This regulation prescribes eligibility criteria governing the enlistment of persons, with or without prior service (PS), into the Regular Army (RA), the U.S. Army Reserve (USAR), and the Army National Guard (ARNG). It provides policies and procedures to process applicants for enlistment in the RA Delayed Entry Program (DEP) and on delayed status, and the USAR Delayed Training Program (DTP). Note. DTP and DEP are not applicable to the ARNG.
Applicability. This regulation applies to the Regular Army , the Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States, and the U.S. Army Reserve, unless otherwise stated. It also applies to Department of the Army civilians involved in recruitment activities or Reserve Officers’ Training Corps/Simultaneous Membership Program management functions. Also, in case of conflict between this and other regulations establishing enlistment eligibility criteria , this regulation will take precedence and upon direction of the Secretary of the Army, certain requirements o fthisre gulationwill not be enforced during mobilization.