MIL What kind of ID card am I entitled to? v.forceshaping

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  1. I got out in 2004 with an honorable discharge under the force shaping program and I was wondering what kind of ID card I can get. I went to Scott AFB and tried to get one there but they said I had to go to a reserve center in Terre Haute, IN (where I was living at the time) but I didn't ever get around to it.

    I want to get a new one so I'll be able to get onto different bases and use the hotels. I don't remember if anyone said I could get an ID card before I got out but since I'm inactive reserve, I figure I might be able to get something.
     
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    What? Any base should be able to get you an id if you are in deers.
     
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    Honestly, it seems you ran into a certified military jobsworth.
     
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    bloodred83 im in ur cost gard, savin' ur boatz

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    Unless you're a dependant, reserve or retired I don't see why you'd be eligible for any military issued ID card.

    :dunno:
     
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    Thats what I was thinking. Why would you get an ID card? Aren't you out of the military now?
     
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    I don't think IRR get a card, much less access to base facilities.
     
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    If you are in the IRR, then you should have an ID card until the expiration of your contract, now I'm not sure if personnel in the IRR get an actual CAC card or the old green IDs...
     
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    smokie700 right near da beach, Boiiiii

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    Since when? I have never heard of this in 10 years of which 4 i was on the IRR.
     
  10. ImperialShadow

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    Just because someone is in the IRR doesn't mean they are out of the service yet, (unless each branch of the service treats personnel in the IRR differently)
     
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    smokie700 right near da beach, Boiiiii

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    I know the deal about IRR but I'm saying from having been AD,IRR and NG the only time i was able to have an ID was when on active duty and in national guard. I did not have an ID while on IRR and I have never heard of someone possessing a VALID id while on IRR.
     
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    in the navy you dont get a card for Inactive reserve...own you till 8 years is up but no ID after your active duty is up
     
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    I have a reserve Id (green not cac) from the Air Force and I got out 1 Jan 05 and in the IRR Until Sept 16 2011. So maybe it depends on branch but I have one and can get on bases, use the bx/px and all that good stuff..
     
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    Yes you do, working in my 2nd Reserve Center and dealing with reservists on weekly basis I should know. Yes you do sign an 8 year contract but there are some who do there initial 4 years active and the other 4 either remaining on active duty or as a reservist, active or inactive, so until the contract is up you can have an ID card since you can still be recalled.

    - smokie, not that probably matters now but when you were in the IRR did you try to get an ID card or were you just told you couldn't get one?
     
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    hmmm ok my bad, ive just never met anyone whos gotten out before the 8 was up to go home as inactive that has gotten to keep an ID/base privelages
     
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    smokie700 right near da beach, Boiiiii

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    Here is a link for Army requirements for the ID cards

    http://www.ftmeade.army.mil/idcards.html

    It has the individual ready reserve but that is different from the inactive ready reserve. the individual is for people who have not gone to basic yet and the inactive is for people who have finished the active duty/m-day reservists. I do not see any mention of the Inactive ready reservists getting an id card.


    Edit: I may be wrong about the inactive vs indiviual. Can someone confirm or disprove my statements above.
     
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    check out this link, it should have all the information.
    not sure about if you are supposed to be able to get an ID card only at the place you seperated however, there are 3 seperate places to get ID's on scott AFB.
    The active duty the reserve and the guard all maintain seperate locations on base
    So if its more convenient you might try one of the other instead/before trying terra haute
    http://arpc.afrc.af.mil/irr/irr_standby_sections.asp
     
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    http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/123513p.pdf

    Its a DoD directive which talks about the IRR and ING, hopefully that could answer some or most of your questions, but honestly the way I see it unless your completely off of a contract your entitled to an ID card

    If your still wondering about the ID card you can always get the numbers to the DEERS/RAPIDS help center and they should be able to have an answer
     
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    smokie700 right near da beach, Boiiiii

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    doesn't matter for me now. I've been past my initial 8 for quite some time now, I just don't want to spread bad info.

    that link doesn't state anywhere that people in the IRR are allowed ID cards and base privies. Do you have a link for that. I knwo my link shows what is required to get an ID but i want to see where it states IRR are allowed to have one.
     
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    Off of the link you posted, if you want something more official than that it'll have to wait till I go into work tomorrow if I get a chance to look it up

    Proper identification and documentation are required for services to be provided. Please select your category below to view required documents for identification card issuance.


    INDIVIDUAL READY RESERVE
    Enlistment contract, Assignment Commissioning Oath
     
  21. smokie700

    smokie700 right near da beach, Boiiiii

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    Yeah i know but that is where i was getting confused because another DOD site listed Individual Ready Reserve as people who have contracted but not completed basic training.
     
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    Please show it to me, that makes no sense at all, but anywho here is another link I found by googling it

    http://arpc.afrc.af.mil/irr/irr_standby_sections.asp
     
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    Um my buddy got an ID after completing his active duty of 4 years :hsugh: .
     
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    My bud got out last year and he has an ID card
     
  25. that's exactly what i needed to know. where did you go to get yours though? i'm pretty sure i have to go to a reserve center that has deers. i just want an ID card so i can use hotels at bases where hotels outside the base are really expensive. i went to panama city last month and i could have saved a shit load of money if i could have stayed in the hotel at tyndall instead of staying at a hotel on the beach.

    sorry i didn't reply earlier but i forgot that i had made this thread
     

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