United States Army Career Counselor Badge
The Army Career Counselor Badge is authorized for permanent wear for Soldiers meeting one of the following requirements:
(a) For U.S. Army Soldiers, successful completion of 12 months as a PMOS 79S Career Counselor upon graduation from the resident Army Retention Course.
(b) For U.S. Army Reserve or National Guard Soldiers, having successfully completed formal resident training and 12 months in a primary duty MTOE/TDA retention coded position (PMOS 79S or other previously assigned retention MOS).
(c) Soldiers, whether RA, USAR or ARNG, who have been awarded a secondary MOS of 79S as a result of formal resident training and have performed duties as a Career Counselor in a valid MTOE or TDA 79S position for a period of 12 consecutive months.
The badge is authorized for officers whom have held a retention PMOS and have met the criteria in section 1, above while in an enlisted status. The award is retroactive to January 1, 1972, for Soldiers holding the PMOSs 79S or 79D and who have met the criteria above.