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 […]

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 […]

Controversial changes to GI Bill transfer rules delayed until next year

Defense Department officials will delay a controversial proposal limiting troops ability to share their GI Bill benefits with spouses and children after complaints from advocates and lawmakers that the move could hurt recruiting and morale. In a letter to lawmakers last week, acting Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness James Stewart said the move will be pushed […]

MILPER 20-375

Assignment Satisfaction Key – Enlisted Module (ASK-EM) The Army is changing the way movements occur. How is this done? They utilize Enlisted Manning Cycle (EMC), Personnel Assessment and Availability Tool (PAAT), ASK-EM, and Manner of Performance (MOP). ASK-EM serves as a temporary ‘bridge’ to IPPs-A functionality! Its intent is to have the right Soldier in […]

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 […]

SPECIAL ASSIGNMENTS

Soldiers always want to do cool things. They want that great next assignment after standing in the motor pool waiting to be released from marking ‘NFF’ on the 5988. Your awesome team at ArmyReenlistment.Com has a compiled list of the jobs and requirements such as: Recruiting Drill Sergeant EO IG and More!! Just click on […]

The Army Career Counseling System

The Army Career Counseling System is designed to develop leaders, improve force alignment, and impact Army endstrength. Specifically, it allows the career counselor to advise leaders and counsel Soldiers employing the following four phases to manage retention, force alignment, attrition, and RC transition. The system and required counseling sessions are not designed to replace or provide oversight […]

Social Security Tax Deferment

In order to provide relief during the COVID-19 pandemic, a Presidential Memorandum was issued on August 8, 2020 to temporarily defer service members Social Security, as seen on Service Members Leave and Earnings Statement (LES) as “FICA-SOC SECURITY” tax withholdings. WHAT IS SOCIAL SECURITY TAX? Social Security tax is also called the Old Age, Survivors, […]