Posted on Sep 14, 2015
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I am currently deployed with limited connectivity, I have heard rumors of retension control point changes? Anyone else hear or have a link?
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PO1 John Miller Nailed it. Should clarify any questions you may have SGT (Join to see) you can find a lot of previous posted information just by entering a few key words into the search window.
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Roger that, MSG!! Thanks for the help. Definitely new to rallypoint.
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I know this is an Army post but I did a quick Google search and found the following link that I think should answer your question:
Milper Message Number
14
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070
Proponent
AHRC
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EPF
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R
Title
CHANGE TO RETENTION CONTROL POINTS (RCP) FOR ENLISTED SOLDIERS SERVING IN THE
REGULAR ARMY (RA) AND THE TITLE 10 ACTIVE GUARD RESERVE (AGR) PROGRAM
...Issued: [11 Mar 14]...
A
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HQDA ALARACT
MESSAGE 026/2014, DAPE
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MPE, CHANGE TO RETENTION CONTROL POINTS
FOR ENLISTED SOLDIERS SERVING IN THE REGULAR ARMY OR UNDER THE ACTIVE GUARD
RESERVE TITLE 10 PROGRAM, 31 JAN 14.
B
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ARMY DIRECTIVE 2014
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03 (RETENTION CONTROL POINTS), 28 JAN 14.
C
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ARMY REG
ULATION 135
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18 (THE ACTIVE GUARD RESERVE (AGR) PROGRAM), 1 NOV 04.
D
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ARMY REGULATION 140
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10 (ASSIGNMENTS, ATTACHMENTS, DETAILS, AND TRANSFERS), 15
AUG 05.
E
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ARMY REGULATION 140
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111 (THE U.S
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ARMY RESERVE REENLISTMENT PROGRAM), 9 MAY
07.
F
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ARMY RE
GULATION 600
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8
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19 (ENLISTED PROMOTIONS AND REDUCTIONS), 30 APR 10.
G
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ARMY REGULATION 601
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210 (ACTIVE AND RESERVE COMPONENTS ENLISTMENT
PROGRAM), 7 JUN 07.
H
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ARMY REGULATION 601
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280 (ARMY RETENTION PROGRAM), 31 JAN 06 (RAR 15 SEP 11).
I
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MILPER MESS
AGE 11
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096 (CHANGE TO RETENTION CONTROL POINTS (RCP) FOR ENLISTED
SOLDIERS SERVING INTHE REGULAR ARMY OR UNDER THE ACTIVE GUARD), 25 MAR 11.
1
.
THIS MILPER MESSAGE SUPERSEDES REFERENCE I, AND WILL EXPIRE 2 YEARS FROM
ISSUE DATE
.
THE CONTENTS WILL REMAI
N IN EFFECT UNTIL SUPERSEDED OR RESCINDED.
2
.
THE ARMY ESTABLISHED NEW POLICIES PERTAINING TO RETENTION CONTROL POINTS
(RCP) IN REFERENCE A ABOVE WHICH ELIMINATED THE RCP FOR PROMOTABLE SPECIALISTS
AND SERGEANTS
.
THE NEW POLICY AUTHORIZES SPECIALISTS T
O SERVE 8 YEARS AND
SERGEANTS TO SERVE 14 YEARS
.
ADDITIONALLY, SOLDIERS SERVING IN THE REGULAR
ARMY (RA) AND TITLE 10 ACTIVE GUARD RESERVE (AGR) PROGRAM WHO EXCEED THEIR RCP,
WILL SERVE TO THEIR CONTRACTUAL EXPIRATION TERM OF SERVICE (ETS) DATE UNLESS
THE
Y ARE REDUCED IN RANK, REMOVED FROM A CENTRALIZED PROMOTION LIST OR
CLASSIFIED IN SPECIAL REPORTING CODE (SRC) 09U
.
THIS MESSAGE PROVIDES
PROCESSING GUIDANCE FOR ADJUSTMENTS OF THE ETS DATE ON SOLDIERS WHO EXCEED
THE RCP AS A RESULT OF BEING REDUCED IN RA
NK, REMOVED FROM A CENTRALIZED
PROMOTION LIST, AND SOLDIERS CLASSIFIED IN SRC 09U.
