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 simultaneous membership program (SMP) SOP. It can be used as an example of how to write a SMP SOP. The purpose of this SOP is to provide training guidelines for ROTC Cadets participating in the Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP) in an ARNG/ USAR Troop Program Unit (TPU) unit. NOTE: This document is in MS Word format
This is a basic entry level training standards standing operating procedure. It can be used as an example of how to write a standing operating procedure basic entry level training standards. Its purpose is to ensure the mission readiness and effective operation of any organization, its troops must be trained to a standard. Such training, and its documentation, will better allow a unit to do the task set before it with the best chances for success, safety and effectiveness while minimizing the opportunities Read more
This is a unit retention and transition (RT) standing operating procedures. It can be used as an example of how to write a unit retention and transition standing operating procedures. NOTE: This document is in MS Word format
The purpose of this SOP is to ensure that enlisted personnel within the Military Reserve are trained in mission oriented military police and technical skills through a uniform set of standards prior to being awarded the 95B10 MOS. It is the responsibility of commanders to uniformly and unilaterally enforce this SOP. It is the responsibility of NCOs to supervise training to these standards. NOTE: This document is in PDF format
This is a class/briefing for teaching about misconduct– chapter 12 (substance abuse) administrative discharge. It is divided into two parts. The first part is a tutorial version, for first time users, new preparers of misconduct separation packets. The second part is to show you how to create a guide, print out your own reference guide. The tutorial version (section 1) will guide you step by step through the process of building an administrative discharge packet for a enlisted Soldier testing Read more
A class/briefing that discusses the benefits of joining the Army Reserves and staying in college to finish your degree with a 2,3,4 year mobilization deferment option. NOTE: This document is in MS PowerPoint
This regulation governs eligibility criteria, policies, and procedures for enlistment and processing of persons into the Regular Army, the Army Reserve, and Army National Guard for enlistment on or after the effective date of this regulation. It also prescribes the appointment, reassignment, management, and mobilization of Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadets under the Simultaneous Membership Program.
This regulation prescribes policies and procedures and establishes responsibilities for processing graduates of the Reserve Officer Training Corps program. It includes processing Regular Army applications; selecting entry specialties (branches); and scheduling individuals for initial officer basic course assignments, active duty, and active duty for training. Applicability: This regulation applies to the Army Reserve.
This regulation prescribes policy, eligibility requirements, and administration for submitting and processing applications for Officer Candidate School and for appointing OCS graduates as commissioned officers in the Army Reserve. Applicability: This regulation applies to the Army Reserve except to those in the Active Guard Reserve Program.
This regulation establishes policy and procedures for the life cycle management of U.S. Army Reserve facilities. It includes provisions for major and minor construction, management of real estate, space guidelines, project documentation, real property maintenance activities, automation, licensing the use of Army Reserve facilities, restoration of damaged facilities, environmental compliance, and historical preservation. Applicability: This regulation applies to the Army Reserve and to personnel Read more
This regulation establishes policies and prescribes procedures for the employment, utilization and separation of military technicians by the Army Reserve. Applicability: This regulation applies to the Army Reserve.