AF Form 24 Application for Appointment as Reserve of the Air Force or Usaf Without Component

What Is AF Form 24?

AF Form 24, Application for Appointment as Reserve of the Air Force or USAF without Component is a document used to determine the applicant's qualifications for the appointment as a Reserve (Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve) or in the Air Force without component.

The latest version of the updated form was released by the Air Force (AF) in June 2010 with all previous editions obsolete. AF Form 24 fillable version is available for download below. No copies of the form can currently be found on the Air Force e-Publishing website. Additional information and filing guidelines can be found in AFI 36-2005, Officer Accessions.

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AF Form 24 Instructions

The commissioning of every Air Force Reserve officer is predicated on an approved original appointment for the specific grade, in which the nominee is accessed. To ensure only qualified applicants are nominated for the original appointment, the Air Force Reserves implements a set of procedures to effectively and efficiently identify and review nominees.

The applicants considering commissioning as an officer directly into the USAF Reserve, that meet the educational requirements of an accredited bachelor's degree or above, may seek appointment into a Line corp or Professional corp by contacting a local Air Force Reserve recruiter. Available USAFR appointment types include professional and medical specialties - judge advocates, chaplains, physicians, nurses, biomedical sciences. The line of the Air Force Reserves appointment includes pilots, navigators, operational, logistics, acquisition and mission support Air Force Specialty Codes.

  1. The AF Form 24 must be completed in two copies by using typewriter or printing clearly in ink.
  2. Each copy must be signed separately.
  3. It is necessary to check the type of appointment under the form title for which a person is applying.
  4. Upon termination from active duty, travel entitlements are based on the information submitted in item 6 «Home of Record». Once recorded, the HOR may not be changed.
  5. If additional space is required, the applicant is allowed to continue in item 33 «Remarks».

How to Fill out AF Form 24?

A guide to filling out AF Form 24 can be found below. Most of the items on the form are self-explanatory; however, some of the boxes require further interpretation.

