Thursday, September 16, 2021

S1NET Message Summary – 16 Sep 21

1. FRAGO 5 TO HQDA EXORD 225-21 COVID-19 STEADY STATE OPERATIONS (CUI), DTG: 141712Z SEP 21. This order addresses Secretary of the Army implementation of Annex FF, Mandatory Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination of Department of Defense Service Members, 24 August 2021. It does not address federal civilian or contractor employees. Portions of the information included in this FRAGO follow: https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-1012573

     a. (3.B.3.) [Change to Read] Intent: Every Soldier who is not otherwise exempt will be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to ensure our Soldiers and units are ready to fight and win….

     b. (3.B.3.A.1) [Add] Army will implement mandatory vaccination of service members in two phases. Phase 1 begins immediately. Phase 2 begins on order.

     c. (3.D.8.) [Change to Read] IAW Annex FF, conduct mandatory COVID-19 vaccination operations of unvaccinated service members with the FDA approved Pfizer/Comirnaty COVID-19 vaccine, or continue voluntary vaccination with Moderna or J&J's Janssen vaccine. Service members are considered fully vaccinated two weeks post completion of a two dose series vaccine or two weeks post completion of a one-dose series vaccine.

     d. (3.D.8.A.) [Change to Read] While the only mandatory COVID-19 vaccine is the FDA-approved Pfizer/Comirnaty COVID-19 vaccine, service members may continue to choose to voluntarily receive any FDA emergency use authorized (EUA) or World Health Organization (WHO) emergency use listing vaccine. Service members who have completed an EUA or who authorized series are not required to start the series again with the FDA approved vaccine.

     e. (3.D.8.B.) [Change to Read] Commanders will read and comply with AR 600-20 (Army Command Policy), paragraph 5-4g, regarding command authority for immunizations.

     f. (3.D.8.B.1.) [Add] Phase 1: effective immediately, commanders will vaccinate all Soldiers who are not otherwise exempt. Orders to receive the mandatory vaccine are lawful….   Soldiers requesting an exemption are not required to receive the vaccine pending the final decision on their exemption request. Only those adverse administrative actions identified for Phase 1 are authorized during Phase 1 for Soldiers refusing the vaccine; any other adverse action based solely on vaccine refusal is withheld during this phase.

     g. (3.D.8.B.2.) [Add] Phase 2: Begins on order. In addition to Phase 1 actions for removing personnel from senior leader billets and requesting GOMORS, commanders will initiate mandatory separation of Soldiers who refuse the vaccine. Failure to comply is punishable under the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Authority to impose adverse administrative actions, non-judicial, and judicial actions is withheld to O-6 commanders, and to the 1-star level for units without an O-6 commander.

     h. (3.D.8.B.3.) [Add] To be published: guidance on medical deployability status of Soldiers who refuse the vaccine.

     i. (3.D.8.B.4.) [Add] There will be no involuntary (forcible) immunizations.

     j. Added Annex NN and OO, Sample DA Form 4856 Counselings (Enlisted and Officer), and Annex XX, Refusals and Medical/Religious Exemptions Process.

2. ARMY TALENT MANAGEMENT TASK FORCE (ATMTF) SITREP, 14 SEPTEMBER 2021. This SITREP contains updates/information on Opt-Out/In of Promotion Consideration, Army Coaching Program (ACP), and Army Talent Attribute Framework (ATAF). https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-1049558

3. IPPS-A ITEMS.

     a. IPPS-A AUDIT / INTERNAL CONTROLS: REPORT REVIEW – 27 SEP 2021. Attached is the CONOP for Part 3 of the Release 3 IPPS-A, Audit / Internal Controls series. During this session, the team will provide a deep dive into several IPPS-A audit reports. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-1049986

     b. IPPS-A ROLES AND PERMISSIONS: PART 2 – 28 SEP 2021. Attached is the CONOP for Part 2 of the IPPS-A Release 3 roles and permission series. During this session, the Team will provide a Validator overview and cover user responsibilities. This progressive series will increase in complexity in Part 3. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-1049987

4. BRANCH/COMMAND ITEMS.

     a. "KOREA, ASSIGNMENT OF CHOICE" VIRTUAL TOWN HALL. LTG Burleson and the Eighth Army (8A) Leadership would like to invite you to the “Korea, Assignment of Choice” Virtual Town Hall via MS Teams 365, 22 September @ 1600 (CST). Korea is seeking active duty leaders like you to join our ranks.  Here in Korea our #1 priority is "People First" in everything we do.  Korea offers a unique and rewarding cultural and career experience for both you and your Family. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/thread/258121

     b. THE 3D U.S. INFANTRY REGIMENT (THE OLD GUARD) IS HIRING TALENT IN THE 22-02 MANNING CYCLE. The Old Guard, located in Arlington, Virginia just outside Washington, D.C., will hire over 40 officers from First Lieutenant to Major (IN, AG, AR, CM, MP, SC, LG, & MI) for two year assignments beginning summer 2022. This is a broadening opportunity like no other and the hiring process is highly competitive. Eligible officers can preference The Old Guard in the 22-02 AIM2 Marketplace. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/message/957642

