277 – Physical disability, EPTS (existing prior to service), established by medical board. Discharged by reason of physical disability upon application by individual. Not entitled to severance pay
278 – Physical disability, EPTS, established by physical evaluation board proceedings. Not entitled to severance pay
279 – Release from EAD & revert to retired list at ETS
28B – Unfitness, frequent involvement in incidents of a discreditable nature with civil or military authorities
28E – Financial irresponsibility
28F – Established pattern for showing dishonorable failure to pay just debts
28G – Unfitness, an established pattern for showing dishonorable failure to contribute adequate support to dependents or failure to comply with order, decrees, or judgment of a civil court concerning support of dependents
280 – Misconduct/fraudulent entry into the Army (enlistee not revealing criminal record)
281 – Desertion, trial barred by 10 U.S.C. 843 (ART. 43, U.C.M.J.). Rescinded
OR
281 – Unsanitary habits
282 – Misconduct/prolonged unauthorized absence for more than one year desertion
283 – Misconduct/AWOL trial waived or deemed inadvisable
284 – Misconduct/convicted or adjudged a juvenile offender by a civil court during current term of active military service
285 – Initially adjudged a juvenile offender by a civil court during current term of active military service. Rescinded.
290 – Desertion (court martial)
293 – Other than desertion (court martial)
293 – General court martial
294 – Special court martial
311 – Alien without legal residence in the United States
312 – Separation of members of Reserve components on active duty who, due to age, would be precluded from attaining eligibility pay as provided by 10 USC 1331.1337
313 – To immediately enlist or reenlist
314 – Importance to national health, safety or interest
316 – Release, lack of jurisdiction
318 – Conscientious objection
319 – Erroneous enlistment
320 – To accept employment law enforcement agency
333 – Discharge of Cuban volunteers upon completion of specified training. Rescinded.
344 – Release of Cuban volunteers upon completion of specified training. Rescinded.
367 – Aggressive reaction
370 – Released from EAD by reason of physical disability & revert to inactive status for the purpose of retirement under Title 10. USC Sections 1331 – 1337, in lieu of discharge with entitlement to receive severance pay
375 – Discharge because of not meeting medical fitness standards at time of enlistment
376 – Release from military Control (void Inductions) because of not meeting medical fitness standards at time of induction
377 – Non – fulfillment of enlistment commitment
38A – Desertion/trial deemed inadvisable (WW2) Rescinded
38B – Desertion/trial deemed inadvisable (peacetime desertion) Rescinded
38C – Desertion/trial deemed inadvisable (Korean War). Rescinded
380 – Desertion/trial barred by 10 USC Section 834 (Art 34 UCMJ). Rescinded
351 – Desertion/trial deemed inadvisable (Spanish – American War/ WWII). Rescinded
383 – Criminalism
41A – Apathy, lack of interest
41C – To accept a teaching position
41D – Discharge of enlisted personnel on unspecified enlistment who completed 20 years active federal service, do not submit application for retirement: commander determines discharge will be in best interest of the government
41E – Obesity
411 – Early separation of overseas returnee
412 – Enlisted members of medical holding detachments or units who, upon completion of hospitalization, do not intend to immediately enlist or reenlistment in the regular Army
413 – To enter or return to college, university, or equivalent institution
414 – To accept or return to employment of a seasonal nature
415 – Early release of inductees who have served on active duty prior their present tour of duty
416 – Physical disqualification for duty in MOS
418 – Discharge of enlisted personnel in unspecified enlistment who complete 30 years active federal service and do not submit application for retirement
419 – Discharge of enlisted personnel on unspecified enlistment over 55 years of rage who have completed 20 years active federal service & do not submit application for retirement
420 – Discharge or release of individuals with less than 3 months remaining to serve who fail to continue as students (academic failure) at service academies
421 – Early release at Christmas will be issued as appropriate by Army & has been Included in separation edit table. Rescinded
422 – Early release at original ETS of enlisted personnel who have executed a voluntary extension. Rescinded
423 – Early release after original ETS of personnel serving on voluntary extension. Rescinded
424 – Separation at ETS after completing a period of voluntary extension. Rescinded
