Adjutant General's Corps Regimental Association

Update, 11 August 2020

1. AC SEMI-CENTRALIZED ENLISTED PROMOTIONS SGT/SSG FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQS), AS OF AUGUST 2020. HRC Enlisted Promotions Branch has provided an updated version of the Active Component Semi-Centralized Enlisted Promotions SGT/SSG Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-852442

2. OLMSTED SCHOLAR PROGRAM. The Human Resources Command is looking for applicants for the Olmsted Scholar Program.  Deadline for applications is 14 August 2020. Basic eligibility criteria is be an Active Component officer serving in one of the following career fields: Infantry, Armor, Field Artillery, Air Defense Artillery, Aviation, Special Forces, Engineer, Signal, Military Intelligence, Strategic Intelligence, Military Police, Electronic Warfare, Information Operations, Space Operations, Chemical or Logistics. Visit the following link for more information. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-852340

3. ARMY RESERVE FLAG SNAPSHOT – JULY 2020. The Army Reserve Flag snapshot for the month of July is attached.  Commands may access their specific flag data in RCMS inside the Rucksack under the Shared Reports option.  https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-852224

4. ARMY RESERVE PAY MESSAGE 20-28, JUL 2020 UNIT PAY REPORTS. The Jul 2020 Unit Commander’s Pay Management Report (UCPMR) and the Jul 2020 Master Military Pay Account (MMPA) 2405 reports are available in RLAS for downloading. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-852256

5. NEW VERSION OF THE EUCFR – ELECTRONIC UNIT COMMANDERS FINANCE REPORT. From US Army Financial Management Command: DFAS will deploy a new version of the eUCFR which provides a number of major improvements to functionality.  The eUCFR platform will change from ADOBE to JAVA SCRIPT.  This change increases processing speed for all users, provides a more user friendly and flexible process for requesting and approving user roles/accesses, as well as delivering several other important improvements.  The current UCFR application will migrate to the new platform on August 14, and will be unavailable after that date. The updated UCFR application will be available the last week in September.  There will be no UCFR at the end of Aug.  Users will receive an email notification from the UCFR application once migration is completed and it is available for use. Help Guides for the basic functionality of the new application will be available. Visit the following link for additional information. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-853664

6. HOLISTIC HEALTH AND FITNESS (H2F) NEWSLETTER, VOL 1 NUM 0 LAUNCH. This is the first in a series of informational newsletters produced by the US Army Center for Initial Military Training (CIMT) regarding H2F and the ACFT. Although these newsletters are directed primarily to Soldiers with the Master Fitness Trainer (MFT) Additional Skill Identifier (ASI) as identified by HRC, ARNG, and USAR, this information may be applicable or of interest to all Soldiers. The purpose of this newsletter is to provide the most current summary of ongoing actions from the Army’s lead for Physical Fitness and   H2F and to provide status updates for current and future initiatives. See the newsletter on the H2F group at the following link. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-853665

7. Recently published Army Directives (AD) and All Army Activity (ALARACT) messages. New ALARACTs and ADs are also posted on APD at the following link.  https://armypubs.army.mil/default.aspx

a. ARMY DIRECTIVE 2020-07, ARMY NATIONAL GUARD MILITARY MORALE, WELFARE, AND RECREATION PROGRAMS AND NONAPPROPRIATED FUND INSTRUMENTALITIES, 3 AUG 20. Effective immediately, Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) programs and nonappropriated fund instrumentalities (NAFIs) established in accordance with AR 215-1 are authorized for the Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States. The Army MWR fund will be designated as successor-in-interest for Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States MWR NAFIs. The U.S. Army Nonappropriated Fund Risk Management Program applies to Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States MWR programs and NAFIs established pursuant to this policy. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-853228

b. ALARACT 068/2020, FY20 ARMY ANTITERRORISM AWARDS PROGRAM (FOUO), DTG: R 071230Z AUG 20. This message provides the Army Antiterrorism Award categories, nomination criteria and procedures for the FY20 Army Antiterrorism Awards Program. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-853229

8. Recently published Military Personnel (MILPER) messages and Military Pay E-Messages.  All MILPER messages are available on the HRC MILPER web page at https://www.hrc.army.mil/Milper. All Military Pay E-Messages are available on milBook at https://www.milsuite.mil/book/community/spaces/milpaye-messages.

