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SUBJECT: POLICY FOR PROPOSED MODIFICATIONS TO ARMY REGULATION 690-300, CHAPTER 335, PROMOTION AND INTERNAL PLACEMENT

1. CAROL ASHBY SMITH SENDS:

2. THE FOLLOWING PORTIONS OF AR 690-300, CHAPTER 335 (PROMOTION AND INTERNAL PLACEMENT) ARE RESCINDED:

A. THE REQUIREMENT TO USE THE DA FORM 2600-E (REFERRAL AND SELECTION REGISTER. ELECTRONICALLY GENERATED REFERRALS CAN BE USED.

B. THE FOUR CRITERIA IN C 16, CHAPTER 335, SUBCHAPTER 1, PARAGRAPH 1-5 USED IN DETERMINING IF A CAREER PROMOTION CAN BE MADE NONCOMPETITVELY.

3. THIS MESSAGE RESCINDS ALL REFERENCES TO THE FOUR CRITERIA IN AR 690-950 CIVILIAN PERSONNEL CAREER MANAGEMENT, DATED SEPT 8, 1988 CHAPTER 2-13, B(4) (A) THRU (D). THE NEW DRAFT AR 690-950 HAS BEEN FINALIZED AND WILL BE PUBLISHED IN THE NEAR FUTURE.

4. ALTHOUGH THESE PORTIONS OF THE AR HAVE BEEN ELIMINATED, MANAGEMENT IS STILL RESPONSIBLE FOR STRICT ADHERENCE TO THE MERIT PRINCIPLES.

5. MACOM DIRECTORS, DIRECTOR OF CPOCMA AND HQDA ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR IMPLEMENTING AND MONITORING THESE CHANGES.

6. DIRECT ANY QUESTIONS CONCERNING THIS ACTION TO SHIRLEY HOWARD, DSN 221-3889 OR COMMERCIAL 703-325-3889.

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