The references listed below are the governing statutory, regulatory and DOD directives supporting the PDES. They are listed by number and title. To view these documents electronically, click on your choice.

AR 40-501

Standards of Medical Fitness

AR 40-3

Medical, Dental, and Veterinary Care

AR 600-60

Physical Performance Evaluation System

AR 635-40

Personnel Separations

DOD Directive 1332.18

Separation or Retirement for Physical Disability

DOD Instruction 1332.38

Physical Disability Evaluation

DOD Instruction 1332.39

Application of the Veterans Administration Schedule for Rating Disabilities

Chapter 61, Title 10 USC

Retirement or Separation for Physical Disability

I Corps Commander's Guide

MMRB Instruction for Commanders (1998)