a. Adjusted Maximum Release Date (AMXRD). The AMXRD is computed by taking the
MXRD and adjusting it for administrative credit, judicial credit, inoperative time, and the
adjustment for crossing the International Date Line (IDL).
b. Administrative Credit. Day-for-day credit provided on the Report of Results of Trial
(RROT) for pretrial confinement and conditions tantamount to confinement.
c. Calendar Method. A method by which the span of time between two calendar dates is
expressed in years, months, and days; for example, the span of time between April 4, 2001, and
August 11, 2001 (inclusive of each of those dates), is 4 months and 8 days. The span of time
between February 2, 2001, and March 1, 2001, (inclusive of each of those dates), is 1 month.
d. Confinement. Confinement is the physical restraint of a person imposed by order of
competent authority, either pending disposition of charges (pretrial) or because of a sentence
adjudged by a court-martial. Although not involving physical restraint, a sentence to confinement
may also be served in a parole or a Mandatory Supervised Release (MSR) status.
e. Confinement as Nonjudicial Punishment. The physical restraint of a person attached to or
embarked in a vessel, imposed by order of competent authority under reference (b) (e.g.,
confinement to Bread and Water [B&W] and/or Diminished Rations [DIMRATS]).
f. Day-for-Day Method. A method by which the span of time between two dates is solely
expressed in days. For example, the span of time between February 2, 2001, and March 1, 2001,
(inclusive of each of those dates) is 28 days.
g. Deferment. Postponement of the running of the sentence (Rules for Courts-Martial [RCM]
1101[c]) (reference [b]).
h. Earned Time (ET). Deductions from a prisoner's release date earned for participation and
graded effort in the areas of work, offense-related programs, education, self-improvement, and
personal growth, or other support activity specifically authorized by the correctional facility
commander in accordance with Military Service policy.
i. Good Conduct Time (GCT). A deduction from the AMXRD for faithful observance of all
rules and regulations.
j. Inoperative Time. Any period of time during which prisoners are not credited with serving
their sentence to confinement.
k. Judicial Credit. Credit ordered by judicial authority to be applied to a sentence to
l. Mandatory Supervised Release (MSR) (Supervised Release). A form of conditional release
granted to individuals who have served their sentence to confinement up to their Minimum