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United States Army Accessions Command

The United States Army Accessions Command was established by Headquarters, Department of the Army General Orders Number 1, effective 15 February 2002, as a subordinate command of the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command. It is a subordinate command of TRADOC charged with providing integrated command and control of the recruiting and initial military training for the Army's officer, warrant officer, and enlisted forces. Designed to meet the human resource needs of the Army from first handshake to first unit of assignment, the command transforms volunteers into soldiers and leaders for the Army. Three subordinate commands were assigned: United States Army Cadet Command, United States Army Recruiting Command, and United States Army Training Center, Fort Jackson. The headquarters operates from three locations: Fort Monroe, Virginia; Fort Knox, Kentucky; and Fort Jackson, South Carolina. From first handshake through the completion of individual training, Accessions Command transforms volunteers into Soldiers/Leaders immediately capable of contributing to their first unit, be it Legacy, Interim, or Objective force. Accessions Command is dedicated to providing Soldiers/Leaders of character and competence, inculcated with Army values, imbued with the warrior spirit, persuasive in peace, and invincible in war. It is the Soldiers and their training that will make the difference - Soldiers capable of doing everything they do faster, better, and more affordably.

Commanding General, United States Army Accessions Command and Deputy Commanding General, Initial Entry Training serves as the senior military leader of the United States Army Accessions Command (USAAC). Provides command, control, and coordination of the Army's officer, warrant officer (WO), and enlisted accession processes from initial contact through completion of initial military training (IMT). Develops and implements plans, programs, organizations, and resources to accomplish the USAAC mission. Commands assigned organizations and military and civilian personnel. As a major subordinate command of the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), exercises general responsibilities in accordance with AR 10-87. Develops, directs, and executes the Army's strategic communications plan in support of the accessions mission. Exercises executive agency authority over the United States Military Entrance Processing Command (USMEPCOM).



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