Are You on Orders to a Short Tour Area?

Many of us are placed on orders by our branches to PCS to short tour (also known as an dependent restricted tour) areas like: Korea, Kuwait, Japan. Did you know that if you are in your reenlistment window you may be eligible to reenlist for what is known as a HAAP (Homebase/Advanced Assignment Program) location. […]

Tuition Assistance…Have you taken advantage of it?

Due to recent events this would be a perfect time to get some education in. Have you thought about it? Are you using it? Why not? Tuition Assistance Overview/Eligibility The Tuition Assistance (TA) program provides financial assistance for voluntary off-duty education programs in support of a Soldier’s professional and personal self-development goals. TA is available […]

What are your Reenlistment Options?

Reenlistment Options are only available, if otherwise qualified, to those Soldiers at the rank of private first class or above, who are considered in the reenlistment opportunity window (ROW). Reenlistment options are governed by Chapter 3-2, DA PAM 601-280 and the current Retention Policy Message. Option 1, Regular Army Reenlistment Option Option 1 carries no guarantee of assignment, training, […]

Scheduled to PCS?

OCONUS At this point everyone has heard and/or knows about COVID-19 (coronavirus).  IAW HQDA EXORD 144-20 those who have reenlisted for an assignment to Korea or Italy and has a report date of 10 March or 10 April have been deferred for 60 days by HQDA, the new report date is 10 May.   You […]