This is a form that was released by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) on October 1, 2005. The form, often mistakenly referred to as the DA Form 2904 , is a military form used by and within the U.S. Army. As of today, no separate instructions for the form are provided by the DoD.
Q: What is DD Form 2904?
A: DD Form 2904 is an application for Voluntary Separation Incentive Pay (VSIP) under VSIP Phase II.
Q: What is Voluntary Separation Incentive Pay (VSIP)?
A: Voluntary Separation Incentive Pay (VSIP) is a financial incentive offered to eligible military personnel who choose to voluntarily separate from service.
Q: What is VSIP Phase II?
A: VSIP Phase II refers to the specific phase of the Voluntary Separation Incentive Pay program.
Q: Who is eligible to apply for VSIP?
A: Eligibility for VSIP varies depending on the specific guidelines and criteria set by the military service.
Q: What is the purpose of DD Form 2904?
A: The purpose of DD Form 2904 is to formally apply for Voluntary Separation Incentive Pay (VSIP) under VSIP Phase II.
Q: Are there any limitations or restrictions to the use of VSIP?
A: Yes, there may be limitations or restrictions on the use of VSIP, such as a required period of service following separation or limitations on rejoining the military.
Q: Is VSIP taxable?
A: Yes, Voluntary Separation Incentive Pay (VSIP) is generally considered taxable income.
Q: What should I do after completing DD Form 2904?
A: After completing DD Form 2904, you should submit it to the appropriate military personnel office for further processing.