Adjutant General's Corps Regimental Association

Update, 6 February 2021

1. MILPER MESSAGE 21-044, SUPPLEMENT TO FISCAL YEAR 21 (FY21) NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICER (NCO) EVALUATION BOARDS (MONTHLY PROMOTION SELECTION POLICY), ISSUED: [2/4/2021 1:15:24 PM]. This MILPER message applies to enlisted semi-centralized and centralized promotions for all Regular Army and U.S. Army Reserve (Active Guard Reserve) Soldiers. The Army G-1 announced (in ref B to this message) that the Army will transition to a new monthly promotion selection process for all NCO promotions, Sergeant (SGT) through Sergeant Major (SGM), to publish by-name promotion selects earlier and increase the number of days needed for the preparation and coordination of promotion ceremonies. Some key points to this message follow. See the message for more information. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-931062

a. Starting with the March 2021 board month and effective with the May 2021 promotion month, eligibility for all NCO promotion pin-on selections will be as of the last day of the 2nd month prior to selection.

b. Army-level promotion decisions (cutoff scores and by-name selections) will be made using systems data as of 0200 hours Eastern Standard Time on the 1st calendar day of the month.

c. Semi-Centralized Enlisted Promotions (Promotions to SGT/SSG). HRC will publish all monthly cutoff score memorandums (Regular Cutoff Scores and Temporary promotion cutoff scores) and a by-name list to be used for promotable Soldiers in the ranks of SPC/CPL and SGT in accordance with (IAW) reference B, on/around the 15th calendar day of each month.

d. Centralized Enlisted Promotions (Promotions to SFC-SGM). HRC will publish all monthly sequence numbers and post it to the HRC website for all MOS/grade combinations on/around the15th calendar day of each month. Once the Army transitions to promotions from an Order of Merit List (OML), HRC will post that instead of sequence numbers.

e. For semi-centralized promotions, on the 3rd calendar day of each month, unit S1s will generate semi-centralized enlisted promotion reports for the commander’s action.

f. For semi-centralized promotions, upon receipt of the unit commander’s identification of Soldiers for board appearance, the promotion authority will conduct unit-level promotion boards between the 10th and the 26th calendar day of each month. Soldiers recommended for promotion must be integrated onto the promotion standing list no later than the 26th calendar day of the month for promotion consideration on the first day of the second month, following the unit-level promotion board.

2. FY21 CMF42 SERGEANT FIRST CLASS EVALUATION BOARD ANALYSIS AND AAR. From the AG Proponent: To provide an analysis of the FY21 SFC Evaluation Board. The analysis IAW with Army doctrine and proponent guidance based on talent (skills, knowledge, and behaviors), considered SFCs that were identified as Most Qualified. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-931033

3. ARMY NON-DEPLOYABLE (ND) REPORT AS OF EOM DEC 20. From the Army G-1 Readiness: As of EoM Dec 20, ~54.8K or ~5.45% of the Total Army was considered Non-Deployable; Army Non-Deployable rate increased by ~.02% from Nov 2020. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-930231

4. ACTIVE COMPONENT (AC) AOC/MOS SHORTAGES REPORT AS OF 25 JAN 21. From Army G-1 Readiness: Attached at the following link is the AC AOC/MOS Shortages Report as of 25 Jan 21 for 1st quarter, FY 21 provided by HRC. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-930319

5. ARMY TALENT MANAGEMENT TASK FORCE (ATMTF) WEEKLY SITREP 25-31 JAN 21. This SITREP contains updates/info on BCAP 22 Results Article, Podcast From The Green Notebook, 25ID Brevet Promotion Article, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, Alternate Promotion Authority, Knowledge, Skills, & Behaviors (KSB) Development and Refinement, Brevet Promotions, and Appointment Permeability Automation. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-930478

6. BRANCH/COMMAND ITEMS.

a. AGCRA GOLD VAULT CHAPTER (FT. KNOX) UPCOMING ACTIVITIES. Visit the following link for information on the AGCRA Gold Vault (Ft. Knox) 10 February 2021 Luncheon, AGCRA Gold Vault Chapter Coffee Social 19 Feb 21, the 2021 AGCRA Gold Vault Chapter Scholarship Program, and the AGCRA Gold Vault Chapter Annual Golf Scramble Fundraiser on 6 MAY 2021. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-927449

