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SMOM 20-026 (O) – Processing Conditional I-551 Card Holders

SMOM 20-025 (HQ) – Special Forces (SF) for Non Prior Service

SMOM 20-024 (M) – ARNG Marketing and Advertising Course (805B-F34)

SMOM 20-023 (HQ) РFY2020 VAM and VURB Process 

SMOM 20-022 (O) – MEPS Processing Applicant Identification (ID) Requirements

SMOM 20-021 (HQ) – Special Duty Assignment Pay (SDAP) for ARNG Recruiting

SMOM 20-020 (S) – Allocation of Wireless Portable Electronic Devices

SMOM 20-018 (I) – Suspension of RSN Account Access

SMOM 20-017 (AC) – LOA Portal for Scheduling BOLC for ROTC Cadets

SMOM 20-016 (S) – Centralized Lifecycle Management of Recruiting and Retention Devices

SMOM 20-015 (AR) – Retention NCO Workshop

SMOM 20-014 (AC) – 17 A Cyber Branch Application Process for ROTC Cadets and OCS Candidates

SMOM 20-013 (AR) – Retention Accreditation Program Staff Assistance Visit

SMOM 20-011 (R) – Exception to Policy for Edibles Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20)

SMOM 20-010 (O) – Refresher Training for Prior Service Personnel

SMOM 20-008 (I) – Recruiting and Training Cadre Suitability Screening

SMOM 20-005 (HQ) Fiscal Year 2019 Non-Tactical Vehicle (NTV) Authorization

SMOM 20-003 (AC) – Exception to Policy to Hire Officers/Warrant Officers for RRB

SMOM 20-002 (O) – Eligibility and Processing of CAT IV-A and FLRI

SMOM 20-001 (AR) – RSP Performance Metrics FY20 Update


SMOM 19-032 (O) – Implementation of MOS 35M and 35W as language dependent specialties

SMOM 19-030 (O) – Continued Use of DD Form 372 Request for Verification of Birth

SMOM 19-029 (O) – Implementation of Assessment of Recruit Motivation and Strength Pilot Program 2.0 (ARMS 2.0)

SMOM 19-028 (O) – Depth Perception MCST for MOS 12Y, 25V, and 35G

SMOM 19-027 (HQ) – FY20 Recruiting and Retention Force State Visits

SMOM 19-026 (AC) – ARNG Warrant Officer Predetermination Application Checklist

SMOM 19-025 (O) – ARNG Initial Entry Training Seat Management

SMOM 19-023 (O) – ETP Request Procedures for Tattoos

SMOM 19-022 (I) – FY20 Recruiting Standards Branch (RSB) Staff Assistance Visit (SAV) Schedule

SMOM 19-021 (AC) – ARNG College First Enlistment Option

SMOM 19-020 (M) – ETP Use of FARC for RPIs for FY 2019

SMOM 19-019 (HQ) – ARNG Transgender Training and Education Requirements

SMOM 19-018 (HQ) – NCOIC Quality Control Checkpoint

SMOM 19-017 (AR) – Interstate Transfer (IST) Program Guidance

SMOM 19-013 (T) – SMTC Non-Career Recruiter Course Prerequisites

** Additional Guidance to SMOM 19-013 – SQI4 and 79T PULHES Clarification

**Additional Guidance to SMOM 19-012 and 19-013 – Suitability and SMTC Courses

SMOM 19-012 (T) Strength Maintenance Training Center (SMTC) Prerequisites

SMOM 19-011 (AR) – SY19-20 Army National Guard Minuteman Scholarship Campaign

SMOM 19-010 (O) NPS Split Training Option (STO) Eligible MOSs and Renegotiation into OSUT MOSs

SMOM 19-007 (R) – ETP Edibles FY19

SMOM 19-006 SDAP

SMOM 19-003 (AC) Recruit Sustainment Program (RSP) Soldier Training Requirements

SMOM 19-001 (M) – Billboard Prohibition Lifted


SMOM 18-075 (O) Change 1 ARNG Waiver Processing Guidance for Army Directive 2018-12 New Policy Regarding Waivers for Appointment and Enlistment Applicants

SMOM 18-073 (AR) – Recruit Sustainment Program National Teleconference

SMOM 18-072 (HQ) – Army National Guard Recruitment Marketing Process

SMOM 18-069 (O) – Updated Prior Service Field Enlistment Checklist and Policy Guidance

SMOM 18-064 (AC) – ARNG 54th Security Force Assistance Brigade (SFAB) POCS, MOS_AOCs, requirements, assessment, and training

SMOM 18-063 (M) – Social Media Management Certificate Announcement

SMOM 18-060 (T) – Announcement of the ARNG Recruiting and Retention Force Regional Sustainment Training Mobile Training Team (MTT)

SMOM 18-057 (S) – Centralized Lifecycle Management of Recruiting and Retention Devices

SMOM 18-053 (HQ) – Recruiter Sales Training Contracting Policy

SMOM 18-051 (O) – Flight Physicals for 15Q and 15W.