a. MILPER MESSAGE 20-251, FISCAL YEAR (FY) 2022 AMEDD ENLISTED COMMISSIONING PROGRAM APPLICATIONS FOR ACTIVE DUTY, RESERVE, AND NATIONAL GUARD, ISSUED: [8/7/2020 1:41:07 PM]. This message solicits applications from qualified Regular Army (RA), Army Reserve (USAR), Army National Guard (ARNG) or Activated Guard Reserve (AGR) enlisted personnel for the FY 2022 AMEDD Enlisted Commissioning Program (AECP) as authorized in AR 351-3. The AECP provides eligible enlisted Army Soldiers the opportunity to complete a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN) and receive a commission in the Regular Army component of the Army Nurse Corps (AN). https://www.hrc.army.mil/Milper/20-251

9. FORSCOM WIAS POSITIONS (UPDATED A/O 8 AUG 20). FORSCOM is recruiting for 1x critical position (Compo 1, 2, and 3; AGR, IMA, IRR, and Active Duty Soldiers authorized to source):  1x 42H O5. GUANTANAMO BAY, CUBA/ DIRECTOR J1/ Minimum Grade:  O5/  Personnel and Administration for Task Force (JTF) Guantanamo.  Interested? Visit FORSCOM webpage for more details and to submit packet to our IA Team and find out more details.  https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-502391

10. ARNG/USAR POSITIONS/JOBS AVAILABLE.  S1NET members have posted the following RC position/job vacancy information.  For a listing of all USAR primary vacancies (updated weekly) visit https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-375787. Units/commands who wish to post vacancies on S1NET may do so by following the instructions posted on the front page of the Job Announcements topic at the following link. Those posts which are in the correct location and which are posted in accordance with the instructions provided will be included in a future S1NET Message Summary.      https://www.milsuite.mil/book/community/spaces/apf/s1net/jobannouncementsmobvacancies

a. ARNG CSM NEEDED FOR WALTER REED / BETHESDA WTB/SRU. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-848776

b. AGR POSITION VACANCY – 920A JFHQ-MD G4 FIFTH REGIMENT ARMORY, BALTIMORE, MD, MDARNG. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-852264

c. FORT STEWART GEORGIA SOLDIER RECOVERY UNIT HAS 3 X SQUAD LEADER POSITIONS NG/USAR VACANCIES (ENL). https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-852331

d. VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT 76TH OPERATIONAL RESPONSE COMMAND DEPUTY G1, LTC/AG, SALT LAKE CITY, UT. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-852390

e. TPU AIDE DE CAMP POSITION (1LT/05A), ARMY RESERVE MEDICAL COMMAND (AR-MEDCOM), PINELLAS PARK, FL. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-852420

f. 2D MEDICAL TRAINING BRIGADE, MRTC HAS MULTIPLE TPU OFFICER/ NCO VACANCIES AVAILABLE INCLUDING ALL AMEDD MEDICAL MOSS /AOCS, SIGNAL, HUMAN RESOURCES, AND LOGISTICS, VARIOUS LOCATIONS. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-852451

g. TPU ANNOUNCEMENTS: BATTALION XO POSITION OPENING MAJ, 1ST OPS BRIGADE MILWAUKEE, WI. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-742152

h. TPU HHC COMMAND POSITION, 97TH TNG BDE, FT. SHERIDAN, IL. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-852693

i. DETACHMENT 10, ARE, CENTCOM, 22 TPU POSITIONS, MULTIPLE O3-O5 AND E5-E7 VACANCIES, TAMPA, FL. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-852991

j. COADOS OPPORTUNITY FOR USAR, ARNG, IMA & IRR SOLDIERS, E-4/E-5, ADOS NCO VACANCY, USAREUR, WIESBADEN, GERMANY. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-852994

k. 14TH QM CO, TPU OFF/ENL POSITIONS , GREENSBURG, PA. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-853112

l. 2-364TH TSBN E6-O4 VACANCIES, JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, WA. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-853299

