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1
Should there be a sponsorship program for a soldier departing a unit?
Yes
2
What Army Regulation covers the Total Army Sponsorship Program?
AR 600-8-8
3
What is S-Gate?
S-Gate provides information for incoming soldiers entering the USAREUR Theater of command.  An incoming soldier can find out who their sponsor is and how to contact them.  S-Gate includes their pinpoint assignment, sponsor information, a welcome letter, a needs assessment checklist and links to other useful USAREUR web sites and regulatory information.
4
What DA Form is used to transmit sponsorship requirements to gaining commands?
DA Form 5434 or the Electronically Generated DA Form 5434-E
5
How soon after the DA Form 5434 is received should a sponsor be assigned?
10 days unless the sponsorship is declined
6
What are the general rules for appointing a sponsor?
The Soldier should be in a grade equal to or higher ranking than the incoming soldier.  The sponsor should be the same sex (gender) as the sponsor.  The sponsor should be familiar with the unit or activity and community
7
What are the six elements of the sponsorship program?
  1. DA Form 5434.M
  2. Welcome letter.
  3. ACS Relocation Readiness Services.
  4. Reception.
  5. Orientation.
  6. Inprocessing.