425 – Discharge (Inductees) to enlist ar Warrant Officer Flight Training
426 – Discharge (inductees) to enlist to attend critical MOS school
427 – Discharge (inductees) to enlist for Officer Candidate School
420 – Discharge for failure to complete Officer Candidate. School
429 – Discharged because of not meeting medical fitness standards for Flight training
430 – Early separation of personnel denied reenlistment under Qualitative Management Program
431 – Reduction in authorized strength
432 – Early release to serve 1 year in an ARNG or USAR unit
433 – Involuntary release of personnel on compassionate assignment
434 – Early release of AUS & first team RA Personnel – phase down release programs (Early – out from V’nam)
436 – Reduction In strength a USASA option/First Team
437 – AUS, RA First Team, exempted from 90 day suspension of Early Release Program for reasons for intolerable personal problems
440 – Separation for concealment of serious arrest record
46A – Unsuitability, apathy, defective attitudes & inability to extend effort constructively
46B Sexual deviate
46C – Apathy/obesity
460 – Emotional instability reaction
461 – Inadequate personality
463 – Paranoid personality
464 – Schizoid personality
469 – Unsuitability
480 – Personality disorder
482 – Desertion/trial barred by 10, USC, Sec. 843 (Art 43 UCMJ) Rescinded
488 – Unsuitability (general discharge separation)
489 – Military Personnel Security Program (disloyal or subversive)
500 – Resignation – hardship
501 – Resignation – national health, safety, or interest
502 – Resignation – completion of required service
503 – Resignation – enlistment in the regular Army – regular officer
504 – Resignation – withdrawal of ecclesiastical endorsement
505 – Resignation – serving under a suspended sentence or dismissal
508 – Resignation – to attend school
510 – Resignation – Interest of national security (in lieu of elimination)
51B – Resignation – In lieu of elimination because of unfitness or unacceptable conduct
522 – Resignation in lieu of elimination because of conduct triable by court martial or in lieu thereof
524 – Resignation – unqualified other miscellaneous reasons
528 – Resignation – marriage
529 – Resignation – pregnancy
530 – Resignation – parenthood (minor children)
536 – Voluntary discharge substandard performance of duty
539 – Voluntary discharge – termination of RA or AUS warrant to retire commissioned status
545 – Voluntary discharge – failure of selection for permanent promotion (commissioned officers)
546 – Involuntary discharge a failure of selection for permanent promotion (warrant officer)
550 – Involuntary discharge – reasons as specified by HDQA
551 – Involuntary discharge – administrative discharge GCM
554 – Dismissal – General court martial
555 – Involuntary discharge – failure to complete basic, Company officer ar associate company officer course – USAR officers
556 – Failure to complete basic, company officer or associate company officer course – ARNGUS officers
558 – Voluntary discharge – conscientious objection
586 – Involuntary discharge – for reasons involving board action or in lieu thereof (homosexuality),
588 – Involuntary discharge – reasons involving board action, or in lieu thereof – unfitness or unacceptable conduct
589 – Voluntary discharge – reasons involving board action or in lieu thereof, due to substandard performance of duty
590 – Involuntary discharge – interest of national security
595 – Involuntary discharge pregnancy
596 – Involuntary discharge – parenthood (minor children)
597 – Voluntary discharge – administrative
599 – Voluntary REFRAD – lack of jurisdiction
600 – Voluntary REFRAD – to enlist an regular Army
601 – Voluntary REFRAD – to enlist in regular Army for purpose of retirement
602 – Voluntary REFRAD – national health, safety, or interest
603 – Involuntary REFRAD – due to disapproval of request for extension of service
604 – Voluntary REFRAD – hardship
606 – Voluntary REFRAD – dual status officer to revert to regular Warrant Officer
609 – Voluntary REFRAD – to attend school or accept a teaching position
610 – Voluntary REFRAD – marriage
611 – Voluntary REFRAD – expiration of the duty commitment voluntarily serving on active duty
612 – Voluntary REFRAD – expiration active duty commitment involuntary serving on active duty
616 – Voluntary REFRAD – selection for entrance to a service academy
618 – Voluntary REFRAD – In lieu of serving in lower grade than reserve grade
619 – Voluntary REFRAD – by request includes MC & DC officers
620 – Voluntary REFRAD – interde part mental transfer of other than medical officers
621 – Voluntary REFRAD – in lieu of unqualified resignation
623 – Voluntary REFRAD – interdepartmental transfer of medical officers
