Adjutant General's Corps Regimental Association

Update, 13 June 2020

1. FRAGO 2 TO HQDA EXORD 210-20 CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) TRANSITION FRAMEWORK, DTG: 111931Z JUN 20. Among other items, this FRAGO includes the following: https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-812712

a. For ACOM, ASCC, and DRU Commanders, Director of the Army National Guard, and The Chief of the Army Reserve, continue to use the COVID-19 transition framework to assess installation, facilities, or locations to determine feasibility to lift restrictions. Provide an assessment of the listed installations/facilities/locations using the instructions tab in Annex M to the Army Operations Center (AOC) weekly NLT 1100EDT on Mondays beginning 15 June 2020.

b. (3.D.13.) Senior commanders will certify an installation, facility or location has met conditions to reduce travel and movement restrictions using the COVID-19 transition framework and the gating criteria in Annex M.

c. (3.D.13.A.) Once an installation, facility or location experiences favorable health protection conditions, has met all gating criteria in Annex M, and where USD(P&R) has deemed the state, territory or host nation unrestricted, senior commanders may reduce travel and movement restrictions for their installation, facility or location.

d. (3.D.13.C.1.) If a service member’s (SM) duty station is certified unrestricted, SM is authorized to travel from, to and through locations also certified as unrestricted.

e. (3.D.13.C.2.) Travel, including leave for Soldiers, from, to and through restricted locations requires exception to policy (ETP) by the first general officer or senior executive service in the SM’s chain of command.

f. (3.D.13.C.3.) Approval authorities may grant ETP’s for travel that is determined mission essential; necessary for humanitarian reasons; and/or warranted due to extreme hardship. ETP’s are to be approved on a case by case basis, and determined to be in the best interest of the government.

g. (3.D.14.) Professional military education (PME) programs are exempt from travel restrictions and do not require an exception to policy (ETP) to attend in either a PCS or TDY status.

h. (3.D.14.A.)  To maximize career development opportunities for officers, noncommissioned officers, and civilians, the exemption applies to PME as defined in Ar 350-1 and includes officer training and education programs, noncommissioned officer professional development systems, functional and specialty training programs, civilian training, education, and development programs and advanced education programs as outlined in AR 350-1 and AR 621-1.  This includes all Special Operations Forces (SOF) force generation activities such as assessment, selection, permanent change of station or temporary duty travel for training associated with qualifications to enter into a Special Operations career field, and follow-on travel to the first duty station for personnel assigned to SOCOM units.

i. (3.D.14.B.) The exemption applies to reclassification training. Reclassification training is such training necessary to qualify personnel in a new military occupational specialty (MOS) as defined in AR 350-1.

2. CLARIFICATIONS ON RE-CERTIFYING A DECLINATION OF SGLI COVERAGE. From the Army SOES Team:   Soldiers must use SOES for all requests to change, cancel, restore, or re-certify SGLI coverage, unless the Soldier intends to re-certify an election of “zero coverage.”  Until it becomes a functional capability within SOES, Soldiers intending to re-certify “zero coverage” must complete a SGLV 8286 form, then email it encrypted to the Army SOES Team usarmy.knox.hrc.mbx.army-soes@mail.mil for processing and upload to iPERMS.  Of note, the length of time until this document is reflected in iPERMS can extend between 60-90 days after submission to the iPERMS.  For the full message go to:  https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-823724

3. WHAT TO DO WHEN SOES ELECTIONS ARE NOT CORRECT ON A RESERVE SOLDIER’S PAY. From the Army SOES Team:  Last year S1Net posted two messages (Reserve Pay Message #19-07 and DFAS Military Pay E-Message #19-035) that specified the procedures to be followed when an SGLI coverage election made in SOES does not update a Reserve Soldier’s Master Military Pay Account.  Both Messages reaffirmed that SGLI and FSGLI elections must be made in SOES.  Reserve Pay Message #19-97 directed that SOES election changes should reflect on the Soldier’s LES no later than 45 days after the Soldier made the change in SOES.  Both Messages provided points of contact for SOES-related pay questions.  For the full message go to:  https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-823650

4. 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 053/2020, CONSOLIDATED ENTITLEMENT GUIDANCE IN SUPPORT OF ARMY WIDE PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE TO THE CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 OUTBREAK (FOUO), DTG: R 121544 Z JUN 20. This message provides consolidated entitlement guidance to Army Commands (ACOMs), Army Service Component Commands (ASCCs), and Direct Reporting Units (DRUs) in support of Army wide preparedness and response to the COVID-19 outbreak. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-823870

5. 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 20-171, OFFICIAL RELEASE OF SERGEANT MAJOR (SGM) PROMOTION LIST FOR GRADUATES OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY SERGEANTS MAJOR COURSE (RESIDENT CLASS 70/NON-RESIDENT CLASS 46), ISSUED: [6/11/2020 3:08:08 PM]. The Sergeant Major (SGM) promotion list announcing Soldiers previously selected to attend the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy (USASMA) for the purpose of qualifying for promotion to SGM will be posted to the Human Resources Command (HRC) website for commanders, Soldiers and human resource users to download on 16 Jun 20. https://www.hrc.army.mil/Milper/20-171

b. MILPER MESSAGE 20-172, MONTHLY PROGRAM UPDATE FOR FY20 WARRANT OFFICER ACCESSION BONUS (WOAB) AND WARRANT OFFICER RETENTION BONUS (WORB) FOR AIR AND MISSILE DEFENSE (AMD) TACTICIAN (MOS 140K) AND AMD TECHNICIAN (MOS 140L) WARRANT OFFICERS, ISSUED: [6/12/2020 7:43:29 AM]. This message provides additional qualification requirements and current bonus amounts for the WOAB and/or WORB for MOS 140K and MOS 140L. https://www.hrc.army.mil/Milper/20-172

6. FORSCOM WIAS POSITIONS (UPDATED A/O 15 MAY 2020). Message from the FORSCOM WIAS Team: We would like to reassure our volunteers that Individual Augmentation requirements are still proceeding forward with some minor modifications due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Individual Augmentation are aligned to GFM requirements and will proceed forward as an Operational need. This is outlined in the latest memo for stop movement directed by SECARMY. Due to certain theater precautionary restrictions, some requirements may be delayed in reporting but are handled on a case-by-case basis. Visit the following link for available positions. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-502391

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. 304TH SUSTAINMENT BRIGADE, TPU, SGM/92Z, RIVERSIDE, CA. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-822939

b. 326TH FMSC TPU SGM, SR FIN MGMT, LOS ANGELES, CA. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-823051

c. 2D BRIGADE (MP), 102D TRAINING DIVISON (MS)- VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS, FORT LEONARD WOOD, MO.  https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-823260

d. 1186TH DDSB, VARIOUS TPU ENL/WO/OFF, VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN FLORIDA. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-823275

e. USA WARRIOR TRANSITION UNIT, WALTER REED ARMY MED CNTR, ADOS-RC, MAJ/01A, BRIGADE EXECUTIVE OFFICER-XO, OFFICER VACANCY, BETHESDA, MD. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-823318

f. HHD, 7456TH MBB, TPU, 1SG/68W, 1SG VACANCY, DES MOINES, IA. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-823495

g. 475TH QUARTERMASTER GROUP 1SG VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT, FARRELL, PA. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-823678

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