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. ALARACT 009/2021 – IMPLEMENTATION GUIDANCE FOR THE BASIC ALLOWANCE FOR HOUSING (BAH), OVERSEAS HOUSING ALLOWANCE OHA), AND COST OF LIVING (COLA) SECRETARIAL WAIVER PROGRAM (FOUO), DTG: 051421Z FEB 21. This ALARACT implements the Army’s BAH, OHA, and COLA Secretarial Waiver Program to approve housing allowance and cost of living allowance waivers under certain circumstances for Soldiers to receive a BAH, OHA, or COLA rate for an area other than the geographic location where they are permanently assigned. This implementation guidance applies to active duty Soldiers (Title 10 and Title 32, United States Code) authorized BAH, OHA, and/or COLA at the with-dependent rate. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-930942

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 21-043, 3RD QUARTER FY 21 UNITED STATES ARMY RESERVE (USAR) ACQUISITION WORKFORCE (FA51) ACCESSION BOARD RELEASE, ISSUED: [2/4/2021 1:12:14 PM]. This message provides procedural guidance for United States Army Reserve (USAR) Officers Troop Program Unit/Individual Mobilization Augmentee/Individual Ready Reserve (TPU/IMA/IRR) to apply for accession into the Army Acquisition (FA51) workforce. This does not apply to AGR officers. https://www.hrc.army.mil/Milper/21-043

b. MILPER MESSAGE 21-045, WEAPONS CARD AND POINTS UPDATE RELATED TO SEMI-CENTRALIZED PROMOTIONS DA FORM 7814 PISTOL SCORECARD, ISSUED: [2/4/2021 1:18:12 PM]. During a routine promotion point audit of the Promotion Point Worksheet (PPW), it was discovered the DA Form 7814, Pistol Weapon Scorecard, dated OCT 2020, was not properly awarding promotion points. Tables used by the PPW have been updated for computing promotion points for the DA Form 7814, Pistol Weapon Scorecard; simultaneously the tables with the Electronic Military Personnel Office (eMILPO) have been updated to accept updates made within the Digital Training Management System (DTMS). This update will be effective 5 February and will affect the 1 March 2021 promotion selections. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-931068

c. MILPER MESSAGE 21-046, UNITED STATES ARMY WARRANT OFFICER SELECTION BOARD RESULTS, ISSUED: [2/5/2021 1:52:04 PM]. https://www.hrc.army.mil/Milper/21-046

d. MILPER Message 21-047, United States Army Reserve (USAR) Warrant Officer Selection Board Results January 2021, Issued: [2/5/2021 1:55:49 PM]. https://www.hrc.army.mil/Milper/21-047

9. FORSCOM WIAS POSITIONS (UPDATED A/O 29 JAN 21). Hot openings listed below. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/community/spaces/apf/s1net/forscom-wias

a. JOPES Analyst in support Operation Inherent Resolve & Inherent Resolve. Interested Service Members must be 882A / W2-W4 and will be responsible planning, coordinating, and executing lines of effort for the CENTCOM Deployment & Distribution Operations Center (CDDOC). Location: Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-871989

b. Food Service Supervisor in support Operation Inherent Resolve. Interested Service Members must be 922A / W3-W5 and will be responsible for supervising all Class I distribution throughout ARCENT’s AOR. Location: Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-871989

c. Director of Communications in support of Office of the Defense Representative-Pakistan (ODR-P). Interested Service Members must be a 25A / LTC and will be responsible for leading the Joint Network Operations Control Center, and Theater Engineering and Plans Branch, & Theater Information Assurance Branch. Location: Islamabad, Pakistan. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-871989

d. Deputy J3 in support of various operations in the CENTCOM AOR. Interested Service Members must be a 02A / LTC and will assist the TF J3 in leading the planning, coordination and execution of joint special operation within the CENTCOM AOR, while working interagency partners. Location: Ft. Bragg, NC. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-871989

