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PROCEDURAL CHANGES TO AR 600-8-19, ENLISTED PROMOTIONS AND REDUCTIONS (PROMOTION OF SPECIAL FORCES QUALIFICATION COURSE (SFQC) GRADUATES AND SOLDIERS ASSIGNED TO SPECIAL MISSION UNITS)

MILPER MESSAGE NUMBER : 05-003 AHRC-MSP-E PROCEDURAL CHANGES TO AR 600-8-19, ENLISTED PROMOTIONS AND REDUCTIONS (PROMOTION OF SPECIAL FORCES QUALIFICATION COURSE (SFQC) GRADUATES AND SOLDIERS ASSIGNED TO SPECIAL MISSION UNITS)

A. MEMORANDUM, OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY CHIEF OF STAFF, G-1, DAPE-MPE-D, DATED 4 NOV 04, SUBJECT: PROMOTION OF SPECIAL FORCES QUALIFICATION COURSE (SFQC) GRADUATES AND SOLDIERS ASSIGNED TO SPECIAL MISSION UNITS

B. AR 600-8-19, ENLISTED PROMOTIONS AND REDUCTIONS, 20 JAN 04

1. THIS MESSAGE NUMBER WILL EXPIRE NLT JAN 2007; HOWEVER, THE PROCEDURES WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL SUPERSEDED OR RESCINDED.

2. THIS MESSAGE APPLIES TO ALL ACTIVE ARMY SOLDIERS.

3. THIS MESSAGE PROVIDES PROCEDURAL CHANGES IN PROMOTION TO SFQC GRADUATES AND SOLDIERS ASSIGNED TO SPECIAL MISSION UNITS. ALL CHANGES ARE EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY AND WILL BE INCORPORATED IN A FUTURE REVISION TO AR 600-8-19.

4. PARAGRAPH 3-6A(1) HAS BEEN CHANGED TO READ: UPON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE SPECIAL FORCES QUALIFICATION COURSE, SPECIALIST/CORPORAL WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY PROMOTED TO SERGEANT, WITHOUT BOARD APPEARANCE; PROVIDED THEY HAVE 18 MONTHS TIME IN SERVICE AND ARE OTHERWISE QUALIFIED FOR THE PROMOTION. EFFECTIVE DATE OF PROMOTION TO SERGEANT WILL BE THE EARLIEST DATE THE SOLDIER MEETS BOTH OF THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS:

(A) SFQC GRADUATE

(B) AWARDED CMF 18 MOS

5. PARAGRAPH 3-6A(2)IS CHANGED TO READ UPON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE SFQC, SERGEANTS WHO HAVE BEEN BOARDED AND RECOMMENDED FOR PROMOTION IN THEIR PREVIOUS MOS WILL BE PROMOTED TO STAFF SERGEANT THE 1ST DAY OF THE SECOND MONTH UPON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF ALL PHASES OF THE COURSE AND AWARD OF A CMF 18 SERIES MOS. PROMOTION TO SSG BASED ON ACHIEVING A CUTOFF IN AN MOS BEFORE AWARD OF AN 18 SERIES MOS WILL NOT BE DELAYED PENDING COMPLETION OF THE SFQC.

6. PARAGRAPH 3-6(F) ADD AS INDICATED: SPECIAL MISSION UNIT COMMANDERS DESIGNATED IN WRITING BY THE SPECIAL MANAGEMENT DIVISION, HRC, ARE AUTHORIZED TO PROMOTE TO THE RANK OF STAFF SERGEANT, SOLDIERS ASSIGNED TO THEIR COMMAND WHO SUCCESSFULLY GRADUATE FROM AN INTERNAL TRAINING COURSE AND HAVE BEEN RECOMMENDED BY A PROMOTION BOARD PRIOR TO COMPLETION OF THE COURSE WILL BE PROMOTED UPON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF ALL PHASES OF THE COURSE. SOLDIERS WHO ARE BOARDED AND RECOMMENDED FOR PROMOTION AFTER SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF ALL PHASES OF THE COURSE WILL BE PROMOTED THE FIRST DAY OF THE FOLLOWING MONTH.

7. POINT OF CONTACT IS SGM COON AT DSN 221-8695 OR COMMERCIAL (703) 325-8695

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