3
.
RA AND AGR SOLDIERS WHO ARE REDUCED IN GRADE OR REMOVED FROM A
CENTRALIZED PROMOTION LIST AFTER 31 JAN 14 AND EXCEED THEIR RCP AS A RESULT OF
THE REDUCTION IN GRADE OR
REMOVAL FROM PROMOTION LIST WILL BE SEPARATED NOT
EARLIER THAN 90 DAYS AND NO LATER THAN 180 DAYS AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE
REDUCTION/REMOVAL, REGARDLESS OF THE CURRENT ENLISTMENT AGREEMENT.
A
.
WHEN A RA SOLDIER IS REDUCED IN GRADE OR REMOVED FROM
A CENTRALIZED
PROMOTION LIST, THE COMMANDER MUST ENSURE THE CAREER COUNSELOR IS NOTIFIED OF
THE REDUCTION
.
THE UNIT G1/S1 IS RESPONSIBLE TO PROVIDE THE SERVICING CAREER
COUNSELOR DOCUMENTATION OF THE REDUCTION/REMOVAL
.
WHEN AN AGR SOLDIER IS
REDUCED IN
GRADE OR REMOVED FROM A CENTRALIZED PROMOTION LIST THE UNIT G1/S1 IS
RESPONSIBLE FOR PROVIDING HRC PROMOTION BRANCH AND THE RETENTION AND
RECLASSIFICATION BRANCH (RRB) THE SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION
.
THE CAREER
COUNSELOR WILL USE THE “EXCEEDS RCP/REDUCTION”
REASON CODE IN THE RETAIN
SYSTEM TO ADJUST THE RA SOLDIER’S ETS AND RRB WILL ADJUST THE AGR SOLDIER’S ETS
IN THE RESERVE DATA MAINTENANCE SYSTEM (RDMS) AS FOLLOWS:
(1) SOLDIERS WHO EXCEED THE RCP FOR THEIR CURRENT GRADE WILL HAVE THEIR ETS
ADJUSTED TO 18
0 DAYS FROM THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE REDUCTION/REMOVAL UNLESS
THE SOLDIER REQUESTS AN EARLIER SEPARATION DATE AND IS APPROVED BY THE
BATTALION COMMANDER, OR THE SOLDIER MEETS THE CRITERIA IN PARAGRAPH 3B OF THIS
MESSAGE
.
ALL SOLDIERS WILL BE PROVIDED A M
INIMUM OF 90 DAYS TO SEPARATE
.
(EXAMPLE
:
A SSG WITH 15 YEARS OF ACTIVE FEDERAL SERVICE (AFS) WHO IS REDUCED TO
SGT WILL HAVE AN ETS 180 DAYS FROM THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE REDUCTION).
(2) SOLDIERS WHO DO NOT EXCEED THE RCP FOR THEIR CURRENT GRADE, BUT H
AVE AN ETS
DATE THAT EXCEEDS THE RCP FOR THE CURRENT GRADE, WILL HAVE THEIR ETS DATE
ADJUSTED TO THE RCP FOR THE CURRENT GRADE OR 180 DAYS FROM THE DATE OF THE
REDUCTION/REMOVAL, WHICHEVER IS LATER
.
(EXAMPLE
:
A SGT WITH 6 YEARS OF AFS WHO
IS REDUCED TO S
PC WILL HAVE THEIR ETS ADJUSTED TO THE DAY THEY ATTAIN 8 YEARS OF
AFS).
B
.
SOLDIERS WHO HAVE BETWEEN 18 AND 20 YEARS OF AFS MAY NOT BE SEPARATED BUT
WILL BE PERMITTED TO RETIRE ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE MONTH FOLLOWING THE MONTH
THEY REACH 20 YEARS OF AFS
UNLESS THE SOLDIER IS APPROVED FOR SEPARATION BY THE
ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE ARMY (MANPOWER & RESERVE AFFAIRS)
.
CAREER
COUNSELORS/RRB WILL ADJUST THE SOLDIER’S ETS TO THE LAST DAY OF THE MONTH THE
SOLDIER REACHES 20 YEARS OF AFS OR 180 DAYS FROM THE DA
TE OF THE
REDUCTION/REMOVAL, WHICHEVER IS LATER.
