How to Calculate Terminal Leave for the Navy
4 OCT 2017
Terminal leave is the use of remaining leave by a retiring or separating Navy service member immediately prior to her retirement or separation date. Sailors earn 30 days of leave time -- permission to be away from their units -- per year. A sailor can accrue leave time and use it at the end of his service as a means of early separation. During this time of terminal leave, the sailor continues to draw a regular paycheck.
1 Find your Leave and Earnings Statement
Find your Leave and Earnings Statement, the document you receive every month that lists your earnings and leave time.
2 Locate the box marked ETS Bal
Locate the box marked "ETS Bal," which indicates the amount of leave days you are expected to accrue through the Expiration Term of Service.
3 Equate the number
Equate the number of days in the "ETS Bal" section to the amount of time you can take as terminal leave.