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Update, 7 August 2020

1. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION CONCERNING FRAGO 9 TO HQDA EXORD 210-20 CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) TRANSITION FRAMEWORK (FOUO), 312253Z JUL 20. From the Army G-1 Personnel Contingency Cell (PCC):  Based on the VCSA’s 0700EST SVTC (6 Aug 20) with ACOM, ASCC and DRU commanders, we wanted to provide the following information that was vetted with G-3/5/7 to synch actions across the field and seek widest dissemination within the HR channels. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-837341

a. Message: Units are to ensure Soldiers, Family Members, DA Civilians, and Contractors who are already in transit for the purpose of PCS from the U.S. (including Hawaii and Alaska) to an international destination, continue movement without cancelling or deferring existing travel plans. ROM and testing standards for personnel who will PCS from the U.S. to international destinations per FRAGO 9 Annex DD Category 1 is effective on 21 August 2020. Individuals commencing movement before 21 August 2020 should still continue to practice safe risk mitigation behaviors, including social distancing, avoidance of gatherings in public spaces, and mask wearing, to ensure travel is conducted in a manner that minimizes the risk of personnel being exposed to or contracting COVID-19.

b. Units are reminded that ALARACT 053/2020 provides commanders with options to manage Soldiers who are suspected to have been exposed to COVID 19.  Commanders may exercise their authority to assign an alternate place of duty for any Soldier on active duty and may authorize relevant work to be performed remotely.  Placing the Soldier in a chargeable leave status is generally inappropriate. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-823870

c. Units should review Attachment 1 to ALARACT 029/2020 for pay and allowance flow charts to assist the commander to determine appropriate use of entitlements for each Soldier.  Additionally, ALARACT 053/2020 provides detailed entitlement information including HDP-ROM, Isolation allowance, TLE/TLA, etc. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-766599

2. AC LTC PROMOTION ORDERS, AUGUST 2020. Additional LTC promotion orders for Aug 20 have been added at the following link. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-844474

3. ARMY RESERVE PAY MESSAGES.

a. ARMY RESERVE PAY MESSAGE 20-26, FISCAL YEAR (FY) 2020 DRILL LIMITS. The purpose of this message is to remind units that with the end of FY 20 fast approaching, Commanders must ensure that Soldiers are not permitted to perform Inactive Duty Training that would cause them to exceed FY limits.  Drill limits for FY 20 are provided at the following ink. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-852022

b. ARMY RESERVE PAY MESSAGE 20-27, PAY AND PROCESSING STATUS INQUIRIES. This message reiterates guidance published in Reserve Pay message 19-13. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-852027

4. BRANCH/COMMAND ITEMS.

a. JAG CORPS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2020 FUNDED LEGAL EDUCATION PROGRAM. Interested in pursuing a law degree and a career as an Army leader and attorney?  The Office of The Judge Advocate General is now accepting applications through 1 NOV 20 from eligible officers and – new this year – enlisted Soldiers for the Army’s Funded Legal Education Program (FLEP).  This is an opportunity for up to 25 officers and noncommissioned officers to remain on active duty status while attending law school beginning fall 2021.  https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-851995

5. Recently published Army Directives (AD) and All Army Activity (ALARACT) messages. New ALARACTs and ADs are also posted on APD at the following link.  https://armypubs.army.mil/default.aspx

a. ALARACT 067/2020, EXTENSION TO IMPLEMENTATION GUIDANCE FOR EXCEPTION TO POLICY TO RETROACTIVELY ENROLL CERTAIN ELIGIBLE SOLDIERS IN THE BLENDED RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND HARDSHIP EXTENSION OF THE ENROLLMENT PERIOD (FOUO), DTG: R 312022Z JUL 20. This message provides additional administrative procedures necessary for certain soldiers to request an exception to policy (ETP) to allow for retroactive enrollment in the BRS for specific reasons outlined in paragraph 1.b., this message. It also provides procedural guidance for automatic and hardship extensions of the enrollment period outlined in paragraph 1.c., this message. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-852060

6. Recently published Military Personnel (MILPER) messages and Military Pay E-Messages.  All MILPER messages are available on the HRC MILPER web page at https://www.hrc.army.mil/Milper. All Military Pay E-Messages are available on milBook at https://www.milsuite.mil/book/community/spaces/milpaye-messages.

a. MILPER MESSAGE 20-250, SELECTIVE RETENTION BONUS (SRB) PROGRAM, ISSUED: [8/6/2020 5:06:01 PM]. This MILPER message announces changes to the Regular Army SRB program, specifically to remove eligibility for a future training bonus in a critical skill. https://www.hrc.army.mil/Milper/20-250