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. VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT-EXECUTIVE OFFICER TO THE CHIEF OF STAFF, UNITED STATES ARMY RESERVE COMMAND (MAJ/LTC/01A), FORT BRAGG, NC. THIS IS A ONE-YEAR, TENURED POSITION WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF EXTENSION. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-925309

b. STB 377TH TSC TPU/90A CPT AND MAJ VACANCY IN NEW ORLEANS, LA. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-930442

c. AG OFFICER (42B) MAJ – COL CAREER OPPORTUNITIES: G1 MEDICAL READINESS AND TRAINING COMMAND (MRTC), FORT SAM HOUSTON, TX. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-930563

d. HHC, 211TH REGIONAL SUPPORT GROUP, MULTIPLE VACANCIES, ENL/OW/OFF AT CORPUS CHRISTI, TX. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-930633

e. HQDA, G-3/5/7, DAMO-ODM, CO-ADOS POSITION, LTC/01A, STAFF OFFICER, PENTAGON, WASHINGTON, D.C. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-930762

f. ADOS W/ AFRICOM IN STUTTGART GERMANY, MULTIPLE ENLISTED AND OFFICER POSITIONS. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-930839

g. TPU MULTIPLE POSITION VACANCIES UNDER THE 462D TRANSPORTATION BATTALION (MVMT CTRL), TRENTON, NJ. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-930881

h. NGB OFFICE OF COMPLEX INVESTIGATIONS, TITLE 10 ADOS-RC POSITION, CW3/011A, SENIOR OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR, JOINT BASE ANDREWS, MD. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-930998

Update, 4 February 2021

1. IPPS-A DATA CORRECTNESS CAMPAIGN. IPPS-A Data Correctness Campaign starts with you, the Soldier! Please review your own records for correctness and seek assistance with your local HR Professionals if your information is incorrect or missing items: https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-929554

• Review personnel records for correctness on DMDC milConnect: (https://milconnect.dmdc.osd.mil/milconnect/)

• Check SRB/ORB for correctness: (https://www.hrc.army.mil/ and scroll down to “Self Service”).

• Review ATRRS Training Transcript for correctness and resolve any missing training records: (https://www.atrrs.army.mil/selfdevctr/login/loginSDC.aspx?ntul=ST, must be accessed from a .mil domain server)

2. ASSIGNMENT INTERACTIVE MODULE 2 (AIM2) ATAP 22-01 MISSION ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS (MER) TRAINING. HRC OPMD will conduct training for Active Component (AC) Unit Strength Managers on the AIM2 Mission Essential Requirements (MER) list on 9 – 11 February 2021 using Microsoft Teams. The purpose is to provide training on AIM2 for the upcoming ATAP 22-01 Cycle and highlight recent changes to the system. Visit the following link for more information. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-584295

3. HRC OPMD ARMY TALENT ALIGNMENT PROCESS (ATAP) 22-01 PRE-MER MESSAGE. Account Managers will send the ATAP 22-01 Mission Essential Requirements (MER) letters and Assignment Interactive Module 2.0 (AIM2) information on 3 FEB 2021. The MER will open in AIM2 on 4 0900 EST FEB 2021 to establish unit requirements for Officer assignments from 01 October 2021 to 31 March 2022. The MER is the unit’s tool to systematically convey priorities to Officer Personnel Management Directorate (OPMD) for the cycle. MER submission deadline to Account Managers is NLT 28 2359 EST February 2021 through AIM2. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-715133

4. ENLISTED MANNING CYCLE 22-01 MARKET. From HRC EPMD: The ASKEM market opens at 0700 EST on Wednesday, 3 February 2021 and closes at midnight on 16 March 2021 for NCOs with YMAVs (Year/Month Available to Move) between 2110 and 2202 and assignment report dates between October 2021 – February 2022. NCOs identified to move will receive an automated email at 0700 on 03 February granting them access to the ASK-EM web-based market. NCOs who are NOT identified to move in 22-01 will NOT have access to the ASK-EM tab within ASK. Visit the following link for more information. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/thread/248136

