Mission: To provide administrative support to commanders, Marines, and family members assigned to Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and II MEF commands that are separating, retiring or executing a PCS/PCA in order to ensure Marines are administratively prepared for their transition.
Marines arriving at Camp Lejeune from overseas to separate are required to check in to the IPAC Retirements Section (Bldg 60, Room 242) during working hours to complete the join process as well as to begin the separations process. After working hours or on weekends Marines are required to check-in with the JRRC in Bldg 59, then report to the Retirements Section at 0730 the next available work day. Once your join audit is complete, you will be directed to the Separations Section to begin your separations processing.
What to expect while separating:
- Marines are to arrive to Camp Lejeune no less than 10 days prior to their requested departure date.
- Upon reporting to the Retirements Section, you will complete a join audit and complete a separations audit that will allow the Separations Section to start the process.
- Single and non-accompanied Marines will reside in the barracks while at Camp Lejeune. SNCOs and Officer will reside in the appropriate billeting facility. (Do not make lodging arrangements out in town without a valid non-availability statement from Camp Lejeune Billeting.)
- Transportation around Camp Lejeune is the responsibility of the Marine.
- Family members traveling with Marines from overseas locations is not encouraged. Temporary family lodging is sparse and as this is only a temporary stop, dependents are highly encouraged to fly from the overseas location directly to their final destination.
Your Planned Departure Date from Camp Lejeune will be determined by:
- Amount of PTAD if authorized/eligible with separation.
- Amount of leave available. Requests over 60 days of leave require prior approval by HQMC.
- Marines with more than 60 days whose terminal leave will cross the fiscal year will need to have prior approval of Saved Leave Accrual (SLA).
- IPAC Separations Section requires 10 days from joining to complete the separations process.
- Failure to complete TRS or other requirements at your overseas command could result in a delay to your departure from Camp Lejeune as well.
What do I bring to the Separations Audit?
- PCS Orders
- Reporting Endorsement
- Approved Terminal Leave Request from previous unit (if not listed in orders)
- Medical/Dental Records with Final Physical (DD Forms 2807, 2808, and 2967)
- STR Form (DD Form 2963)
- TRS Form w/Capstone (DD Form 2648)
- Signed Career Planner Interview
- RELM (if applicable)
- RE Code Page 11 (if applicable)
ADSEP Marines ensure you have in your possession:
- ADSEP Notification
- Acknowledgement of Rights
- 12 month Promotion Restriction page 11.
What can I do to expedite the separation process?
- Prior to separations audit review your record in MOL and ensure it is accurate.
- Prior to PCSing go into your Outbound Interview (OBI) in MOL and update your information.
- If taking Terminal leave ensure it’s on your PCS orders, if not have a signed request form.
- Inform the Separation Section of any changes that may occur after your separations audit.
After completing the Separations Audit the Separations Section will:
- Create your DMO Endorsement. (Required to check out of the ID Card Center and Disbursing Travel)
- Create your Separation Orders
- Create your DD Form 214
The following documents must be turned in to the Separations Section prior to departure:
- IPAC Check-out sheet
- Battalion Check-out sheet