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Congratulations on your new assignment!

The following documents are required to receive your PCS orders. All documents MUST be hand-carried
(2 copies). Please submit all documents 120 days prior to projected departure date.

***NOTE: Incomplete packets will be returned to the member without processing.


PCSing CONUS

• Out-Processing Worksheet. Must be completed and returned with all statements of understanding
initialed.
• Initial Assignment Brief. Print out or screenshot of completion from vMPF.
• Assignment Selection Information Worksheet. This form can be found in vMPF under self-service
actions and it must be signed by your supervisor and commander.
• PCS Orders to Ramstein (and any Amendments)
• SGLV 8286, Service Members’ Group Life Insurance (SGLI) Retrieve from PRDA/ARMS through AFPC
Secure.
• Security Clearance Letter. Contact your security manager to submit required paperwork security
clearance resubmissions. Note: Top Secret Clearances are only good for 5 years; secret for 10.
• Immunizations Clearance Letter. This letter can be found on page 7 of the initial assignment
briefing in vMPF.
• Personnel Processing Codes (PPC) (if applicable) located on Page 2 of your assignment RIP
(obtained from your CSS). PPCs are 3 letter codes that require you to accomplish additional actions
prior to orders being issued and/or out processing. If applicable, the PPC guide/description will
be included in your initial assignment e-mail.
• Retainability (If applicable) If you need retainability for the assignment, you must fill out an
extension or reenlistment worksheet and forward to 786fss.dpmpqreenlistmentsextensionscsb@us.af.mil
to obtain required retainability.

With Dependents, also include:

• Command Sponsorship Letter. Only applies to dependents added after arrival at Ramstein.
• AF Form 4380. Must be processed by all active duty sponsors (with dependents) not already
enrolled in EFMP with a PCS to any CONUS location. Complete the form and report to the SNIAC/EMFP
office (Bldg. 2114, Rm 147, 479-2375). Return completed form (with SNIAC/EFMP stamp) to Outbound
Assignments (Bldg. 2106, Room 311).
• DD Form 1172, DEERS Verification Form. Must be turned in if you have dependents and the address
must be local/street address NOT a PSC Box. Form may be obtained from MilConnect via AF Portal, and
must be signed by a Customer Service Representative or yourself.
• AF Form 1466 and AF Form 1466D Dependent Medical Clearance must be completed if you are on the
Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) Q-Coded. Member must contact SNIAC/EFMP Office (Bldg.
2114, Rm 147, 479-2375) to complete. Ensure page 5 is completed and stamped.

PCSing OCONUS

• Out-Processing Worksheet. Must be completed and returned with all statements of understanding
initialed.
• Initial Assignment Brief. Print out or screenshot of completion from vMPF.
• Assignment Selection Information Worksheet. This form can be found in vMPF under self-service
actions and it must be signed by your supervisor and commander.
• PCS Orders to Ramstein (and any Amendments)
• SGLV 8286, Service Members’ Group Life Insurance (SGLI). Retrieve from PRDA/ARMS through AFPC
Secure.
• Security Clearance Contact your security manager to submit required paperwork security clearance
resubmissions. Note: Top Secret Clearances are only good for 5 years; secret for 10.
• Medical/Dental/Immunization Clearances. Must be completed by Dental Clinic (479-2210), Force
Health Management (479-2269), and Immunizations Clinics (479-2549). Appointments can be made at the
120 day mark, but you CANNOT be seen any earlier than 90 days prior to departure. These letters can
be located on page 7 of the initial assignment briefing (OS to OS) in vMPF.
• Personnel Processing Codes (PPCs) (if applicable) located on Page 2 of your assignment RIP
(obtained from your CSS). PPCs are 3 letter codes that require you to accomplish additional actions
prior to orders being issued and/or out processing. If applicable, the PPC guide/description will
be included in your initial assignment e-mail.
• Consecutive Overseas Tour Worksheet. If you are authorized by your commander to defer your COT
travel, provide the
MPF with your commander's authorization memo for inclusion on your PCS orders (for PCS with travel
through the CONUS). If PCS is within the same overseas theater, you can self-defer COT leave which
requires the letter signed by the member only. The sample deferment memo is provided to you in your
Ramstein Out-Processing Guide.
• Consecutive Overseas Tour (COT) Additional Documents: DD Form 4 (Enlisted) & EAD Orders
(Officers) verifying home of record.
• Retainability (If applicable) If you need retainability for the assignment, you must fill out an
extension or reenlistment worksheet and forward to
786fss.dpmpqreenlistmentsextensionscsb@us.af.mil to obtain required retainability.

With dependents, also include:

• AF Form 965. Overseas Tour Election Statement for members with dependents.
• Command Sponsorship Letter. Only applies to dependents added after arrival at Ramstein.
• DD Form 1172, DEERS Verification Form. Must be turned in if you have dependents. Address must be
local/street address not PSC Box. Form can be obtained from MilConnect via AF Portal, and must be
signed by a Customer Service Representative or yourself.
• AF Form 4380. Must be processed by all active duty sponsors (with dependents) not already
enrolled in EFMP with PCS to any OCONUS location. Complete the form and then report to the
SNIAC/EMFP office (Bldg. 2114, Rm 147, 479-2375). Return completed form (with SNIAC/EFMP stamp) to
Outbound Assignments.
• AF Form 1466 and AF Form 1466D. Dependent Medical Clearance must be completed if this is an
accompanied tour, or if you are on the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) Q-Coded. Member
MUST contact SNIAC/EFMP Office (Bldg. 2114, Rm 147, 479-2375) to complete. Ensure that page 5 is
completed and stamped.

*Korea Assignments Only: All above requirements, PPC documents, Korea Assignment Incentive Pay
(KAIP) worksheet, Korea Readiness Orientation (KRO) letter and PPC Code RAO Memorandum.

*Short Tour Members (Enlisted only) must submit via follow-on requests through vMPF NLT 150 days
prior to your projected departure date. (If not selected for a follow on, you will compete off the
equal list at your short tour location).

Outbound Assignments
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