5. MILITARY PAY (MILPAY) TRANSITION COURSE – DISTRIBUTED LEARNING (dL). From the AG School: The updated Military Pay (MilPay) Transition Course – Distributed Learning (dL) is available for self-enrollment on the Soldier Support Institute (SSI) Blackboard. This course intends to provide HR professionals in BN/BDE S-1 and Military Personnel Divisions (MPD) with access to a quality training product that will improve their preparedness to assume MilPay responsibilities in 2025. Visit the following link for enrollment information. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-929899

6. IPPS-A ITEMS.

a. IPPS-A DATA CORRECTNESS CAMPAIGN. Attached is the CONOP for upcoming IPPS-A Data Correctness Campaign training with an emphasis on DQAR Analysis. All HR professionals, with a special focus on BDE/BN S1 personnel, should attend this session. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-929110

b. MY CASES TILE – VIEW CASES ASSIGNED TO OTHER MEMBERS – JOB-AID. Initial Problem: In CRM, Case Agents did not have an option to View Cases that are assigned to other members within the Provider Group from the My Cases tile. The new added feature provides (3) additional View options added to the drop down menu. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-929200

c. ADD RANK TO EMAIL TEMPLATES AND CHANGE MEMBER NAMES TO MIXED CASES – JOB-AID. Initial Problem: When the Case Managers uses an Email Template to contact the member from a CRM Case, the template does not include Member’s Rank and the Member’s name is displayed in all Upper case format. Update: With the improved capability in correspondence management process, the Case Managers are now able to send emails using Email template which populates the Member’s Rank and the name will display in Mixed case format. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-929405

7. ARMY RESERVE PAY MESSAGE 21-03, JAN 2021 UNIT PAY REPORTS. The Jan 2021 Unit Commander’s Pay Management Report (UCPMR) and the Jan 2021 Master Military Pay Account (MMPA) 2405 reports are available in RLAS for downloading. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-928937

8. 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 005/2021, UPDATED GUIDANCE FOR THE MANDATORY MONTHLY CERTIFICATION OF THE UNIT COMMANDER’S FINANCE REPORT AND THE UNIT COMMANDER’S PAY MANAGEMENT REPORT (FOUO), DTG: R 021245Z FEB 21. The purpose of this message is to provide updated instructions for the monthly certification of the Unit Commander’s Finance Report (UCFR) and Unit Commander’s Pay Management Report (UCPMR) by all unit commanders as required in accordance with references a, c, and f, this message. This message also updates instructions to support the web-based automated UCFR system. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-929342

b. ALARACT 006/2021, ARMY FILING INSTRUCTIONS FOR SPOUSE STATE RELICENSURE AND RECERTIFICATION COSTS REIMBURSEMENT (FOUO), DTG: R 021300Z FEB 21. This message replaces ALARACT 010/2020, which is now inactive. No new changes were incorporated. S-1/G-1, please review and comply with filing and processing guidance as established in the ALARACT. Incomplete packets submitted to your local Servicing Finance Office will delay processing and reimbursement. The policy found in Army Directive 2020-01 remains in effect retroactive to the date of the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2018 (12 December 2017). See the message for details. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-929680

c. ALARACT 007/2021, SGM LARRY L. STRICKLAND EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP AWARD FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2021 (CY21) (FOUO), DTG: R 031755Z FEB 21. The Larry L. Strickland Educational Leadership Award (SELA) is a nonfederal award of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA). This award honors the memory of Sergeant Major (SGM) Larry L. Strickland (Deputy Chief of Staff for Army Personnel Sergeants Major). A victim of the September 11th terrorist attack on the Pentagon, he represents all Soldiers and civilians lost in the Global War on Terrorism. Nomination packets are due no later than 16 April 2021. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-929994

d. ALARACT 008/2021, HARDSHIP DUTY PAY – TEMPO (FOUO), DTG: R 031800Z FEB 21. HDP – T is used to compensate Soldiers, both active component and reserve component, for extended operational deployments. Soldiers who are deployed beyond 270 consecutive days on an operational deployment listed in the Global Force Management Allocation Plan are eligible for HDP – T on the 271st day of consecutive deployment, provided the Soldiers are deployed at least 300 consecutive days. See the message for more information. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-929995

