By Carmen Popwell
Professional Military Education Manager


Phil Ayer
Acting chief, Personnel Management Division, U.S. Army Cadet Command

FORT KNOX, KY -- The U.S. Army Cadet Command Professor of Military Science (PMS) Centralized Selection Board will convene at Human Resources Command - Fort Knox from August 23 and 24, 2011. Selected officers can expect to report for duty before the start of the 2012-2013 academic year, which is XXX.

Lieutenant colonels and majors interested in being considered by the PMS selection board must possess a master's or higher degree no later than May 31,2011, have completed their Intermediate Level Education (ILE)/Command and General Staff College (CGSC), have recently deployed in support of Operations Enduring Freedom or New Dawns, have broad experience in command and staff positions, demonstrate moral attributes and personal traits to serve in a position of prestige in an academic environment, meet Army standards of military bearing and appearance (AR 600-9), and be able to serve a three-year tour.

Each volunteer must be eligible to relocate or attempt a permanent change of station for summer 2012. Officers should update their Officer Record Brief (ORB), Department of Army photo, and ensure their undergraduate and graduate transcripts are in their Official Military Personnel File no later than Aug. 1, 2011.

Officers meeting these qualifications must provide their branch assignment officers a preference sheet not later than May 31, 2011 to begin the PMS board process. Officers may download the FY12 PMS Board preference sheet from the Cadet Command website, A list of projected summer 2012 PMS vacancies is also available at the Cadet Command website.

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