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Expert Infantryman Badge

STEP 1: Documents Required to Submit an EIB Test Request

  • Request Testing Memo with Digital Signature (Word)

    Do not alter the wording of this document with the exception of completing the highlighted information specific to your unit.

  • Request Testing Memo with Digital Signature (PDF)
  • Request for ALT C Waiver

    If you are submitting a waiver for ALT C, the following requirements apply:

    • Waiver(s) must be individualized, or contain an attached roster.
    • Each waiver must include a detailed description of why a waiver is required for that soldier; poor planning is not a valid reason.
    • Each soldier's waiver must also include their most recent ARF range qualification card (within one year) showing them qualified expert, AND their most recent ALT C qualification card (within six months) showed them qualified expert.

    ALT C is meant to extend an individual's qualification when they legitimately do not have access to an ARF range; it is not meant to replace the standard qualification procedure.

  • Land Navigation Waivers

    Waivers for Land Navigation are no longer necessary, but you must meet the following requirements, which will be included in the 350-6 rewrite that is underway:

    • Must use two different Land Navigation sites if they are available, reasonable, and feasible.
    • If only one site is available, you must change the location of all points between training and testing, or set aside completely different points that will not be used for practice.
    • You must have a spreadsheet that shows all the practice and test lanes/points. It must show the locations and names of all points, as well as the distance between points, and total distance per lane.

  • USAIS PAM 350-6 11 AUG 2016

    Be familiar with this document, and plan your test accordingly. Additionally, see the News tab on the left to view information on the changes that are in the works.

Detailed Concept of Operation and Schedule required no less than 60 days prior to your proposed Validation date.

STEP 2: Documents Required for Validation

STEP 3: Documents for Testing

  • Example Unit Tracker

    This is a large, overwhelming spreadsheet, but is an extremely valuable tool for your unit during testing. Its use is optional, but please set aside a block of time during the validation to go over it with your NCOIC. If using radios and/or runners, this can be a real-time snapshot of your entire test.

  • Individual Score Sheet

    The Candidates will carry this with them during Lane Testing as a summary of their progress. It will not be used for grading or tracking purposes. It must be collected at the end of each day.

  • Station Tracker

    This document replaces the old Individual Scorecards at each station. It can be modified as necessary. This is a controlled item and must only be filled out by the graders at that specific station. They will all be collected at the end of each day and reconciled with the Unit Tracker.

STEP 4: Documents Required to Receive Your Orders

  • EIB Tracker

    You must fill out all three tabs completely and correctly in order to receive your orders and certificates.

  • President of the Board's Sworn Statement

    This is embedded in the third tab of the EIB Tracker, but can also be printed and filled out by hand.

STEP 5: Required within 15 Days of Test Completion

  • AAR Template

    Ensure to address the areas outlined in the template. Provide your unit and contact information.

YOUR unit is responsible for updating the OMPF of ALL candidates who earn the EIB