Each unit has it's own requirements, however below are some basic requirements each Soldier needs:
• Applicants must be an active drilling member of the U.S. Army Reserve and in a USAR Troop Program Unit or qualified AGR.
• No restriction on rank; however, exchanges are based on selecting Soldiers who achieve MREP objectives of USAR International Programs Office and Partnered Nation.
• Must be qualified in the designated area of concentration (AOC) or military occupation Specialty (MOS).
• Must pass the APFT and meet the height and weight requirements within six months prior to application suspense date
• Soldiers who exceed the screening table weight, yet meet the body fat standards, a certified true copy of DA Form 5500-R / DA Form 5501-R is also required
• MEDPROS must be current and up to date
• Have a valid passport, either civilian or military
• Soldier must have the ability to complete a reciprocal exchange with the host country including completing Annual Training at home station with the foreign exchange Soldier in addition to the overseas duty is required for selection.
Yes - it is to be included in the packet a Soldier needs to assemble.
The packet should include:
• Exchange application (DD 3006)
• Biographic Summary
• Up-to-date SRB
• DA Photo
• DA 4187, signed by the Soldier and with command approval endorsement signatures
• Memorandum explaining, in one or two paragraphs, your desire to participate in MREP
• Copy of valid passport
No – but quarterly selection boards are held and USAR International Programs office will fill exchanges with the most qualified applicants available.
Yes - Soldiers must have immunizations required for traveling to Denmark, Estonia, Germany and the UK prior to exchange departure. Soldiers must also complete EUCOM entry requirements.
Yes - Selected Soldiers must host a foreign exchange Soldier at their unit during their command's collective Annual Training (AT) event.
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