5. Recently published DOD and 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/default.aspx

     a. ALARACT 069/2021, FY21 ARMY ANTITERRORISM AWARDS PROGRAM (CUI), DTG: R 141355Z SEP 21. This message provides the Army Antiterrorism Award categories, nomination criteria, and procedures for the FY21 Army Antiterrorism Awards Program. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-1050064

6. 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/Milper. All Military Pay E-Messages are available on milBook at https://www.milsuite.mil/book/community/spaces/milpaye-messages.

     a. MILITARY PAY E-MESSAGE 21-038, Exception to Policy in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Temporarily Extending the Deadline to Request Adoption Reimbursement. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and pursuant to the authority under Department of Defense Directive 5124.10, “Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manpower and Reserve Affairs (ASD(M&RA)),” has granted a temporary exception to policy to extend the period of eligibility for adoption reimbursement pursuant to paragraph 3.2.a. of DoDI 1341.09, “DoD Adoption Reimbursement Policy,” beyond two years after the adoption is finalized in certain cases. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-1049491

7. FORSCOM WIAS POSITIONS (UPDATED A/O 3 Sep 21). Hot openings listed at the following link.  https://www.milsuite.mil/book/community/spaces/apf/s1net/forscom-wias   

     a. One position for Joint Personnel Recovery Center Deputy Director in support of CENTCOM AOR to include OIF, OEF, and CJTF-HOA.  Acts as the subject matter expert (SME) on tactics, language, and culture relating to PR operations.  Must be O3/O4 with TS/SCI clearance. Location: Qatar. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-871989 

     b. Three Ammunition Specialist/ Inspector (89B) positions in the grade of E5-E7 (SGT-SFC).  SM will receive, store and issue conventional ammunition and other ammunition related items; performs maintenance (unit, direct support and general support) modification, destruction and demilitarization on ammunition and explosive components; and operates computer hardware and software/utilities manual records to perform stock control and accounting procedures. SECRET clearance Req. Locations: Honduras and Germany. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-871989 

     c. Two positions for Ops Officers, 11A and O2A. O4.  Lead the development of crisis action, intermediate and long range plans. Interact with all elements of the TF (maneuver, fires, intelligence, logistics) and able to take their inputs to develop future concepts of operations and supporting orders.  TS/SCI clearance. Location: Ft. Bragg. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-871989 

     d. Food Service Technician in support of OEFF-SS, FS and OIR. Interested service members must be in the MOS of 922A/ W2-W4 or 92G/ E8-E9 with a SECRET Clearance. Duties include coordinating, supervising food service programs for the installation, managing personnel, enlisted and civilian, and developing Management plans for equipment and expendable supplies. Location: Amman, Jordan. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-871989

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/docs/DOC-375787. 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.      https://www.milsuite.mil/book/community/spaces/apf/s1net/jobannouncementsmobvacancies

     a. TPU 1SG VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT - HHC, 5TH AR BDE, EL PASO, TX. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-1049776

     b. MULTIPLE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS, C-FGOLD 2022 VOLUNTEER STAFF POSITIONS, SCHEDULED FOR 5-11 JUN 22, SAN ANTONIO, TX. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-1049750

     c. EUCOM JAC ARE – TPU SENIOR WARRANT OFFICER ADVISOR (SWOA) - CW4/350F, FORT GILLEM, GA. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-1049545

     d. 129TH TRANSPORTATION COMPANY, TPU, 88Z, 88A, 88M, 915A, 91B, 92A, 92F, 92G, 92Y (MULTIPLE VACANCIES), NEW CENTURY, KS. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-1049521

     e. WA ARNG JFHQ, AGR, E-6 - E-7 / 27D, ONE VACANCY, CHIEF PARALEGAL, TACOMA, WA. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-1049440

     f. 1189TH TRANSPORATION SURFACE BRIGADE, HHD SUPPLY SERGEANT VACANCY, NORTH CHARLESTON, SC. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-1049442

     g. OFFICER AND NCO IMA VACANCIES AT NORAD AND USNORTHCOM, LOCATIONS IN CO, AK, AND DC. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-1049423

     h. ARNG CHIEF SURGEON'S OFFICE - T10 ADOS TOUR, OTOT, OR AGR FOR AMEDD OFFICERS (70 SERIES, CPT-MAJ) AND NCOS (68W, SGT-SFC). https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-1049236

     i. 2/104TH REGT (SC), TPU, CPT/92A20, LOGISTICS (LG) OFFICER VACANCY, SACRAMENTO, CA. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-1050061

     j. CSM VACANCY 11-108TH BN (OES) CONCORD, NC. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-1050062

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