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TAR Vacancy Recall


**PERS-46 has zero TAR Vacancy Recalls to allocate at this time.  Please check this site periodically for updates.  Requests will continue to be accepted and held in case more Recalls are authorized at a later date.**

Site Purpose

  • This site only addresses Recall requests for RPN-funded, “RT” manpower resource coded billets.

  • PERS-46 serves as the approval authority for a recall to fill a vacant TAR billet.

  • For RPN funded, “RP” and RR” coded Recall matters, contact PERS-92.

​TAR Vacancy Recall Program

Review BUPERSINST 1001.40C before contacting PERS-46 or submitting a RPN-RT Recall request.

   PERS-46 General Policy

  • PERS-46 will make every reasonable effort to fill a billet with a TAR Officer before considering a recall.

  • Recall fill timelines will be based off the incumbents PRD and will not include command-approved terminal leave, Skill Bridge, etc. for outgoing officers.

  • TAR Vacancy Recalls must be no less than 12 months and no longer than 24 months.

  • ​Extension requests past 24 months will not be accepted.

  • Consecutive back-to-back recall orders for the same billet will not be accepted.

  • Officers in a 2xFOS (failure of selection) are not eligible for recall orders.

  • Recall orders must fill an empty TAR Billet Sequence Code (BSC) at the command; 99990 fills are not authorized.

  • Requests for O6 officer recall opportunities are strictly controlled due to statutory limits for TAR O6 end strength.

Request Process

  • Review BUPERSINST 1001.40C.

  • Contact the applicable TAR detailer with the following information.  POC information can be found on the individual PERS-46 detailer sites.

    • ​Request POC information

    • Command Name

    • Command UIC

    • Requested billet BSC

    • Billet Rank

    • Is a SELRES currently filling the billet via ADOS or MOB?

      • If yes, provide order type, name, rank, and PRD.

    • Billet Type

      • Operational (flying aviator or deploying SWO, SEAL, EOD, SUB

      • Operational Support

      • Administrative/Staff

    • Requested recall duration: 12 or 24 months.

    • Detailed justification for request

  • If request is denied, PERS-46 will provide a response to the Request POC and PERS-92.

  • If request is approved, PERS-46 will inform the Request POC and PERS-92.

    • The Request POC can then work with PERS-92 to submit the application per BUPERSINST 1001.40C, paragraph 12.

    • PERS-92 is the order issuing authority for all definite recall orders.

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