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Lunch Hour: 1200 – 1300 EST
Phones Open for Customer Service: 1300 – 1600 EST
Closed on weekend and Federal/Training Holidays

ATTENTION !!!!!!!!!

All DA Forms and DD Forms are currently not available for download on our website. Army Publishing Directorate (APD) updated their website which cause our links to no longer function. We are in the process of relinking our website to ADP. Until further notice go to APD website and download the forms require to complete your actions. Visit APD website to download forms at: https://armypubs.army.mil/

Permanent change of station (PCS) orders are prioritized by the departure date (PCS DA Form 31 sign-out date).  If there are extenuating circumstances (ie early reporting or overseas clearing requirements), ensure you note them in advance in order to re-prioritize publication of your PCS orders.

Point of Contact Phone Numbers

All Officers and Warrant Officers

  • By Phone (803) 751-3566
  • By Phone: (803) 751-6482
  • By Phone (803) 751-5382

Email Address: usarmy.jackson.CAC.mbx.usasd-out-processing@mail.mil

All Enlisted Soldiers

  • By Phone: (803) 751-6482

Email Address: usarmy.jackson.CAC.mbx.usasd-out-processing@mail.mil


  • By Phone: (803) 751-5389

Email Address: usarmy.jackson.CAC.mbx.usasd-fao@mail.mil



Please download and review Reassignment Briefing Slides in order to assist with Out-processing procedures.  This briefing will answer many of your questions in regards to Sponsorship Program and receiving PCS orders.

USASD Reassignment Briefing 17 June 2016

PCS Orders Requirements

To receive orders, you must submit the following documents to the USASD Out-processing Team at usarmy.jackson.CAC.mbx.usasd-out-processing@mail.mil

CONUS (Cost and No-Cost moves are the same)

  • Request and Authority for Leave (DA Form 31) included in Out-processing Packet
  • Current Leave and Earnings Statement (LES)
  • Documents not included in Out-processing packet are linked and available below


Documents (linked) required to out-process:

DA Form 31 (Request and Authority for Leave) Included in Out-processing packet

Examples for completing: DA Form 31, block 8, “ORGN, STATION AND PHONE NO.

Examples of unit address:

USASD/University Name or Training Location Name

Duty location address: Example, 499 N Hurst Bourne Parkway           

Duty Location City, State and Zip code: Example, Louisville, KY 40223     

Phone: Everyone will use the Staff Duty Phone number, (803) 429-5139

Current Leave and Earnings Statement(LES)

Current Officer Records Brief(ORB)

DA Form 5434 (Sponsorship Program Counseling and Information Sheet) 

DA Form 5121 (Overseas Tour Election Statement)

DA Form 4036 (Medical and Dental Preparation for Overseas Movement)

DA Form 4787 (Reassignment Processing)

Family Member Verification Letter for OCONUS Accompanied (Included in Out-processing packet)

Family Member Declaration(Offense) for OCONUS Accompanied (Included in Out-processing packet)

SF 506 (Physical Examination Medical Record)

DA Form 5888 (Family Member Deployment Screening Sheet)

DA Form 7246 (Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) Screening Questionnaire

DA Form 7415 (Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) Query Sheet)

Other documents required if applicable:


DD Form 2792 (Family Member Medical Summary)

DD Form 2792-1 (Special Education/Early Intervention Summary)

TDY Option Statement (For Service Members who are authorized movement of Family members at Government expense) Included in Out-processing packet

To ensure timely processing of your PCS orders, a completed Out-processing packet with required documents must be submitted to the USASD Out-processing team at usarmy.jackson.CAC.mbx.usasd-out-processing@mail.mil.

PCS orders will be issued upon completion.

Approved PCS DA Form 31 will be returned to you no sooner than 7 calendar days prior to requested start date.


Mandatory Use of the Government Travel Charge Card (GTCC) for Permanent Change of Station (PCS) Expenses

Soldiers with a GTCC account will be enrolled in the GTCC PCS program.  Please review the GTCC PCS memo included in the Finance Out-processing Packet.  Complete and submit the PCS enrollment form, copy of PCS orders and approved PCS DA Form 31.  GTCC will be activated no earlier than 10 days prior to departure date and will deactivate no later than 10 days after report date as indicated on PCS orders. Advance of travel entitlements (per diem, mileage, and dislocation allowance) is not authorized.

If you do not possess a GTCC, contact the USASD Finance Representative immediately to submit an application.  Individually Billed Account Travel Card Set Up Form is available at Citi Bank.

For assistance call (803) 751-5564

Personnel Overseas Readiness (POR)

The average turn-around time for POR packets once they are submitted to your gaining country is:

  • Korea: 30 days
  • Germany: 30 days
  • Belgium: 30 days
  • Italy: 30 days
  • All others: 45 days

Submission of a POR packet is not required if you are conducting a “No-Cost” OCONUS move.

En route TDY Travel

TDY orders (DD Form 1610) are issued when scheduled to attend Military Training Specific Allotment (MTSA) funded TDY training on Permanent Change of Station (PCS) assignment instructions.

To receive TDY orders course information must be stated in assignment instructions and reserved in the Army Training Requirements and Resources System (ATRRS).

To confirm current enrollments visit ATRRS website at https://www.atrrs.army.mil/.

TDY orders are processed and submitted for approval no sooner than 30 calendar days from the scheduled report date to the TDY location.

If you have questions or concerns contact

Tips for a Successful Transition

  • Contact branch manager at least 6 months out from your graduation/training completion date to coordinate your follow on assignment
  • Prepare 5-10 copies of your orders and leave request upon receipt to facilitate easy in processing at your gaining station.

Frequently Asked Questions