Updated, ALARACT 030/2022 includes revisions to published Grooming Policies authorizing women to wear ponytails in all uniforms on duty.
Major duties: The Occupational Therapy Specialist, under the direction of a registered militaryoccupational therapist, supervises or interviews, tests, plans treatment programs, and teaches andassists patients to facilitate maximum recovery by decreasing physical and mental disabilities resultingfrom illness or trauma, prevent injury, and promote life-style modification to improve fitness. The occupational therapy specialist must possess the […]
PENTAGON – If you think the idea of a “social media content czar” sounds like a joke, you may soon be in the minority. It’s an idea that’s gaining steam—and isn’t nearly as farfetched as it sounds. The pandemic has given rise to interesting, quirky, brilliant and questionable new trends. We’ve seen the widespread acceptance […]
Leave earned from 01 October 2020 thru 30 September 2021 (FY21), is NOT protected by Special Leave Accrual (SLA) and will be lost if not used or before 30 September 2021. SLA continues to be authorized to Soldiers serving in qualifying Hostile Fire Pay and Imminent Danger Pay locations per AR 600-8-10 and DoD 7000.14–RLeave […]
A message from the 16th Sergeant Major of the Army In our continued efforts to improve the Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT), we knew there would be changes along the way. Today, we formally announce ACFT 3.0, effective 1 April. What has changed? First, the Plank has been added as a full 100-point alternative to […]
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. […]
“The best things in life are beyond money; their price is agony and sweat and devotion”― Robert A. Heinlein, Starship Troopers Have you been waiting for the moment you can transfer into the SPACE FORCE? Have you been practicing your lightsaber abilities and think you have what it takes to conquer the universe? Well MILPER […]
The Army released ALARACT 016?2021 and accompanying slides for implementation and use. ALARACT 016/2021, US Army Appearance and Grooming Modifications & Slides ALARACT 015/2021 (Inactive) Tab B – Appearance & Grooming Slides Authorizes– Male & female Soldiers to wear highlights No minimum hair length for female Soldiers Medium length ponytails for female Soldiers Females to […]
25D – Cyber Network Defender Needs You The Army is looking for Soldiers in the ranks of Sergeant and Staff Sergeants to join the cyber community. This is a great opportunity for Sergeants to get promoted by reclassifying through the SMAPP program. Sergeants who have not completed Advanced Leaders Course (ALC) will receive ALC credit […]
The ArmyReenlistment Team welcomes Sergeant Major (SGM) Kenyatta Gaskins, Directorate Military Personnel Management (DMPM) SGM, Army G-1 (The Pentagon) to discusses the Army’s NCO Evaluation Board System and answers viewer’s questions.