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Selective Reenlistment Bonus (SRB)
What is a Selective Reenlistment Bonus (SRB) and who is eligible to receive it?
A Selective Reenlistment Bonus (SRB) may be paid to a U.S. Armed Forces enlisted member who meets the following conditions:
Reenlistment bonus amounts will vary depending on the member's prior years of service. The SRB may be paid in a single lump sum or in annual installments. If paid in installments, the member will receive no less than 50% of the bonus up front with the remaining balance to be paid in equal annual installments.
The payment of a Selective Reenlistment Bonus should take no longer than 30 days from the date of re-enlistment. If, after 30 days, the Service Member has not received their his/her bonus payment, he/she should contact his/her servicing Finance Office.
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