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The Army Qualitative Retention Board (QRB): What You Should Know

So, you just received a memorandum that you meet the criteria for review by the Army Qualitative Retention Board? We feel your anxiety and stress. The first thing I must say is congratulations, you have served at least 20-years for your country. Be proud, and do not allow the stress of a QRB dictate your life. …

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Sample Rater & Senior Rater Army OER Bullet Comments

Today, I want to share some sample Army OER Rater & Senior Rater bullets and comments. I’ll use some real comments from my own OERs, and I’ll share examples that viewers submitted to me. I’ve changed each person’s name to protect their identity. Let’s get started. Writing OERs As you move up through the ranks as …

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Army OER Counseling: Five Tips for Success

When it comes to Army OER Counseling in the Army National Guard or Army Reserve, it is almost non-existent. In most cases, the rater never conducted a formal initial counseling and formal quarterly counseling with their direct reports. And when I mean formal, I mean counseling that is in writing. I’d bet that less than …

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