AEA codes are temporary restrictions that prevent Soldiers from receiving PCS orders until the code is removed. These restrictions are imposed by HRCArmy or someone at field level (s1, career counselor, etc). The reasons for imposing these codes vary. They can include extreme family problems that are not expected to be resolved in 1 year, recent death of a spouse or child, serious chronic health issues, a documented case of domestic abuse, incarceration of authorized Family members, and other circumstances deemed appropriate by the convening authority.
These codes indicate a particular restriction on your ability to be assigned and should be noted in your ERB. These code restrictions are typically removed when you meet the time requirements of your levy section or installation HRC phone roster. AEA codes can also reflect selection to officer-producing candidate school or WOCS, as well as DA Form 4187 stability application windows.
AEA Codes List
|Rule 1, Code A
|Soldiers permanently ineligible for future assignments due to—
Approved retirement or request for retirement (see AR 635–200). Termination date will be the effective date of retirement.
Being involuntarily ordered to AD for 12 months or less in an individual status or as a member of intact units. Termination date will be the
Signing a Declination of Continued Service Statement or not being able to reenlist or extend to meet the SRR. Termination date will be the ETS date. However, these Soldiers may be considered eligible for other reassignments (CONUS and OCONUS) provided they have sufficient service remaining to meet the requirements of the new assignment.
Being dropped from the rolls as a deserter.
Confined as a result of conviction by special or general court-martial, or civil court.
|Rule 2, Code B
|2 B Soldiers being considered for elimination from the Service or their assignment precludes their reassignment for an unspecified time. This code does not have a termination date.
|Rule 3, Code C
|Soldiers temporarily ineligible for reassignment for the following reasons:
Student and/or trainees (except IET).
Enrolled in the Army Substance Abuse Program (ASAP) inpatient rehabilitation (see AR 600–85).
Soldiers with field bar to reenlistment. (Termination date will be ETS
date, not to exceed 12 months.)
|Rule 4, Code D
|Advanced individual training (AIT) platoon sergeant stabilization. Top of the system input only. Termination date will not exceed 24 months.
|Rule 5, Code E
|Computer network operators. Top of the system input only. Termination date will not exceed 60 months.
|Rule 6, Code F
|OCONUS unit rotation.
|Rule 7, Code G
|Soldiers stabilized under “special category.” The termination date will not exceed 48 months.
|Rule 8, Code H
|Equal opportunity advisor/inspector general duty stabilization. Termination date will not exceed 36 months
|Rule 9, Code I
|Soldiers approved for warrant officer or officer producing programs.
|Rule 10, Code J
|Soldiers awaiting medical evaluation board or a physical evaluation board. This code is top of the system generated based on assignment deletion code ED or reenlistment ineligibility Code 9H. This AEA code carries 12-month stabilization.
|Rule 11, Code K
|Criminal investigation division special agent accession/training. Top of the system input only. The termination date will not exceed 15 months.
|Rule 12, Code L
|Soldiers eligible for PCS reassignment, subject to normal PCS TOS restrictions. There is no termination date.
|Rule 13, Code M
|Soldiers stabilized while awaiting a U.S. Army Reenlistment/Reclassification System (RETAIN) transaction for reenlistment or undergoing reclassification. This code will terminate upon completion of reenlistment and/or reclassification action.
|Rule 14, Code N
|CONUS-based Soldiers who have received a deployment indicator (transaction) denoting that they are currently deployed OCONUS.
|Rule 15, Code O
|Operational deletion/regeneration stabilization. Soldiers who have received an approved deletion of assignment for operational reasons. This code is also used for regeneration stabilization as determined by the HRC. The termination date will be based upon operational needs. Top of the system input only.
|Rule 16, Code P
|Sexual Assault Response Coordinators (SARC) Victim Advocates (VA) Stabilization.
|Rule 17, Code Q
|Soldiers ineligible for assignment under the Lautenberg Amendment. Affected Soldiers are not eligible for firearms or ammunition. Soldiers cannot be assigned to units that require the possession, handling, or use of firearms or ammunition or be reassigned overseas. Soldiers cannot be deployed overseas. This code does not have a termination date.
|Rule 18, Code R
|Stabilized OCONUS deploy and/or redeploy 61 or more consecutive days.
|Rule 19, Code S
|Soldiers being reassigned or deleted from AI status for compassionate reasons. The termination date will be when the problem is resolved or 12 months, whichever occurs first.
|Rule 20, Code T
|Soldiers performing duties directed by the HRC or when they are in a nomination hold status. There may be a termination date.
|Rule 21, Code U
|Soldiers who have enlistment commitments. The termination date will be computed for Soldiers enlisted for unit or station of choice from the date Soldiers are assigned to the unit or station. Soldier’s stabilization will not exceed 12 months. (Soldiers may terminate their stabilization by signing a waiver to the contract.)
|Rule 22, Code V
|Soldiers who have received an “individual stabilization,” other than special category. Termination date will not exceed 24 months.
|Rule 23, Code W
|Soldiers who have received organization stabilization. Termination date will not exceed 48 months.
|Rule 24, Code X
|Soldiers stabilized for the following reasons:
SSG through SGM assigned (and stabilized for 36 months) to RA/RC. This includes RA Soldiers attached to ARNGUS or RC units for duty in full time manning positions.
Soldiers assigned (and stabilized for 36 months) to Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC).
Soldiers assigned (and stabilized for 36 months) to USAREC in administrative or support positions
|Rule 25, Code Y
|Approved High School Senior Stabilization. Termination date will be 1 month after child’s graduation.
|Rule 26, Code Z
|Soldiers who have been confirmed as accepting assignment incentive pay (AIP)-Korea. Termination date will be the DEROS date.
|Rule 27, Code 1
|Force Generation Stabilization
|Rule 28, Code 2
|Soldiers have successfully completed the detailed recruiters’ course and have arrived at the recruiting stations where they will serve as a recruiter. The termination date will not exceed 36 months.
|Rule 29, Code 3
|Accession AIP stabilization. Termination will not exceed 36 months.
|Rule 30, Code 4
|CSM projected change of responsibility date (PCORD). Will be entered by HRC via EDAS.
|Rule 31, Code 5
|Soldiers who have successfully completed the DS’ Course and have arrived at the installation where they will serve as a DS. Top of the system input only. The termination date will not exceed 36 months.
|Rule 32, Code 6
|Identified for potential unit move. Top of the system input only. Termination date will not exceed 12 months.
|Rule 33, Code 7
|Soldiers assigned to Force Generation units and who do not meet the SRR of the LCM unit, but were approved exceptions to remain with or be reassigned to the unit. Termination date will be the Soldier’s expiration ETS date, or DEROS date if the Soldier is OCONUS.
|Rule 34, Code 8
|Soldiers stabilized pending special assignment nomination (Presidential Support Activities and the White House and EOD). Termination date will not exceed 24 months.
|Rule 35, Code 9
|Soldiers identified to attend the SFAS course. There is no termination date.