DA PAM 600-3
DA PAM 600-3 outlines officer development and career management programs for each of the Army’s career branches and functional areas. As a Field Artillery Officer, this DA PAM will help you to understand the full spectrum of developmental opportunities as you progress through your career. Pay Special attention to the Chapters 3, 5, and 11.

Chapter 3: Provides the officer with career management understanding. More specifically, understanding of key terms and their definitions that you will encounter as you progress in your career.

Chapter 5: Officer Promotions. Detailed information into the promotions process, key terms and a basic framework that will help you remain competitive.