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Military Health System

Retention Standards

Date of Publication:



Guidelines that establish medical conditions or physical defects that could render a Service member unfit for further military service and may be cause for referral of the Service member into the disability evaluation system (DES).

Source of Definition:

DoDI 1332.18: Disability Evaluation System (DES)

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Retention Standards

Last Updated: December 06, 2022
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