Recently I had the opportunity to review a course for Company Commanders in the Army National Guard or Army Reserves. The course is entitled Part-Time Commander: How to Lead a Company in the National Guard or Army Reservesby Charles “Chuck” Holmes. Chuck and I have a professional relationship and occasionally communicate with each other. We are both passionate about helping Leaders and Soldiers better themselves within their chosen profession. What follows is my opinion of the course Read more
This is a Word format version of a retention SOP. It can be used as an example of how to write a retention SOP. Detailed explanations are include for the administrative procedures of: Sponsorship and In Processing. Retention and Reenlistment Interviews. Prior to any interview, the Readiness NCO will determine reenlistment/ extension eligibility. This will preclude last minute problems. All interviews are documented on DA Form 4856. Retention and Reenlistment Interview Administrative Procedures. Administrative Read more
This is a legal review non-board reduction for unsatisfactory participation (NGR 600-200, chapter 11 & AR 135-91, Chapter 4). This form may be used to conduct a legal review non-board reduction for unsatisfactory participation (NGR 600-200, chapter 11 & AR 135-91, Chapter 4). A soldier may be reduced one grade for inefficiency, inefficiency can include a record of unexcused absences or declaration as an unsatisfactory participant. This legal review is designed specifically for non-board Read more
This is an After Action Reports SOP. The purpose of this SOP is to identify those activities for which an AAR is required and to ensure that all AARs follow a uniform format which will help ensure that salient points of information are not overlooked and that sufficient data is provided for analysis at all levels. The operations officer at corps, brigade and battalion levels, and the unit commander at company level, will be responsible for preparation and distribution of AARS. The operations officer Read more
A class that about the Army National Guard Yellow Ribbon Program that covers the following subjects: The Yellow Ribbon Program has provided information, services, referral and proactive outreach to Soldiers, spouses, employers, and youth throughout the entire Mobilization; Pre-Alert, Alert/Pre-Deployment, Deployment, Post Deployment and Reconstitution (Reintegration). A flexible Family support system to meet the Soldier and Family readiness needs of the Expeditionary Army and geographically Read more
A class/briefing that describes the roles and organization of the Department of Defense and the US Army. Department covered include: Department of Defense, Office of the Chief of Staff United States Army, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel – G1, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence – G2, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations & Plans – G3, and Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics – G4 with detailed descriptions, also covered is the Army Components Read more
This regulation governs the actions and composition of the Army Discharge Review Board. It governs applications and ADRB motions for discharge review, public inspection, copying, and distribution of ADRB documents through the Armed Forces Discharge Review/ Correction Board Reading Room; preparing decisional documents and index entries; and processing complaints regarding them. Applicability: This regulation applies to the Active Army, Army National Guard, and Army Reserve. [drain file 382 show Read more
This regulation defines Army National Guard and Army Reserve service obligations. It prescribes policies and procedures governing the various types of service obligations and participation requirements. Applicability: This regulation applies to the Army Reserve and Army National Guard.
This regulation establishes policy, procedures, duties, and responsibilities for Army participation in the Joint Service Reserve Component Facility Boards.
This regulation prescribes policies and procedures for the administration of the Army National Guard and Army Reserve incentive programs. These programs include the— (1) Selected Reserve Incentive Program which offers: (a) Enlistment bonus. (b) Educational assistance. (c) Reenlistment/extension bonus. (d) Affiliation bonus. (e) Repayment of student loans. (f) Health Professionals Loan Repayment Program. (2) Individual Ready Reserve Bonus Program. (3) Inactive National Guard and Individual Read more
a. This regulation sets forth policies for the Army National Guard and Army Reserve regarding— (1) Postmobilization command and control. (2) Premobilization selection, accreditation, retention, and training for members of Criminal Investigation Division units of the ARNG and USAR. b. It also defines command, operational control, training, and support responsibilities by: (1) Emphasizes policies and standards for selecting, assigning, and retaining persons in Reserve Component CID units. (2) Read more
This regulation defines the authority, composition, and duties of the Army Reserve Forces Policy Committee and the Subcommittees on Army National Guard and Army Reserve Policy. Applicability: This regulation applies to the Active Component, Army National Guard, and Army Reserve.