  1. Along the top of the first page, there are three boxes. The box marked «Appointment as a Reserve Member of the Air Force» must be checked.
  2. Box 1 - AF/Jar (Joint Aviation Requirements) and Box 2 - Law are self-explanatory.
  3. Box 13 - the block marked «To fill an authorized position vacancy in the Ready Reserve» must be checked. The applicant writes down their initials in each of the three boxes below.
  4. Box 14 - The information about each of the institutions the applicant has attended must be submitted. For military education, enter only education (such as professional military education) and training required for qualification in the career field (such as the Judge Advocate General (JAG) officer basic course). Page 4 of the form is used to enter additional items if necessary.
  5. Box 22 - If the applicant is pending separation from the military in which they anticipate receiving severance pay, separation, voluntary separation incentive, special separation benefit, or any other form of compensation, they should check «yes» and explain.
  6. Box 25 - All employment since graduation from undergraduate school. If the applicant worked in any law-related jobs as an undergraduate, those positions must also be included.
  7. Box 30 - For health care practitioners and judge advocate applicants only. Box 30B (6) is not applicable to JAG applicants.
  8. Box 30B (7) - If the applicant has ever failed a bar examination, an explanation must be provided.
OMB NO. 0701-0096
APPLICATION FOR APPOINTMENT AS RESERVE OF THE AIR FORCE
OR USAF WITHOUT COMPONENT
PRIVACY ACT STATEMENT
AUTHORITY: 10 U.S.C. 591, Reserve Components Qualifications; Executive Order 9397 (SSN), as amended.
PRINCIPAL PURPOSE: Provides necessary information to determine if applicant meets qualifications established for appointment as a Reserve (ANGUS and
USAFR) or in the USAF without component. Use of SSN is necessary to make positive identification of an applicant and his or her records.
ROUTINE USE: May specifically be disclosed outside the DoD as a routine use pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(3).
DISCLOSURE: Disclosure is voluntary. If information is not provided, all further processing is terminated.
AGENCY DISCLOSURE STATEMENT
Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 20 minutes per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching
existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information. Send comments regarding this
burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing the burden, to Department of Defense, Washington
Headquarters Services, Executive Services Directorate, Information Management Division, 4800 Mark Center Drive, East Tower, Suite 02G09, Alexandria, VA
22350-3100 (0701-0096). Respondents should be aware that notwithstanding any other provision of law, no person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to
comply with a collection of information if it does not display a currently valid OMB control number.
INSTRUCTIONS
Complete this form in two copies. Use typewriter or print clearly in ink. Sign each copy separately. Check the type of appointment, under the form title, for
which you are applying. Upon termination from active duty, travel entitlements are based on the information you enter in item 6, "Home of Record (HOR) ."
Once recorded, the HOR may not be changed. If additional space is required, continue in item 33, "Remarks."
1. TO :
2. SPECIALTY
4. SSN
3. FROM: (Last, First, Middle Initial)
6
8
10. MARITAL STATUS
SINGLE
MARRIED TO MILITARY MEMBER
MARRIED TO CIVILIAN
SEPARATED
DIVORCED
WIDOWED
11. FAMILY MEMBERS
12. U.S. CITIZEN
YES
NO (If yes, check appropriate item)
BIRTH
NATURALIZED
(Other than spouse, number
completely dependent upon you)
IF YOU ARE U.S. CITIZEN BY OWN NATURALIZATION, STATE THE DATE, NUMBER OF CERTIFICATE, AND COURT
13. I UNDERSTAND I AM BEING CONSIDERED FOR APPOINTMENT:
To fill an active force requirement and agree to remain on active duty for the period specified in pertinent instructions
(AFIs 36-2008, 36-2011 and 36-2107).
I do
I do not
To fill an authorized position vacancy in the Ready Reserve.
INITIALS
I further understand that if I have not previously incurred a military service obligation (MSO), that I will incur an MSO and I have been briefed on
what my MSO will be.
INITIALS
I have been briefed on my responsibility to participate in the Air Force Direct Deposit Program within 60 days of arrival at my first permanent duty station.