C
.
SOLDIERS WHO HAVE OVER 20 YEARS OF AFS (INCLUDING SOLDIERS SERVING ON
INDEFINITE CONTRACTS) WHO EXCEED THEIR RCP AS A RESULT OF THE REDUCTION IN
GRADE OR REMOVAL FROM PROMOTION LIST MUST SUBMIT FOR RETI
REMENT AND WILL
RETIRE NO LATER THAN 180 DAYS FROM THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE REDUCTION/REMOVAL
.
CAREER COUNSELORS/RRB WILL ADJUST THE SOLDIER’S ETS TO 180 DAYS FROM THE
EFFECTIVE DATE OF THE REDUCTION/REMOVAL
.
ONCE THE SOLDIER RECEIVES HIS/HER
RETIREMENT
ORDERS THE CAREER COUNSELOR/RRB MAY ADJUST THE ETS AGAIN TO MEET
THE SEPARATION DATE ON THOSE ORDERS
.
SOLDIERS WHO DO NOT EXCEED THE RCP FOR
THEIR CURRENT GRADE WILL SERVE TO THE RCP FOR THAT GRADE
.
(EXAMPLE
:
A MSG WITH
23 YEARS OF AFS IS REDUCED TO SF
C WILL HAVE THEIR ETS ADJUSTED TO THE LAST DAY OF
THE MONTH THEY ATTAIN 26 YEARS OF AFS).
4
.
SOLDIERS CLASSIFIED IN SRC 09U, DUE TO BECOMING UNQUALIFIED IN AN AUTHORIZED
ARMY MOS, WILL SEPARATE OR RETIRE NOT EARLIER THAN 90 DAYS AND NO LATER THAN 270
DA
YS AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF CLASSIFICATION
.
SOLDIERS WHO HAVE BETWEEN 18
AND 20 YEARS OF AFS MAY SERVE TO MEET THE MINIMUM RETIREMENT ELIGIBILITY OR NO
LATER THAN 270 DAYS AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF CLASSIFICATION, WHICHEVER IS
LATER, UNLESS THE SOLDI
ER IS APPROVED FOR SEPARATION BY THE ASSISTANT
SECRETARY OF THE ARMY (MANPOWER & RESERVE AFFAIRS)
.
RRB WILL MAKE ALL ETS
ADJUSTMENTS FOR BOTH THE RA AND AGR 09U POPULATION.
5
.
SOLDIERS WHO RECEIVED AN INCENTIVE FOR A SPECIFIC SERVICE OBLIGATION AND ARE
SEPARATED PRIOR TO COMPLETING THEIR SERVICE OBLIGATION MUST REPAY A PRO
-
RATED
SHARE OF THE INCENTIVE.
6
.
ALL SOLDIERS BEING RELEASED FROM ACTIVE DUTY DUE TO EXCEEDING THEIR RCP MAY
BE ELIGIBLE TO TRANSFER TO THE ARMY NATIONAL GUARD OR ARMY RESERVES.
7
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ALL REQUESTS FOR EXCEPTIONS TO THE RCP POLICY FOR MSG (NONPROMOTABLE) AND
BELOW WILL BE ENDORSED BY THE FIRST COLONEL (O6) IN THE SOLDIER’S CHAIN OF
COMMAND AND PROCESSED THROUGH THE UNIT’S RETENTION OFFICE TO HRC
.
EXCEPTIONS
TO THE RCP POLICY FOR SGM
/CSM ARE PROCESSED THROUGH THE ACOM G1 TO DCS G
-
1,
DMPM, ARMY RETENTION.
8
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POC FOR ALL INQUIRIES PERTAINING TO THE RETENTION CONTROL POINTS IS THE
SERVICING CAREER COUNSELOR
.
CAREER COUNSELORS WITH QUESTIONS PERTAINING TO
THIS MESSAGE WILL CONTACT THE
RETENTION AND RECLASSIFICATION BRANCH, HRC, EPMD,
USARMY.KNOX.HRC.MBX.EPMD
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ELIGIBILITY
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MANAGEMENT
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Thanks for the research, PO1. Will pass on the info.
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Glad I could help!
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Its the small things that matter. Keep it up
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