B-142577, JULY 12, 1960, 40 COMP. GEN. 9

B-142577: Jul 12, 1960

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ENTITLES THE MEMBER TO ALL MONETARY BENEFITS WHICH WOULD HAVE ACCRUED TO HIM HAD HE ACTUALLY REENLISTED IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING DISCHARGE AND SERVED ON ACTIVE DUTY FROM THAT DATE TO THE ACTUAL DATE OF REENLISTMENT. SO THAT THE MEMBER IS ENTITLED TO ACTIVE DUTY PAY AND ALLOWANCES. WAS SILENT AS TO THE TERM OF YEARS OF THE REENLISTMENT. THE RECORD CORRECTION ACTION MAY BE REGARDED AS ADVANCING THE DATE OF ENLISTMENT BUT LEAVING UNCHANGED THE TERM SO THAT THE MEMBER IS ENTITLED TO A REENLISTMENT BONUS COMPUTED ON THE BASIS OF A SIX-YEAR TERM OF ENLISTMENT. 1960: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF FEBRUARY 24. BURGESS WAS REDUCED TO THE GRADE OF PRIVATE. THAT HE WAS HONORABLY DISCHARGED. THE FINDINGS OF GUILTY AND THE SENTENCE IN BURGESS' CASE WERE VACATED AS ILLEGAL AND VOID.