Adjutant General's Corps Regimental Association

Update, 2 April 2020

1. TAG SENDS, 31 MAR 2020.  From BG Robert W. Bennett, Jr., The Adjutant General of the Army:  “During these unprecedented times, I would like to make you aware of a few important notes within our directorate that has greatly impacted each of us.  I want to reassure the field, The Adjutant General Directorate (TAGD) remains committed in providing seamless first-class service to our Soldiers, Veterans, Family members, and Civilian employees.” This “TAG Sends” includes updates on The Army Service Center (ASC) (24/7 call center), scheduled boards, enlisted promotions exceptions, the Transition Assistance Program, the DA Postal Program, ID Cards, and US Army Physical Disability Agency operations. Visit the following link for the complete “TAG Sends.”

2. EXCEPTION TO POLICY CONCERNING ENLISTED RETENTION DURING THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) OUTBREAK, 30 MAR 20. Memo from the Army G-1: Attached at the following link is the Army G-1 signed exception to AR 601-280 Paragraph 3-8d(2). This authorizes the use of the last record APFT to qualify Regular Army Soldiers for continued service, regardless of when the APFT was last administered.  Career Counselors with questions should contact their immediate retention team hierarchy.

3. FY20 USAR TPU SGM PROMOTION BOARD RESULTS. Attached are the FY20 TPU SGM Promotion Board results. Soldiers who have been recommended for promotion to SGM (E-9) will be contacted by HRC for United States Army Sergeants Major Academy enrollment.

4. FY20 USAR TPU SFC (FEB) PROMOTION BOARD RESULTS. Attached are the results from the FY20 TPU (FEB) SFC Promotion Board held by the 81st Readiness Division.


6. GUIDANCE FOR USAR COMMANDS NEEDING TO OBTAIN DISABILITY EVALUATION SYSTEM (DES) INFORMATION FOR THE COMMANDER’S READY AND RESILIENT COUNCIL (CR2C) REPORT.  From the Army Reserve Medical Management Center (AR-MMC): The following link will provide instructions on how to get the information needed for the report.

7. ARMY TALENT MANAGEMENT TASK FORCE (ATMTF) WEEKLY SITREP, 25-31 MARCH. This update includes an updated list of current talent management initiatives.

8. COMMAND/INSTALLATION/BRANCH ANNOUNCEMENTS. These announcements only apply to the command/installation/Branch noted.

a. LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT, AG CORPS REGIMENTAL ASSOCIATION, COL(R) ROBERT MANNING. “Dear AGCRA Members, AG Soldiers, Civilians, Families and Friends, These are uncertain and challenging times we are living in.  The COVID-19 virus is a pandemic and has altered the way in which we all go about our daily lives.  The National Executive Council of the AGCRA sends our warmest wishes to you in hopes that you and your families are well.  COVID-19 is unprecedented in many ways, but we have faced difficult challenges before. We must remain vigilant in our efforts to stay healthy so that we can return to life as we knew it before COVID-19’s outbreak. I encourage our local chapters to continue reaching out to members to ensure they and their Families are healthy and safe during this threatening period.”  Visit the following link for the complete letter.

9. Recently published Army Directives (AD) and All Army Activity (ALARACT) messages. New ALARACTs and ADs are also posted on APD at the following link.

a. ARMY DIRECTIVE 2020-03, INSTALLATION ENERGY AND WATER RESILIENCE POLICY, 31 MAR 20. This directive issues policy to strengthen energy and water resilience to reduce the risk to Army missions posed by utility disruptions affecting installations.

10. Recently published Military Personnel (MILPER) messages and Military Pay E-Messages.  All MILPER messages are available on the HRC MILPER web page at All Military Pay E-Messages are available on milBook at

a. MILPER MESSAGE 20-090, ANNOUNCEMENT OF CALENDAR YEAR (CY) 2019 GENERAL DOUGLAS MACARTHUR LEADERSHIP AWARD WINNERS, ISSUED: [4/1/2020 7:39:37 AM]. This message announces the winners of General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award Program for CY19.

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