Army Reenlistment / Retention Program
What Army Regulation covers the Army Retention Program?
What are some reasons that a soldier may be ineligible for reenlistment?
If the soldier is barred or flagged and if the
soldier is enrolled in ASAP
What is an SRB?
Selective Reenlistment Bonus
What is the minimum number of years that a soldier must reenlist for to be eligible for an SRB?
Can a Soldier request separation if a bar to reenlistment is imposed?
Describe a Bar to Reenlistment.
action initiated by the commander to prevent a substandard soldier from
reenlisting or reentering the service
A Bar to Reenlistment is reviewed how often?
three months or 30 days prior to PCS / ETS
Who can initiate a Bar to Reenlistment?
Any commander in the soldier’s chain of command
Who is the final approving authority for a Bar to Reenlistment?
who is one approval level higher than the commanding authority
Soldiers SGM and below who have not reenlisted under the indefinite reenlistment program are required to receive Retention Interviews. When are they done?
Counselor: 30 days from arrival to
Commander 90 days from arrival
Commander 15-16 months prior to ETS
Counselor 13-14 months prior to ETS
Counselor 4 months prior to ETS
Component Career counselor 90-120 days prior to ETS
Who may lift a Bar?
authority that approved the Bar may lift it with a written recommendation by
the unit Commander