1. FRAGO 8 TO HQDA EXORD 144-20 ARMY WIDE PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) OUTBREAK (FOUO), DTG: 141746Z MAR 20. The continuing spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) necessitates immediate implementation of travel restrictions for domestic Department of Army (DA) travel effective 16 March 2020 and expires on 11 May 2020. Effective 16 March 2020 through 11 May 2020, all Soldiers assigned to DOD installations, facilities, and surrounding areas in the United States and its territories will stop movement. In addition, DACs and DA family members, whose transportation is government-funded, will also stop movement. This policy applies to permanent change of station (PCS) and temporary duty. Additionally, until the domestic travel restrictions prescribed above are lifted, DA components may only onboard civilian employees within the local commuting area, and Soldiers are only authorized local leave in accordance with DA policies. Annexes R and S were also added by this FRAGO. See the FRAGO for additional information. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/
2. COMMAND/INSTALLATION/BRANCH ANNOUNCEMENTS. These announcements only apply to the command/installation/Branch noted.
a. FORSCOM G-1/S-1 MARCH 2020 RECOGNITION ROLL. FORSCOM G-1, AG, HR Training and Assessment Team monitors HR metrics to review Essential Personnel Services (EPS) performance level. The following FORSCOM’s G-1/S-1s demonstrated their excellent support and commitment to Readiness, IPPS-A Data Correctness Campaign Plan and most important taking care of Soldiers. Multiple FORSCOM units achieved 100% in DD93 and above and 99.87% in SGLI compliance. The 157th IN Bde, 181st IN Bde, 189th IN Bde, and 5th AR Bde are leading the way in Personnel Records Review (PRR) (100%); furthermore, 1st Army has the lowest number of PERPAY and eMILPO across FORSCOM which validates that PRRs are done up to standard. Please see our March 2020 G1/S1 Recognition Roll for more units. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/
3. 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/defa
4. 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/Milpe
a. MILPER MESSAGE 20-079, FISCAL YEAR (FY) 2020 REGULAR ARMY (RA) MEDICAL SERVICE (MS) CORPS MEDICAL FUNCTIONAL AREA (MFA) 70 (HEALTH SERVICES) AND 67 (AEROMEDICAL EVACUATION OFFICER) AREA OF CONCENTRATION (AOC) DESIGNATION PANEL, ISSUED: [3/16/2020 8:19:31 AM]. This message announces zones of eligibility, methodology, and administrative instructions for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Regular Army (RA) Medical Service (MS) Corps Medical Functional Area (MFA) 70 (Health Services) Area of Concentration (AOC) Designation Panel. The panel will convene 4 May 2020 and recess on or about 18 May 2020. https://www.hrc.army.mil/Milpe