The Army is beginning the Enlisted Call to Active Duty Regular Army Program for prior service soldiers who meet certain requirements and want to reenlist. Recently 18X Special Forces has been the only MOS available for prior service, however, soldiers with MOS experience in infantry, engineer, field artillery, air defense, aviation maintenance, special operations, military police, medical, ordnance and quartermaster may be able to rejoin in a different MOS.
Some other criteria for soldiers wanting to enter this program:
- Applicants who have been out of the Army for more than 36 months, and would require basic training, are not eligible.
- Senior NCOs in the ranks of sergeant first class through sergeant major are not elibible, unless granted a waiver.
- Applicants who would exceed the retention control point for their rank at the time they are accessed on active duty are not eligible.
If you are interested in this new program, see a recruiter near you soon. The program is scheduled to begin in fiscal year 2013 (October 1, 2012).