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What is a DD Form 261?


How do I get a conditional release from the National Guard?

To start the conditional release process, you must see an active duty recruiter. Get a DD-368 signed by the recruiter (this is a conditional release form). The Recruiter is the only person who can request a conditional release. He/she does this by submitting a DD Form 368, Request for Conditional Release.

What are Line of Duty documents?

A Line of Duty (LOD) determination is an administrative tool for determining a member’s duty status at the time an injury, illness, disability, or death is incurred. The key is the nexus between the injury, illness, disability, or death and the member’s duty status.

What is a Line of Duty Investigation army?

A Line of Duty investigation begins with the presumption that a Soldier’s disease, injury or death was incurred “in the line of duty – not due to own misconduct.” The presumption applies to both the Soldier’s status and conduct. The injury or disease was caused by the intentional or willful negligence of the Soldier.

What is the purpose of a command investigation?

The Command Investigation (CI) functions to search out, develop, assemble, analyze, and record all available information relative to the incident under investigation.

How long does it take to get a conditional release approved?

That process should take no more than 48 hours unless it falls on a weekend. We recommend that you track your Conditional Release packet along it’s journey to ensure it reaches the G1 for their decision. The total process should take no more than 90 days from the day you submit your completed packet to your Unit.

What is line of duty injury?

Line-of-Duty Injury: The injury of an officer by intentional or accidental means during the course of performing law enforcement functions while on- or off-duty.

What is LOD care?

Members of the National Guard and Reserve who become ill or injured while on active duty may be eligible for line of duty (LOD) care, also known as notification of eligibility (NOE) for Coast Guard members.