7. ARNG/USAR POSITIONS/JOBS AVAILABLE.  S1NET members have posted the following RC position/job vacancy information.  For a listing of all USAR primary vacancies (updated weekly) visit https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-375787. Units/commands who wish to post vacancies on S1NET may do so by following the instructions posted on the front page of the Job Announcements topic at the following link. Those posts which are in the correct location and which are posted in accordance with the instructions provided will be included in a future S1NET Message Summary.      https://www.milsuite.mil/book/community/spaces/apf/s1net/jobannouncementsmobvacancies

a. USAR INNOVATION COMMAND SUPPORT GROUP TPU VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT (MAJ/01A, LTC/51Z), APG, MD. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-851781

b. 54TH (WMD) CIVIL SUPPORT TEAM, AGR, 1LT(P)-CPT, 01A, OPERATIONS OFFICER, MADISON, WI. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-851728

c. 5TH BRIGADE (HS) BRIGADE S1 OFFICER AND BRIGADE EOA NEEDED, SAN ANTONIO, TX. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-852072

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Update, 6 August 2020

1. WELCOME TO OUR NEW ARMY G-1, LIEUTENANT GENERAL GARY M. BRITO. Please join the S1NET Team in welcoming LTG Gary M. Brito as the new Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. LTG Brito previously served as the Commanding General, United States Army Maneuver Center of Excellence and Fort Benning, Fort Benning, Georgia.  LTG Brito’s photo and bio are available at the following link on S1NET. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-851435

2. NEW/REVISED PUBLICATIONS. The following new/revised ARs, DA Pams, ADPs, ADRPs, ATPs, ATTPs, and FMs have been published on the APD website. If the links provided do not work for you, go to the APD website at the following link and use the search function to look for the new edition. https://armypubs.army.mil/

a. AR 195-2, 07/21/2020, Criminal Investigation Activities. https://armypubs.army.mil/ProductMaps/PubForm/Details.aspx?PUB_ID=1020439

b. AR 600-20, 07/24/2020, Army Command Policy. https://armypubs.army.mil/ProductMaps/PubForm/Details.aspx?PUB_ID=1020451

c. AR 600-85, 07/23/2020, The Army Substance Abuse Program. https://armypubs.army.mil/ProductMaps/PubForm/Details.aspx?PUB_ID=1020441

d. AR 700-15, 07/28/2020, Packaging of Materiel {NAVSUST 4030.28F; AFMAN 24 – 206; MCO 4030.33F; DLAR 4145.7; DCMAR 4145.X}. https://armypubs.army.mil/ProductMaps/PubForm/Details.aspx?PUB_ID=1020503

e. AR 840-10, 07/17/2020, Flags, Guidons, Streamers, Tabards, and Automobile and Aircraft Plates. https://armypubs.army.mil/ProductMaps/PubForm/Details.aspx?PUB_ID=1020435

f. ATP 3-09.60, 07/29/2020, Techniques for Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) and High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) Operations.  https://armypubs.army.mil/ProductMaps/PubForm/Details.aspx?PUB_ID=1020460

g. ATP 7-100.2, 07/24/2020, North Korean Tactics. https://armypubs.army.mil/ProductMaps/PubForm/Details.aspx?PUB_ID=1020425

h. DA PAM 525-27, 07/17/2020, Army Emergency Management Program. https://armypubs.army.mil/ProductMaps/PubForm/Details.aspx?PUB_ID=1020436

i. DA PAM 600-85, 07/29/2020, Federal Drug-Free Workplace Procedural Guidance. https://armypubs.army.mil/ProductMaps/PubForm/Details.aspx?PUB_ID=1020505

3. IPPS-A ITEMS.

a. IPPS-A WEBINAR SERIES: MTOE CHANGE PREP (PART 3) – 06 AUG 2020. Attached are the webinar CONOP and read-ahead slides for the IPPS-A webinar on MTOE Change Prep (Part 3). Please note that this week’s webinar will begin at 1530ET instead of the typical 1430ET. During the final segment of this 3 part series, we will further discuss methods to resolve errors, create assignments, and use the new ACT Dashboard. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-845558

b. FORSCOM IMPLEMENTATION REQUIREMENTS ISO IPPS-A, INC II RELEASE 3. IPPS-A Release 3 (R3) expands the modernization effort to the active and U.S. Army Reserve and builds upon Release 2. This document directs all FORSCOM organizations/commands to support change management, deployment, testing, training, and all requirements associated with the preparations for the implementation of IPPS-A. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-851413

