Instructions for Completion of the Automated Recruit Management System (ARMS) form

BLOCK                 EXPLANATION

Block 1                  SSN - Applicant's Social Security Number
Block 2                  NAME - Last, First, Middle Initial
Block 3                  Applicant's DATE OF BIRTH (YYMMDD)
Block 4                  SEX - M for Male, F for Female
Block 5                  RACE - Race code as follows

CODE      

   C
   M
   N
   R
   X
   Z

DESCRIPTION

White
Yellow
Black
Red
Other
Unknown

Block 6                  ETHNIC - Ethnic code as follows:   (Fill in Codes for Race)

ETHNIC CODE      

             1




             2





             3




             4


             5


             6




             7

             8

             9

             D


             E

             G

             H

             I

             L


             Q



             S




             V


             W


             X


             Y


             Z

ABBREVIATION      

OTHHSP




USCANDIANS





OTHASIAN




PR


FILIPINO


MEXICAN




ESKIMO

ALEUT

CUBAN

INDIAN


MELANES

CHINESE

JAPANESE

KOREAN

PLOYNES


OTHPACIS



LATINAMER




VIET


MICRONES


OTHER


NONE


UNKN

DESCRIPTION

Other Hispanic      




US/Canadian
Indian




Other Asian
descent



Puerto Rican


Filipino


Mexican




Eskimo

Aleut

Cuban

Indian


Melanesian

Chinese

Japanese

Korean

Ploynesian


Other Pacific



Latin American




Vietnamese


Micronesian


Other


None


Unknown

EXPLANATION

Persons of Spanish extraction
not delineated as Mexican,
Puerto Rican, Cuban, or Latin
America

Persons belonging to U.S.
or Indian Tribes (formerly
Canadian Indian tribes,
American Indian) (other than
Aleut or Eskimo)

Persons of Asian descent not
delineated separately as
Chinese, Japanese, Korean,
Indian, Filipino, Vietnamese)

Persons of Puerto Rican
descent

Persons from the Philippine
Islands and their descendants

Persons of Mexican orign
(formerly Mexican-American),
their descandants and
"Chicanos"

Does not include Aleuts

Persons of Aleut descent

Persons of Cuban descent

Persons of India and their
descent

Persons of Melanesia

Persons of Chinese descent

Persons of Japanese descent

Persons of Korean descent

Persons of Polynesian
descent

Persons from Pacific Islands
and their descendants not
delineated separately

Persons from Central and
South American with Hispanic
American and their
descendants

Persons who have Vietnamese
origin and their descendants

Persons of Micronesian
descendants

A member of an ethnic group
not listed above.

Not associated with any
and particular ethnic group

Self-explanatory

Block 7                  No entry required.

Block 8                  NUMBER OF DEPENDENTS - Enter the marital status code, below followed by the
                               number of dependents.   Single with no dependents is S0, married with no children is
                               M1, married with child is M2, etc.

CODE                    DESCRIPTION

   A                         Annulled (the status of an individiual whose marriage has been declared a nullity)
   D                         Divorced (the status of an individual who has had a marriage legally dissolved)
   I                           Interlocutory (the status of an individual during a period covered by an interlocutory
                               decree of divorce)
   L                          Legally Separated (the status of individual who has entered a marriage but who has been
                               separated from the spouse by legal action without a decree of divorce
   S                          Single (the status of individual who has never been married)
   M                        Married (the status of an individual, excluding one legally separated, who has entered
                               into a legal marriage, including common-law marriages)

Block 9                  LOCAL ADDRESS - Fill in the primary school at which the NROTC unit is located.
                               Complete the school, city, state and zip code exactly as it appears on Table 1.   In
                               the 14 blocks in the lower right hand corner, enter the 3 digit county code in the
                               first 3 blocks, enter the 2 digit state code in blocks 4 and 5, the last 9 blocks are
                               for the zip code.   Use blocks 6 through 10 for the 5 digit zip code now in use.

Block 10                Omit

Block 11, 12          Reserved for future use

Block 13                No entry required.

Block 14                PRIOR SERVICE - Prior service in:

                               N = None
                               A = USMC/USMCR
                               B = USN/USNR
                               C = USA/USAR
                               D = USAF/USAFR
                               E = USCG/USCGR
                               F = Other

Block 15                CONTRACT DATE - Date application for the Marine Option NROTC completed.

Block 16                SCHOOL INFORMATION

                               a.   COLLEGE CODE - Fill in appropriate code from Table 1.

                               b.   EDUC/MAJOR - Under EDUCATION, enter one of the following codes for
                                     the year applicant presently enrolled in school or degree attained.   For
                                     MAJOR, fill in the appropriate 2 digit code from Table 2.

                               2 - High School Senior
                               3 - Freshman Year of College
                               4 - Sophomore Year of College
                               5 - Junior Year of College
                               6 - Senior Year of College
                               K - Baccalaureate Degree
                               W - Law Degree
                               N - Master's Degree

                               c.   GPA - A three digit grade point average converted to a 4.0 scale.
                                     Enter 000 for students without GPA's.

                               d.   No entry required.

                               e.   GRADUATION DATE - 6 digit date (YYMMDD) projected to be the
                                     date of commissioning.

Block 19                PGM/Comp - Enter the 2 digit code as listed below.

                               26 - NROTC Scholarship
                               2D - NROTC College Program
                               30 - MECEP Student

Block 20                CLASS/TRNG INCREMENT - A 4 digit code to indicate the appropriate year and
                               increment of Bulldog training.   For men, the first block is "B".   The second and third
                               is the year of OCS attendance.   The fourth block will be '1' or '2' to indicate the first or
                               second increment.   For women, the first block is '0' followed by the number of the
                               respective OCS class.   To the right of the 4 digit code, enter the reporting-in date for
                               OCS (YYMMDD).

Block 21                TEST SCORES

                               b.   COMPOSITE SCORES - Fill in the ASVAB (EL) score, if applicable.   Enter 000
                                     if not applicable.

                               d.   SAT - Enter the math, verbal and composite SAT score.   If SAT's are not available
                                     and ACT is available, convert the ACT English and Math scores to SAT score.

Block 22                PFT - Enter the PFT score (Marine PFT only)

QUESTIONS        The bottom section of the form is to be completed by the applicant.   The MOI also signs
       1-16                 the form.