|AR 601-280 Army Retention Program
SUMMARY of CHANGE for AR 601–280 Army Retention Program
This major revision, dated 1 April 2016-
o Adds responsibilities of the senior Army career counselor (para 2-3a(2)).
o Adds responsibilities of the command career counselors (para 2-6o).
o Updates enlisted retention control points (table 3-1).
o Adds additional waivable disqualifications for immediate reenlistments (para 3-9).
o Clarifies permanent disqualifications for reenlistment at any time (para 3-9e).
o Updates processing channels for waivers of reenlistment criteria (para 3-10).
o Authorizes retention bonuses to be paid for training into critical military
occupational specialties (chap 5).
o Implements phaseout of the Bonus Extension and Retraining Program (chap 6).
o Adds additional criteria for mandatory bars to reenlistment (para 8-4e).
o Expands the career counseling system to 11 required interviews (table C-1).
o Adds bar to reenlistment procedures (app K).
o Adds instructions for completing DD Form 4 (Enlistment/Reenlistment
Document-Armed Forces of the United States) (app L).
o Incorporates Army Directive 2012-03, Army Retention Initiatives (hereby
superseded), and Army Directive 2014-03, Retention Control Points (hereby
Download Army Regulation 601-280 Army Retention Control Program
This is not a Government Sponsored website
Army NCO Counseling Pack All in one Updated October 2016
Counseling Soldiers has always been a challenge for new Noncommissioned
Officers so our team of NCOs has created over 60 Counseling Statement
Examples with updated forms and regulations to provide all NCOs the best
resource needed to produce clean and to the point counseling statements.
Product features include:
- Over 60 Counseling Statement Examples in PDF Format
- Free Quarterly Updates sent to you by Email
- 24/7 Support via Email and Live Chat
- Download to your Smart Phone or Tablet so you can work anywhere
- Includes the Army Legal Handbook, Senior NCO and NCOER Guides
- Money Back Guarantee
New Product Sale $9.99 (Retail $59.99)
Time remaining to Order at sale price
Late For Duty
Under Age Drinking
Failure to Report
Diagnostic APFT Failure
Low APFT Score Prior to WLC
Overweight Prior to WLC
Failure to Conduct Risk Assessment
Disobeying an Order
Drunk on Duty
Letter of Reprimand
Negligent Weapons Discharge
Improper Use of Prescription Drugs
Off Limits Areas
No Contact Order
Family Care Plan
Initial Counseling PVT-SPC
Loss Military Property
Lost Military ID Card
Bar To Reenlist
Government Travel Card
Initial Family Care Plan
Invalid Family Care Plan
NCO Quarterly Counseling
AWOL Letter Home
AWOL Point Paper
GT Score Improvement
Off Duty Employment
Good Job Counseling
Good Conduct Medal Not Approved
Failure to Follow the Chain of Command
Includes the following Counseling Examples: