Figure 5-2. Example of DD Form 2708
(b) Time and date of release. This entry must be the same as the current date and time.
(c) Name of prisoner. This information must be verified with the name on the prisoner's
identification card or by asking the prisoner.
(d) Service or social security number of the prisoner must be verified with the social security
number on the prisoner's identification card or by asking the prisoner.
(e) Grade of prisoner must be verified with the prisoner or the escort.
(f) Organization and station must be verified with the prisoner or the escort. The full unit
designation and location of the unit must be indicated on the DD Form 2708.
(h) Name, title, and signature of person receipting for the prisoner.
(6) On the day a prisoner is to be released, he will be escorted to the facility main gate or sally port with
his personal funds and effects, his release order, and if appropriate, his discharge certificate. At that point, the
senior corrections NCO or shift correctional supervisor will check the prisoner's release order to ensure it has
been completed and authenticated and to verify the prisoner's identity. Upon completion of these procedures,
the prisoner will be released through the main gate or sally port of the facility.
This lesson provided you with a general understanding of the release procedures for prisoners. The objective of
these procedures includes the necessity to alter the attitudes of the prisoner in such a way that he will
understand that he can make a contribution to society rather than be a burden society must carry. When this is