Effective tomorrow, Soldiers serving in balanced or shortage military occupational specialties could have their retention control points affected. Promotable Soldiers in the grade of E-4 will have an RCP of 10 years and promotable Soldiers in the grade of E-5 will have an RCP of 15 years. See MILPER Message 17-007.

Effective tomorrow, Soldiers may be eligible for a higher bonus with a $13,000 kicker based on their expiration term of service date. See MILPER Message 17-014 for details.

Effective tomorrow, Soldiers in any MOS with an ETS date before Oct. 1, may be eligible to extend from 12 to 23 months and receive a $10,000 bonus incentive.

A Soldier’s individual reenlistment opportunity window opens 15 months from their ETS date and now continues through that date. The 90-day window restriction has been suspended, which allows soldiers to reenlist up to one day before their ETS.

More information about the changes can be found at www.armyreenlistment.com or by contacting your career counselor.