Army Clemency and Parole Board

Mission Statement

The Army Clemency and Parole Board conduct clemency, parole and mandatory supervised release hearings for eligible Army prisoners and supervisees, and interfaces with:

  • U.S. Parole Commission
  • Administration Offices of U.S. Courts (Parole Division)
  • Federal Bureau of Prisons Facilities
  • DoD Correctional Council
  • DoD Correctional Facilities
  • Army Corrections Command

The Clemency and Parole Board reflects the overall ARBA mission to serve soldiers and their families with justice, equity, and compassion. Our intent is to work with the highest level of collaboration toward the accomplishment of this mission with both army military corrections personnel and federal parole officers.


The Army Clemency and Parole Board, under the authority of the Title 10 USC, DoDI Instruction 1325.7, AR-15-130

  • Supports the Army's justice system with the timely review of the correctional cases of prisoners convicted at court martial and sentenced to a term of confinement.
  • Provides an objective, fair, and impartial review of the prisoner's case for clemency, parole, and mandatory supervised release according to criteria such as those found in DoDI Instruction 1325.7 and AR-15-130.
  • Acts as an independent and professional Board, with the authority to make decisions, such as:
    • Adjust significant disparities in approved sentences.
    • Modify sentences when consistent with the maintenance of good order and discipline in the Army and in the best interest of society and the prisoner.
    • Consider release of eligible prisoners from confinement under parole supervision consistent with the ends of justice and public safety.
    • Restore to duty or re-enlist individuals who satisfactorily shall have demonstrated potential for military service.
    • Place prisoners under the supervision of a U.S. Probation Officer according to Mandatory Supervised Release guidelines.