CADET AGREEMENTS UPON PROGRAM COMPLETION.
Upon completion of all requirements for
ACCEPTANCE OF APPOINTMENT.
I agree to accept an appointment, if offered, as a commissioned
officer in the USAR or ARNGUS, in accordance with governing Army regulations. I understand that upon
appointment, I will incur a total military service obligation not to exceed eight (8) years and cannot resign such
ACTIVE DUTY ASSIGNMENT.
Serve up to 4 years on active duty as a commissioned officer
RESERVE COMPONENT DUTY ASSIGNMENT.
Serve a short period of active duty or active
duty training if appointed for duty in a Reserve Component. If I am not selected for extended active duty, I will
complete an officer's basic course for branch qualification. This will be followed by service in a Reserve
Component Unit (ARNGUS or USAR), which has Monthly Unit Training Assemblies and an annual training period
of approximately two weeks until the remainder of my contractual military service obligation has been served.
UNAVAILABILITY OF TROOP PROGRAM UNIT ASSIGNMENT.
If I am fulfilling my
participate as a member of the Individual Mobilization Augmentee (IMA) program by serving at least twelve (12)
agree to participate as a member of the Individual Ready Reserve (IRR) by serving up to twelve (12) days of
THE ARMY NATIONAL GUARD COMBAT REFORM INITIATIVE (ANGCRI). If I am offered
the opportunity to participate in the Army National Guard Combat Reform Initiative (ANGCRI), I understand and
APPLICATION FOR RESERVE COMPONENT DUTY ASSIGNMENT. I understand that I may apply
for a Reserve Component appointment and request service on active duty or service with a Reserve Component
Unit (ARNGUS or USAR) at my discretion. However, my selection for the appointment and service shall be
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out the time remaining on my original active duty enlistment contract instead of the active duty obligation stipulated
in paragraph 6 of this contract.
NOTE: If I am a cadet with prior service, I understand that I will be required to serve any unexpired portion of my
previous statutory enlistment obligation. The unexpired portion of my previous statutory enlistment obligation runs
concurrently with my contractual military service obligation under this contract.
appointment, to include medical qualification, all prescribed military science courses, LDAC and any other training
that may be prescribed by the Secretary of the Army or his or her designee, I agree to, as prescribed by the
Secretary of the Army, complete the following requirements:
appointment before completion; however, this obligation may be met in a variety of ways as outlined below. I
further understand that active duty service may include worldwide assignment and assignment that involves
combat or exposure to nuclear, chemical, or biological weapons.
in the U.S. Army or for a period as prescribed by relevant Army regulations based on the needs of the Army,
followed by service in the Reserve Component as set forth in relevant Army regulations, until the remainder of my
eight-year contractual military service obligation has been served.
training each fiscal year until such time as an appropriate unit or IMA assignment becomes available or until the
expiration of my contractual military service obligation. I may be required to travel the distance specified in Army
regulations to fulfill my contractual military service obligation.
days, excluding travel time, on annual training each fiscal year as directed by the Human Resources Command
- St. Louis (HRC-St Louis). If it is determined that neither an appropriate unit nor an IMA assignment is available, I
obligation through Reserve Component duty and an appropriate troop program unit assignment is not available or
becomes unavailable in either the U.S. Army Reserve or the Army National Guard of the United States, I agree to
agree that in return for participation in the ANGCRI program, I will serve my remaining service obligation in an
Army National Guard unit, in lieu of completing my active duty service obligation, including mandatory service
requirements as prescribed by Federal statute, Army regulation, and my ROTC contract. Furthermore, if I
voluntarily, or because of misconduct, fail to complete my obligated Reserve service in an Army National Guard
unit, the Army may require me to return to active duty to complete the remainder of my service obligation or the
Army may seek recoupment against me.
determined according to the needs of the Army at the time that my requested appointment is considered. Further,
specific career field choices and branch assignments cannot be guaranteed but will be made according to the
needs of the Army no earlier than 12 months before commissioning.