Application & Certification


Applicants must have a Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) Defense Self Service Logon (DS-Logon) “Basic account” to use JQUIP. Those personnel, who do not have an account, may register to obtain one on the JQUIP login page. The instructions for a new applicant requiring a DMDC DS-Logon account are on the web site pages.

The URL for this application is:

Submitted packets must include the following items

Applicant MUST NOT be retired more than five years from date of application or earlier than six months from retirement before applying.
Incomplete applications will be purged from JQUIP within 30 days of inactivity or 120 days after creation of application if not submitted.
Do not upload blank documents in your JQUIP application.

  • Photograph: Photo can be taken with a digital device and uploaded as a PDF in your JQUIP application.
    • A DA style photograph in the Army Service Uniform, 4″x 6″ (3/4 body)
    • Photo must include the following:
      • Name (last, first, MI)
      • Rank.
      • Date Photo Taken.
    • Photos must be taken within 1 year of application.
  • Copy of last 3 consecutive official evaluation reports (All 3 required with no gaps or courtesy copies, must be uploaded as 3 separate attachments), academic evaluations included. To obtain missing military documents, please access your records at, click the self-service tab.
  • Most recent copy of ORB (Officer), ERB (NCO), or PQR for AGR personnel.
  • DD Form 214 Member 4 Copy (showing retired), Retirement Orders, or NGB-22, National Guard ONLY.
  • A copy of DA Form 5500 (.pdf) (Body Fat Content Worksheet – Male) or DA Form 5501 (.pdf) (Body Fat Content Worksheet – Female) taken within 6 months (if required). If retired, this can be completed at an Army recruiting station.
  • Copy of your highest official transcripts from an accredited institution of higher learning recognized by the Department of Education.
  • Copy of most recent physical exam conducted by PCM, VA, or civilian physician within the last 12 months, on either:
  • Copy of VA Rating Decision if awarded 30% or greater.

Reservist Only:

  • DA Form 5016 (Chronological Statement of Retirement Points)

Online Training


  • Applicants must complete an interview conducted by a certified interviewer after receiving notification from Cadet Command.
  • Applicant must be in the Army Service Uniform.
  • Click here for a list interviewers.


  • If you have moved, changed phone numbers, or email address, please contact Instructor Management Division to update your records.
  • Applications are processed in the order received.

For More Information

You may call the Army JROTC Instructor Management Division at 1-800-347-6641 or email at USARMY.KNOX.USACC.MBX.HQ-JROTC-IM@ARMY.MIL.