INITIALS
I have been briefed on the contents of the application briefing item on separation policy..
14. EDUCATION
TYPE OF
DATES ATTENDED
GRAD
TYPE OF
MAJOR SUBJECT
NAME OF SCHOOL
SCHOOL
Y
DEGREE
N
MILITARY
15. OTHER SUBJECTS SPECIALIZED IN (Include certification by American Specialty Boards and date of certification)
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OMB NO. 0701-0096
APPLICATION FOR APPOINTMENT AS RESERVE OF THE AIR FORCE
OR USAF WITHOUT COMPONENT
PRIVACY ACT STATEMENT
AUTHORITY: 10 U.S.C. 591, Reserve Components Qualifications; Executive Order 9397 (SSN), as amended.
PRINCIPAL PURPOSE: Provides necessary information to determine if applicant meets qualifications established for appointment as a Reserve (ANGUS and
USAFR) or in the USAF without component. Use of SSN is necessary to make positive identification of an applicant and his or her records.
ROUTINE USE: May specifically be disclosed outside the DoD as a routine use pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(3).
DISCLOSURE: Disclosure is voluntary. If information is not provided, all further processing is terminated.
AGENCY DISCLOSURE STATEMENT
Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 20 minutes per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching
existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information. Send comments regarding this
burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing the burden, to Department of Defense, Washington
Headquarters Services, Executive Services Directorate, Information Management Division, 4800 Mark Center Drive, East Tower, Suite 02G09, Alexandria, VA
22350-3100 (0701-0096). Respondents should be aware that notwithstanding any other provision of law, no person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to
comply with a collection of information if it does not display a currently valid OMB control number.
INSTRUCTIONS
Complete this form in two copies. Use typewriter or print clearly in ink. Sign each copy separately. Check the type of appointment, under the form title, for
which you are applying. Upon termination from active duty, travel entitlements are based on the information you enter in item 6, "Home of Record (HOR) ."
Once recorded, the HOR may not be changed. If additional space is required, continue in item 33, "Remarks."
1. TO :
2. SPECIALTY
4. SSN
3. FROM: (Last, First, Middle Initial)
6
8
10. MARITAL STATUS
SINGLE
MARRIED TO MILITARY MEMBER
MARRIED TO CIVILIAN
SEPARATED
DIVORCED
WIDOWED
11. FAMILY MEMBERS
12. U.S. CITIZEN
YES
NO (If yes, check appropriate item)
BIRTH
NATURALIZED
(Other than spouse, number
completely dependent upon you)
IF YOU ARE U.S. CITIZEN BY OWN NATURALIZATION, STATE THE DATE, NUMBER OF CERTIFICATE, AND COURT
13. I UNDERSTAND I AM BEING CONSIDERED FOR APPOINTMENT:
To fill an active force requirement and agree to remain on active duty for the period specified in pertinent instructions
(AFIs 36-2008, 36-2011 and 36-2107).
I do
I do not
To fill an authorized position vacancy in the Ready Reserve.
INITIALS
I further understand that if I have not previously incurred a military service obligation (MSO), that I will incur an MSO and I have been briefed on
what my MSO will be.
INITIALS
I have been briefed on my responsibility to participate in the Air Force Direct Deposit Program within 60 days of arrival at my first permanent duty station.
INITIALS
I have been briefed on the contents of the application briefing item on separation policy..
14. EDUCATION
TYPE OF
DATES ATTENDED
GRAD
TYPE OF
MAJOR SUBJECT
NAME OF SCHOOL
SCHOOL
Y
DEGREE
N
MILITARY
15. OTHER SUBJECTS SPECIALIZED IN (Include certification by American Specialty Boards and date of certification)
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16. PHYSICIANS ONLY
I DO
DO NOT DESIRE TRAINING IN AVIATION MEDICINE
DATES ATTENDED
ORGANIZATION
SPECIALTY
(Type and Service)
FROM
(YMD)
TO
(YMD)
18. ARE YOU CURRENTLY A MEMBER OF ANY BRANCH OF THE UNIFORMED SERVICES?
19. WERE ALL DISCHARGES HONORABLE?
YES
NO (If yes, provide branch of uniformed service)
YES
NO
20. WERE YOU EVER NONSELECTED FOR PROMOTION TO AN OFFICER GRADE IN ANY BRANCH OF THE UNIFORMED SERVICES?
YES
NO (If yes, provide branch of uniformed service)
YES
NO (If yes, provide branch of uniformed service, reason for separation action, and date of separation, if applicable)
YES
NO
23. HAVE YOU PREVIOUSLY MADE APPLICATION AND BEEN REJECTED FOR COMMISSIONING BY ANY COMPONENT OF THE UNIFORMED SERVICES?
