HeadquartersDepartment of the ArmyWashington, DC11 July 2006
Army Continuing Education System*Army Regulation 621–5
Effective 11 August 2006
H i s t o r y .
T h i s p u b l i c a t i o n i s a nadministrative revision to the rapid actionr e v i s i o n ( R A R ) , d a t e d 6 O c t o b e r 2 0 0 9 .T h e p o r t i o n s a f f e c t e d b y t h i s R A R a r elisted in the summary of change.
S u mma r y.
This reg ula t ion i m ple m e nts
D O DD 1 3 2 2 . 0 8 E , V o l u n t a r y E d u ca t ion
Programs for Military Personnel; DODI1322.25, Voluntary Education Programs;and DODI 1322.19, Voluntary EducationPrograms in Overseas Areas.
This regulation applies tot h e A c t i v e A r m y , t h e A r m y N a t i o n a lGuard/Army National Guard of the UnitedStates, and the U.S. Army Reserve, unlessotherwise stated. Also, it applies to De-p a r t m e n t o f t h e A r m y c i v i l i a n s , o t h e rUnited States Federal employees, militaryretirees, United States contractors whosecontracts include such services and pro-grams, some local nationals whose em-p l o y m e n t c o n s i d e r a t i o n s i n c l u d e s u c hservices and programs, and adult FamilyMembers.
Proponent and exception authority.
The proponent of this regulation is theDeputy Chief of Staff, G–1. The propo-nent has the authority to approve excep-tions or waivers to this regulation that areconsistent with controlling law and regu-lations. The Commanding General, U.S.A r m y H u m a n R e s o u r c e s C o m m a n d ,A r m y C o n t i n u i n g E d u c a t i o n S y s t e m ,Chief , Education Division, hereaf ter re-
ferred to as HQ ACES, may also approveexceptions and waivers to this regulation.The proponent may delegate this approvalauthority, in writing, to a division chief within the proponent agency or a directreporting unit or field operating agency of the proponent agency in the grade of colo-nel or civilian equivalent. Activities mayrequest a waiver to this regulation by pro-vid i n g j us t i f ic a t i on th a t in c l u de s a f u l l
analysis of the expected benefits and mustinclude f ormal review by the activity’s
senior legal officer. All waiver requestswill be endorsed by the commander ors eni or l e ade r of t he r equestin g acti vity
and forwarded through their higher head-quarters to the policy proponent. Refer toAR 25–30 for specific guidance.
Army management control process.
This regulation contains management con-trol provisions and identifies key manage-ment controls that must be evaluated. (Seeappendix H.)
Sup plementa ti on.
Supp lem en tat io n of
this regulation and establishment of com-mand and local forms are prohibited with-out prior approval from the Deputy Chief of Staff, G–1 (DAPE–ZX), Washington,DC 22331–0300, through the Command-i n g G e n e r a l , U . S . A r m y H u m a n R e -s o u r c e s C o m m a n d ( A H R C - P D E ) ,Alexandria, VA 22331–0472.
Users areinvited to send comments and suggestedimprovements on DA Form 2028 (Recom-m e n d e d C h a n g e s t o P u b l i c a t i o n s a n dBlank Forms) directly to the CommandingGene ra l , U .S . A r my H u ma n R e sour ces
Command (AHRC-PDE), Alexandria, VA22331–0472.
This publication is availa-ble in electronic media only and is in-tended for command levels C, D, and Efor the Active Army, and D and E for theA r m y N a t i o n a l G u a r d / A r m y N a t i o n a lGuard of the United States, and the U.S.Army Reserve.
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Explanation of abbreviations and terms •1–3,
*This regulation supersedes AR 621–5, dated 27 February 2004. This edition publishes a rapid action revision of AR 621–5.
AR 621–5 • 11 July 2006/RAR 6 September 2009i