1. REMINDER OF ARMY COMBAT UNIFORM (ACU) TRANSITION PERIOD. From Army G-1 Uniform Policy: This is a reminder that we are nearing the end of the transition period from the ACU Universal Camouflage Pattern (UCP) uniform to the ACU Operational Camouflage Pattern (OCP) (1 Jul 15 to 30 Sep 19). The mandatory possession date for the OCP ACU is 1 Oct 19. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/
2. FLAG SNAPSHOT- APRIL 2019. The AC Flag snapshot for April 2019 is attached at the following link. HRC can provide a drill down, by unit, installation and individual at the request of COL and above Commanders. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/
3. CAMPAIGN, EXPEDITIONARY, AND SERVICE MEDAL UPDATES. From HRC Awards and Decorations Branch: On 19 April 2019, the Assistant Secretary of Defense authorized the following Campaign, Expeditionary, and Service Medal changes: https://www.milsuite.mil/book/
a. The Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal “ Intensification” campaign phase is terminated effective April 14, 2017.
b. The Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal “Defeat” campaign phase is established effective April 15, 2017 to a future ‘to be determined’ termination date.
c. The termination date for Operation ODYSSEY LIGHTNING is revised from December 19, 2016 to January 17, 2017, for award of the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary and Service Medals.
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/
a. ALARACT 036/2019, ANNOUNCEMENT OF ARMY DIRECTIVE (AD) 2019-18 AND FILING INSTRUCTIONS FOR SPOUSE STATE LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION COSTS REIMBURSEMENT, DTG: R 141542Z MAY 19. This ALARACT announces the release of AD 2019-18 and provides instructions for filing reimbursement for the policy set forth therein. The provisions of Army Dir 2019-18 apply to Regular Army, Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States, and U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers that were reassigned from a duty station in one state to another duty station in another state on or after 12 December 2017. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/
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/
a. MILPER MESSAGE 19-147, FISCAL YEAR (FY) 2019 UNITED STATES ARMY RESERVE (USAR) INTERMEDIATE LEVEL EDUCATION (ILE) SELECTION BOARD, ISSUED: [5/14/2019 10:04:16 AM]. This message announces eligibility, administrative instructions and points of contact for the FY19 US Army Reserve (USAR) Intermediate Level Education (ILE) Selection Board, which convenes on 17 July 2019. https://www.hrc.army.mil/
b. MILPER MESSAGE 19-148, FY21 COLONEL (COL) FINANCE & COMPTROLLER (F&C) KEY DESIGNATED BILLET (KDB) SELECTION PANEL, ISSUED: [5/14/2019 10:31:48 AM]. The Finance and Comptroller (F&C) Key Designated Billet (KDB) Selection Panel will convene on 28 August 2019 at the United States Army Human Resources Command (HRC), Fort Knox, Kentucky, to consider nominations for projected Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) KDB positions. https://www.hrc.army.mil/
c. MILPER MESSAGE 19-149, ACADEMIC YEAR (AY) 20 NATIONAL DEFENSE UNIVERSITY JOINT SPECIAL OPERATIONS MASTER OF ARTS PROGRAM, ISSUED: [5/14/2019 12:43:03 PM]. This message announces the procedures to apply for the AY 20 National Defense University (NDU) Joint Special Operations Master of Arts (JSOMA) program at the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School (USAJFKSWCS), Fort Bragg, NC. A Selection Panel will convene on 18 – 19 September 2019 to select applicants for the AY20 JSOMA program. https://www.hrc.army.mil/
d. MILPER MESSAGE 19-150, FISCAL YEAR (FY) 2019, OFFICER STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (OSDP) SELECTION BOARD, TROOP PROGRAM UNIT (TPU), FIELD GRADE OFFICERS, ENGINEERS (EN) AND LOGISTICS (LG), ISSUED: [5/15/2019 11:47:04 AM]. The Chief, Army Reserve (CAR) directed the use of the Individual Mobilization Augmentation (IMA) Program as a vehicle to develop Troop Program Unit (TPU) MAJs and LTCs who have demonstrated strong potential for future service. This program will provide opportunities to develop and broaden professional knowledge, skills and experience at the strategic level. The OSDP Selection Panel will convene 15 – 29 August 2019 at the United States Army Reserve Command (USARC), Fort Bragg, NC, to consider nominations for the OSDP positions within the National Capital Region (NCR). https://www.hrc.army.mil/
