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With the continued strong support of the Administration, the Congress, our Soldiers, and our Department of the Army civilians, and the greatest industrial base and science and Technology communities in the world, The Army will field the Objccnvc Force - this decade,
By 2010, we will have fielded the first operationally capable Objective Force unit equipped with the Future Combat Systems. Our Stryker Brigade Combat Teams will be providing to Combatant Commanders capabilities not currently available enhanced strategic responsiveness and the ability to operate in a distributed, non-linear batrlespace. Through selective recapitalization and modernization of systems that enable our Soldiers to preserve our legacy today, we will have sustained a decisive-win capability at a high state of readiness as an integral part of the Joint Force. And we will have significantly improved the well-being of our people and sustainment of Army infrastructure.
We remain committed to our legacy - preserving America's freedoms. In peace and m war. The Army's Soldiers serve the Nation with unmatched courage, indomirable will, pride, and plain grit - as they have for over 227 years. Soldiers will continue to fight and win the Nation's wars, decisively - it is our sacred duty and our non-negotiable contract with the American people.
Data required by the National Defense Authorization Act of 1994
Section 517 (b)(2)(A).
The promotion rate for officers considered for promotion from within the promotion zone who are serving as active component advisors to units of the Selected Reserve of the Ready Reserve (in accordance with that program) compared with the promotion rate for other officers considered for promotion from within the promotion zone in the same pay grade and the same competitive category, shown for all officers of The Army.
AC in RC* Army Average** Fiscal Year 2001 (percent)
Major 71.0 82.9
Lieutenant Colonel 50.0 75.7
Fiscal Year 2002 (percent)
Maior 82.1 89.8
Lieutenant Colonel 43.5 74.5
* Active component officer* serving in reserve component assignment* at time of consideration.
"Active component officers not serving tn reserve component assignments at the time of consideration.
Section 517 (b)(2)(B).
The promotion rate for officers considered for promotion from below the promotion zone who are serving as active component advisors to units of the Selected Reserve of the Ready Reserve (in accordance with that program) compared in the same manner (as the paragraph above).
AC in RC* Army Average** Fiscal Year 2001 (percent)
Major 3.0 5.1
Lieutenant Colonel 0 6.0
*"* Below the zone active component of filers serving in reserve component assignments at time of consideration.
"•"** Below the wwie active component officers not serving in reserve component assignments at the time of
The number and percentage of officers with at least two years of active -duty before becoming a member of the Army National Guard or the US. Army Reserve Selected Reserve units.
a Army National Guard (ARNG) officers: 21,108 or 57.9 percent
b. US. Army Reserve (USAR) officers 84,466 or 20 9 percent
2. The number and percentage of enlisted personnel with at least rwo years of activedun, before becoming a member of the Army National Guard or the U.S. Army Reserve Selected Reserve units.
a. ARNG enlisted: 143,501 or 45.6 percent
b. USAR enlisted: 10,199 or 18.2 percent
3. The numbers of officers who are graduates of one of the service academic* ami were released from active duty before the completion of rbeir active-duty service obligation. Of those officers:
a. The number who arc serving the remaining period of their active-duty service obligation as a member of the Selected Reserve pursuant to section 1112(a)(1) of ANGCRRA:
• In FY02, 26 officers were released to the selective reserve to complete their obligation.
b. The number for whom waivers were granted by the Secretary under section 1112(a)(2) of ANGCRRA, together with the reason for each waiver
• In FY02, no waiver, for mental disorder, was granted by the Secretary of the Army.
4. The number of officers who were commissioned as Reserve Officers' Training Corps graduates and were released from aenvc duty before the completion of their acuvcduty service obligabon:
• In FY02, 13 ROTC graduates were released before completing their active duty service obligation
a. The number who are serving the remaining period of their acrivc-dury service obligation as a member of the Selected Reserve pursuant to section 1112(a)(1) of ANGCRRA:
• In FY02, 10 ROTC waivers were released from AD and assigned to ARNG to complete their obligation.
b. The number for whom waivers were granted by the Secretary under section • In FY02, no waivers were granted bv (he Secretary of the Army.
