OCS Checklist

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  ITEMS PROVIDED BY
SOLDIER/UNIT
EXPLANATION REMARKS/LINKS
1 OCS APPLICATION DA Form 5339 SIGNED BY COMMANDER & SOLDIER Click for document
2 PROOF OF ATRRS DATA INPUT
-- OR --
NGB APPLICATION FY06 ANNEX B
SIGNED BY CO CDR, BN CDR & SOLDIER Click for document
3 LTR OF RECOMMENDATION FROM CDR SIGNED BY COMMANDER
(Not applicable for OCS Enlistment option)
Example
4 DD Form 785 (RECORD OF DISSENROLLMENT FROM OCS) IF SOLDIER HAS EVER ATTENDED OCS Click for document
5 COPY OF BIRTH CERTIFICATE OR STATEMENT OF CITIZENSHIP FULL NAME & DATE MUST BE LEGIBLE. BAPTISM CERTIFICATES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE  
6 COPY OF SOCIAL SECURITY CARD    
7 COPY OF ID CARD Expiration date not earlier than course completion Date  
8 ID TAGS TWO TAGS WITH CHAIN Detail Guidance
(to obtain)
9 COPY OF ALL DD 214's 220 CERTIFIED TRUE COPY, Members 4 Copy DD214 Must show "Special Additional Information" block
10 COPY OF REDD Report Coordinate thru Unit Recruiter to ENSURE GT SCORE IS 110 OR HIGHER. Retesting is available thru MNP-ED at (518) 272-4032/4051
11 COPY OF DA 2-1 or ERB, & PQR 2-1 or Enlisted Record Brief (ERB) must be certified true copies from JFHQ, MNP-ARB. Soldiers will signed a OMPFRF verifying his PQR is correct OMPFRF
12 OFFICIAL COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS (IN SEALED ENVELOPE) Must possess 90 College credits to enroll in State OCS or NGB ACCELERATED OCS (by the end of Phase I) All credits must be on one transcript towards a BA/S degree
13 DD Form 2807-1 / DD Form 2808 (REPORT OF MEDICAL EXAM) Must have chapter II Commissioning physical completed prior to the start of phase I, and must be within 24 months of commissioning date. Coordinate through an OSM
14 DA Form 5500/5501 (BODY FAT) IF APPLICABLE  
15 Verification of Secret Clearance Statement by STATE SECURITY MANAGER 518-272-6434/6436/4055 TO REQUEST A SECRET CLEARANCE. COMPLETED E-QIP online. Access granted by STATE SECURITY OFFICER as per MNP SOP on NYARNG Intranet Detail Guidance
16 COPY OF DA Form 705 (PT CARD) SOLDIER MUST HAVE PASSED AN APFT WITHIN 12 MONTHS PRIOR TO START DATE TO APPLY  
17 COPY OF CLOTHING RECORDS & CIF RECORDS (TA50) All shortages must be on valid requisition by the unit supply sergeant.
Must provide a valid list of shortages with requisition numbers.
 
18 REQUEST FOR AGE WAIVER (IF APPLICABLE: 30 - 41 and 364 days) MNRR-OSM Provides Provided by OSM  
19 REQUEST FOR PRIOR CIVIL/MILITARY CONVICTIONS WAVIER (IF APPLICABLE) MNRR-OSM Provides INCLUDE COURT DOCUMENTS WITH DISPOSITION OF OFFENSE, NGB Form 62, AND MEMO FROM SOLDIER CONCERNING THE OFFENSE  
20 PERIODIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT (PHA) If your chapter 2 Commissioning physical is over 1 year you must complete a PHA on AKO and submit a signed copy Instructions for PHA on AKO
21 REQUEST FOR MEDICAL WAVIER (IF APPLICABLE) MEDICAL WAIVER MUST BE APPROVED BY THE START OF PHASE I  
22 US GOV'T CC SOLDIER MUST SHOW PROOF OF ACTIVE GOV'T CC FOR TRAVEL AT PHASE 0. Call MNPF-CO AT (518) 786-4989 Gov't CC Application
Citibank Application
23 Mypay LES Add a copy of your LES from www.mypay.dfas.mil to ensure soldier pay information is loaded correctly www.mypay.dfas.mil
24 NGB Form 62E Complete and submit to your OSM for review before attending phase 0 NGB Form 62E
25 DA Form 5960, BAQ & VHA pay request Only for NGB Accelerated OCS applicants. Must provide copies of rent or mortgage statement to received BAQ/VHA while TDY for OCS DA Form 5960
26 DD Form 1561, Family Separation Allowance (FSA) Only for NGB Accelerated OCS applicants Must provide copies of marriage/ children birth certificate, to receive family separation pay while TDY for OCS DA Form 1561
27 Autobiography Write an OCS Student autobiography of 4-5 pages (1000 words max) Sample OC Autobiography
28 FB form 264-R Officer Candidate Profile Summary Complete and submit to your OSM for review before attending phase 0 FB Form 264-R
Questions/Concerns? Contact OSM

As of 10 December, 2008