9. 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 21-040, AMENDMENT 2 TO MILPER MESSAGE NUMBER 20-403, ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR OFFICERS REQUESTING CONSIDERATION TO OPT IN TO THE FISCAL YEAR 2021 (FY21) LIEUTENANT COLONEL (LTC) ARMY MEDICAL DEPARTMENT (AMEDD) PROMOTION SELECTION BOARD (PSB), ISSUED: [2/2/2021 12:38:22 PM]. Paragraph 8e is amended to read: The suspense for submitting a request to opt-in for Early Consideration is 1700 EST, 09 February 2021. Applications received after this suspense will be returned without action. The remainder of administrative procedures addressed in MILPER Message Number 20-403, dated 4 December 2020 and MILPER Message Amendment 20-418 dated 10 December 2020, remain unchanged. https://www.hrc.army.mil/Milper/21-040

b. MILPER MESSAGE 21-041, FY21 ACTIVE DUTY (AD) AVIATION BRIGADE COMMAND CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER (CCWO) SELECTION PANEL, ISSUED: [2/3/2021 9:40:14 AM]. This announcement contains instructions regarding the AD Aviation Brigade Command Chief Warrant Officer (CCWO) consideration and selection process. The Aviation Brigade CCWO program is a selection panel process that will be conducted with the HRC DA Secretariat or virtually through a secure server O/A 1 Apr 21. https://www.hrc.army.mil/Milper/21-041

c. MILPER MESSAGE 21-042, FISCAL YEAR (FY) 2022 AVIATION BRANCH TRANSFER PANEL, ISSUED: [2/3/2021 11:58:22 AM]. This message announces the procedures for officers to request transfer-in to Aviation Branch. Aviation Branch, Officer Personnel Management Directorate (OPMD), Human Resources Command (HRC) will conduct a branch transfer panel between 11-29 Oct 21 to select officers for transfer-in to Aviation Branch in accordance with (IAW) AR 611-110. https://www.hrc.army.mil/Milper/21-042

10. S1NET MEMBER REQUESTS. The following requests for assistance have been made by S1NET members. If you can help those requesting assistance, please do so.

a. HAS ANYONE HAD ISSUES GETTING ARMED FORCES CIVILIAN SERVICE MEDALS APPROVED? “I know there was guidance given by the Under Secretary Of Defense of 14 Sep 2020 on it, but nothing else formally capturing it for the Army and the DA civilians? Has there been anything put out by the Army?” https://www.milsuite.mil/book/message/922594

b. DOES ANYONE HAVE AN SOP FOR REASSIGNMENTS (MPD LEVEL) OR TELL ME WHERE I CAN FIND ONE? https://www.milsuite.mil/book/message/922736

11. FORSCOM WIAS POSITIONS (UPDATED A/O 29 JAN 21). Hot openings listed below. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/community/spaces/apf/s1net/forscom-wias

a. JOPES Analyst in support Operation Inherent Resolve & Inherent Resolve. Interested Service Members must be 882A / W2-W4 and will be responsible planning, coordinating, and executing lines of effort for the CENTCOM Deployment & Distribution Operations Center (CDDOC). Location: Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-871989

b. Food Service Supervisor in support Operation Inherent Resolve. Interested Service Members must be 922A / W3-W5 and will be responsible for supervising all Class I distribution throughout ARCENT’s AOR. Location: Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-871989

c. Director of Communications in support of Office of the Defense Representative-Pakistan (ODR-P). Interested Service Members must be a 25A / LTC and will be responsible for leading the Joint Network Operations Control Center, and Theater Engineering and Plans Branch, & Theater Information Assurance Branch. Location: Islamabad, Pakistan. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-871989

d. Deputy J3 in support of various operations in the CENTCOM AOR. Interested Service Members must be a 02A / LTC and will assist the TF J3 in leading the planning, coordination and execution of joint special operation within the CENTCOM AOR, while working interagency partners. Location: Ft. Bragg, NC. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-871989

