(ARNG M-DAY/TRADITIONAL) SWVA #20-042 MI Recruiting and Retention BN 00F34 Drill Sergeant

Job Number: 20.042

Wage/Grade: SGT/SSG

Location: Lansing

Opening Date: 20200113

Closing Date: 20200212

Additional Information:

This is a repost to fill the remaining positions located in Corunna and GVA (Wyoming).

 MIARNG SGT-SSG Statewide Vacancy Announcement  

Vacancy Information:  2 Vacancies in the following locations:  Corunna, GVA (Wyoming)

  • Advertisement number: 20-042
  • Closing date: 12 February 2020
  • Address, city, state, ZIP: 3423 N Martin Luther King BLVD, Lansing, MI 48906
  • Unit name, PRN, and UIC: MI Recruiting and Retention BN, 290, 90ZAA
  • Para/Lin: 008B/05
  • MOS: 00F34
  • Duty title: DRILL SERGEANT
  • Position rank or grade: SSG / E6
  • Minimum rank to apply: SGT / E5
  • Send packets to: SFC Charles Acker at charles.d.acker3.mil@mail.mil
  • Point of contact: SFC Charles Acker at charles.d.acker3.mil@mail.mil or (517) 481-9831

MOS Qualification: Soldiers must be MOS qualified to apply.

  • Physical demands rating: In compliance with current MOS standards
  • OPAT level: In compliance with current MOS standards
  • PULHES: 111221
  • Vision: In compliance with current MOS standards
  • ASVAB score requirements: GT – 100
  • Security clearance: Possess a favorable NACLC or higher investigation
  • Civilian Education: Be a high school graduate or possess the GED equivalent
  • Other requirements: (See AR 614-200 para 8-21 and DA PAM 611-21 Table 12-1)
  • Have no record of emotional instability

  • Be physically fit, meet body composition requirements in AR 600–9, and be able to pass the APFT (no substitution of events) upon arrival at DS school.

  • If age 40 years or older must have the appropriate medical clearance at the time of request (see AR 40–501). Medical clearance should state that Soldier is medically cleared for DS duty.

  • Have no speech impediment

  • No Court martial convictions

  • Display good military bearing

  • Have demonstrated leadership ability during previous tours of duty and have demonstrated capability to perform in positions of increasing responsibility as senior NCO in the Army, as reflected on the NCOERs.

  • Have qualified with M16A2 or M–4 carbine rifle within last 6 months.

  • Have no record of disciplinary action, to include letters of reprimand, or time lost under 10 USC 972 during current enlistment or in last 5 years, whichever is longer.

  • ALL DSCs will have a thorough background screening prior to reporting to DS

  • Not be listed as a military sexual offender






General Criteria:

  • This will be a 3 year tour with no promotions for accepting (Lateral Only)
  • Applicants cannot be under suspension of favorable actions, must have a current, valid record APFT and current weigh-in IAW Army body composition standards. Applicants must meet the position security clearance requirement. Soldiers without a current PHA may apply but, if selected, will not be transferred until the PHA is current.
  • CLASP: Refer to current MIARNG CLASP Policy to determine whether a waiver is needed. Further CLASP information (including technician compatibility information) is available from the MIARNG HRO office. If a waiver is required, blank forms and memo templates are posted to SharePoint under Enlisted Promotion Management -> SWVA -> CLASP templates. Reassignment is contingent on approval of the CLASP waiver. The effective date of reassignment will be the date the CLASP waiver is approved.


To apply, assemble a packet with the following documents:

  • Copy of the SWVA for which applying
  • Memorandum to the President of the Board
  • Letter of endorsement from current commander (unless currently on the promotion list)
  • Last 3 NCOERs (If 3 NCOERs are not available, letters of recommendations must be substituted)
  • GPVS-1790 Individual personnel qualification record
  • Enlisted record brief
  • Last three years’ worth of DA Form 705 or DTMS APFT history screenshot
  • DA Form 3349 Profile (if applicable)
  • DA Form 5500/5501 if exceeded screening table weight or DTMS weigh-in history screenshot.
  • DA Form 4187 waiving normal commuting distance (if applicable)