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Will promotion audits still exist under the new system?

I want to make sure I am ready in case I get audited. Will I still get audited and if so, what should I do to prepare myself?

Yes, promotion audits will continue under the new system and will be conducted by your unit S1 or post Military Personnel Directorate, depending on who provides personnel support to your unit.  A total of 5% of promotion selections accross the Army will be audited monthly. So if 100 SGTs are selected for promotion to SSG, 5 of those will be audited.

What you should do is ensure you have documents to support each promotion point you have earned to include but not limited to APFT & weapons scorecard, award certificates, civilian transcripts, training certificates, etc. You should also ensure all your documents are on your Official Military Personnel File (OMPF) in case you misplace something. Your unit S1 can submit your documents that are missing on your OMPF.

posted on 05/09/2011 under Q&A
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Mac Arthur D. "Mackie" Ocampo is a full-time Active Duty Sergeant First Class and has served in the Army for 13 years to date with 9 years of service as a Human Resources Specialist. Currently, he serves in 2d Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 2d Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2d Infantry Division at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA. Mackie has served in Korea, Ft. Carson, CO, Schofield Barracks, HI, twice in Afghanistan, and twice in Iraq accumulating over 59 months of overseas service. He believes that the "personnel" aspect of a Soldier's career is a big factor in their morale and readiness and is determined to assist Soldiers in their professional development by providing sound advice and clarification of ongoing policies, regulations, and procedures.

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