Friday, January 29, 2021

S1NET Message Summary - 1 Dec 20

 1. ARMY TALENT MANAGEMENT TASK FORCE (ATMTF) WEEKLY SITREP 16-22 NOV 2020. Included in this SITREP are updates on Enlisted Talent Management, Sergeant Major Assessment Program, Video Of Warrant Officer Professional Development Available, AMNACS/FIATM/Learning Council CAP Engagement, and Brevet Promotions.

2. EXTENSION OF EXCEPTION TO POLICY TO CONDUCT CAPTAINS CAREER COURSES IN A TEMPORARY DUTY STATUS, 6 NOV 20. Memo from the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Military Personnel):  This memo approves TRADOC's request to extend the approved TDY status for the CCC from January 2021 through May 2021. All students, regardless of department, command, or partner nation will attend in a TDY status. This exception to policy is effective immediately and does not apply to classes that begin after 31 May 2021.

3. HOLISTIC HEALTH AND FITNESS NEWSLETTER, VOL 1, # 2, NOV 20. From the U. S. Army Center for Initial Military Training (CIMT):  This is the second in a series of newsletters produced by CIMT regarding Holistic Health and Fitness and the Army Combat Fitness Test. Please feel free to share with your chain-of-command and other interested parties. The purpose of this newsletter is to provide the most current summary of ongoing actions and status updates for H2F and ACFT as well as give you an opportunity to connect with our subject matter experts for further training and guidance.


     a. LOOKING TO RECLASSIFY? HOW ABOUT AS A 68L OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT! The Occupational Therapy Assistant Program is looking for Soldiers who are eligible and want to reclassify! The pre-requisites have changed- only 12 college credits are required (English 101, Speech, College Math and Humanities).  Come join our team in providing holistic healthcare services to decrease the impact of physical/mental/cognitive injuries and promote total wellness and fitness with Soldiers and beneficiaries.

     b. (USAR) 99TH RD FAMILY PROGRAMS TUESDAY TALKS - DECEMBER 2020. The 99th RD Family Programs Team presents: Tuesday Talks – a program held twice a month where Soldiers, Family Members, and Civilians can get information and resources, as well as tips and tricks for navigating life through the COVID-19 pandemic and Army Reserve life in general. To allow everyone to spend more time with their families and loved ones during the holiday season, we only have one session for this month.  The topic for 1 December is “Creating Your Holiday Spend Plan".

5. 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. ALARACT 097/2020, 2021 CSM JACK L. CLARK, JR. U.S. ARMY BEST MEDIC COMPETITION, FORT GORDON, GA, 25-29 JANUARY 2021 (FOUO), DTG: R 251625Z NOV 20. The 2021 CSM Jack L. Clark, Jr. U.S. Army Best Medic Competition (ABMC) will be conducted 25-29 January 2021 at Fort Gordon, Georgia. The ABMC is intended for Active Army, U.S. Army National Guard, and U.S. Army Reserve to challenge current expert field medical badge and combat medic badge recipients. Competitors earn points toward becoming the Army’s best medic team through successful completion of evaluated events during the testing phases. The winning team claims the title as the Army’s best medic team.

     b. ALARACT 098/2020, CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES (CONUS) REPLACEMENT CENTER (CRC) LIMITED OPERATIONS DURING THE WEEK OF 19 DECEMBER 2020 THROUGH 25 DECEMBER 2020 (FOUO), DTG: R 271621Z NOV 20. The intent of this message is to provide notification to Army Commands; Army Service Component Commands; Direct Reporting Units; subordinate commands; Chief of the Army Reserve; Director, Army National Guard, and supporting agencies of CRC limited operations during the week of 19–25 December 2020.

6. 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 20-395, FY22 LTC/GS14 EQUIVALENT ARMY ACQUISITION CORPS (AAC) CENTRALIZED SELECTION LIST (CSL) PRE-POSITION AND RELEASE, ISSUED: [11/25/2020 12:24:00 PM]. The Army Acquisition Executive (AAE) approved the FY22 Centralized Selection Lists (CSL) for the Army Acquisition Corps LTC/GS14 Commands and Key Billets. The FY22 LTC/GS14 CSL by-name lists will be publicly released at 0730 (EDT) on 3 December 2020 through the HRC Command Management Division webpage.

     b. MILPER MESSAGE 20-396, FISCAL YEAR (FY) 20 ACTIVE GUARD RESERVE (AGR) FIRST SERGEANT (1SG) SELECTION PANEL RESULTS, ISSUED: [11/30/2020 12:47:44 PM]. This announcement contains the location and release date for the AGR First Sergeant (1SG) Selection panel conducted on 18-20 September 2020. On 2 December 2020, the FY 20 AGR First Sergeant Selection Panel results will be released.  The First Sergeant Selection Panel results will be posted on the Human Resources Command website.

     c. MILITARY PAY E-MESSAGE 20- 051 (AMENDED 20201130), FISCAL YEAR (FY) 2021 MILITARY CLOTHING REPLACEMENT RATES. The purpose of this message is to provide information on the new Clothing Allowances effective October 1, 2020.

     d. MILITARY PAY E-MESSAGE # 20-057, INTEREST RATE FOR DEBT COLLECTION. The purpose of this message is to inform all of the Interest Rate change for calendar year 2021.

7. 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. CENTCOM TRAINING. "Does anyone have a slide deck, PowerPoint, website, or anything else that would contain training pertaining to Iraq on Military customs and courtesies? The do's, the dont's, hand gestures that should NEVER be used, etc? Or any other training that I could teach the Soldier's prior to going downrange for the first time? We are Postal Operations. All but 2 personnel are first timers!" 

8. FORSCOM WIAS POSITIONS (UPDATED A/O 30 NOV 20). FORSCOM is recruiting for 6x critical position (Compo 1, 2, and 3; AGR, IMA, and Active Duty Soldiers authorized to source). 

     a. CPT or MAJ, 25A, to serve as the Chief of IT signal system integration officer to assist with Operation Warp Speed (OWS) in managing the integration of federal and jurisdictional information systems during vaccine distribution (UB--OWS-00452-01). Mission Starts 07DEC2020. Location: WASHINGTON, DC.

     b. MAJ, 35D or 34A, to act as the Chief Intelligence Officer to advise the Commander with respect to all matters pertaining to military information (CS-UNMO-00025-08). This is a UN Mission and the SM must not turn older than 55 at any point during the tour. Mission starts 10APR2021. Location: Bangui, Central African Republic.

     c. LTC, 15B, to serve in areas of responsibility throughout the OSS theater of operations. (UB-WIAS-00423-01).  Interested Service Members must be COMPO 1 (Active Duty) Personnel only. Mission starts 20FEB2021. Location: ARIFJAN, Kuwait.

     d. SFC or CPT, 13F or 13A, to support Operation Inherent Resolve (3A-SJTO-00011-03). Interested Service Members must have an official passport. Mission starts 09JAN2021. Location: Arifjan, Kuwait.

     e. LTC, 15B, to support Operation Freedom Sentinel (UB-CUFA-00380-05). Interested Service Members must have an active Mi-17 & K4 ASI Qualification. Must be 15BK4 Qualified. Mission starts 09JAN2021. Location: KANDAHAR, Afghanistan.

     f. LTC, 15B, to act as the 40th ECAB DCO in areas of responsibility throughout the OSS theater of operations (UB-WIAS-00423-01). The officer will assist the BDE Commander and staff in leading multi-component (ARNG and Active Duty) task force operation out of multiple locations and multiple countries. Mission starts 20FEB2021. Location: Arifjan, Kuwait.

9. 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 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.




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