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TA Eligibility Requirements Education Services Officer
Active duty enlisted
  • Must complete the TA authorized course(s) on or prior to RELAD, discharge or retirement.
  • If member is going to RELAD and provides documentation showing that he/she will be in the SELRES, then TA authorized course(s) may begin in active duty status and be completed in SELRES status.
Active duty officer
  • Must complete two year for active duty or four years for SELRES upon completion of the course.
  • Agree not to request release, separation, retirement or termination off SELRES status for 24 months (48 for SELRES) following the course completion date of the last course funded by TA.
  • If member is going to RELAD and provides documentation showing that he/she will be in the SELRES, then TA authorized course(s) may begin in active duty status and be completed in SELRES status -- as long as the two or four year service obligation is met.
SELRES enlisted
  • Must maintain at least "minimum drill attendance" (maintain satisfactory participation).
  • Must complete the TA authorized course(s) on or prior to RELAD, discharge or retirement.
SELRES officer
  • Must maintain at least "minimum drill attendance" (maintain satisfactory participation).
  • Must complete four years upon completion of the course per.
  • Agree not to request release, separation, retirement or termination off SELRES status for 48 months following the course completion date of the last course funded by TA.
Permanent civilian employee
  • Must have at least 90 days of CG service.
  • Agree to retain employment with the CG for one month for each completed course credit hour upon completion of the course.
Temporary civilian employee
  • Temporary Civilian employees under the Student Educational Employment Program, Career Entry-Level Opportunity Program, or Minority Serving Institution Internship Program must have 12-months previous CG service and have a remaining contract with the CG of one month for each completed course credit hour.
  • If employee was previously employed by the Coast Guard for over 1 year; had a break in service; then returned to the CG; member will not be required to complete another 12 months in the CG to be eligible.
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Last Modified 1/10/2014