AF IMT Form 3988 "Application for Voluntary Delay, Acceptance, or Declination of Promotion"

What Is AF IMT Form 3988?

This is a legal form that was released by the U.S. Air Force IMT (Information Management Tool) on October 1, 1996 and used country-wide. As of today, no separate filing guidelines for the form are provided by the issuing department.

Form Details:

  • Released on October 1, 1996;
  • The latest available edition released by the U.S. Air Force IMT (Information Management Tool);
  • Easy to use and ready to print;
  • Yours to fill out and keep for your records;
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APPLICATION FOR VOLUNTARY DELAY, ACCEPTANCE, OR DECLINATION OF PROMOTION
PRIVACY ACT STATEMENT
AUTHORITY: 10 U.S.C. 14309 and 14312; E.O. 9397.
PRINCIPAL PURPOSES(S): To document the officer's decision to accept, delay, or decline a Reserve promotion.
ROUTINE USE(S): None.
SECTION I - PERSONAL DATA
SSN
CURRENT GRADE
I OFFICIALLY ACCEPT THE PROMOTION EFFECTIVE
I OFFICIALLY DECLINE THE PROMOTION EFFECTIVE
I REQUEST DELAY FOR THE FOLLOWING REASONS:
SECTION II - STATEMENT OF UNDERSTANDING
I UNDERSTAND THE FOLLOWING
APPROVAL OF THIS APPLICATION AUTHORIZES DELAY OF MY PROMOTION THRU
.
DISAPPROVAL OF THIS APPLICATION WILL REQUIRE ACCEPTANCE OR DELCINATION OF PROMOTION. DECLINATION OF PROMOTION
CONSTITUTES A PROMOTION DEFERRAL (PASSOVER) FOR PROMOTIONS BELOW COLONEL.
I MAY ACCEPT OR DECLINE AT ANY TIME DURING THE DELAY PERIOD BY SUBMITTING A NEW AF FORM AF 3988 WITH THE
APPROPRIATE BLOCK COMPLETED TO HQ ARPC/DPJA THROUGH MY COMMANDER.
PROMOTION WILL NOT BE EFFECTIVE UNTIL MY OFFICAL ACCEPTANCE OF THE DATE THE DELAY EXPIRES.
I MUST APPLY FOR AN EXTENSION OF THE 1 YEAR DELAY PERIOD NLT 60 DAYS PRIOR TO EXPIRATION.
THIS IS MY
EXTENSION REQUEST. CUMULATIVE VOLUNTARY DELAYS MAY NOT EXCEED 3 YEARS.
SIGNATURE
DATE
SECTION III - UNIT COMMANDER
NAME
GRADE
COMMAND
LOCATION
DUTY TITLE
RECOMMENDED
SIGNATURE
NOT RECOMMENDED
JUSTIFICATION
SECTION IV - APPROVAL AUTHORITY
NAME
GRADE
COMMAND
LOCATION
DUTY TITLE
APPROVED
SIGNATURE
DISAPPROVED
AF IMT 3988, 19961001, V2
APPLICATION FOR VOLUNTARY DELAY, ACCEPTANCE, OR DECLINATION OF PROMOTION
PRIVACY ACT STATEMENT
AUTHORITY: 10 U.S.C. 14309 and 14312; E.O. 9397.
PRINCIPAL PURPOSES(S): To document the officer's decision to accept, delay, or decline a Reserve promotion.
ROUTINE USE(S): None.
SECTION I - PERSONAL DATA
SSN
CURRENT GRADE
I OFFICIALLY ACCEPT THE PROMOTION EFFECTIVE
I OFFICIALLY DECLINE THE PROMOTION EFFECTIVE
I REQUEST DELAY FOR THE FOLLOWING REASONS:
SECTION II - STATEMENT OF UNDERSTANDING
I UNDERSTAND THE FOLLOWING
APPROVAL OF THIS APPLICATION AUTHORIZES DELAY OF MY PROMOTION THRU
.
DISAPPROVAL OF THIS APPLICATION WILL REQUIRE ACCEPTANCE OR DELCINATION OF PROMOTION. DECLINATION OF PROMOTION
CONSTITUTES A PROMOTION DEFERRAL (PASSOVER) FOR PROMOTIONS BELOW COLONEL.
I MAY ACCEPT OR DECLINE AT ANY TIME DURING THE DELAY PERIOD BY SUBMITTING A NEW AF FORM AF 3988 WITH THE
APPROPRIATE BLOCK COMPLETED TO HQ ARPC/DPJA THROUGH MY COMMANDER.
PROMOTION WILL NOT BE EFFECTIVE UNTIL MY OFFICAL ACCEPTANCE OF THE DATE THE DELAY EXPIRES.
I MUST APPLY FOR AN EXTENSION OF THE 1 YEAR DELAY PERIOD NLT 60 DAYS PRIOR TO EXPIRATION.
THIS IS MY
EXTENSION REQUEST. CUMULATIVE VOLUNTARY DELAYS MAY NOT EXCEED 3 YEARS.
SIGNATURE
DATE
SECTION III - UNIT COMMANDER
NAME
GRADE
COMMAND
LOCATION
DUTY TITLE
RECOMMENDED
SIGNATURE
NOT RECOMMENDED
JUSTIFICATION
SECTION IV - APPROVAL AUTHORITY
NAME
GRADE
COMMAND
LOCATION
DUTY TITLE
APPROVED
SIGNATURE
DISAPPROVED
AF IMT 3988, 19961001, V2