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Anyone know how promotions in the Army work?

I just want to know how the promotions in the Army work. Lol my husband just joing in Jan and he still doesn't know. I'm just curious.

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Asked by jaysmommy08 at 1:26 AM on Jun. 11, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • ok , I am such a novice (idiot) but i'll take a guess and say E-1, E-2, E-3, E-4. E-5, E-6 and that's all I remember from when I was 12 and my sis was in the army.

    Answer by Gigi1969 at 1:37 AM on Jun. 11, 2009

  • The Army has 401,138 enlisted members on active duty. Here's how it breaks down, by enlisted rank:

    Private (E-1) - 20,284 (5.1%)
    Private (E-2) - 3,334 (9.1%)
    Private First Class (E-3) - 56,757 (14.1%)
    Specialist/Corporal (E-4) - 107,634 (26.8%)
    Sergeant (E-5) - 73,034 (18.2%)
    Staff Sergeant (E-6) - 56,664 (14.1%)
    Sergeant First Class (E-7) - 36,725 (9.2%)
    Master Sergeant/First Sergeant (E-8) - 10,541

    Answer by Gigi1969 at 1:39 AM on Jun. 11, 2009

  • from what i understand, after a certain period of time and other things that they need to do, you are then put in front of a promotional board and they will determine whether or not your DH will be promoted to the next rank.

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:15 AM on Jun. 11, 2009

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