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ARMY PROMOTION POINTS FOR MILITARY EDUCATION

TOTAL MAXIMUM POINTS: 260 for Promotion to SGT and 280 for Promotion to SSG

NCOES (Professional Military Education).
1) Warrior Leader Course (WLC) / Primary Leader Development Course (PLDC). Graduate verification can be obtained
in the Army Training Requirements and Resources System (ATRRS). For Soldiers in possession of a DA Form 1059,
Academic Evaluation Report and no course graduate entry in ATRRS a copy of the DA 1059 must be sent to Cdr,
USAHRC, ATTN: TAPC-EPF-S, 2461 Eisenhower Ave., Alexandria, VA 22331-0303 for validation and inclusion into
ATRRS and update of appropriate Military Education Level (MEL) in the Total Army Personnel Data Base (TAPDB).

(a) Graduates of WLC/PLDC receive 80 promotion points when competing for promotion to SGT. Soldiers
      competing for selection to SSG receives zero points for completion of WLC/PLDC (WLC/PLDC completion is a
      requirement in order to be recommended to SSG).

 (b) Graduates of WLC/PLDC who are recognized as having achieved Commandant’s List status (verified on the
       AER, DA Form 1059) receive 85 promotion points when competing for promotion to SGT.

 (c) Graduates of WLC/PLDC who are recognized as having achieved Distinguished Honor Graduate status or as the  
        Distinguished Leadership Graduate (verified on the AER, DA Form 1069) receive 90 promotion points when
        competing for promotion to SGT.

2) Advance Leaders Course (ALC)/Basic Noncommissioned Officer Course (BNCOC). Graduate verification can be
obtained in the ATRRS. For Soldiers in possession of a DA Form 1059, Academic Evaluation Report and no course
graduate entry in ATRRS a copy of the DA 1059 must be sent to Cdr, USAHRC, ATTN: TAPC-EPF-S, 2461 Eisenhower
Ave., Alexandria, VA 22331-0303 for validation and inclusion into ATRRS and update of appropriate Military Education
Level (MEL) in TAPDB.

   (a) Graduates of ALC/BNCOC receive 80 promotion points when competing for promotion to SSG. ALC/BNCOC
         graduates competing for selection to SGT receives four points per week for the ALC/BNCOC course completed.

   (b) Graduates of ALC/BNCOC who are recognized as having achieved Commandant’s List status (verified on the  
         AER, DA Form 1059) receive 85 promotion points when competing for promotion to SSG.

    (c) Graduates of ALC/BNCOC who are recognized as having achieved Distinguished Honor Graduate status or as
         the Distinguished Leadership Graduate (verified on the AER, DA Form 1069) receive 90 promotion points when
         competing for promotion to SSG.

    (d) In instances where Soldiers have completed more than one ALC/BNCOC Course, Soldier will receive points as
          indicated above for the latest ALC/BNCOC completion, and an additional 20 points for the earlier ALC/BNCOC
          completion. For those who achieved Commandant’s List, Distinguished Honor Graduate, or Distinguished     
          Leadership recognition (in the earlier class), an additional 5 points will be authorized, for a maximum total of 25
          additional points.

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