e. MILPER MESSAGE 19-151, RELEASE OF THE FISCAL YEAR 2019 (FY19) ACTIVE COMPONENT (AC), COLONEL (COL), OPERATIONS (OPS), OPERATIONS SUPPORT (OS), FORCE SUSTAINMENT (FS), AND INFORMATION DOMINANCE (ID), PROMOTION SELECTION BOARDS (PSB), ISSUED: [5/15/2019 11:51:12 AM]. This message announces the release of the results for the FY19 COL, ACC, PSB. The prepositioning release date is 16 May 19. This information is “CLOSE HOLD” until the official release date. The official promotion lists will be released at 0730 EDT, 21 May 19. https://www.hrc.army.mil/
f. MILPER MESSAGE 19-152, RELEASE OF THE FISCAL YEAR 2019 (FY19) RESERVE COMPONENT (RC), MAJOR (MAJ), CHAPLAIN CORPS (CH), ARMY RESERVE ACTIVE GUARD RESERVE (AR AGR), ARMY RESERVE NON-ACTIVE GUARD RESERVE (AR NON-AGR), AND ARMY RESERVE NATIONAL GUARD OF THE UNITED STATES (ARNGUS) COMPETITIVE CATEGORIES, PROMOTION SELECTION BOARDS (PSB), ISSUED: [5/15/2019 11:52:45 AM]. This message announces the release of the FY19 MAJ, RC, CH PSB. The Prepositioning Release date is 17 May 19. This information is “CLOSE HOLD” until the official release date. The official promotion lists will be released at 0730 hours EDT, 21 May 19. https://www.hrc.army.mil/
6. 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. OCS STX LANES. “I’m wondering if anyone would be willing to share their base orders and/or FRAGORDs that they use to conduct lanes while preparing for Phase 3. The 209th RTI here in Nebraska was recently flooded and unfortunately we lost a majority of our training material. Currently we are working on building our training folders back up, but anything that we can use as a template would be greatly appreciated.” https://www.milsuite.mil/book/
b. CAC CARD EXPIRATION DATE. “I was wondering if there is a system I can pull all of the unit’s CAC Expiration dates. I have searched best I can and I’m try to prepare for an upcoming SRP, can someone assist or is it not possible, please advise and thank you all.” https://www.milsuite.mil/book/
7. FORSCOM WORLDWIDE INDIVIDUAL AUGMENTATION SYSTEM (WIAS) REQUIREMENTS. Visit the FORSCOM WIAS topic on S1NET at the following link. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/
a. FORSCOM WIAS HIGH PRIORITY POSITIONS. We continue to recruit all Army component Soldiers for missions around the globe. All positions are open to all Army Components unless otherwise specified. This post lists positions which are overdue and are critical vacancies. They are considered a priority fill above all of our other requirements due to their overdue status, and we will accommodate a minimum 30 day reporting window for all positions listed. Our full working list of requirements is also attached for full visibility. Please be advised this is a working list that is tasked to our Corps and MSCs and cannot be promised to applicants without a complete packet. We will update this posting bi-weekly to provide the most up to date opportunities. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/
8. 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/
a. 383RD QM BN – EL PASO, TX – MULTIPLE TPU OFFICER AND WARRANT OFFICER POSITIONS AVAILABLE. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/
b. JOINT TASK FORCE NORTH (JTFN) RESERVE INTEL ANALYST SUPPORT ADOS-RC POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT, E5-E7/O1-O3, 35F/35D, VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN DC, TX, CA, AZ. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/
c. ANNOUNCEMENT OF TPU 1SG POSITION VACANCY (68W5M) FOR THE 348TH FIELD HOSPITAL, FORT MEADE, MD. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/
d. VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT, 311TH SUSTAINMENT COMMAND (EXPEDITIONARY) TPU POSITIONS, VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN AZ, CA, NV. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/
e. NORTHEAST MEDICAL AREA READINESS SUPPORT GROUP (NE-MARSG) EQUAL OPPORTUNITY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT, SFC/00G, STATEN ISLAND, NY. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/
f. 25TH ID MCP-OD, TPU, MULTIPLE OFFICER/ENLISTED VACANCIES, SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, HAWAII. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/
g. U. S. ARMY PHYSICAL DISABILITY AGENCY (USAPDA), CO-ADOS, MAJ-LTC/01A, ADJUDICATION OFFICER & E7/42A, SR HR SGT, MULTIPLE VACANCIES, JBSA, TX. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/