Posted on Sep 8, 2016
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Can anyone tell me why the process takes so long for RC officer/warrant promotions to run through the FedRec cycle? I'm an ARNG officer and I've had my state promotion orders for CPT since the middle of April. I've been tracking my packet on the ARNG-G1 website and it was awaiting addition to a scroll until a month ago and last week the scroll was ready to start the approval DoD cycle. Thoughts?
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Just think, that in the time that it takes to complete the FEDREC process for U06-17, it is equal to or more than:
1. A deployment, complete with PMT, DEMOB, and leave
2. A full year of college, to include summer session
3. A full-term pregnancy, followed by maternity leave
4. The time it takes to train a fighter pilot (average is 8-9 months)
5. An adjudicated TS clearance, complete with full scope poly
6. The Special Forces Qualification Course, minus language school (and that seemed forever)
7. Six(6) Ranger School Classes, possibly seven (7). Heck, a Ranger School student could recycle each phase twice and still graduate before U06-17 is completed
8. Lastly, I could watch my child grow from birth to that one-year mark when they are walking. Or in my case my child reached the age to graduate college, and then started to have a family of his own, thus beginning #1 all over again in an infinite cycle, much like Groundhog Day.

It kind of puts things in perspective!
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Good thing you weren't reading this over someone's shoulder. Anyway, when I check on the status of our scroll, I make sure I have no coffee nearby because I am liable to do the same thing as you, although my reaction is from anger, not laughter. Instead, I flip tables, but last time I was at a co-workers desk. I spent hours cleaning up that mess while also apologizing profusely.
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Anyone know what it means when your status goes to yellow from green?
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CW3 Special Forces Warrant Officer
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Hello, I’m back, albeit temporarily. I merely wanted to say thank you for all of the ‘thumbs up’ for a post I wrote on a whim. I never expected it to garner any attention at all.
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CPT (Join to see) - I believe that the colors indicate the timeline that is awaiting action. Mine was green for 60 days, then it turned amber. It turned red at the 120 day mark, and is still red at the SECDEF.
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This weeks update. Report said as of 17 Apr.
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Chief, do you think you can get one for June? We're missing 29th May, and coming up 6 June. I find that so far this tracker is more accurate and up to date than what's showing in my "ORB/Soldier Data" section.
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Yes Chief I we all appreciate your help and are hanging on the wire with this report.
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Good Morning Chief! Do you have an updated version of this report? I find this to be very helpful.
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CW5 Command Chief Warrant Officer
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Good point, sir. Didnt realize, but its been a while since I got an update, so I dont have anything. However, hopefully get one this week....
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Update as of 5 Jun
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CW3 Brigade Communications Officer (S6)
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Thanks for posting these Chief!
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Thanks for the updates CW5 (Join to see) !

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Thanks Chief!
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CW5 Bruce B. I am in the same boat. Is there a way for me to get a current list?
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