Where Can I Find My AF Form 422?
Blank AF Form 422 copies are stoked and issued by Medical Treatment Facilities (MTFs). To request and receive a copy, it is necessary to contact the servicing MTF (Flight & Operational Medicine Clinic/Medical Standard Management Element). Additional information and filing guidelines can be found in the AFI 10-203, Duty Limiting Conditions. This document describes how to inform the commanders about the individual restrictions for airmen due to medical reasons throughout the Air Force.
All active duty Air Force enlisted members need to obtain this form with a mandatory eligibility statement to assess the physical and mental standards. Required documents for AF Form 422 also include medical and dental documentation, a current letter from the airman's private physician or dentist. Documentation from consultant evaluations, laboratory evaluations, and other studies must be made available as needed to the deployment availability working group (DAWG) for tracking and oversight, ideally in the notes section for the most current duty limiting condition in the aeromedical services information management system. Timely, complete, and concise summaries (narrative summary or clinical encounter documentation) regarding the airman's clinical status including specific functional limitations must also be provided.
How Long Is an AF Form 422 Good for?
The maximum allowable duration of this form is 365 days. This form must be reviewed for appropriateness and accuracy at every clinical encounter between the airman and a clinic provider.
The information noted on AF 422 Form has to convey necessary detail to allow the commander and personnel system specialists to make informed decisions concerning the management of personnel. The information must be timely, accurate and unambiguous and must be written in simple terms understandable by non-medical leadership and personnel system specialists. The diagnosis or other medical justification for the statements, along with the requirements for follow-up care, must not be included on the form.