Posted on Aug 27, 2016
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I'm currently putting together my packet for the Green to Gold Active Duty Program. I'm currently deployed, and I'm trying to seek previous Soldiers who applied and were successfully accepted into the program. Any advice will be appreciated. Below are my stats:
4 years TIS
3.91 CGPA
262 APFT
BLC w/ CL
4 ARCOM
7 AAM
3 COA
Drivers Badge
59 credits remaining for degree
26 years old
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COL Mikel Burroughs
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Edited 3 y ago
2LT(P) (Join to see) I was not in this program, because I went through OCS. Here is a website with information on the program, which you have already most likely seen:

http://www.goarmy.com/careers-and-jobs/current-and-prior-service/advance-your-career/green-to-gold/green-to-gold-active-duty.html


GREEN TO GOLD ACTIVE DUTY
EARN A DEGREE AND COMMISSION SERVING YOUR COUNTRY
The deadline for submission of Green to Gold ADO and Scholarship Applications will be determined upon opening of the application window.

The Green to Gold Active Duty Option Program is a two-year program that provides eligible, Active Duty enlisted Soldiers an opportunity to complete a baccalaureate degree or a two-year graduate degree and earn a commission as an Army Officer.

For assistance in the application process, click the U.S. Army Green to Gold Active Duty Option Program Information Booklet. The booklet provides detailed information about the program. It also has a checklist that explains what information is required, sample documents, and waiver request that can help to submit a complete packet.

Green to Gold Active Duty Option Program Information Booklet

BENEFITS
Soldiers selected to participate in this program will continue to receive their current pay and allowances while in the program (up to a maximum of 24 consecutive months).
If qualified, Montgomery G.I. Bill / Army College Fund (MGIB/ACF) benefits
Post 9/11 GI Bill
Normal PCS entitlements
Leadership training
Responsibility and Practical Experience
Mentorship of the PMS/APMS
Camaraderie
REQUIREMENTS
U.S. Citizen (non-waiverable)
Age - Be under 30 years of age on the date of the projected graduation and commission. (waivers can be requested)
Cannot have been convicted of a Domestic Violence Crime
Have a minimum of 2 years Active Duty at the time of application as well as 3 months of Active Duty for every one month of specialized training (waiver can be requested)
GT score of 110 or greater
Pass the APFT within the last 6 months with score of 180 or higher, minimum of 60 points in each event
College Grade Point Average of 2.5
Letter of Acceptance to School of Choice offering Army ROTC
Letter of Acceptance from the PMS of that Army ROTC Battalion
Favorable National Agency Check (or have initiated the action)
DODMERB Medical Qualification
Be eligible to Reenlist
Not be a conscientious objector
No more than 3 dependents including spouse (waiverable)
APPLY ONLINE FOR THE GREEN TO GOLD PROGRAM

To pursue one of the Green to Gold programs, click below to create a MY GOARMY account or log in with an existing account. After creating an account, return to this page to login and start the application.

GREEN TO GOLD ACTIVE DUTY OPTION PROGRAM APPLICANTS MUST ENSURE THEY ARE REQUESTING ADMISSION TO THEIR SCHOOL OF CHOICE TO BEGIN IN THE FALL SEMESTER.

ANY QUESTIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE GREEN TO GOLD PROGRAM MANAGER AT [login to see]
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Thank you sir.
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COL Mikel Burroughs, any advice for this aspiring Soldier? I can only speak on "Blue to Gold" programs.
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I’m making my packet right now and honestly seeing your rank as 2LT is awesome. I’m glad someone from these posts made it happen.
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