The number of officers who arc graduates of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps program and who are performing their minimum period of obligated service in accordance with section 1112(b) of ANGCRRA by a combination of (A) two years of active duty, and (B) such additional period of sen-ice as is necessary to complete the remainder of such obligation served in the National Guard and, of those officers, the number for whom permission to perform their minimum period of obligated service in accordance with that section was granted during the preceding fiscal year; and the number of officers who are graduates of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps program and who arc performing their minimum period of obligated service m accordance with section 1112(bj of ANGCRRA by a combination of (A) two years of active duty, and (B) such additional period of service as is necessary to complete the remainder of such additional period of service as is necessary to complete the remainder of such obligation served in the U.S. Army Reserve and, of those officer, the number for whom permission to perform their minimum period of obligated service in accordance with that section was granted during the preceding fiscal year.
• In Pi'02, a total of 23 ROTC graduates were released early from their active duty obligation. The remaining ROTC graduates are serving the remainder of their obligation in the National Guard.
The number of officers for whom recommendations were made duiing the preceding fiscal year for a unit vacancy promotion to a grade above first lieutenant and, of those recommendations, the number and percentage that were concurred in by an active dun- officer under section 1113(a) of ANGCRRA, shown separately for each of the three categories of officers set forth in section 1113(b) of ANGCRRA:
a. 132 USAR officers from units were recommended for unit vacancy promotion. 110 were favorably considered.
b. 1,97! ARNG officers from units were recommended for unit vacancy promotion.
The number of waivers during the preceding fiscal year under section 1114(a) of ANGCRRA of any standard prescribed by the Secretary establishing a military education requirement for noncommissioned officers and the reason for each such waiver.
• In FY02, no wafvers were granted by the Secretary of the Army.
The number and distribution by grade, shown for each State, of personnel in the initial entry training and non deployability personnel accounting category established under 1115 of ANGCRRA for members of the Army National Guard who have not completed the minimum training required for deployment or who are otherwise nor available for deployment and a narrative summarizing procedures to be followed in FYOO to account for members of the USAR who have not completed the minimum training required for deployment or who are otherwise not available for deployment:
a. In FY02, the number of ARNG non-deployablc personnel was: 41,824. The National Guard Bureau (NGB) maintains the detailed information.
b. The USAR makes a substantial investment in training, time, equipment, and related expenses when persons enter military service. Separation before completion of an obbgated period of service is wasteful because it results in loss of this investment and generates a requirement for increased accessions. Consequently, attrition is an issue of significant concern at all levels of responsibility within the USAR. USAR identifies soldiers exhibiting the propensity for early separation and provides counseling in an attempt to retain a qualified and trained force. Reasonable efforts arc made to identify soldiers who exhibit likelihood for early separation and to improve their chances for retention through counseling, retraining, and rehabilitation prior to initiation of separation proceedings. Non Prior Service (NPS) enlistees in USAR units will normally be ordered to IADT within 270 days of enlistment. NPS direct enlistees in the IRR must enter IADT within 180 days after date of enlistment. NPS enlistees may be authorized an additional period of delay from reporting as provided in AR 601 -25, paragraph 3-4. In accordance with DA Pam 611-21, USAR unit commanders determine alternate MOSs for qualified enlisted soldiers incapable of completing initial training. An enlisted Soldier who cannot saosfactonh/ complete the MOS training for which selected will be required to accept training to qualify for an alternate MOS as determined by the USAR unit commander (DA Pam 611-21).
The tracking of new soldiers who have not completed training is done by the use of the Training Pay category- codes. All soldiers who are awaiting shipment to Basic training are listed as Pay Category 'P\ Those soldiers who have completed Basic training, rerurncd to their USAR unit, and arc now waiting to attend Advanced Individual Training arc coded as Pay Category 'Q'. Those soldiers attending training arc carried in Pay Category- T" while they are at school. Those soldiers who are not "dcplovable" for reasons other than lack of IET are listed on the personnel databases with a code indicating the reasons for their nondcployable status.
The number of members of the Army Naimn.il Guard, shown for each State, that were discharged during the previous fiscal year pursuant to 1115(c)(1) of ANGCRRA for not completing the minimum training required for deployment within 24 months after entering the National Guard and a narrative summarizing procedures to be followed in FY01 for discharging members o( the USAR who have not completed the minimum training required for deployment within 24 months of entering the