12. 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. 463RD ENGINEER BATTALION – O1-O3 OFFICER VACANCIES, WHEELING, WV (PITTSBURGH AREA). https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-928877

b. IPPS-A/ 5 ADOS TRAIN THE TRAINER (T3) POSITIONS, 63RD, SSG-MSG, CW2-CW3, LT-CPT/MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-929537

c. 513TH MILITARY INTELLIGENCE BRIGADE (T) CO-ADOS OPPORTUNITIES, FORT GORDON, GA. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-929980

d. USAR TPU VACANCY – 413TH CSSB HHC CDR – O3 90A/88A/91A/92A – SCHENECTADY, NY. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-929604

Update, 2 February 2021

1. ERROR ON ACTIVE COMPONENT JANUARY LES (NO PAY IMPACT). The DFAS Director notified the Army G-1 on 28 Jan 21 that Active Component January 2021 LES’ contain an error with overstated use or lose leave balances. There is no pay impact, and DFAS will correct the error NLT publication date for Feb LES’. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/community/spaces/apf/s1net

2. AGR (USAR) DISTRIBUTION CYCLE 22-01 PRE-MER MESSAGE. The attached (at following link) Pre-Mission Essential Requirements (MER) Message serves as the Reserve Personnel Management Directorate (RPMD) Warning Order to Commands in preparation for the Distribution Cycle (DC) 22-01 MER window from 01-31 March 2021. The MER is the Command’s opportunity to convey position priorities to RPMD in preparation for the Distribution Conference. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/message/921370

3. IPSS-A CRM – SUGGEST A PROVIDER GROUP JOB-AID. Currently in CRM, the assigning and escalating case process is challenging due to the large amount of Provider Groups available in the IPPS-A system. Finding the right Provider Group to escalate cases to is time consuming and unclear. Update: The January release provides a CRM capability improvement that allows Provider Groups to set their favorites groups to reassign to. The enhancement allows the flexibility to create shortcuts to their most used Provider Groups which will save time when working cases and decrease frustration for HR Professionals.

4. ARMY RESERVE PAY MESSAGES.

a. ARMY RESERVE PAY MESSAGE 21-01, UPDATED GUIDANCE ON CHANGE TO BAH AND OHA POLICY FOR AMENDED OR CONSECUTIVE ORDERS. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-927490

b. ARMY RESERVE PAY MESSAGE 21-02, FY21 IPPS-A MILITARY PAY FUNDAMENTALS TRAINING DATES. The fielding of IPPS-A Release 3, scheduled for 21 Dec, will begin the transition of MilPay responsibilities from the Resource Management (RM) to the Human Resources (HR) communities across the Army. The MilPay mission will transfer in full to the HR community at IPPS-A Release 4. All HR professionals (AGR, TPU, and civilians) must complete Military Pay (MilPay) Fundamentals Training (MFT) NLT 30 Sep 21. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Public Health Crisis, all instructor-led FY 21 MFT is conducted online via Microsoft Teams. Upcoming 2nd and 3rd quarter FY21 training dates are provided at the following link. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-928472

5. GOARMYED TRANSITION TO ARMYIGNITED. The new ArmyIgnitED system will replace the GoArmyEd system for the process of requesting Tuition Assistance (TA). The transition will occur between 12 Feb and 8 Mar 21. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/message/921444

6. BRANCH/COMMAND ITEMS.

a. AGCRA GOLD VAULT (FT. KNOX) | 10 FEBRUARY 2021 LUNCHEON. The AGCRA Gold Vault Chapter is hosting a Valentine’s Day themed luncheon on 10 February 2021 from 1130-1230 at Saber & Quill (1118 E. Chaffee Ave, Fort Knox, Kentucky 40121). The guest speaker for this event is BG Hope Rampy, The Adjutant General of the U.S. Army. Visit the following link for ticket information. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-927449

b. CHEMICAL CORPS – SIBERT AWARD COMPETITION 2021. The Chemical Corps’ Sibert Award Program recognizes outstanding performance by Chemical Companies from each Compo annually. Beginning in 2021, the Sibert Award eligibility will be expanded to include recognition for outstanding performance by a Chemical Team or detachment not assigned to, or aligned under a Chemical Company or Battalion. The deadline for submissions is 29 April 2021. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-925957

c. 99TH RD FAMILY PROGRAMS: SOLDIER AND FAMILY READINESS GROUP (SFRG) CAMPAIGN. Family Programs has created a step by step guide and took kit on how to set up an SFRG, which will provide all CFRR with the required forms needed to set-up a Soldier and Family Readiness Group. If you would like some assistance setting up and maintaining a successful SFRG, Family Programs is here to help regardless of your experience level with SFRGs. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-928507

