Army Branch Managers

Army Branch Managers Identify your Army Branch Managers or Chiefs from the list below. Contact them for support on your next assignment or military schooling opportunity. Operations Division (OD) Air Defense Artillery (CMF 14) LTC Barry Carter Branch Chief 502-613-5635 DSN: 983-5635 Armor (CMF 19) COL Harris Chief, Armor Enlisted Branch 502-613-5934 DSN: … Read more

Army NCO Counseling Examples Mega-Pack!

Army NCO Counseling Examples Mega-Pack! 101 Counseling Examples that will reduce your stress, give you back time, and make you a counseling pro!  Counseling Soldiers has always been a challenge for new Non-commissioned Officers, so our team of experienced NCO’s have created 101 Counseling Statement Examples with each provided on DA Form 4856. These counseling … Read more

March 2021 Cutoff Scores

Army Enlisted Promotion Cutoff Scores For Promotion Month of March 2021 Also See February 2021 Cutoffs The Enlisted Cutoff Scores for the month of March 2021 are coming soon. Get notifications on our Facebook page. Cutoff Scores Here SGT By Name List Here SSG By Name List Here New rank, more Cash! Your base pay and … Read more

January 2021 Cut Off Scores

Army Enlisted Promotion Cutoff ScoresFor the month of January 2021. Also See December Cutoffs The Enlisted Cutoff Scores for the month of December 2020 are now available. Get notifications on our Facebook page. See Cutoff Scores Here >> See SGT By Name List Here >> See SSG By Name List Here >> New rank, more Cash! Your … Read more

Civilian Education Points 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 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 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

Adding/Updating Army Promotion Points

Updating Your Promotion Points Question: 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 and ATRRS updates, Soldier’s should verify … Read more

Military Education FAQs for Promotion Points

a. New Question: How can I find out if a resident course is worth promotion points? New Answer: A list is published on the HRC website and S1 Net. ‘Resident Military Training Promotion Point Yes/No Status’ HRC website – training hours) of military training. c. New Question: I completed a Soldier Training Course that is listed in … Read more

Army Correspondence Course Codes

Resident courses must be administered IAW AR 350-1, 1 week/40 hours or longer and TRADOC-approved to be considered. To request a new code for qualifying military school training that is not listed in the database, print a copy of the ATRRS course information (course name, course number from the ATRRS Course Catalog ) and … Read more

SSD NCOES Requirements

16 December 2014 — IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL SGT(P)s: IAW ALARACT 126/2014, all SGT(P)s must complete SSD 2 or ALC Common Core no later then January 8, 2015 to retain their promotion list status. Failure to comply with the minimum requirement will result in automatic removal from the promotion list. Note: if you have completed … Read more

Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development System (NCOPDS) Requirements

The Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development System (NCOPDS) is the keystone for NCO development. The NCOPDS establishes an organizational framework to develop the next generation of competent and committed NCOs. NCO’s develop as leaders throughout their career through progressive and sequential processes.  These processes incorporate training, education, and experience across three learning domains–Institutional, Operational, and Self-Development. … Read more

Army Correspondence Course Program (ACCP) See also Course Codes

Question: Are Army Correspondence Courses still eligible for promotion points? Answer: Yes. In order to earn promotion points, Soldiers must complete the entire correspondence course they are enrolled in and possess a certificate of completion. Individual sub-courses on their own will not count for promotion points. Question: Will Soldiers lose those sub-course points? Or are … Read more

Flags and Removal from Promotion Standing List

Question: Are Soldiers who are flagged automatically removed from the E5/E6 promotion standing list? Answer: Yes. If a Soldier is flagged the PPW system will remove the Soldier from the promotion standing list and place the Soldier into a NOT Eligible status. If the Soldier is flagged for adverse action and receives a summarized Article … Read more

Army Enlisted Promotions Trend Report

Get notifications and updates by joining our Facebook page. The Trend Report is a by-military occupational specialty (MOS) report of sergeant (SGT) and staff sergeant (SSG) promotion (fully) eligible that will allow Soldiers to quickly determine their approximate position in relation to their peers. The updated Trend Report is published no later than (NLT) the 24th … Read more

Army Weapons Qualification for Enlisted Promotion

Question: Currently, the system is not calculating points for weapons qualification scores older than two years. Is there going to be an update to change the system or will the regulation change for Soldiers who are assigned to units without weapons or are physically unable to qualify? Answer: Weapons qualification will comprise the most recent … Read more

Army Enlisted Promotion Boards

Question: DA Forms 3356 and 3357 will be obsolete. How will the S1 record the boards’ recommendation to the Promotion Authority to either recommend or not recommend the Soldier (go/no go)? Answer: A memorandum (board proceedings) will be required to capture a board’s recommendation to the Promotion Authority; based on the majority vote (GO/NO-GO) of … Read more

Army Promotion Command List Integration

New Question: Will Soldiers still be integrated onto the SGT/SSG standing list via the Automatic List Integration (ALI) process? Answer: Yes. Effective with this change, ALI will be re-designated as Command List Integration (CLI). Soldiers who meet the established criteria will be integrated onto the SGT/SSG standing list and awarded 39 and 14 points respectively. … Read more