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What Does Ets Stand For In The Army?

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1. Can someone tell me what ETS stands for? I know it's when you get out of service but what are the actual words that start with E, T, and S? I am trying to help my shrink w/ his IMO and I remember most of the other acronyms but not ETS.

2. Just to double check, I said that EER stands for Enlisted Efficiency Report. If anyone can confirm that I would appreciate it.

Seems like the older I get the more swiss cheese my brain becomes.

Thanks for the help,

TS Snave

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Expiration of term of service

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1. Can someone tell me what ETS stands for? I know it's when you get out of service but what are the actual words that start with E, T, and S? I am trying to help my shrink w/ his IMO and I remember most of the other acronyms but not ETS.

2. Just to double check, I said that EER stands for Enlisted Efficiency Report. If anyone can confirm that I would appreciate it.

Seems like the older I get the more swiss cheese my brain becomes.

Thanks for the help,

TS Snave

End of Term Of Service

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End of Term Of Service

Enlisted Evaluation Report (EER) :rolleyes:

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Enlisted Evaluation Report (EER) :rolleyes:

Enlisted Efficency Report (EER) same difference

Estimated Time Served (ETS) same difference

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I think Way back in the 60's it was (ETS) Estimated time of Separation as PCS was Permanent Change of Station

Jan,

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everyone knew what their ETS date was "End Term Service" it was the day your enlistment was up "PFC day" rofl proud fricking civilain day

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Jan I think your right, I served fronm 67-75 I was always told ETS was

Estimated time of Separation.......... : :rolleyes:

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I always considered ETS to mean get out and fly the big bird home.

US Army 1968-70

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I always considered ETS to mean get out and fly the big bird home.

US Army 1968-70

ETS ESTIMATED TIME OF SEPERATION

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Thanks to all who replied.

I wonder if the Vietnam vets who believe it means "Estimated Time of Separation" as opposed to "Expiration of Time of Service" aren't correct for their time in service during a war with the draft in place where Uncle Sam could decide when you left so your ETS was an "estimate" vs the younger troops (like myself who served right afterwards - hey, almost 50 and in the "younger" group for a change!!) who joined the volunteer Army and had a contract end date, hence, Expiration of Time of Service, which, for us, may be equally correct. Doesn't much matter anyway since hip pocket orders have always been Uncle's option.

Again, thanks to all who replied. I appreciate the help. I figure if we can't come to a consensus here on hadit then the VA won't know the difference if I spell it out wrong and my civie shrink surely doesn't have a clue so I'll just flip a coin.

Thanks,

TS Snave

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