SQI4 24-002

Carefully read all correspondence and attachments regarding this class, as instructions may change. Item underlined in blue font are hyperlinks and should be reviewed by all students.  

Welcome Letter from the SMTB Commander

(Use the above for your DTS MOI)

SMTB Course Requirements
(Link above provides guidance for Waivers and Common Requirement for all SMTB Courses)

Be prepared to conduct Height and Weight and a record ACFT in week one as it is a graduation requirement for all PME courses. Review ATP 7-22.01 and FM 7-22 prior to the course start.
Students are required to conduct physical readiness training (PRT) throughout the five weeks of the course.

Review the "SMTB Student Guidefor information about Directions To Camp Robinson's Main Gate, Contact Information, Mailing Address/Arrival/Reporting and Departure Procedures, Spouses/Guest, Messages, Medical Care, Billeting/Housekeeping, Dining Facility, Fitness Center, Weapons, Emergency, Financial Matters, Judge Advocacy General (JAG), Rental Cars, Privately Owned Vehicles (POV), Identification, Safety, Classroom Conduct, Fraternization, Required Items, Leave/Pass Policy, PEC Campus Map, and "Packing List" on page 15. .

Failure to follow instructions may delay your in-processing and may result in non-enrollment. 

This course provides ARNG enlisted Soldiers with the fundamental knowledge, skills, and techniques to perform as an ARNG Recruiting and Retention Non-Commissioned Officer (RRNCO).

Target Audience
ARNG enlisted Soldiers in the rank of SGT-SFC, who possess an Army MOS and projected to fill, or currently assigned to, a valid 79T or SQl4 recruiting and retention position.

Course Length is Five Weeks

Suitability Screening is Required


Have a minimum General Technical (GT) score of 110. This requirement can be waived with GT Score of 100 or GT score of 95 combined with a Skilled Technical (ST) score of 95. 

Must not possess obviously distracting physical characteristics or mannerisms to include shaving profile (waiver not authorized). Tattoos must comply with AR 670-1 (Wear and Appearance of Army Uniforms and Insignia).

Physical profile must meet requirements outlined in reference 1m. Soldiers possessing a “3” in Upper Extremities must have prior MOS Administrative Retention Review (MAR2) clearance (no waiver authorized).

Meet Selection Criteria listed in reference DA Pam 611-21 (Military Occupational Classification and Structure). 

Must possess an Army MOS. 

Soldiers are required to upload the following prerequisite documents in "SMTB SharePointNLT 10 Business days from the course start date.

Soldiers who fail to meet this requirement will be non-enrolled from the course: 
Document Naming Convention
AGR Orders (If Applicable) LastnameFM_AGROrders
ADOS Orders (If Applicable) LastnameFM_ADOSOrders
ERB (within 30 Days WITHOUT the Selection Board Block) LastnameFM_ERB
HRR 600-1 (Version SEP 2022) / Memorandum LastnameFM_HRR600-1
TRADOC Form 350-18-2-R-E LastnameFM_TF350-18-2-R-E
Waiver(s) (If Applicable) LastnameFM_Waiver
Administrative Documents

Soldiers are required to upload the following administrative documents in "SMTB SharePointwithin 72hrs after the course start date.
Soldiers who fail to meet this requirement will be disenrolled from the course: 

Document Naming Convention
DPRO Checklist LastnameFM_DPRO
DD 1610 LastnameFM_DD1610
Personal Data Sheet LastnameFM_PersonalDataSheet

Recruiter Workstation (RWS)

All RRB personnel attending SMTB courses will utilize their State issued Recruiter Workstation (RWS).  
   RRB personnel attending SMTB course must have an appropriate RSID and a functional and compliant RWS. The State RWS will be utilized both in the classroom and for homework assignments. Failure to have an RWS on hand will result in the student not being allowed to attend the course. 
  In the event a computer becomes non-compliant or requires maintenance while at SMTB, our IT Section will temporarily issue a student RWS. Our IT staff will reach out to the State Automation NCO and will assist with repairs or remediation as needed.   

Application Access Requirements
Army 365 (A365) Account with access to MS Teams, Army Recruiting Information Support System (ARISS) User Account with a 4-digit Recruiter Station Identification (RSID) by the first day of training, Recruiter Zone (RZ), Bi-Zone and State Power User Level DPRO account. The State RRB Automation NCO can assist with acquiring a DPRO account.

Additional Information
Students should arrive at PEC-SMTB ready to learn and as free from distraction as they can be while attending the course. Students will not be on cellphones, sending outlook emails for work, or working in RZ while in class. Students will be required to complete homework during the course. Students will be advised by the Team Chief and Class Advisors to not be conducting work while in the classroom.

Packing list items on page 15 of the Student Guide are required. PEC and Little Rock Airforce Base BX / Clothing and Sales are limited and may not have the required items necessary for the course. Students are required to have beret or garrison cap. Do not bring the dress uniform service cap. Students missing items or have an incomplete dress uniform (ASU or AGSU) by the end of Week 1, will be counseled for behavior that is inconsistent or detrimental to good order, conduct, or discipline.

Blackboard Registration will take place on Day 1. Disregard email that stated otherwise.

ASU/AGSU inspection will be conducted on Day 1.

Sunday, February 11th, 2024: 
Report to Independence Hall for room assignment.

Monday, February 12th, 2024 @ 0530hrs: Report for height and weight screening in winter APFU (l/s shirt, shorts, pants, hat, gloves and jacket) with CAC to SGT Young Hall BLDG 3400 

is scheduled for the morning of 15 March 2024. Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.

The registration desk in Independence Hall does not establish reporting times or locations. 

If you have any questions, please email the SMTB OPS mailboxNG Camp Robinson NGB ARNG PEC Mailbox ARNG-PEC-SMT-OPNS