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Signing and Distributing DD-214s


Distribution of DD214's:

Copy 1 and 4 give to the member (even if they do not request copy 4) Copy 2, 7, and 8 scanned to EI-PDR (Part of Separations Document Checklist) Copy 3 discard, this is being transmitted electronically Copy 5 mail it Copy 6 mail it
The "electronic transfer and electronic signature" referenced in DoDI 133.1 refers to the electronic stamp that DA is assigning when the DD-214 is marked "Final" and transmitted to DMDC and the VA Office.  Ink signatures are still required on all copies except copy 3 at this time.
For those of you signing DD-214's you must be delegated in writing by your CO.
State VA Offices:  https://www.va.gov/statedva.htm
For all members being separated, the "Separation Documents Checklist" in the PDR Manual must be used.  The checklist and all required documents (e.g. Sep Auth, Orders, etc.) must be scanned and emailed to CG-PSC-MR for uploading to the member's EI-PDR.
CWO David Cota
USCG Pay and Personnel Center
HR Business Analysis Team Section Chief