Prior Service Business Rules

The Prior Service Business Rules acts as a guide for Soldiers who are interested in reenlisting in the regular Army. The rules generally outline when and how a Soldiercan reenlist, and which MOSs are available.

The current Prior Service Business Rules went into effect on 12 February 2019. Please visit this page periodically for more updates.

Vacancies by grade and MOS (changes based on the needs of the Army):

i. Grades E-1 thru E-4 – all Army MOSs are eligible for enlistment with the exception of the following: 09L, 12R, 12W, 13P (awarded MOS prior to 1 Oct 15), 13T, 15J, 15S, 68B, 92L, 92M, or 35P (with language code AD, HE, SC, or TH).

ii. Grade E-5 – 11B, 11C, 12B, 12C, 12P (with Proponent approval), 12T, 13B, 13F, 13M, 14G, 14H, 14P, 14T, 17C, 17E (formerly 29E),19D, 19K, 35F, 35P (language determined by Language Team HRC), 46S (formally 46Q and 46R required proponent approval), 56M, 74D, 88N, 89D (with ALC, Team Leader Certified, Proponent acceptance), 91A, 91M, 91P, 92R, or 92Y.

iii. Grade E-6 – 11B, 12C, 13F, 14E, 14G, 14P, 14T, 15Q, 19D, 19K, 25D, 25E, 25U, 27D, 35F, 35G, 35P (language determined by Language Team HRC), 68W, 74D, 89D (with ALC, Team Leader Certification, less than 12 months TIG, proponent acceptance), 91P, 91S, or 92G.

NOTE: Must possess current licenses/certifications for MOSs 68C and 68W.

b. If no vacancy exists, the following MOS will be used for retraining (changes based on the needs of the Army):

i. Grades E-1 thru E-4 – 11X, 12B, 12C, 13B, 13J, 13F, 13M, 14E, 14G, 14H, 14P, 17C, 18X, 19D, 19K, 35P (language determined by Language Team HRC), 35T, 88M, 92F, and 92Y.

ii. Grades E-5 – 11X, 12B, 12C, 13B, 13F, 13J, 13M, 14G, 14H, 14P, 14T, 18X, 19D, 19K, 27D, 17E, 35P (language determined by Language Team HRC), 35T, 88N, 91A, 91L, 91M, 91P, and 92Y.

iii. Grades E-6 – 14E, 14P, 14T, 25U, 35F, 35G, 35P (language determined by Language Team HRC), 74D, 91P, and 91S.

c. The following vacancies by grade and MOS are available for enlistment for Option 3 or 18 if already Airborne qualified:

i. Grades E-1 thru E-4 – 11B, 12R, 12T, 13B, 13F, 13J, 13R, 14P, 15B, 15D, 15P, 15W, 25B, 25C, 88N, 89B, 91B, 91C, 91L, 91F, 91J, 92G, 92Y. Those who are not MOS qualified are authorized Option 3 Training into one of the above listed MOS.

ii. Grade E-5 – 11B, 12T, 13R, 15B, 15D, 25C, 88N, 89B, 91L, and 92Y. Those who are not MOS qualified are authorized Option 3 Training into one of the above listed MOS.

iii. Grades E-6 and aboveno vacancies.

Read the fully Prior Service Business Rules message at:
https://www.goarmy.com/careers-and-jobs/current-and-prior-service/continue-serving/return-to-active-duty/prior-service-business-rules.html