Update to the Assignment Satisfaction Key – Enlisted Module (ASK-EM)

MILPER Message 21-088 was released with important updates to the ASK-EM, including reenlistment and EFMP. Reenlistment Program Considerations Initial Term Soldiers Soldiers and NCOs on their initial term contract are issued Year-Month-Available to move (YMAV) of “999912”, are not aligned to enlisted manning cycles (EMCs), and are ineligible for ASK-EM market participation until they reenlist. […]

BECOME A COMBAT ADVISOR

The Army is expanding its ability to train foreign security forces with a new type of unit: Security Force Assistance Brigades (SFABs)—one of which will be in the Army National Guard. Meet the Security Force Assistance Brigade. With battalions and headquarters located in six states—Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Texas—the National Guard is looking […]

Army Tuition Assistance

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 for courses that are offered in the classroom or by distance learning and is part of an approved academic degree or certificate program. The courses must […]

Special Duty Assignments

Performing Special Duty assignments is not only career enhancing, but also gives self-satisfaction while serving Soldiers. The following PDF explains some of the Special Duty assignments available for Soldiers. Full PDF found here: http://armyreup.s3.amazonaws.com/site/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/30130013/Special-Assignments-February-2019.pdf **Special assignments include special management command and joint, HQDA, and HRC assignments that have special missions and require personnel with specific […]

Recruit the Recruiter

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS Be a United States citizen by birth or naturalization or a permanent resident alien.  Have a minimum general technical (GT) score of 95 with a skilled-technical score of 95. (waiver authorized for GT and ST Score below 90). Be at least 21 years old, but not more than 39 years old at time […]

Written Bonus Agreement (WBA)

The WBA, within the SRB program, was established by reference (C) to provide the Army with an agile and flexible process to incentivize Soldiers currently on indefinite term reenlistment contracts to continue serving in the Regular Army. This MILPER message is effective on 1 June 2020 and may change after 1 July 2020 without further […]

Preparing for an upcoming PCS?

-MILPER 20-133 HIGHLIGHTS- Published 11 May 2020 ▪️Amendements to be made NLT 31 May 2020 ▪️Mar-May PCS Report dates will defer to 15 Jul 2020 ▪️Jun 2020 PCS Report Dates for Soldiers with that dependents under 21 years of age will defer to 01 Sep 2020 ▪️Jun 2020 PCS Report Dates for Soldiers without dependents […]

Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)

Benefit Fact Sheet Summary The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) is a Federal Government-sponsored retirement savings and investment plan. It offers the same type of savings and tax benefits that many private corporations offer their employees under “401(k)” plans. Blended Retirement System (BRS) Members of the Uniformed Services If you are a member of the uniformed services […]