Army Changes Course Again and Extends Rules Allowing NCOs to Be Promoted Before Schooling

U.S. soldiers assigned to 1st Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment execute platoon-level maneuver live fire exercises in the Grafenwoehr Training Area

In a sudden reversal, the Army has yet again extended temporary promotions allowing noncommissioned officers and specialists to progress to the next rank without previously required NCO academies, according to an internal service memo on Thursday that was reviewed by The extension into 2024 will make the third year that the COVID-19 pandemic-era policy […]