7. NEW/REVISED PUBLICATIONS. The following new/revised ARs, DA Pams, ADPs, ADRPs, ATPs, ATTPs, and FMs have been published on the APD website during the past month. 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 135-381, 01/3/2021, Incapacitation of Reserve Component Soldiers. https://armypubs.army.mil/ProductMaps/PubForm/Details.aspx?PUB_ID=1020634

b. AR 150-1, 01/12/2021, Organization, Administration, and Operation. https://armypubs.army.mil/ProductMaps/PubForm/Details.aspx?PUB_ID=1021228

c. AR 670-1, 01/26/2021, Wear and Appearance of Army Uniforms and Insignia. https://armypubs.army.mil/ProductMaps/PubForm/Details.aspx?PUB_ID=1020639

d. DA PAM 135-381, 01/3/2021, Incapacitation of Reserve Component Soldiers Processing Procedures. https://armypubs.army.mil/ProductMaps/PubForm/Details.aspx?PUB_ID=1020635

e. DA PAM 670-1, 01/26/2021, Guide to the Wear and Appearance of Army Uniforms and Insignia. https://armypubs.army.mil/ProductMaps/PubForm/Details.aspx?PUB_ID=1021155

f. FM 3-96, 01/19/2021, Brigade Combat Team. https://armypubs.army.mil/ProductMaps/PubForm/Details.aspx?PUB_ID=1021533

8. 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 2021-03, ARMY CIVILIAN FITNESS AND HEALTH PROMOTION PROGRAM, 18 JAN 21. This directive revises policy for the Department of the Army Civilian Fitness and Health Promotion Program. The goal of the program is to enhance the health, fitness, and quality of life of Department of the Army Civilians while increasing organizational wellness and mission productivity. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-928716

b. ALARACT 004/2021, CALENDAR YEAR 20-21 CHIEF OF STAFF, ARMY, LOGISTICS EXCELLENCE AWARDS PROGRAM REMOTE EVALUATIONS (FOUO), DTG: R 292300Z JAN 21. The objective of this message is to provide oversight and guidance in order to set the conditions for a transition from on-site evaluations and inspections to virtual evaluations utilizing information technolgy (IT) platforms and data procurement processes when on-site evaluations cannot be conducted due to pandemic travel restrictions. The transition from on-site to virtual evaluations will give all units the opportunity to participate in Chief of Staff of the Army (CSA) Logistics Excellence Award Programs. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-928715

9. 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 21-036, AMENDMENT TO MILPER MESSAGE 20-374, ADVANCED STRATEGIC PLANNING AND POLICY PROGRAM (ASP3) – THE GOODPASTER SCHOLARS 2022 COHORT SELECTION, ISSUED: [1/29/2021 7:33:40 AM]. The purpose of this message is to correct the SAMS ASP3 website. See the message for specific changes. https://www.hrc.army.mil/Milper/21-036

b. MILPER MESSAGE 21-037, RELEASE OF THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2021-2022 ARMY MEDICAL DEPARTMENT (AMEDD) SENIOR SERVICE COLLEGE SLATE, ISSUED: [1/29/2021 12:42:56 PM]. This message announces the AMEDD officers slated for attendance to academic year (AY) 2021–2022 Army Special Branches Senior Service College (SSC). https://www.hrc.army.mil/Milper/21-037

c. MILPER MESSAGE 21-038, MAY 2021 AVIATION COMMISSIONED OFFICER APPOINTMENT TO AVIATION WARRANT OFFICER SELECTION BOARD, ISSUED: [1/29/2021 12:47:29 PM]. This message announces the procedures for Army Aviation (AV) Commissioned Officers (CO) to request an appointment to Warrant Officer 1 (WO1) and certification in an Army Aviation Warrant Officer Military Occupational Specialty (MOS). All eligible applicants are evaluated and selected by an HQDA Warrant Officer Board, convened at HQ, USAREC. Officers selected and who accept the appointment to WO1 by this board will incur an Active Duty Service Obligation (ADSO) of 6 years.

