The Army has announced a one-year pilot program making Active Army, Guard and Reserve Soldiers in the grades of E-1 through E-5 eligible for battlefield promotions.
Automatic Promotions to Sergeant
A shortage of sergeants in some specialties has prompted a new Army policy in which corporals and specialists could be automatically promoted without a board.
Army Looking for Warrant Officers
The Army is looking for candidates to fill some of its 45 different warrant officer specialties, including the new military occupational specialty 923A petroleum systems technician, authorized for Oct. 1 (2005).
Army Warrant Officer Selections
Warrant Officers are technical and tactical leaders who specialize, throughout an entire career, in a specific technical area. The Army Warrant Officer Corps comprises less than three percent of the total Army. Although small in size, the level of responsibility is immense and only the very best will be selected to become Warrant Officers.
Army Enlisted Promotions Made Simple
Ever wanted to know what it takes to get promoted in the Army? We've taken the "gobbly-gook" out of the Army Enlisted Promotion Regulation and present the process "in the clear."
Junior Solders Get Chance at More Promotion Points
Junior Soldiers in a handful of job specialties have another option to gain promotion points. As of Jan. 11 (2004), skill-based licenses and certifications from civilian sources are worth 10 points. There are 10 career fields that are currently participating in the initiative.
SGT and SSGT Promotion Snapshot
Ever wonder exactly what it takes to be promoted to the rank of SGT or SSGT in a specific MOS (enlisted job) in the Army? Here is a snapshot of recent promotion point requirements.
Enlisted Promotion Basics (Reserves)
Basic qualification criteria for enlisted promotions in the United States Army Reserves.
Centralized Officer Promotion System
Brief overview of the Army Officer Promotion System.
Commissioned Officer Career Information
Detailed information for commissioned officer careers, including information about promotions, assignments, evaluation reports, education programs and requirements, and more.
Enlisted Promotion Recommendations
Some advice for Army mid-enlisted folks to help prepare themselves for promotion.
Officer Frocking Policy
Instructions on exactly when, why, and where, an officer may wear the next higher grade after being selected for promotion.
Administrative points awarded for various criteria for the Army enlisted promotion system.
Retraining from Non-Promotable MOS's
Army policy about re-training out of an MOS which has no promotion opportunities.
Army Professional Development Study Guide.
Online study-guide for Army promotions. Comprehensive list of professional study areas and information about the promotion boards.
Army Study Guide
A Free online study guide for Army E-5/E-6 promotion boards and soldier/NCO boards.