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DoD Directive 1332.28, "Discharge Review Board (DRB) Procedures and Standards"
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This Directive reissues DoD Directive 1332.28, March 29, 1978 (hereby canceled) and establishes uniform policies, procedures, and standards for the review of discharge or dismissals under 10 U.S.C.; provides guidelines for discharge review by application or on motion of a DRB, and the conduct of discharge reviews and standards to be applied in such reviews which are designed to ensure historically consistent uniformity in execution of this function, as required under P.L. 95-126; assigns responsibility for administering the program; makes provision for public inspection, copying, and distribution of DRB documents through the Armed Forces Discharge Review/Correction Board Reading Room; establishes procedures for the preparation of decisional documents and index entries; and provides guidance for processing complaints concerning decisional documents and index entries.

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