commission selection

Discussion in 'Officers' started by Colin747, Feb 15, 2008.

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  1. after your initial commission do you have to get selected in order to lengthen it?
  2. Lengthen what ?
  3. Short service commission (SSC) into intermediate commission.

    Shouldn't imagine that there are many that want to do this are refused...however i could be wrong!

  4. Your desk officer can extend you on a SSC for a couple of years and this can go up to 8 years service. Conversion to IRC and Reg C are on selection boards.
  5. I know of a few who have not been allowed to extend their commissions! But you are right currently demand exceeds supply for Capts and Majs (see how many SO2 and SO3 jobs are gapped at the moment).

    As I recall you can extend a SSC out to 8 years (normally in increments of a year of two) then an IRC out to 16 (I'm prepared to be corrected).