SMOM 18-045 (AC) – Recruit Sustainment Program (RSP) Leader Guide Version 7

SMOM 18-042 (AC) – Use of the Army Individual Ready Reserve Report (IRR) and REDD Report for PS

SMOM 18-040 (AC) – ARNG 54th Security Force Assistance Brigade (SFAB)

SMOM 18-038 (HQ) – Implementation of New RSP Self-Assessment and Inspection Checklist

SMOM 18-031 (AC) – Accessions Records Management and Processing

SMOM 18-030 (AC) – Citizen Soldier for Life (CSFL) Program and Requirement for Blended Retirement System (BRS) Training for ARNG Recruit Su

SMOM 18-024 (AC) – Administrative Processing of Early Commissioning Program Lieutenants

SMOM 18-023 (O) – Guidance for Processing Soldiers Released From Active Duty (REFRAD) with a Temporary Medical Release

SMOM 18-020 (O) – Citizenship Processing for LPR

SMOM 18-018 (AR) – ACU and APFU Purchase and Distribution for the Recruit Sustainment Program

SMOM 18-017 (AC) – Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) Request Processs For Warrant Officer Accessions

SMOM 18-016 (AC) – Extend to Defend (E2D)

SMOM 18-015 (AC) – Guard Fit App

SMOM 18-014 (O) – Electronic Fingerprint (FP) Submission via Live Scan (LS) UPDATE

SMOM 18-013 (O) – USMEPCOM Transgender Processing Guidance

SMOM 18-007 (AC) – Procedures to Request an Earlier Ship Date for RSP Soldiers



SMOM 17-059 (AC) – Initial credentialing for AMEDD Officers

SMOM 17-058 (AC) – Citizen Soldier for Life (CSFL) Program Expansion and Support Provided to ARNG Recruit Sustainment Program (RSP)

SMOM 17-055 (O) – Accessions Suitability Office (ASO) Concerns, Reminders and Corrections.

SMOM 17-047 (AC) – Clarification of Security Clearance requirement for Warrant Officer Application and Appointment in the Army National Guard

SMOM 17-042 (AC) – Recruit Sustainment Program Performance Metrics Update

SMOM 17-041 (AC) – SMOM 17-041, Occupational Physical Assessment Test (OPAT) Updated Implementation Guidance

SMOM 17-032 (AC) – Cyber Operations Specialists Career opportunities

SMOM 17-028 (AC) – 17A Cyber Branch Application Process for Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) Cadets and Officer Candidate School (OCS) Candidates

SMOM 17-025 (AR) – RSP Training Program_ Misadventures in Money Management (MiMM)

SMOM 17-023 (O) – Direct Ship (DS) Implementation

SMOM 17-018 (AC) – Clarification of Waiver Authority when appointing Warrant Officer Applicants with prior Military or Civilian convictions

SMOM 17-006 (AC) – Civilian Education Requirements for Chaplain Candidates and Chaplains in the Army National Guard (ARNG)


SMOM 16-030 (O) – Personnel Security Investigation Center of Excellence (PSI-CoE)

SMOM 16-028 (AC) – Guidance for Female Officers and NCOs Requesting to Branch Infantry or Armor

SMOM 16-024 (HQ) – Annual RRF State Visit


SMOM 15-023 (ROB) – Protecting Against Inappropriate Relations During Recruiting and Entry Level Training

SMOM 15-016 (ACB) – Eligibility of Separating Active Component Army Officers and Warrant Officers for Appointment in the Army Reserve National Guard (ARN

SMOM 15-007 (HQ) – Freedom Salute Campaign

SMOM 15-006 (ROB) – Rescinding of NGB 60

SMOM 15-001 (ROB) – Recruiter Impropriety Portal


SMOM 14-022 (ACB) – Processing a ROTC Cadet into the Army National Guard

SMOM 14-018 (ROB) – Recruiting Improprieties

SMOM 14-016 (ROB) – Tier One Performance Screen (TOPS) Change 2 – Expansion of TAPAS Screening and Suspension of TTAS

SMOM 14-011 (AMB) – BAH Authority and Rates based off of a Soldiers current Lease_Rental

Welcome to the Strength Maintenance Training Center. The SMTC trains the Army National Guard Recruiting and Retention Force encompassing recruiting, retention and attrition management. In addition to qualification training, the Strength Maintenance Training Center is the only active duty NCO academy in the Army National Guard.