NewYork, NY (PRWEB) February 24, 2013
Another commendable launch form laws.com in the chain of forms and the new one in the series is the AF form 988. The new entry in the series is the one for the requisition of leave. At every step of preparing the form laws.com extends all help to eliminate any confusion pertaining to the leave request. Laws.com is dedicated to serving you on taking leave from your Air force service.
Leave Requisition AF form 988
AF form 988 is a leave requisition form used by the United States Air Force authorizing leave from the service. For sanctioning the request of leave the entire form has to be completed with care and caution, the form consists of three parts, which insist on certain information for the approval of the leave request.
Availability of the form
The form 988 is available on the website of United States Air Force documentation or can be supplied through the chain of command like the other forms used by the Defense Department. To download the Air Force requisition of leave form in printable pdf format visit the laws.com AF Form 988 leave request page.
As mentioned above, the form 988 has three parts, and the first section of form 988 has to be filled by the individual who is requesting for leave.
How to complete Form 988
Certain basic information needs to be provided by the requesting member in boxes one to six. The basic information’s are the name of the member, social security number, grade, the specific date of the requisition; balance leave if any and nature of transaction if the requesting person serves in the capacity of an officer.
In case, the defense person is requesting leave for recovering from any sort of illness or injury, the suggested duration of the leave period has to be mentioned in the box no 7.
Supplementary clarifications if necessary and the nature of leave requested has to be furnished in the box no 8.
Boxes 9 to 20 have to be dealt with utmost care as this box requires all the particulars related to the leave request. The particulars include, the duration of the leave period requested for, dates, members availability during the tenure of leave, contact number to reach the individual in case of any emergency and any information of duty that may apply to the individual.
The member who is requesting for leave has to sign the acknowledgement in box no 2, the supervising officer in charge also must sign for the approval of leave. If the requisition for leave is for a longer duration, a commander or a supervisor must support the leave in boxes 26 to 33. When all the required information’s are furnished in the first page of AF form 988, the same information should be carried over to the next two consecutive pages of the form. Same information’s has to be repeated as the boxes are very similar. If the leave is granted when you are outside United States, then, the recording of the data becomes mandatory on the second page of AF form 988. This information has to be substantiated in section 2 of the second page. The third page is used only when the leave period is over. The same information on the top section has to be repeated on the first page, and this has to be submitted at the time of the leave requisition. The AF form 988 will be handed over to the member and the member has to complete section 3.