Policy change allows Soldiers to serve longer

February 2009
Soldiers;Feb2009, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p18
The article reports on the policy change which will allow U.S. soldiers in the rank of staff sergeant and above to serve the U.S. Army longer. The changes increase the retention control points (RCP) of U.S. Army Staff Sergeants (E-6) and above by as many as three years and changes the maximum age for enlisted soldiers to 62 years. It is stated that the policy changes were not created to address shortage but enable experienced non-commissioned officers (NCO) to stay longer if they wish.


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