Personnel handed compulsory discharges will now receive a full resettlement package in line with their years served.
Previously, personnel shown the door had their entitlements slashed to the lowest possible level – irrespective of how long they had been in the ranks.
But in a change of policy, the Ministry of Defence said it recognised that those leaving should have every opportunity for a smooth transition to a new career.
Those departing should discuss their circumstances with their chain of command and individual education and resettlement officer.
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