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OCS PROGRAM DATES

 

Winter AcceleratedSummer AcceleratedTraditional Class 64
Orientation Dates
20-21 Oct 2018
3-4 Nov 2018
1-2 Dec 2018
 
2-3 Mar 2019
6-7 Apr 2019
4-5 May 2019
5-6 Jun 20
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2-3 Mar 2019
6-7 Apr 2019
4-5 May 2019
5-6 Jun 2019

 

Course Dates

 

18 Jan 2019 - 16 Mar 2019

7 Jun 2019 - 2 Aug 2019

7 Jun 2019 - Aug 2020

 

Phase I

 

18 Jan 2019 - 1 Feb 2019

7 Jun 2019 - 21 Jun 2019

  

7 Jun 2019 - 21 Jun 2019

 

 

Phase II

 

1 Feb 2019 - 1 Mar 2019

21 Jun 2019 - 19 Jul 2019

IDT 20-21 July 2019

 - Jun 2020

 

Phase III

 

1 Mar 2019 - 16 Mar 2019

 

19 July 2019 - 2 Aug 2019

TBD

 

ALL CANDIDATES ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND PRE- PHASE DRILLS PRIOR TO BOTH ACCELERATED AND TRADITIONAL COURSES.

ALL CANDIDATES ARE REQUIRED TO ARRIVE THE FRIDAY BEFORE DRILL BEFORE 1800HRS.

Application packets for the Accelerated and Traditional Courses must be 100% complete and endorsed through unit's MACOM one week prior to Phase I.

​Applying to OCS

Before starting the OCS application process, please take a moment to review the prerequisites below. Doing so will help you avoid mistakes that could slow down or reject your application.

Prerequisites:

  • Must be US Citizens prior to commissioning.                                                             
  • Must attend an Officer Basic Course within 24 months of commissioning.
  • Must have completed Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training (AIT) or other military service equivalent. (AIT can be waived for those soldiers enlisting into the Army National Guard for the OCS Option. Contact us or your local recruiter for details on the OCS Enlistment Option).
  • GT score of 110 or higher.
  • Effective 1 October 2011, have at least 90 semester hours from an accredited college or university prior to OCS enrollment or enlistment.
  • Be at least 18 and not have reached your 35th birthday prior to enlistment and be able to complete the State OCS course and commissioning requirements prior to reaching age 42. Prior service personnel are eligible to enlist after age 35, if otherwise eligible based on prior Active or Reserve service computation and be eligible for non-regular retirement by age 60.
  • Must pass the APFT (Army Physical Fitness Test) upon entering the program and again prior to commissioning.
  • Must have a valid physical prior to enrollment.
  • Must pass a Commissioning Physical prior to Phase I and within 24 months of commissioning.
  • Must meet the height weight standards in accordance with AR 600-9

​Application Packet

Download the complete application packet

All applications must be 100% complete and submitted no later than one week prior to class start date.

​Mailing the Application

Once you have all documents completely and correctly filled out, you can mail them in to complete the application process.
2nd Bn, 200th Regt, Bldg 1021
ATTN: QA STAFF
P.O. Box 5280
Ft. McClellan, AL 36205
This web-site is  for Alabama National Guard OCS applicants only. All other  applicants should address questions and concerns to their home-state Regional Training Institutes (RTIs). Alabama OCS cannot process other state applications nor can they answer questions concerning other states policies and regulations. All inquiries should be made thru your state RTI.
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