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SPONSORSHIP IS MANDATORY. IAW AR 600-8-8 (The Total Army Sponsorship Program). ALL SOLDIERS IN GRADES E1-O6 are required to have a sponsor and will need to complete a DA Form 5434 (Sponsorship Program Counseling and Information Sheet).

HQDA EXORD 161-15. Exception to Policy (ETP): The approval authority for exception to the above requirement is the first General Officer/Senior Executive service equivalent in the soldier's chain of command, with authority to delegate approval authority not lower than a brigade level commander. Soldiers will not be held past their report date pending sponsor assignment.

START HERE: Log into the Army Career Tracker (ACT) website, click on the "Sponsorship" tab and follow the instructions to complete your sponsorship application online. If you are having issues with accessing the DA Form 5434 contact your Unit Sponsorship Team.


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Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday 0830-1530
Inbound Sponsorship
253-967-1179 or DSN 357-1179
253-967-3341 or DSN 357-3341
253-967-1477 or DSN 357-1477
Outbound Sponsorship
253-967-2458 or DSN 357-2458
Questions can also be sent to:
Location / Mailing Address
JBLM Lewis Main, DHR MPD Sponsorship
Bldg 2140 Liggett Ave, Waller Hall
Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA 98433
All agencies are closed or have limited services during Federal Holidays and DONSAs (Day Of No Scheduled Activities). Please call for Holiday and DONSA schedules.


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