d. MILPER MESSAGE 21-039, AMENDMENT TO THE FISCAL YEAR 2021 (FY21) LEGAL COUNSEL TO THE CHAIRMAN OF THE JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF, JOINT SELECTION BOARD, ISSUED: [2/1/2021 9:48:12 AM]. Paragraph 3b is rescinded and replaced with Paragraph 3b Colonel with a date of rank of Mar 1, 2019, or earlier. All administrative suspense and procedures addressed in MILPER Message Number 21-028, dated 26 Jan 21, remain unchanged. https://www.hrc.army.mil/Milper/21-039

e. MILITARY PAY E-MESSAGE 21-009, BLENDED RETIREMENT SYSTEM (BRS) CONTINUATION PAY (CP) IMPLEMENTATION GUIDANCE – CALENDAR YEAR 2021 (CY21). The purpose of this message is to inform all of new procedures for Blended Retirement System (BRS) Continuation Pay (CP) Implementation Guidance – Calendar Year 2021 (CY21). https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-928190

f. MILITARY PAY E-MESSAGE 21-010, DJMS-AC March 2021 Production Schedule. The purpose of this message is to inform all of the DJMS Active Component Update Schedule for the processing month of March 2021. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-928201

g. MILITARY PAY E-MESSAGE 21-011, DJMS-RC March 2021 Production Schedule. The purpose of this message is to inform all of the DJMS Reserve Component Update Schedule for the process month of March 2021. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-928202

10. FORSCOM WIAS POSITIONS (UPDATED A/O 29 JAN 20). https://www.milsuite.mil/book/community/spaces/apf/s1net/forscom-wias

11. 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. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS LIAISON OFFICER (EPLO) AUGMENTATION GROUP VACANCIES AND DSCA 101 BRIEF, VARIOUS LOCATIONS. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-201504

b. 304TH SUSTAINMENT BRIGADE, TPU, MULTIPLE OFFICER AND ENLISTED POSITIONS, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-927838

c. 304TH SPECIAL TROOPS BATTALION, TPU, NUMEROUS OFFICER AND ENLISTED POSITIONS, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-927952

d. 3RD BDE (OD), 94TH TNG DIV, TPU STAFF & INSTRUCTOR VACANCIES, MULTIPLE LOCATIONS IN IN, MD, MA, WI, AL, AND TX. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-928069

e. 3RD MEDICAL COMMAND DEPLOYMENT SUPPORT (FWD OCP), KUWAIT MOBILIZATION FY21, VACANCIES FOR IMMEDIATE FILL: 70D, 70H, 70K, 66N, 25A, & 68W5O. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-928191

f. 2-338TH TSBN (CS/CSS), 85TH ARMY RESERVE SUPPORT COMMAND (ARSC), CAMP ATTERBURY, IN – TPU – MULTIPLE OFFICER AND ENLISTED POSITIONS – MOBILIZATION OPPORTUNITY IN NOVEMBER 2021. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-928333

g. USAR TPU MI 1SG VACANCY, BRAVO COMPANY, 321ST EXPEDITIONARY MILITARY INTELLIGENCE BATTALION (EMIB) IN ORLANDO, FL. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-928430

h. ARMY RESERVE SUSTAINMENT COMMAND (ARSC), BIRMINGHAM, AL – TPU – MULTIPLE OFFICER POSITIONS (1LT/CPT/COL). https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-928553

i. 303D INFORMATION OPERATIONS BATTALION, TPU, TWO COMPANY CDR VANCANCIES, CAMP PARKS, CA. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-928701

j. B CO., 4-518TH REGT.,VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FIRST SERGEANT, FORT BENNING, GA. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-928695