USARAK SHARP Foundation Course Schedule:JBER 28 Nov -- 9 Dec 2016 2 -- 17 Feb 2017 8 -- 19 May 2017 7 -- 18 Aug 2017FWA 22 May -- 02 June 2017 21 Aug -- 01 Sep 2017Criteria to attend the USARAK SHARP Foundation Course:All students are required to meet selection criteria as stated in SHARP ALARACT 147-2013, and in accordance with AR 600-20, Chapter 8-5, paragraph O (11) and 8-6, paragraph I. Individuals attending the aforementioned course must: 1) have a favorable Criminal Background Check and National Sex Offender Registry Check as per ALARACT 188-2014 (HQDA EXORD193-14) Screening of SHARP Personnel; 2) meet rank requirements -- SARCs must be an NCO (SFC or higher), Officer (MAJ/CW3 or higher), or Civilian (GS-11 or higher). The VA/VR must be an NCO (SSG or higher), Officer (1LT/CW2 or higher), or Civilian (GS-09 or higher); and 3) appointed on orders. SARCs are appointed by a General Officer (GO); VAs/VRs are appointed by a COL or higher.