544 § 8786. Officer considered for removal: voluntary retirement or honorable discharge; severance benefits (a) At any time during proceedings under this chapter and before the removal of an officer from the active list of the Regular Air Force, the Secretary of the Air Force may grant his request— (1) for voluntary retirement, if he is otherwise qualified therefor; or (2) for honorable discharge with severance benefits under subsection (b). (b) Each officer removed from the active list of the Regular Air Force under this chapter shall— (1) if on the date of removal he is eligible for voluntary retirement under any law, be retired in the grade and with the pay to which he would be entitled if retired at his request; or (2) if on that date he is ineligible for voluntary retirement, be honorably discharged in the grade then held with severance pay equal to one month's basic pay at the rate to which he was entitled on the date of discharge, multiplied by the number of years of his active commissioned service, but not more than 12. (c) For the purposes of subsection (b)(2), a part of a year that is six months or more is counted as a whole year, and a part of a year that is less than six months is disregarded. CHAPTER 861.—SEPARATION FOR VARIOUS REASONS Sec.
8811. 8812. 8813. 8814.
Air Force enlisted members: discharge certificate; limitations on discharge. Air Force enlisted members: during war or emergency; discharge. Air Force enlisted members: dependency discharge. Regular commissioned oflScers: discharge during three-year probationary period. 8815. Regular enlisted members: resignation of members enlisted on career basis; limitations. 8816. Regular enlisted members; minority discharge. 8817. Aviation cadets: discharge. 8818. Regular female members: termination of appointment or enlistment. 8820. Air National Guard of United States officers: discharge.
§8811. Air Force enlisted members: discharge certificate; limitions on discharge (a) A discharge certificate shall be given to each lawfully inducted or enlisted member of the Air Force upon his discharge. (b) No enlisted member of the Air Force may be discharged before his term of service expires, except— (1) as prescribed by the Secretary of the Air Force; (2) by sentence of a general or special court-martial; or (3) as otherwise provided by law. §8812. Air Force enlisted members: during war or emergency discharge A person enlisted under section 8254 of this title may be discharged at any time by the President, or otherwise according to law. § 8813. Air Force enlisted members: dependency discharge The Secretary of the Air Force may discharge an enlisted member of the Air Force, if, after his enlistment or induction, members of his