DA FORM 4187, MAY 2014 SUPERSEDES DA FORM 4187, JAN 2000 AND REPLACES DA FORM 4187-1-R, APR 1995 15. NAME OF INDIVIDUALWhen does a soldier request voluntary retirement from the military?
I. Soldier requests Voluntary Retirementto be effective 31 December 2020. (This date should be the last day of the month prior to being placed on the retirement list on the first day of the next month).Can a retired soldier withdraw an Approved Retirement application?
IAW AR 635-200, Chapter 12-15: An approved application for retirement may not be withdrawn by the Soldier unless it is established that retention on active duty will prevent an extreme hardship to the Soldier or his/her immediate Family. The hardship must have been unforeseen at the time of application.How do I retire from the military in lieu of PCs?
5. Retirement in lieu of PCS: Soldiers who have at least 19 years, 6 months active federal service on the date that they are notified (CAP Cycle Date) that they are on PCS assignment may request to retire in lieu of PCS. The retirement application must be submitted and approved within 30 days of assignment notification.