Joel Schofer’s Promo Prep

Here is the latest version of my promotion preparation document/guidance:

Joel Schofer’s Promo Prep Guidance – 29 AUG 2018

Officer Record Management – MAR 2018


19 thoughts on “Joel Schofer’s Promo Prep

    CAPT Paul Hammer said:
    June 2, 2015 at 14:28

    This is great information. Far more than what I usually got in my career. You are correct that we often learn what we need too late to use it. Good luck with the blog!

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    Harlan Dorey said:
    February 11, 2016 at 12:37

    Joel, this is awesome information, and greatly appreciated, thanks! Really helped me as I prepared for promo board this past cycle.

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    Susan Farrar Antle said:
    May 17, 2016 at 17:27

    Great info. As the MC Advisor at my command, this is very helpful! I wish I had access to this earlier in my career. Thanks!

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    Jonathan Bolanos said:
    February 21, 2018 at 13:36

    Good afternoon. Does anyone know if HPSP graduates can claim AQD 2/2/3 “Other Scholarship”? The awarding criteria reads: “Graduated from the a Postgraduate Program resulting in unique skills or original selection was based on exceptional under-graduate education”.—-Sounds to me like HPSP would fit this description….
    -JB

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      Joel Schofer, MD, MBA, CPE responded:
      February 21, 2018 at 18:56

      You could try to get it, but IMO it will have absolutely no impact on anything.

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        Jonathan Bolanos said:
        February 22, 2018 at 11:32

        Thanks much!!

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