Army Enlisted Rank Promotion System Breakdown Army Promotions and Vacancies. To promote someone in the U.S. ... Decentralized Promotions in the Army. ... Semi-Centralized Promotions in the Army. ... Administrative Points in Army Promotions. ... Centralized Promotions (E-7, E-8, and E-9) Centralized promotions are conducted Army-wide at Army Personnel Headquarters. ...How do promotions work in the Army?
Promotion Processing. The battalion human resources staff completes most of the processing of automatic promotions. They generate personnel reports of eligible soldiers, check personnel records for accuracy and apply waivers to create an advancement report. The commander then reviews the report to approve or deny each promotion.