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How to Identify Up and Coming Leaders: 25 Things to Look For

And 7 Traits To Identify And Disqualify Potential Leaders Whether you are a Company Commander, a business owner or the CEO of a major corporation, you are usually on the lookout for potential future leaders. While leaders are not necessarily born with the abilities, there are certain traits a person should possess to have the …

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Involuntary Separations in the Army: What You Should Know

There are circumstances when separation from the Army is necessary. In many cases, separation is voluntary, but there are also situations of involuntary separation too. We have noticed a large amount of involuntary separations as troops are brought home from Iraq and Afghanistan. Involuntary separation can be from certain issues such as: Failure to achieve …

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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 …

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Know What You Need to Do to Get Promoted in the Military

I’ve met Officers and NCOs in the Army who didn’t know what they needed to do to get promoted to the next rank.  With all of the information available on the internet today, I find that pretty sad.  As the saying goes, “no one cares as much about your career as you do.”  It’s up …

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5 Tips to Max Out Your Army Enlisted Promotion Points

When counseling young Soldiers (E-4s) the focus is usually in preparing them for the next level…being an NCO.  Part of that is setting them up for success with respect to ensuring they are completing their schools, developing as professionals and of course, providing them with some tips on how to increase their promotion points.   Even …

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5 Tips to Get Promoted to Army E-5 Sergeant Fast

If you are an E-4, looking to earn a little bit more money or are simply just ready for more responsibility, the only way to do so is to get promoted and become a Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO).  As we know, getting promoted is more than just simply putting your time in…you need to set yourself …

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Insider Tips About the DA Board Selection Process: What the Board Sees…

After sitting on several boards over the past few years, I have come to the conclusion that we, as leaders, must work much harder to help our soldiers prepare their records to be reviewed by a board panel. The basic criteria that are used for many boards are: –  Appearance and Fitness – Within this category …

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How the Qualitative Retention Board Works

The main purpose of the Qualitative Retention Board is to determine retention potential and acceptability for reenlistment or extension of enlistment. In general, the qualitative retention board provides a review, about every two years of Soldiers serving in National Guard units and Army Reserves who have 20+ years of qualifying Service for non-regular retired pay …

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Top 10 Army NCO Promotion Tips for USAR and ARNG NCOs

In today’s post, I want to discuss my Top 10 Army NCO Promotion Tips for USAR and ARNG NCOs.  These are some simple things you can do to help you get promoted above your peers.  They are listed in no particular order. # 1 Don’t Get Fat This might come as a surprise to you, …

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STAP Promotion List and Tips for Army National Guard NCOs

If you’re an enlisted Soldier serving in the Army National Guard, there’s a good chance that your state uses the STAP List and STAP program to manage all enlisted promotions for the rank of E-5 and above.  STAP stands for Select, Train, Assign, Promote. Each year all E4s and above complete a NGB4100.  This worksheet …

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