First, thank you for this great information board and its members. I'm writing this for my daughter, who is in AIT now so her time is limited.
She entered the Army as a Specialist, and is now about half-way through her 35F training at Ft. Huachuca. This is her first enlistment, but she loves the Army. I know that 35F is presently a STAR MOS. She has a 285 score on PT and missed Expert by one shot, which she intends on achieving. She is doing very well at her AIT school. She has a B.A. degree. By the time her AIT ends, she will have been in for about 8 months. She is regular Army.
Can she go to WLC right after AIT or must she wait for a period of time? If possible after AIT, does she apply for it now? Are WLC schools at most larger installations or just a select few? Since she is in a STAR MOS, it would seem to me that if possible she should do the WLC as soon as possible, is that correct?
Is there a requirement that the WLC be taken within a certain amount of time (minimum or maximum) prior to going for promotion? She is hoping that she can get a TIS waiver and thus be eligible for E-5 by November of 2012, which would give her 12 months TIG and 19 months TIS.
Thanks in advance and this is a great board.