624 – Voluntary REFRAD – release from ADT to enter on 24 months active duty
625 – Voluntary REFRAD – annual screening, voluntary release prior to 90th day subsequent to receipt of notification
627 – Involuntary REFRAD – maximum age
631 – Involuntary REFRAD – failure of selector for permanent reserve promotion (discharged)
632 – Involuntary REFRAD – failure of selection for permanent reserve promotion (commission retained)
633 – Involuntary REFRAD – failures of selection for promotion, temporary
640 – Involuntary REFRAD – commissioned officer under sentence of dismissal & warrant officer discharge awaiting appellate review
644 – Voluntary & Involuntary REFRAD – convenience of government or as specified by Secretary of the Army
645 – Involuntary REFRAD – annual screening, release on 90th day subsequent to receipt of notification
646 – Involuntary REFRAD – maximum service, warrant officers
647 – Involuntary REFRAD – maximum service, commissioned officers
648 – Involuntary REFRAD – completion of prescribed years of service
649 – Involuntary REFRAD – withdrawal of ecclesiastical endorsement
650 – Involuntary REFRAD – physically disqualified upon order to active duty
651 – Involuntary REFRAD – release of reserve unit & return to reserve status
652 – Involuntary REFRAD a release of unit of NG or NG(US) & return to state control
655 – Involuntary REFRAD – revert to retired list, not by reason of physical disability
657 – Involuntary REFRAD – physical disability. Revert to inactive status for purpose of retirement under Chapter 67. 10 USC in lieu of discharge with entitlement to receive disability severance pay
660 – Physical disability discharge – entitlement to severance pay
661 – Physical disability discharge – disability resulting from intentional misconduct or willful neglect or incurred during a period of unauthorized absence. Not entitled to receive disability severance pay
662 – Physical disability discharge – EPTS, established by physical evaluation board. Not entitled to disability severance pay
668 – Dropped from rolls – AWOL conviction & confinement by civil authorities
669 – Dropped from rolls – AWOL desertion
672 – Involuntary REFRAD – medical service personnel who receive unfavorable background investigation and/or National Agency Check
681 – Voluntary REFRAD – to accept employment with a legally established law enforcement agency
685 – Resignation – failure to meet medical fitness standards at time of appointment
686 – Involuntary discharge – failure to resign under Chapter 16 – AR 535 – 120. when determined to be in the best interest of the government and the individual
689 – Voluntary REFRAD – reduction in strength, voluntary release prior to 90th day subsequent to receipt of notification
690 – Involuntary REFRAD – reduction in strength. release on 90th day subsequent to receipt of notification
70A – mandatory retirement – 35 years service/five years In grade. Regular army major general
70B – Mandatory retirement – age 62, regular army major general
70C – Mandatory retirement 60, regular Army mayor general whose retirement has been deferred
70D – Mandatory retirement – age 64, regular Army major general whose retirement has been deferred & each permanent professor and the registrar of the US Military Academy
70E – Mandatory retirement – 30 years service/five years in grade, regular army brigadier general
70F – Mandatory retirement 30 years of service/five years In grade, regular colonels
70G – Mandatory retirement – 28 years service. Regular Lt. Colonels
70J – Mandatory retirement – age 60, regular commissioned officer below major general
70K – Mandatory retirement – more than 30 years active service, professors US military Academy
70L – mandatory retirement – 30 years of more active service, regular warrant officers
70M – Mandatory retirement – age 62 regular warrant officers
701 – Enlisted separation – early release of personnel assigned to installations or units scheduled for inactivation, permanent change of station, or demobilization
741 – Mandatory retirement – failure of selection for promotion, established retirement date, commissioned officer
742 – Mandatory retirement – failure of selection for promotion, estab’d retirement date. warrant officer
743 – Enlisted separation – early release of personnel from release of unit of the ARNG or the ARNGUS from active federal service & return to state control
744 – Mandatory retirement – failure of selection for promotion, early retirement date, commissioned officer
745 – Mandatory retirement – failure of selection for promotion. early retirement date, warrant officers
747 – Mandatory retirement – failure of selection for promotion, retained for retirement, commissioned officers.
