Friday, May 7, 2021

S1NET Message Summary - 6 May 21

 1. GUIDANCE TO SOLDIERS ON THE TUITION ASSISTANCE LIMITED USER TEST. From Army ACCESS: HQ ACCESS will conduct a two-week (5-19 May 2021) tuition assistance (TA) limited user test (LUT) in ArmyIgnitED to test functionality of the system.  The following Soldiers have been identified as LUT participants and will be able to access the TA program in ArmyIgnitED and submit TA Requests between 5 and 19 May 2021: Active Duty Soldiers stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord and Fort Bragg, National Guard Soldiers in AR, AL, MO, MS, TX, and LA units, and Army Reserve Soldiers in AZ, CA, NM, NV and OK units. To ensure that ArmyIgnitED functionality is working correctly, Soldiers participating in the LUT should submit TA Requests only for classes with start dates up to 31 May 21.

2. IPPS-A DATA CORRECTNESS CAMPAIGN – 10 MAY 2021. Attached is the CONOP for upcoming IPPS-A Data Correctness Campaign. This month’s session is a live Q&A forum to address current field user challenges. All HR professionals, with a special focus on BDE/BN S1 personnel, should attend this session.

3. RETIREE RECALL - RETIRED PHYSICIANS. The US Army Physical Disability Agency is seeking retired physicians for a two-year Retiree Recall period. The duty location is Joint Base San Antonio, Texas. The primary duties are listed at the following link. Applicants must meet Retiree Recall criteria outlined in Chapter 2 of AR 601-10, Management and Recall to Active Duty of Retired Soldiers of the Army in Support of Mobilization and Peacetime Operations.


     a. THE 199TH INFANTRY BRIGADE, FT. BENNING, GA, IS RECRUITING HIGHLY MOTIVATED 11A, 31A, 35A, 56A CPTs AND 12A, AND B.I. 1LTs FOR THE 22-01 MANNING CYCLE. Opportunities to serve in broadening, and key and developmental positions. Each position yields key and development credit. We look forward to hearing from you!

     b. 188TH INFANTRY BRIGADE (FT STEWART, GA) TOWN HALL FOR 22-01 MOVERS. The 188th Infantry Brigade Commander will host a Town Hall on MS Teams on 11 May at 1400EST for all 22-01 movers to learn about exciting assignment opportunities within the unit and to have any questions answered.  The brigade is seeking talented CPTs (19A), CW2s (131A, 150A, 420A) and CW3s (255A) for the 22-01 AIM Cycle.

     c. COMBINED ARMS SUPPORT COMMAND (CASCOM) IS HIRING!! CASCOM educates, trains and develops current and future generations of sustainment professionals to generate, synchronize, and integrate innovative Sustainment concepts, capabilities and doctrine to sustain Large Scale Combat Operations (LSCO). Searching for Field Grade, Company Grade, and Warrant Officers interested in over 50 challenging and rewarding assignment opportunities across several CONUS locations. If you are identified as a 22-01 mover (YMAV’s between October 2021-March 2022) and are interested in leading sustainment operations across the Army, join the "Army's Sustainment Think Tank" and be part of our professional team!

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 037/2021, IMPLEMENTATION GUIDANCE FOR THE BASIC ALLOWANCE FOR HOUSING (BAH) AND THE OVERSEAS HOUSING ALLOWANCE (OHA) RECERTIFICATION PROGRAM (FOUO), DTG: R 032200Z MAY 21. Upon arrival at a new permanent duty station, each Soldier authorized a housing allowance for a dependent must recertify the status of the dependent to support a housing allowance on the dependent’s behalf. Additionally, Soldiers must recertify BAH and OHA annually, as part of the annual personnel and finance records review. Pursuant to the authority provided in the DODFMR, Vol 7A, Chap 256, this guidance implements instructions for capturing a Soldier’s dependent documents and recertifying their entitlement to BAH and OHA.

     b. ALARACT 038/2021, ISSUE GUIDANCE FOR THE FEMALE IMPROVED OUTER TACTICAL VEST (FIOTV) AS A BRIDGING STRATEGY TO FIELDING OF THE MODULAR SCALABLE VEST (MSV) (FOUO), DTG: R 032210Z MAY 21. This message provides updates and guidance for issue of the Female Improved Outer Tactical Vest (FIOTV). The increase of females within the close combat forces (CCF) requires body armor designed to better fit and protect the female form. The Army currently issues the FIOTV to female Soldiers, and the Modular Scalable Vest (MSV), which is designed to adjust to all body types, is in low rate initial production and will begin fielding to all CCF units in FY22. The FIOTV will remain the bridging solution for female Soldiers until MSV is fully fielded.

     c. ALARACT 039/2021, DIVESTITURE AND AVAILABILITY OF SURPLUS HISTORIC ASSETS (FOUO), DTG: R 032220Z MAY 21. This message announces the availability of surplus historic assets for display within Army units. The Army Museum Enterprise is reviewing the Army artifact collection for surplus materiel. This materiel is duplicative in nature and generally does not have associated history to a unit or Soldier. The Army Museum Enterprise is making this surplus materiel available to the Army for training and educational purposes.

