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Tuition Assistance (TA) Policies

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 […]

Precision Retention

Precision Retention is designed so sustain unit readiness and force alignment through the reenlistment and reclassification of Soldiers. Precision Retention is broken down into two parts: Shortages: This identifies MOSs that are under strength and offer Soldiers promotion opportunities and monetary incentives for reclassification into the MOSs. Overages: This Identifies MOSs that are over strength […]

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 Appendix E, AR 601-280 (Army Retention Program) and the current Retention Policy Message. Option 1, Regular Army Reenlistment Option Option 1 carries no guarantee of […]

Are you in the reenlistment window and cannot reenlist due to an IMREPR code of 8K? Why is it important to complete your SSD/DLC on time?

An 8K is placed on a Soldier when they fail to comply with Structure Self-Development/Distributed Leaders Course requirements, and a HQDA Bar to Continued Service.  The importance of completing your SSD/DLC on time:    SCOPE – The intent of SSD/DLC is to bridge the operational and institutional domains in order to set conditions for continuous growth, but […]

Selective Retention Bonus (SRB)

Selective Retention Bonus (SRB) Messages Newly Released/Current SRB Message(s)  MILPER Message 19-261,SRB(Effective 9 Sep 19) MILPER Message 19-155, SRB (Effective 30 May 19) MILPER Message 18-174, WBA (Effective 8 Jun 18) The SRB program is a retention incentive paid to Soldiers in certain selected MOSs who reenlist for a minimum of 3 years. The objective of the […]

MOS Conversion Bonus (CB) Program

Related LinksReclassification | Options | SMAPP  The objective of this program is to attract highly qualified Soldiers in the rank of staff sergeant (SSG) and below, who are serving in an over-strength or balanced military occupational specialty (MOS), to migrate into a shortage MOS. Soldiers who are approved for this program are eligible to receive a lump sum bonus […]