748 – Mandatory retirement – failure of selection for promotion, retained for retirement, warrant officer
749 – Enlisted separation – early release of Puerto Rican personnel who will to qualify for training
753 – Enlisted separation – early release of reserve personnel upon release of reserve units
764 – Enlisted separation – release of REP 63 trainees upon completion of MOS training
77E – Mandatory retirement – surplus In grade after 30 years service. Removal from acting list (regular Army)
77J – Voluntary retirement – placement on retired list at age 60
77M – Mandatory retirement – permanent retirement by reason by physical disability
77N – Mandatory retirement – paced on temporary mandatory solemnity retired list
77P – Voluntary retirement in lieu of or as a result of elimination board proceedings. Regular Army & reserve commissioned officers and Warrant officers
77C – andatory retirement – temporary disability retirement in lieu of or as a result of elimination proceedings
77R – Mandatory retirement – permanent disability retirement in lieu of or as a result or elimination proceedings
77S – Voluntary retirement a regular Army & reserve commissioned officers
77T – Voluntary retirement – regular Army and reserve warrant officer
77U – Voluntary retirement – regular Army commissioned officers with 30 or more years of service
77V – Voluntary retirement – enlisted personnel, voluntarily retired as commissioned officer
77W – Voluntary retirement – enlisted personnel, voluntarily retired as a warrant officer
77X – Voluntary retirement a warrant officer voluntarily retired as a commissioned officer
77Y – Mandatory retirement – retirement a director of music, USMA, as the President may direct
77Z – Mandatory retirement – regular Army commissioned officers with World War 1 service
771 – Mandatory retirement – commissioned officers, unfitness or substandard performance of duty
772 – Mandatory retirement – warrant officers, unfitness or sub – standard performance of duty
78A – Mandatory retirement – formerly retired other than for disability who while on active duty incurred a disability of at least 30%
78B – Mandatory retirement a formerly retired for disability who where on active duty suffered aggravation of disability for which he was formerly retired
79A – Voluntary REFRAD – as USAR warrant officer (aviator) to accept USAR commission (aviator) with concurrent active duty
79B – Resignation – as RA a WO (aviator) to accept USAR commission (aviator) with concurrent active duty
941 – Dropped from rolls (as deserter)
942 – Dropped from rolls (as military prisoner)
943 – Dropped From rolls (as missing or captured)
944 – Battle casualty
945 – Death (non – battle – resulting from disease)
940 – Death (non – battle – resulting From other than disease)
947 – (Current term of service voided as fraudulent enlisted, while AWOL from prior service
94B – To enter US military Academy
949 – To enter any area of the service academies (other than USMA)
971 – Erroneously reported as returned from dropped from rolls as a deserter (previously reports under transaction GA)
972 – Erroneously reported as restored to duty from dropped from rolls of military prisoner previously reported under transaction code GB)
973 – Erroneously reported as returned from dropped from rolls or missing or captured (previously reported under transaction code GC)
976 – Minority. Void enlistment or induction – enlisted personnel