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 21-129, FY22 U.S. ARMY HUMAN RESOURCES COMMAND PROFESSOR OF MILITARY SCIENCE (PMS) CENTRALIZED SELECTION BOARD – (COL / LTC / MAJ), ISSUED: [5/4/2021 10:50:09 AM]. The U.S. Army HRC Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) Professor of Military Science (PMS) Centralized Selection Board will convene from 9 – 13 August 2021 to select the best-qualified field grade Officers available for PMS duty.  The FY22 PMS board will be an “Opt-In” board.

     b. MILPER MESSAGE 21-130, FISCAL YEAR 2022 (FY22) UNITED STATES ARMY RESERVE (USAR) GENERAL OFFICER ASSIGNMENT ADVISORY BOARD (GOAAB) AND GENERAL OFFICER VACANCY PROMOTION BOARD (GOVPB), ISSUED: [5/4/2021 10:59:18 AM]. This message announces the eligibility criteria for the FY22 USAR GOAAB and the FY22 USAR GOVPB scheduled to convene on or about 26 Oct 21.  This message establishes procedures for applicants, to include file preparation formats and suspense dates for submission of required documents.

     c. MILPER MESSAGE 21-131, TEMPORARY PROMOTIONS (SERGEANT THROUGH SERGEANT MAJOR), ISSUED: [5/4/2021 2:58:08 PM]. This MILPER message supersedes MILPER message 20-394 and applies to promotions for all Regular Army and U.S. Army Reserve (Active Guard Reserve and Individual Mobilization Augmentee) enlisted Soldiers. Temporary promotions are authorized for Soldiers who are prevented from completing mandatory PME courses to qualify themselves for promotion to the ranks of SGT through SGM when they are unable to attend their requisite PME for any of the following: Named Operational Deployments, Pregnancy and Postpartum, and Non-resident Portion of the Sergeants Major Course (SMC). See the message for specifics.

     d. MILPER MESSAGE 21-132, FISCAL YEAR 2023 (FY23) COLONEL (COL) ARMY MEDICAL DEPARTMENT (AMEDD) CENTRALIZED SELECTION LIST (CSL) COMMAND/KEY BILLET BOARD, ISSUED: [5/5/2021 7:41:30 AM]. Subject selection board is scheduled to convene 21-25 June 2021 to consider eligible AMEDD colonels and promotable lieutenant colonels for AMEDD CSL command/key billet designated positions projected for FY23. Effective immediately, Dental Corps Officers are eligible to compete for COL CSL commands/key billets.

     e. MILPER MESSAGE 21-133, FISCAL YEAR 2021 (FY21) ACTIVE COMPONENT (AC), MAJOR (MAJ), JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERAL’S CORPS (JAGC), PROMOTION SELECTION BOARD (PSB) ZONES OF CONSIDERATION, ISSUED: [5/5/2021 11:20:09 AM]. A selection Board will convene on 26 Jul 21 to consider eligible Captains (CPT) on the Active Duty List (ADL) for promotion to MAJ.  The board will recess on or about 30 Jul 21.

     f. MILITARY PAY E-MESSAGE 21-021, DJMS-AC JUNE 2021 PRODUCTION SCHEDULE. The purpose of this message is to inform all of the DJMS Active Component Update Schedule for the processing month of June 2021.

     g. MILITARY PAY E-MESSAGE 21-022, DJMS-RC June 2021 Production Schedule.  The purpose of this message is to inform all of the DJMS Reserve Component Update Schedule for the process month of June 2021.

     h. MILITARY PAY E-MESSAGE 21-023, DJMS-RC May 2021 Production Schedule. **REVISION** The CODE 2 update scheduled on May 6th was changed to a Daily update and the Daily update scheduled for May 10th was changed to a CODE 2. The EFT Release date for the Code 2 was changed from May 10th to May 11th.

7. FORSCOM WIAS POSITIONS (UPDATED A/O 23 APR 21). Hot openings listed at the following link. 

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 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.

     a. AR-MMC ADOS POSITIONS AVAILABLE 2021/10/01 68X, 66P/66D, 66R & 27A, PINELLAS PARK, FL.




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