Promotion Requirements: Must have 18 months TIG as a 2nd Lieutenant (hence 18 months TIS as well).Almost 100 percent of officers meeting TIS/TIG requirements will be promoted to First Lieutenant.For those not familiar with the Army promotion system, you may wish to learn more about TIS and TIG.2LT Rank Description: The lowest officer rank in the Army is the 2nd Lieutenant which serves as the entry-level rank for most commissioned officers.
The ‘degree plus’ activity that enables a graduate to distinguish themselves from their peers are highly sought after and the UOTC is at the forefront of ‘degree plus’ activity. It can focus on the military and leading a platoon attack; adventurous training and skiing; sport and netball or simply a network of friends, socialising and pay.However, they don’t talk about it and they certainly don’t tell you they are on a “top secret mission”. He says he is not allowed to talk about what he does, however, he has cleared it with his CO that he can tell you enough to make you believe he is who he says. If he truly is not allowed to share any details about his job, his CO doesn’t even allow him to talk about it with family, much less someone he met on the internet.Also, any special operations soldier worth his beret will not reveal his location to someone he doesn’t know (or even someone he does! Sometimes with this tactic, they will ask you to email/send mail to the CO to ask for permission. I know some very unlucky people but this is just over the top.Promotion rates for active duty commissioned officers are intended not to vary greatly between the military services (although it will still vary based on need).Learn the roles and responsibilities of the Army officer ranks below as well as typical promotion timelines for active duty Army officers.