Terminal leave is just like regular leave except that members aren't required to report back to their duty station after completion of the leave. The member can move to their desired location without returning to work.
Likewise, people ask, how do I calculate my terminal leave?
In order to calculate your terminal leave, find the block labeled ETS BAL on your Leave and Earnings Statement (LES). This block estimates how much leave you will have at your date of separation. This is your terminal leave, which is a paid leave granted immediately prior to a military member's end of service.
Also Know, do you get paid Bah while on terminal leave?
When you take terminal leave, you continue to receive your base pay, most other pays, basic allowance for subsistence (BAS), and basic allowance for housing (BAH.) Plus, you continue to accrue leave while you're on terminal leave, meaning that 30 days of terminal leave ends up being 32.5 days of that higher pay.
What does Terminal Leave mean?
the final leave granted to a member of the armed forces just before discharge, equal to the total unused leave accumulated during active service.
Is it better to sell leave or take terminal?
The general rule of thumb is if you have a job waiting on the outside it may be better to sell back your leave, if you don't it may be better to take terminal leave. (Remember you earn 2.5 days of leave every month, so you will earn leave while you are on leave.