Friday, March 25, 2022

S1NET Message Summary - 24 Mar 22

1. ARMY DIRECTIVE 2022-05, ARMY COMBAT FITNESS TEST, 23 MAR 22. This directive establishes the effective dates for full implementation of the new Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT) and provides changes to Army policies affected by the ACFT. Starting 1 April 2022, the ACFT will begin to be implemented as the Army’s official record physical fitness test for personnel actions. Where this policy conflicts with any other previously published procedural guidance, this directive is controlling. ACFT policies for pregnant and postpartum Soldiers will be published separately. 2. REMINDER:  NEW REQUIREMENT TO ATTEND BASIC LEADER COURSE (BLC) EFFECTIVE 1 JUN 22 (RA AND USAR AGR), 1 OCT 22 FOR USAR (LESS AGR).  This is a reminder for S-1s and leaders of new BLC attendance requirements as follows:      a. Per Army Directive 2021-17 (Lateral Appointment to Corporal and Eligibility for Basic Leaders Course), effective 1 June 2022 for RA and USAR AGR Soldiers and 1 October 2022 for USAR (less AGR) Soldiers, eligibility to attend the BLC requires that an SPC be first recommended for promotion to the rank of SGT.      b. In support of the Army Directive, ALARACT 050/2021 requires Promotion Authorities to update the Army Training Resources and Requirements System (ATRRS) to reflect all SPC(P) as “eligible” for BLC attendance, and specifies the procedures for units to update ATRRS. Visit the following link for the AD, ALARACT, and ATRRS update procedures. 3. “CHEVRONS”, MARCH 2022, A QUICK GUIDE TO (ENLISTED) TRAINING UPDATES PUBLISHED BY HRC MILITARY SCHOOLS BRANCH. This edition of “CHEVRONS” contains information/updates on:  Sergeants Major Course (SMC) Scheduling, Constructive Credit Workflow, ASI/SQI Opportunities, Training with Industry (TWI), and Broadening Fellowships. 4. SFC TPU SLOTTING REPORTS - MARCH 2022. Attached at the following link are the March E7 slotting reports for a promotion effective date of 01 April 2022. 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.      a. ALARACT 020/2022, THE ARMY FOOD PROGRAM OBSERVES NATIONAL NUTRITION MONTH, 1-31 MARCH ANNUALLY (CUI), DTG: R 221915Z MAR 22. Army Commands, Army Service Component Commands, and Direct Reporting Units (ACOMs, ASCCs, and DRUs) are encouraged to observe National Nutrition Month, 1-31 March annually. Intent/endstate is to encourage participation with nutritional education through healthy Army Community programs (dining facilities, morale and welfare recreation, defense commissary agency) and Army wellness centers.      b. ALARACT 021/2022, LINE OF DUTY REQUIREMENTS AND INTEGRATED DISABILITY EVALUATION SYSTEM REFERRAL MEMORANDUM (CUI), DTG: R 231551Z MAR 22. The purpose of this message is to provide clarification on the need for a line of duty (LOD) determination for Reserve Component (RC) Soldiers and to clarify Integrated Disability Evaluation System referral memorandum (IDRM) use. 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 22-093, SELECTIVE RETENTION BONUS (SRB) PROGRAM, ISSUED: [3/23/2022 7:15:43 AM]. This MILPER message announces changes to the Regular Army Selective Retention Bonus (SRB) program.      b. MILPER MESSAGE 22-094, CONVERSION BONUS PROGRAM, ISSUED: [3/23/2022 7:19:28 AM]. This message announces changes to the conversion bonus (CB) program for Regular Army Soldiers. The objective of this program is to attract highly qualified Soldiers in the rank of staff sergeant (SSG) and below, who are serving in an over-strength or balanced military occupational specialty (MOS), to migrate into a shortage MOS.      c. MILITARY PAY E-MESSAGE 22-019, IMPLEMENTATION OF THE WRITTEN AGREEMENT FOR FOREIGN LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY BONUS (FLPB) PAY ACTIONS, REMOVAL OF PAYMENT LIST “B” TABLE RATES AND CHANGES TO LENGTH OF FLPB ELIGIBILITY. The purpose of this message is to inform all of implementation of the Written Agreement for Foreign Language Proficiency Bonus (FLPB). 7. FORSCOM WIAS POSITIONS (UPDATED A/O 18 MAR 22). Hot openings listed at the following link.           a. COVER TECHNICIAN | FT GEORGE MEADE, MD | 35M | TS/SCI REQ. | E6-7 | APRIL 2022 | 180 days.      b. MOD LIAISON | BAGHDAD, IRAQ | 01A | TS/SCI REQ. | O5 | JULY 2022 |365 days.      c. J6 NCOIC/SEA | AL UDEID AB, QATAR | 25W | SECRET REQ. | E7 | MAY 2022 | 365 days.      d. SENIOR PROPERTY ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN | AMMAN, JORDAN | 920A | SECRET | MAY2022 | 365 days. 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. 303RD MANEUVER ENHANCEMENT BRIGADE, MULTIPLE E3-E7 AND O2-O3 VACANCIES, VARIOUS LOCATIONS ACROSS THE PACIFIC.      b. 96TH SUST BDE, FT DOUGLAS, UT UNIT TPU VACANCIES NOTIFICATION.      c. 228TH TRANSPORTATION COMPANY, 787TH CSSB, TPU MULTIPLE E5-E8 ENLISTED VACANCIES, STATHAM, GA.      d. 336TH MI BDE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT FOR TPU POSITIONS, BDE S1 AND S4, JOINT BASE MDL, NJ.      e. 3-363RD VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT MULTIPLE POSITIONS (E6-E8) (O3-O4) LOCATED IN LOS ALAMITOS, CALIFORNIA WITH MOBILIZATION OPPORTUNITY.


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