AF Form 4406 "Post-9/11 Gi Bill Transfer of Educational Benefits Statement of Understanding"

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POST-9/11 GI BILL TRANSFER OF EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS STATEMENT OF UNDERSTANDING
(Title 38 U.S.C; Chapter 33)
PRIVACY ACT STATEMENT
AUTHORITY: 10 U.S.C. 8013, Secretary of the Air Force; as implemented by AFI 36-2608, and Executive Order 9397 (SSN), as amended.
PURPOSE: Purpose is to identify individuals who elect to transfer Post - 9/11 GI Bill benefits to eligible family members with the understanding they will
incur a service obligation.
ROUTINE USES: Disclosures generally permitted under 5 U.S.C. 552a(b) of the Privacy Act, records or information contained therein may specifically
be disclosed outside the DoD as a routine use pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(b) (3). Records may be disclosed to the Department of Veterans Affairs and
other agencies with a need to know for processing purposes.
DISCLOSURE: Voluntary. Failure to provide SSN may make it difficult to identify an individual to member records when form is processed and filed.
SORN: F036 AF PC C, applies to this form.
I. SERVICE OBLIGATION
Service Member must acknowledge the appropriate statement by checking the box below:
Active Duty Component: In accordance with Title 38 U.S.C., Chapter 33, AFI 36-2107, and AFI 36-2306, I will incur a service obligation of 4 years and an
Active Duty Service Commitment (ADSC) will be updated in my records effective from the date of application in the Defense Manpower Data Center
(DMDC) Transfer of Education Benefits (TEB) website and reported to Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA).
Reserve and Guard Components: In accordance with Title 38 U.S.C., Chapter 33 and AFRCI 36-2102 (AFR) and ANGI 36-2101 (ANG), I will incur a
service obligation of 4 years and a Selected Reserve Service Commitment (SRSC) will be updated in my records effective from date of application in the
Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) Transfer of Education Benefits (TEB) website and reported to DVA.
II. AGREEMENT
1. I am eligible for Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits, have satisfactorily completed a minimum of 6 years of qualifying service, and am eligible for the Transfer
of Educational Benefits.
2. I have been provided TEB program information, understand that transferring benefits is a life and career planning event and that there are many
considerations to take into account, and was advised to seek face to face counseling with the appropriate office on matters to include but not limited
to:
a. Reenlistment/Extension/SRB Considerations
b. Personal Educational Goals
c. Separation/Retirement Plans
d. Family Considerations
3. I understand I may transfer up to 36 months (or remaining months of entitlement, whichever is less) of my education benefits to my spouse or
children or in combination; and I understand I may modify or revoke my election at any time, but my service commitment will not be automatically
cancelled.
4. I understand my spouse may use the benefits immediately upon approval and the benefit will expire 15 years after I leave the Armed Forces (for
active duty) or following my last period of active duty service of 90 days or more (for Selected Reserve).
5. I understand I must transfer the benefits to my children before their 23rd birthday, but once transferred the benefit may be used by my children
between ages 18 - 26 and only after I have served 10 years of qualifying service.
6. I understand it is my responsibility to ensure all dependents are registered in the Defense Eligibility Enrollment Reporting System (DEERS).
Dual military spouses need to ensure the dependent (transferee) shows in DEERS as transferor's dependent.
7. I understand it is my responsibility to ensure I obtain the required retainability within 30 days (if applicable) to fulfill the service obligation required.
Upon approval, the service obligation is updated in the TEB system and reported to the DVA. Failure to serve the required service obligation will
result in overpayment which will be recouped by the DVA unless service obligation is deemed complete due to:
a. Member's death
b. Discharge or release from active duty or the SelRes for a medical condition that pre-existed member's service and was not service-connected
c. Discharge or release from active duty or the SelRes for hardship
d. Discharge or release from active duty or SelRes for a physical or mental condition, not a disability that did not result from his or her
willful misconduct, but did interfere with performance of duty
e. Discharge for a disability
f. Discharge for a Reduction in Force
g. Involuntary force shaping
8. I understand transferred benefits may be lost and/or subject to recoupment by the DVA if I do not complete the entire service obligation.
9. I understand that I and the transferee of the benefits are both financially liable if the student fails or drops courses or the member does not
complete the entire commitment.
10. To the best of my knowledge, this is a truthful claim to transfer educational benefits. Knowingly signing a false record or false official statement
with intent to deceive for material gain is punishable under UCMJ, Article 107.
I understand that my service commitment is contingent on the Component I am serving in and a change in Component may extend, void or cancel my
TEB. As such I acknowledge, understand and accept the following service commitment:
Active Duty Component: Day/Month/Year
Reserve Component: Day/Month/Year
ANG: Day/Month/Year
NAME (Last, First, Middle Initial)
SSN
SIGNATURE
DATE
PRIVACY ACT INFORMATION: The information in this form is
AF FORM 4406, 20130916
FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY. Protect IAW the Privacy Act of 1974.