4. BRANCH/COMMAND ITEMS.

a. 63D READINESS DIVISION VIRTUAL PRE-RETIREMENT TRAINING FOR FY20. The 63d Readiness Division Retirement Services Team will be conducting virtual Pre-Retirement Training for the Great States of Oklahoma, California and Texas in Aug and Sep 2020.  To register, download the necessary program, and create an account, please visit the following link. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-804925

5. FY20 LTG ELLIS D. PARKER AWARD. The United States Army Aviation Center of Excellence (USAACE) is soliciting nominations for the FY20 LTG Ellis D. Parker Award. The Parker Award, a Department of the Army level award, recognizes excellence at the battalion level, the primary war fighting Army Aviation force. The award is open to Active, Reserve, and National Guard Aviation units. The deadline for submission this year is 2 November 2020 for all nominations. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-851494

6. Recently published Army Directives (AD) and All Army Activity (ALARACT) messages. None. New ALARACTs and ADs are also posted on APD at the following link.  https://armypubs.army.mil/default.aspx

7. Recently published Military Personnel (MILPER) messages and Military Pay E-Messages.  All MILPER messages are available on the HRC MILPER web page at https://www.hrc.army.mil/Milper. All Military Pay E-Messages are available on milBook at https://www.milsuite.mil/book/community/spaces/milpaye-messages.

a. MILITARY PAY E-MESSAGE 20-040, DJMS-RC September 2020 Production Schedule. The purpose of this message is to inform all of the DJMS Reserve  Component Update Schedule for the process month of September 2020. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-850074

b. MILITARY PAY E-MESSAGE 20-039, DJMS-AC September 2020 Production Schedule. The purpose of this message is to inform all of the DJMS Active Component  Update Schedule for the processing month of September 2020. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-850068

8. S1NET MEMBER/UNIT CONTRIBUTIONS. The following unit/individually developed products or information have been contributed to S1NET for the use and benefit of all members/units.  These products have not been reviewed nor sanctioned by TRADOC or the AG School, and may be specific to the unit/component/location.

a. BRIGADE LEGAL SOP. “This is not a true SOP. It is more of a guide devised to be used in conjunction with local regulations, supplements, polices, and the 2019 JAGC Commander’s Legal Guide.” Contributed by Stacie Thornhill. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-851375

9. ARNG/USAR POSITIONS/JOBS AVAILABLE.  S1NET members have posted the following RC position/job vacancy information.  For a listing of all USAR primary vacancies (updated weekly) visit https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-375787. Units/commands who wish to post vacancies on S1NET may do so by following the instructions posted on the front page of the Job Announcements topic at the following link. Those posts which are in the correct location and which are posted in accordance with the instructions provided will be included in a future S1NET Message Summary.      https://www.milsuite.mil/book/community/spaces/apf/s1net/jobannouncementsmobvacancies

a. 311TH SIGNAL COMMAND SUPPORT UNIT, HHC TPU O3/25A COMPANY COMMANDER, TUSTIN, CA. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/message/883993

b. 91ST ETOE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT (WO AND NCO POSITIONS), FT EUSTIS, VA. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-849626

c. 21ST TSC SHARP OFFICE (MULTIPLE SFC AND ABOVE VACANCIES) COADOS-AC POSITIONS, GERMANY. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-849782

d. OFFICER AND ENLISTED POSITIONS FOR TPU (MI, PA, CM) AND ADOS MI (35 SERIES), 470TH MI BDE, SAN ANTONIO, TX. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-850742

e. HHD, 327TH QM BN, TPU, MULTIPLE VACANCIES, WILLIAMSPORT, PA. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-850785

f. HQ 8TH MEDICAL BRIGADE, TPU, LTC/70K & SFC/68J, S-4 VACANCIES, STATEN ISLAND, NY. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-851297

g. ADOS TOUR – 35D (O3 OR O4) INTELLIGENCE PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS MANAGER IN SUPPORT OF THE USSOUTHCOM J2 / SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH METROPOLITAN AREA. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-851459

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