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Summary: This regulation provides Officer Candidate School eligibility requirements and procedures for U.S. Army Reserve applicants. It contains detailed instructions for processing and disposition of forms and records. Statutory authority for the Officer Candidate Program is established under sections 12201 , 12209 , and 4411, title 10, United States Code .
Applicability: This regulation applies to the U.S. Army Reserve. It does not apply to soldiers in the Active Army, the Army National Guard, or to U.S. Army Reserve soldiers in the Active Guard Reserve program. This publication is not required during mobilization.
Proponent and Exception Authority: The proponent of this regulation is the Chief, Army Reserve (CAR). The CAR has the authority to approve exceptions to this regulation that are consistent with controlling laws and regulation. The CAR may delegate this authority, in writing, to a division chief within the proponent agency in the grade of colonel or the civilian equivalent.
Army Management Control Process: This regulation contains management control provisions in accordance with AR 11-2 and identifies key management controls that must be evaluated.
Supplementation: Supplementation of this regulation and establishment of command and local forms are prohibited without prior approval from Headquarters, Department of the Army, Personnel Division (DAAR-PE), 2400 Army Pentagon, Washington, DC 20310-2400.
Suggested Improvements: Users are invited to send comments and suggested improvements on DA Form 2028 (Recommended Changes to Publications and Blank Forms) directly to Headquarters, Department of the Army, Personnel Division (DAAR-PE), 2400 Army Pentagon, Washington, DC 20310-2400.
Distribution: This publication is available in electronic media only and is intended for command levels D for Active Army and A for Army National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve.