Adjutant General's Corps Regimental Association

Adjutant General’s Corps Regimental Association (AGCRA) 5K/111 Miles Challenge

Join us on this Virtual Race Series! To register, simply visit www.RunFierce.com to register for the 5K, 111 Miles or the EPIC Bundle (5K & 111 Miles).

Pre-Order: 15 July 2020

Race Begins: 3 August 2020

The Integrated Personnel and Pay System – Army (IPPS-A) is a revolutionary Army Human Resources (HR) system that enables Army HR professionals’ with the ability to maintain accurate accountability of Army personnel (Active, National Guard and Reserve), provides HR personnel and leaders with comprehensive tools for talent management and allows for an audit capability for pay and benefits. The slogan for IPPS-A is “One Soldier, One Record, One Army” thus the genesis of the 1.1.1 miles.  IPPS-A delivers and integrates personnel and pay across all components and utilizes current technologies to deliver service and support to the Army’s most valuable resource: the Soldier and their family!

Although there is no locked timeline to finish, the event coordinator is challenging all participants to complete the 111 Mile VR within 90 days from our “go live” date (03 August 2020).  This is easy, so let’s accept the challenge and do it!  1st, 2nd and 3rd place for both male/female categories that register for the 111 Mile Challenge will receive an exclusive AGCRA placement certificate. See the race rules here.

You can run, walk or use a combination of approved exercises to complete the AGCRA 5K/111 Mile Challenge anytime and anywhere! It’s Your Race at Your Pace! It’s not about how fast you finish, unless you are competing to get an AGCRA Placement Certificate.  It’s about finishing based on your ability! Participants in the AGCRA virtual race earn an incredible one of a kind medal/race Bib for themselves while positively impacting the AGCRA community through the Scholarship program!

 

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The Next Deputy Commander, United States Army Physical Disability Agency

Col. Jeffrey McCartney, United States Army, graduated from the United States Army War College at Carlisle, Pennsylvania with a master’s degree in Strategic Studies on June 5, 2020.

Commencement guest speaker was Gen. Paul M. Nakasone, Commander of U.S. Cyber Command and Director of National Security Agency. A 2007 grad of the Army War College, Nakasone spoke about strategic leadership challenges in an era of evolving threats.

A native or former resident of Uniontown, Pennsylvania, Col. McCartney graduated from California University of Pennsylvania in 1996. His next assignment is as the Deputy Commander with the United States Army Physical Disability Agency, Joint Base Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

The U.S. Army War College’s 10-month curriculum educates and develops senior military officers from the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard, as well as senior foreign military officers and civilian officials from a variety of federal agencies, to serve in strategic level command and staff positions worldwide.

While at the Army War College, he completed a research project on Recruiting the Recruiter: Selecting the Right Talent Makes a Difference. Col. Jeffrey McCartney, United States Army, graduated from the United States Army War College at Carlisle, Pennsylvania with a master’s degree in Strategic Studies on June 5, 2020.

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10th Annual AGCRA Scholarship Program

Our submission deadline for the 2020 AGCRA Scholarship Program has been extended to the end of June.  Our goal remains to select and announce the eight new 2020 scholarship winners in the July timeframe and get their scholarship funds to the respective colleges shortly thereafter.

Scholarship application packets must be submitted/ postmarked no later than 1 June 2020.  Applicants should visit our AGCRA Scholarship website at https://scholarships.agcra.com.  All required documents may be submitted securely online by .pdf file to be reviewed and voted on by the National Executive Council.

Applicants/sponsors can email me at troy82abn@gmail.com with questions. Further details for AGCRA Scholarship Program applications are on the attached MOI and is also published to all members via S1Net, our AGCRA website, and the AGCRA Facebook Page.  We are counting on your Chapter Teams to get the word out, so all of our members have the opportunity to take advantage of these scholarships for the upcoming college school year.

Again, thanks for all your great work and support!

Defend and Serve!

Vr,
Troy Worch
AGCRA NEC Scholarship Coordinator

Scholarship MOI signed Dec 2019

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