Regular officers desiring Reserve commissions who meet the criteria specified within COMDTINST M1000.3A, Article 1.G.2.a may apply via this Appointment Panel.
Submit all application packages and queries to: IDPL Designation Query
INCOMPLETE/INCORRECT PACKAGES WILL BE RETURNED WITHOUT ACTION
**Note: If you already hold a Reserve Commission (via DCO, OCS, on EAD, etc) you do not qualify for the Regular to Reserve Panel, even if you are on Active duty and have never been a drilling reservist. In this case, you may be qualified for the Inactive Duty Promotion List (IDPL) Designation Panel that is held annually, usually in February. Any questions regarding this type of Commission held by an Officer may be directed to: Boards and Panel
Military Service Obligation (MSO) does not guarantee reserve affiliation. However, if a member still has a MSO requirement is offered a reserve commission, the member is obligated to accept. Involuntary separation negates a member's MSO.