YES
NO (If yes, please state when and where rejected, and cause)
(If additional space is required, continue in "REMARKS")
YES
NO
(If additional space is required, continue in "REMARKS" section)
TO (YMD)
PART TIME
MONTHLY SALARY
(Hrs per week)
POSITION AND DUTIES
REASON FOR TERMINATION
TO (YMD)
EMPLOYED BY
PART TIME
MONTHLY SALARY
(Give name and address to include ZIP Code and 4 digit)
(Hrs per week)
POSITION AND DUTIES
REASON FOR TERMINATION
TO (YMD)
PART TIME
MONTHLY SALARY
(Hrs per week)
POSITION AND DUTIES
REASON FOR TERMINATION
26.
(If yes, please explain below. List all offenses charged against you regardless of final disposition, including situations where the
YES
NO
involvement has not been recorded locally or the record has been ordered sealed or expunged by the court.)
DATE
OFFENSE
PLACE
AGE
DISPOSITION OF CHARGE
COURT
(YYYYMMDD)
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26a. HAVE YOU EVER BEEN CONVICTED OF A DUI OR ALCOHOL RELATED OFFENSE?
YES
(If yes, submit a statement in your own words describing the circumstances, and a copy of the police report.
NO
involvement has not been recorded locally or the record has been ordered sealed or expunged by the court.)
DATE
OFFENSE
PLACE
AGE
DISPOSITION OF CHARGE
COURT
(YYYYMMDD)
27. ARE YOU A CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR?
(A conscientious objector is defined as: One who has or has a firmed, fixed, and sincere objection to
participation in war in any form or to bearing of arms because of religious training or belief, which includes solely moral or ethical beliefs.)
YES
NO
YES
NO (If yes, please describe.)
YES
NO (If yes, please describe.)
30. HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONERS AND JUDGE ADVOCATE APPLICANTS ONLY
A. LIST ALL STATE OR FEDERAL BAR LICENSES HELD CURRENTLY OR AT ANY TIME IN THE PAST
STATE IN WHICH LICENSED
DATE LICENSED
EXPIRATION DATE
STATE IN WHICH LICENSED
DATE LICENSED
EXPIRATION DATE
B. APPLICANT MUST INITIAL EACH QUESTION
(Initials)
YES
NO (If yes, please explain in "REMARKS.")
(2) HAVE YOU EVER VOLUNTARILY SURRENDERED OR FAILED TO RENEW ANY OF THE ABOVE STATE LICENSES?
YES
(Initials)
NO (If yes, please explain in "REMARKS.")
(3) HAVE YOU EVER HAD ANY MEDICAL CLAIMS, SETTLEMENTS, JUDICIAL, OR ADMINISTRATIVE ADJUDICATION, OR GRIEVANCES, OR ANY OTHER
RESOLVED OR OPEN CHARGES OF INAPPROPRIATE, UNETHICAL, UNPROFESSIONAL, OR SUBSTANDARD MEDICAL CARE OR LEGAL MALPRACTICE?
YES
(Initials)
NO (If yes, please explain in "REMARKS.")
(4) HAVE YOU EVER HAD YOUR PROFESSIONAL PRIVILEGES WITHDRAWN, DENIED, OR RESTRICTED BY ANY HEALTH CARE INSTITUTION OR
STATE BAR LICENSING ORGANIZATION, OR HAVE YOU EVER VOLUNTARILY SURRENDERED YOUR PRIVILEGES?
YES
(Initials)
NO (If yes, please explain in "REMARKS.")
(5) ARE YOU BOARD CERTIFIED?
(Initials)
YES
(6) ARE YOU BOARD ELIGIBLE?
(Initials)
YES
(7) HAVE YOU EVER TAKEN THE WRITTEN AND/OR ORAL PORTION OF YOUR BOARD OR BAR EXAMINATION AND FAILED?
(Initials)
YES
NO (If yes, please explain in "REMARKS.")
(8) DO YOU PLAN TO TAKE OR RETAKE YOUR BOARDS OR BAR EXAMINATION IN THE FUTURE?
(Initials)
YES
please explain in "REMARKS.")
DATE TESTED
AFOQT FORM
PILOT
NAV TECH
AA
VERBAL
QUANTITATIVE
NONE
GRANTED: TYPE:
(YYYYMMDD)
DATE GRANTED
33. REMARKS (If additional space is needed, continue on page 4. Be sure to identify item number.)
DATE
NAME (First, Full Middle, Last Name) (Typed or Printed)
SIGNATURE (First, Full Middle, and Last Name)
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ADDITIONAL COMMENTS OR EXPLANATIONS
IDENTIFY THE ITEM NUMBER AND EXPLAIN IN THIS SPACE (If additional space is required, use full sheets of paper. Write your name and SSN on each
sheet.)
(initial)
1. "I have read and understand HQ USAFRS FS
"I have been briefed on and understand the following":
a. Shipment of household goods is dependent upon receipt of my active duty orders and availability of a common carrier arranged through a local
military Traffic Management Office (TMO).
(initial)
reporting date may be requested
(initial)
c. Should I need to return to my current residence to ship household goods or pickup Family Members, I will be responsible for any travel expenses
above those associated with traveling from Maxwell/Gunter Air Force Base, Alabama, to my permanent duty station. Also, any additional time taken over
authorized travel time will be charged as leave
(initial)
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