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Six boards will convene in late November to consider Regular Army and Active Guard and Reserve (Army Reserve) soldiers for assignment to battalion and brigade command sergeant major positions that become vacant in fiscal 2014.
A seventh board will convene in mid-November to select Regular Army noncommissioned officers for fiscal 2014 command sergeant major assignments with special operations and special mission units.
These boards also will consider certain categories of senior NCOs for possible involuntary separation or retirement under terms of the recently revised Qualitative Service Program.
Specific details on the QSP zones of eligibility were not available by Wednesday but are expected to be announced soon by Human Resources Command.
The upcoming boards will convene as follows to consider soldiers for battalion and brigade command sergeant major assignments in three functional categories:
• Nov. 27 — Maneuver, Fires and Effects: to include career management fields 11 (Infantry), 12 (Engineer), 13 (Field Artillery), 14 (Air Defense), 15 (Aviation), 19 (Armor), 31 (Military Police) and 74 (Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear).
Soldiers from the special operations CMF of 18 (Special Forces), 37 (Psychological Operations) and 38 (Civil Affairs) can be considered by the boards but only will be eligible for selection to specialty-immaterial positions.
Special operations soldiers will be considered for special operations assignments by the special ops board that convenes Nov. 13.
Soldiers in CMF 46 (Public Affairs) also can be considered by these boards but only are eligible for selection to public affairs positions.
• Nov. 27 — Operations Support: to include CMF 25 (Communications and Information Systems Operation) and 35 (Military Intelligence).
• Nov. 28 — Force Sustainment: to include CMF 36 (Financial Management), 42 (Adjutant General), 51 (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology), 56 (Religious Support), 68 (Medical), 79 (Recruitment and Reenlistment), 88 (Transportation), 89 (Ammunition), 91 (Mechanical Maintenance), 92 (Supply and Services) and 94 (Electronic Maintenance and Calibrations).
Soldiers in CMF 27 (Paralegal) can be considered by the boards but only will be eligible for selection to specialty-immaterial positions.
Soldiers in MOS 51C only are eligible for selection to contracting NCO positions.
Special operating forces
• Nov. 13 — Maneuver, Fires and Effects: to include CMF 11 (Infantry), 15 (Aviation), 18 (Special Forces), 37 (Psychological Operations) and 38 (Civil Affairs).
• Nov. 13 — Operations Support: CMF 25 (Communications and Information Systems Operations).
• Nov. 13 — Force Sustainment: to include CMF 88 (Transportation), 89 (Ammunition), 91 (Mechanical Maintenance) and 94 (Electronic Maintenance and Calibrations).
The basic zone of consideration for brigade-level assignments will include command sergeants major and sergeants major who have a professional development code of 6C or 7C; a basic active service date not earlier than March 30, 1985, and a birth date not earlier than March 30, 1955.
The zone of eligibility for battalion-level assignments will include command sergeants major, sergeants major and promotable master sergeants who were selected to attend the Sergeants Major Course by the fiscal 2011 E-9 board, and whose basic date is not earlier than March 30, 1985, and birth date not earlier than March 30, 1955.
NCO evaluation reports submitted for the conventional forces boards must arrive at Human Resources Command by Nov. 19.
Reports submitted for the special operating forces board must arrive by Nov. 5.