Skip Navigation
Fri Jul 25, 2014
 
Army OneSource
Army OneSource
Army OneSource
Commander's Page Online Training
Volunteer Tools ARMYBook
My AOS Page Services Locator

Question & Answer Service Providers

Click on a Service Provider or Reference below for more information.

How are vacation days determined for full-time and part-time employees (military and civilian)?  
Military personnel accrue 2.5 days of annual leave (paid vacation) each month of service (or 30 days/year). Up to 60 days of unused leave from one year can be carried over to the following year. However, on the first day of the fiscal year (October 1st), any excess leave above 60 days is forfeited. There are some exceptions to these rules such as the ability to carry over more than 60 days of leave (e.g., up to 90 days) if the service member was unable to take leave due to an assignment in a hazardous duty zone. Accrual of annual leave for Department of the Army (DA) Civilian employees is computed based on total number of years of years of creditable Federal service including active duty military time: < 3 yrs of Federal service = 4 hours per pay period (13 days per year); 3 - 15 years of Federal service = 6 hours per pay period (20 days per year); 15 or more years of Federal service = 8 hours per pay period (26 days per year). Generally, a maximum of 240 hours may be carried over to the next leave year; however, exceptions exist.
Keywords: time off, Employment, Benefits

Question & Answer Service Providers  
Service ProviderReferenceMeans of Delivery
Civilian Personnel Office Verbal
Defense Finance and Accounting Service Written
Human Resources Verbal
Military Personnel Office Verbal
Personnel and Administration Center Verbal

Full Website
This site may not be optimized
for a mobile browsing experience.
OK
Please don't show me this again: