Civilian Education Points

https://vimeo.com/479465545 Civilian Education Promotion Points Here is still another area where you can stand out and be different. Most soldiers overlook this opportunity bucket and are late to the party and delay starting college coursework. Civilian Education offers a Kings ransom of up to 135-points for SGT E-5 and 160-points for SSG E-6. This represents … Read more

Awards and Decorations Points

https://vimeo.com/479452466 Awards, Decorations, and Achievement Points This bucket is one of the most satisfying and memorable areas to gobble up some sweet promotion points. The memories and relationships made that resulted in many of these accolades will endure for a lifetime. The Awards category provides up to 125-points for SGT E-5 and 165-points for SSG … Read more

Military Training Points

https://vimeo.com/479447297 Military Training Points Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) The APFT was never my personal favorite when I served in the Army, but this one never seems to go out of style or get replaced (except to the extent the ACFT sticks and the transition is fully completed with the impact to promotion points clearly … Read more

Promotion Point System Map

The Promotion Point System Map is one of the most important resources and reference tools you’ll ever have on your journey to E-5 and E-6 promotion. Think of this Map as your one-stop shop for bringing together the formal regulations and documents into a single and easy to understand view of the entire promotion points … Read more

Military Education Points

Military Education Promotion Points Now we get into the mother load of available points! Military Education is the one area that every soldier preparing to get promoted to SGT E-5 or SSG E-6 must understand and ethically exploit for every possible point available. Want some really great news? There are huge opportunities here and most … Read more

How to Add and Update Promotion Points

Add and Update Promotion Points

Your Questions Answered:  Adding and Updating Promotion Points With Ease! 1. What is the procedure for Soldiers adding additional points following their board appearance? Once they have been integrated to the Promotion Standing List and affected changes through ERB updates, are there further requirements to ensure that the promotion points are updated? Answer: After eMILPO … Read more

The Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT) and Impact on Promotion Points

Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT)

As you may already know, the Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT) replaces the APFT as the Army’s physical fitness test of record beginning October 1, 2020. Transition From APFT to ACFT The APFT has been our test of record for more than 40 years. The Army’s physical fitness test must be based in science and … Read more

All You Need to Know About Civilian Education Promotion Points

Civilian Education Promotion Points

The awesome aspect of civilian education promotion points is the absolute control you have to earn every single point available. There are multiple paths you can take to earn the 135 (E-5) to 160 (E-6) points available to you, but the fact remains that it’s your call! Pathways to Civilian Education Promotion Points From the … Read more

Learn All About Military Education Promotion Points

Military Education Promotion Points

When it comes to clear opportunities to promote in the secondary zone, the Military Education Promotion Points category is at the top of the list. Why Military Education Promotion Points? Facts are on your side! This bucket includes a ton of diversity in terms to how to earn Military Education Promotion Points. This category can earn … Read more

The APFT Promotion Points Success You Need!

APFT Promotion Points

Achieving APFT promotion points success is an opportunity for extra promotion points to accelerate your career and get promoted to E-5 and E-6 faster. APFT Promotion Points (The Fundamentals) For advancement to Sergeant / E-5 the APFT provides the opportunity to grab up to 180 total promotion points while competing for SSG / E-6 can … Read more

Using an Army Promotion Points Calculator

army promotion points calculator

Using an Army Promotion Points Calculator to tally up your points haul is a great alternative to wading through complicated regulations, like Army Regulation 600-8-19 (Enlisted Promotions and Reductions). Although the Army Regulations (AR) can certainly provide you with the important information you need, you can get lost in the bureaucracy and red tape. Let’s face it, AR’s … Read more

Army E-5 to E-6 Promotion Points

Soldier earning army promotion points

On its own, competing for Army E-5 to E-6 promotion points can be confusing for soldiers working toward career advancement to SSG. Digging into Army Regulation 600-8-19 (Enlisted Promotions and Reductions) can wipe out anyone not accustom to trudging through its complicated language and red tape. Luckily, with a little help along the way, enlisted service members in … Read more

Army E-4 to E-5 Promotion Points

Army Promotion Points, E-4 to E-5

On its own, competing for Army E-4 to E-5 promotion points can be confusing for soldiers working toward career advancement to SGT. Digging into Army Regulation 600-8-19 (Enlisted Promotions and Reductions) can wipe out anyone not accustom to trudging through its complicated language and red tape. Luckily, with a little help along the way, enlisted service members in … Read more