BOSS - Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers
Who is the senior enlisted advisor to the BOSS council, and approves members selected to serve on BOSS committees?
Installation Command Sergeant Major
According to AR 215-1, what does the BOSS program provide?
provides opportunities for active duty soldiers, with an emphasis on single and
unaccompanied soldiers, to participate in physical, self-development, leisure,
and educational related services.
What type of program is BOSS?
categorized as a category B Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) program.
How many officers are on the BOSS council?
Three: President, Vice-President, and Secretary
What is the lowest level unit that has a BOSS council representative?
What are the 3 pillars of BOSS?
and Leisure: Activities may be planned by the BOSS committee or by the
BOSS committee working in conjunction with other MWR activities. Service
members will assume a lead role in planning BOSS events. Events should be
planned that meet the needs and desires of the single service member.
Service: The BOSS committee may elect to participate in community
programs or projects that make a difference in the lives of others, in the
community, and ultimately, in themselves. The service will be voluntary in
nature and in accordance with the installation volunteer program. The
program can be implemented in support of existing or established volunteer
programs or programs developed by the BOSS committee.
Being: For single service members, Well being includes those things
that single service members can directly or indirectly influence to
enhance their morale, living environment, or personal growth and
development. The well being issue identified or raised during the BOSS
meetings will be directed to the appropriated command or staff agency for
resolution on the installation.