ATSS-DCD 29 May 2012
MEMORANDUM FOR ALL Section Members
SUBJECT: Preparing for the Promotion Board
1. This memorandum will provide you with information that will help you better prepare for the local promotion board.
2. Personnel appearance, bearing, and self-confidence; oral ...view middle of the document...
a. STUDYING. Get a copy of the memorandum that tells when the board is who the board members are and what subjects will be asked. Study the questions and answers in the battalion study guide in these areas but also be prepared to answer other questions. Read the newspaper watch the news and be prepared to express your opinions on local, national, and world events. know your chain of command and unit history.
b. PREPARING YOUR UNIFORM. I will check the fit of the uniform of every soldier appearing before the board. If needed, turn your uniform in for alteration’s and cleaning. When sitting up your uniform, use a ruler and check placement of all items IAW AR 670-1.
c. REHEASING. Practice reporting to the president of the board. To build your self-confidence practice answering questions. If you don’t no the answer to a question, don’t loose your military bearing. Be prepared to tell the board members why you think you should be promoted.
DIXON, CHARLES R.