Posted on Sep 24, 2018
SGT Supply Sergeant (S4)
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I was told that my application, after pre-approval, is undergoing final QC prior to the board. So, I am curious to know what does the 'final QC' process entail? What do they look for? Approximately how long will it take ?
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You’re overthinking this. When a Recruiting Station builds an applicantion, it requires quality control checks at the Station, Company, Battalion Operations, and finally Health Service Directorate checks. This is all in an effort to prepare the applicant for the selection board. A board of officers will review each packet and select the best qualified. Then HSD will publish a selection list. They have to make sure all required documents are present and that you’ve been prescreened for Senate Confirmation if you’re selected. Keep in mind, this isn’t an enlisted promotion or even an NCO promotion. Earning a commission is a big deal. A commission is never given lightly and requires multiple checks, remember that commissioned officers are authorized by and governed by law. If your selected, you will take the oath of office and hold a position of significant trust and authority within the Department of the Army. I hope this answers your question.
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Thank you so much for taking your time to respond to my question Sir! Your answer definitely provided more clarity about the selection process. Thanks again Sir.
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The process takes a two - three weeks. The process, as stated by MAJ (Join to see) ,is just to make sure all of your docs are correct. There will be about three more of these QC checks throughout this process. I wish you the best of luck.
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SGT Supply Sergeant (S4)
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Thank you so much for your answer! Yeah now it makes sense why I have been hearing about these QC checks from my recruiter often. Thank you for your wishes :)
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As CPT Weber said, a Commission is a big deal, you are appointed for life
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Yes sir! Indeed it is. Thank you for your response :)
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