DA Form 3126-1 Application and Agreement for Establishment of a National Defense Cadet Corps Unit (S&i Milpercen)

DA Form 3126-1 - also known as the "Application And Agreement For Establishment Of A National Defense Cadet Corps Unit (s&i Milpercen)" - is a Military form issued and used by the United States Department of the Army.

The form - often mistakenly referred to as the DD form 3126-1 - was last revised on March 1, 2000. Download an up-to-date fillable PDF version of the DA 3126-1 below or request a copy through the chain of command.


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Application and Agreement for Establishment of a National Defense Cadet Corps Unit.
(1) Commander, United States Army
(2) Commander, US Army Cadet Command (ATCC-HS), Ft Monroe, VA 23651
By direction of the governing officials of
Name of School and/or School System
, an application is hereby submitted for the
establishment of a unit of the National Defense Cadet Corps at this school under the provisions of Section 4651,
Title 10, United States Code.
1. Contingent upon the acceptance of the above application and conditioned
expended articles, and supplies properly expended in operations,
upon the fulfillment of all promises enumerated in paragraph 2 following, the
maintenance, and instruction.
Secretary of the Army agrees as follows:
j. To maintain an enrollment in the institution of not less than 100
a. To establish a unit of the National Defense Cadet Corps (NDCC) at
physically fit students (or 10% of the student population, whichever is less)
the school named above.
who are in a grade above the 8th grade.
b. To provide for use in the NDCC program such available Government
k. To adhere to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex,
property as may be authorized by law and applicable tables of allowances.
color, or national origin with respect to admission or subsequent treatment of
students and instructors.
2. Contingent upon the acceptance of this application by the Secretary of the
Army, and conditioned upon the fulfillment of the promises enumerated in
l. To require instructors to wear Army uniforms to accomplish NDCC
paragraph 1 above, the governing authorities of this school agree as follows:
duties. Any additional duties given to instructors for accomplishment while in
uniform will be appropriate and in no way demean the individual, the
a. To Provide appropriate academic credit applicable toward graduation
uniform, or the U.S. Army.
for a course of instruction as prescribed by the Secretary of the Army, which
required, or
will be
m. To encourage and support the professional development of NDCC
instructors and permit attendance at orientation/refresher training
b. To conduct the following type of NDCC training:
(1) Academic track;
(2) Technical track; and
(3) To establish
the unit as a
single unit, or
a part of a multiple unit system.
n. To assist the Army in ensuring quality instruction by providing
written annual performance appraisals to CG, U.S. Army Cadet Command
c. To make available for use by the NDCC unit necessary and adequate
using appraisal forms provided by the Army.
classrooms, administrative offices, office equipment, instructional supplies,
storage space, drill field, utilities, to pay the cost and maintenance thereof,
o. To conform to the regulations of the Secretary of the Army relating
and other required facilities in a fair and equitable manner in comparison with
to the conduct of the National Defense Cadet Corps program.
other departments of the institution (or other elements of the institution if the
3. It is mutually understood and agreed as follows:
institution does not have departments), and to pay the costs of utilities and
maintenance thereof. To make available in the NDCC office a
telecommunications line suitable for Internet connectivity and data transfer and
a. That this contract shall become effective when the authorities of this
to pay the cost of Installation and maintenance thereof.
school have been notified officially that the Army has approved the
establishment of a National Defense Cadet Corps unit on the date specified.
d. To employ qualified instructors authorized and approved by the Army
b. That the Army shall have the right at any time to withdraw approval
to administer the military courses, at no expense to the Government (a
minimum of one offer and one noncommissioned officer per unit). Contract
and authorization of any personnel employed by the school pursuant to
periods will be negotiated to permit year round management of the program
paragraph 2d above. Such withdrawal of authorization of any personnel
and control of Government property. School authorities agree to pay retired
employed by the school pursuant to paragraph 2d above will require the
Army NDCC instructors in accordance with applicable federal law and
disassociation of the individual from the JROTC program.
regulations. NDCC instructors should be payed in the same manner as
JROTC instructors as depicted in AR 145-2. Ensure that instructors are under
c. That this contract may be terminated in the following manner:
contract and therefore provided liability insurance (and proof thereof) through
(1) At any time, by mutual consent and agreement of both parties.
the school or schools sponsored activities or duties (including extra curricular
activities, i.e., summer camp, adventure training, drill competition,
(2) Upon the giving of one year's notice of such intent to terminate
marksmanship competitions, etc.).
by either party.
e. To request from CG, U.S. Army Cadet Command permission to hire,
by name and position, the individuals to be employed as the Senior Army
(3) If the NDCC unit is placed on probation pursuant to regulations
Instructor and Army Instructor.
prescribed by the Army.
f. To appoint a military property specialist (MPS) who is not on active
(a) Except for enrollment, this contract will terminate at the end
duty with the Army and who will be empowered to requisition, stock, and
of one year from the date the unit was placed on probation, unless the reason
account for Government property issued to the school and otherwise to
for such probationary status has been removed to satisfaction of the Army
transact matters pertaining thereto, for and in behalf of the school. If this duty
prior to such expiration.
is assigned to a retired Army individual who is also employed as an NDCC
instructor, that person will be provided a minimum of one class period daily to
(b) For enrollment, if the NDCC unit is in at least its third year
complete MPS requirements.
of operation and does not satisfy the enrollment requirements in 2j above, the
unit will be immediately placed on probation. If enrollment requirements are
g. To notify the CG, U.S. Army Cadet Command of the name and
not met within 30 days of the beginning of the next school year, the contract
will be terminated at the end of that school year.
position of the individual designated as military property custodian.
h. To conform to the regulations of the Secretary of the Army relating
4. This contract supersedes all existing contracts between the Department of
to issue, care, use, safekeeping, turn-in, and accounting for such Government
the Army and the school pertaining to this matter.
property as may be issued to the school.
i. To comply with provisions of law, and the regulations of the
Secretary of the Army, pertaining to the furnishing of a bond and/or insurance
to cover the value of all Government property issued to the school, except
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