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New Army Selective Retention Bonus (SRB) 2020

New Army Selective Retention Bonus (SRB) 2020

1. This MILPER message is effective on 6 August 2020
and will expire no later than 6 August 2021. Changes to
the SRB program will be announced in a subsequent
MILPER message.  Reference A is rescinded on the
effective date of this message.

2. This MILPER message announces changes to the
Regular Army SRB program, specifically to remove
eligibility for a future training bonus in a critical skill. This
message will be brought to the immediate attention of
all commanders, retention offices, recruiters, and
Defense Military Pay Offices (DMPO).

3. To avoid future claims of erroneous or unfulfilled
commitments, commanders will ensure DMPO and
retention personnel are advised of the contents of this

4.  Soldiers reenlisting under this paragraph may be
entitled to a lump sum, flat-rate, SRB payment as
depicted in paragraph 5.  Bonuses that are identified
for a specific location must adhere to the rules in
paragraph 6. Soldiers must currently possess a
Primary Military Occupational Specialty (PMOS), rank,
and Total Active Federal Service (TAFS) (if listed in the
following table) with associated Skill Qualification
Identifier (SQI) or Additional Skill Identifier (ASI), if any,
depicting a tiered level in the following table:

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