POST-9/11 GI BILL TRANSFER OF EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS STATEMENT OF UNDERSTANDING
(Title 38 U.S.C; Chapter 33)
PRIVACY ACT STATEMENT
AUTHORITY: 10 U.S.C. 8013, Secretary of the Air Force; as implemented by AFI 36-2608, and Executive Order 9397 (SSN), as amended.
PURPOSE: Purpose is to identify individuals who elect to transfer Post - 9/11 GI Bill benefits to eligible family members with the understanding they will
incur a service obligation.
ROUTINE USES: Disclosures generally permitted under 5 U.S.C. 552a(b) of the Privacy Act, records or information contained therein may specifically
be disclosed outside the DoD as a routine use pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(b) (3). Records may be disclosed to the Department of Veterans Affairs and
other agencies with a need to know for processing purposes.
DISCLOSURE: Voluntary. Failure to provide SSN may make it difficult to identify an individual to member records when form is processed and filed.
SORN: F036 AF PC C, applies to this form.
I. SERVICE OBLIGATION
Service Member must acknowledge the appropriate statement by checking the box below:
Active Duty Component: In accordance with Title 38 U.S.C., Chapter 33, AFI 36-2107, and AFI 36-2306, I will incur a service obligation of 4 years and an
Active Duty Service Commitment (ADSC) will be updated in my records effective from the date of application in the Defense Manpower Data Center
(DMDC) Transfer of Education Benefits (TEB) website and reported to Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA).
Reserve and Guard Components: In accordance with Title 38 U.S.C., Chapter 33 and AFRCI 36-2102 (AFR) and ANGI 36-2101 (ANG), I will incur a
service obligation of 4 years and a Selected Reserve Service Commitment (SRSC) will be updated in my records effective from date of application in the
Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) Transfer of Education Benefits (TEB) website and reported to DVA.
II. AGREEMENT
1. I am eligible for Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits, have satisfactorily completed a minimum of 6 years of qualifying service, and am eligible for the Transfer
of Educational Benefits.
2. I have been provided TEB program information, understand that transferring benefits is a life and career planning event and that there are many
considerations to take into account, and was advised to seek face to face counseling with the appropriate office on matters to include but not limited
to:
a. Reenlistment/Extension/SRB Considerations
b. Personal Educational Goals
c. Separation/Retirement Plans
d. Family Considerations
3. I understand I may transfer up to 36 months (or remaining months of entitlement, whichever is less) of my education benefits to my spouse or
children or in combination; and I understand I may modify or revoke my election at any time, but my service commitment will not be automatically
cancelled.
4. I understand my spouse may use the benefits immediately upon approval and the benefit will expire 15 years after I leave the Armed Forces (for
active duty) or following my last period of active duty service of 90 days or more (for Selected Reserve).
5. I understand I must transfer the benefits to my children before their 23rd birthday, but once transferred the benefit may be used by my children
between ages 18 - 26 and only after I have served 10 years of qualifying service.
6. I understand it is my responsibility to ensure all dependents are registered in the Defense Eligibility Enrollment Reporting System (DEERS).
Dual military spouses need to ensure the dependent (transferee) shows in DEERS as transferor's dependent.
7. I understand it is my responsibility to ensure I obtain the required retainability within 30 days (if applicable) to fulfill the service obligation required.
Upon approval, the service obligation is updated in the TEB system and reported to the DVA. Failure to serve the required service obligation will
result in overpayment which will be recouped by the DVA unless service obligation is deemed complete due to:
a. Member's death
b. Discharge or release from active duty or the SelRes for a medical condition that pre-existed member's service and was not service-connected
c. Discharge or release from active duty or the SelRes for hardship
d. Discharge or release from active duty or SelRes for a physical or mental condition, not a disability that did not result from his or her
willful misconduct, but did interfere with performance of duty
e. Discharge for a disability
f. Discharge for a Reduction in Force
g. Involuntary force shaping
8. I understand transferred benefits may be lost and/or subject to recoupment by the DVA if I do not complete the entire service obligation.
9. I understand that I and the transferee of the benefits are both financially liable if the student fails or drops courses or the member does not
complete the entire commitment.
10. To the best of my knowledge, this is a truthful claim to transfer educational benefits. Knowingly signing a false record or false official statement
with intent to deceive for material gain is punishable under UCMJ, Article 107.
I understand that my service commitment is contingent on the Component I am serving in and a change in Component may extend, void or cancel my
TEB. As such I acknowledge, understand and accept the following service commitment:
Active Duty Component: Day/Month/Year
Reserve Component: Day/Month/Year
ANG: Day/Month/Year
NAME (Last, First, Middle Initial)
SSN
SIGNATURE
DATE
PRIVACY ACT INFORMATION: The information in this form is
AF FORM 4406, 20130916
FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY. Protect IAW the Privacy Act of 1974.