An example of this would be a slot which requires a person who has training and experience on a specific type of mainframe computer.To fill that specific assignment, the Air Force would look at personnel who had that specific special experience identifier in their military records.
Next, the qualified nonvolunteer who meets the TOS requirement in the order of longest on station and finally the qualified volunteer who does not meet the TOS requirement may be considered. FTA serving an initial enlistment of 4 or more years may not be given more than two assignments in different locations following initial basic and skill training during their first 4 years of service, regardless of tour length.
FTA who make two PCS moves are permitted an additional PCS in conjunction with an approved humanitarian reassignment, a join-spouse assignment, as a volunteer, or when the PCS is a mandatory move (such as returning from an OS tour at the end of the prescribed OS tour length).
The policies and procedures concerning humanitarian and EFMP reassignment or deferment are outlined in AFI 36-2110.
The following paragraphs briefly discuss these policies and procedures: The humanitarian policy provides reassignment or deferment for Air Force members to assist them in resolving severe short-term problems involving a family member.
Under these circumstances, selection may be necessary from among members who currently have access or can be granted access immediately.
Grade, AFSC, and Skill-level Relationship for Assignment.
Deferments also exist for such things as completion of an educational program or degree, witness for a court-martial, accused in a court-martial, control roster, Article 15 punishment, base of preference (BOP) program, retraining, humanitarian reasons, etc.
Humanitarian and Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) Reassignment or Deferment.
PERSTEMPO is a quality-of-life measurement that measures the amount of time an individual spends away from his or her home station for operational and training purposes, such as Temporary Duty (TDY) and designated dependent-restricted assignments.