Military Training Leave

Military Leave is a leave with pay for active duty or active duty training for a period not to exceed 30 working days in any 2 consecutive calendar years.


  • Employees are members of military reserve units or the Arizona National Guard; and,
  • Are in possession of active duty orders.
  • This leave has no impact on the employee's benefits.


  • Employee requests the Military Leave of Absence in advance from his/her supervisor.
  • A copy of active duty orders accompanies the request.

Frequently Asked Questions

Military pay calculations are based on a calendar year, January to December.

"MLE" or "MLP" is the payroll earning code to use during the allotted 30 days of military pay.

Yes. After the 30 days allotted time for military pay has been exhausted, you may then elect to use your vacation time.

If the 30 days of paid time is used in one year, then you will not be eligible to receive military pay the following year.


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