Wednesday, March 15, 2023

S1NET Message Summary - 13 Mar 23

1. AG SCHOOL COMMANDANT SENDS, MARCH 2023. From COL Chesley D. Thigpen, Jr. Commandant, Adjutant General School: “In this addition, I would like to thank each of you for leading IPPS-A implementation, highlight Training with Industry (TWI) opportunities, and pass on a few reminders for AG school reporting/training requirements, and AG Week. As we progress with IPPS-A and other HR modernization efforts, which enables our Corps to support the Army of the future, you are making a difference. IPPS-A hands-on expertise increases each day, with a functional system of record, and your leadership is needed to support your commanders in executing actions in IPPS-A. Our teams here at the AG school and the IPPS-A Team are always available to the field to support and assist with training.” See the entire message at the following link. 2. FY24 CAPTAIN’S CAREER COURSE (CCC) PREFERENCE MARKET - 03 APRIL 22 – 05 MAY 22. HRC OPMD will run the FY24 CCC Preference Market in AIM 2.0 for select Branches from 03 APRIL 22 – 05 MAY 22. These branches include: AD, AR, CM, EN, FA, IN, MI, MP and SC. Participating officers should confirm desired course attendance with their Chain of Command, in conjunction with operational requirements, prior to submitting preferences. 3. U.S. ARMY RECOVERY CARE PROGRAM (ARCP) ADAPTIVE SPORTS - CRITICAL PART TO SOLDIER'S RECOVERY PROCESS. ARCP, host of the U.S. Army Trials, will present the Adaptive Recovery Sports Camp, 28 March - 06 April, taking place at Fort Bragg, N.C. Wounded, ill and injured Soldiers will compete for the opportunity to attend the 2023 Warrior Games Challenge hosted by the Army’s Training and Doctrine Command in June 2023 at Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego, California. The adaptive sporting events include wheelchair basketball, cycling, indoor rowing, and sitting volleyball among others. Soldiers who are assigned to a Soldier Recovery Unit (SRU) are encouraged to complete an application in coordination with their SRU leadership. 4. HRC - MILITARY PERSONNEL DIVISION (MPD) FOCUSED TOUCHPOINT AS OF 20230308. The HRC - MPD was initiated to provide a platform to address concerns, disseminate information, communicate, and provide MPD focused training ISO the Army's transition to IPPS-A. In this edition: KEEB Guidance and Approval Workflow, Frustrated Assignments Plan Update, Functional Management Division (IPPS-A) "Known Issues", and Enterprise Modernization Division. 5. USAR AGR NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICER SLC-MLC SCHEDULING (OML DATA) AS OF FEBRUARY 2023. 6. AG SCHOOL IPPS-A TRAINING (HOW TO VIDEOS).      a. HOW TO VIDEO FOR IPPS-A ADHOC OBIEE | COUNT FUNCTIONS & PIVOT TABLES. This video provides a demonstration on how to identify columns with count functions already applied (IPPS-A has already created the column) as well as how to apply a custom count function to any column. It also demonstrates how to incorporate measures and rollup metrics into pivot tables, and how to add visualizations/graphs to pivot tables.      b. HOW TO VIDEO FOR IPPS-A ADHOC OBIEE | CALENDAR DATE FUNCTIONS. This video provides a demonstration on how to insert calendar date functions. The example included in the video shows how to calculate the calendar year for ETS dates and how to calculate the number of days to ETS. It also covers how to incorporate both rows and columns in pivot tables.      c. HOW TO VIDEO FOR IPPS-A ADHOC OBIEE | BINS & PERFORMANCE MEASURE TILES. This video provides a demonstration on how to create bins and insert performance measure tiles. "Bins" enable users to group data within a column based on specific, filtered criteria. The example used within this video is grouping ETS dates by 30 day, 90 day, 120 day bins, etc. This video also includes the performance measure tile which takes a measure or metric, and depicts the data in an easy to read tile. 7.  IPPS-A ITEMS.      a. IPPS-A "A DAY IN THE LIFE" WEBINAR SERIES - MPD FOCUSED: ELEVATED ACCESS/ASSIGNMENTS/ORDERS - 15 MAR 2023. Attached is the CONOP for the IPPS-A "A Day in the Life" Webinar Series - MPD Focused: Elevated Access / Assignments / Orders. The FMD Training Team will be conducting two sessions on 15 MAR 23 at 1100 ET and 1900 ET.      b. IPPS-A JOB AID: RE-INITIATE MEMBER ELECTIONS. This Job Aid assists in Re-Initiating a Member’s Assignment Elections. This function is necessary to correct or simply change a Member’s Entitlements. IPPS-A includes the functionality to add, modify, and remove assignment entitlements and additional instructions from the Assignment Tracking module.      c. IPPS-A JOB AID: RACIAL ETHNIC DESIGNATION CATEGORY. This Job Aid assists in Self Service Racial Ethnic Designation Category (REDCAT) updates.      d. R3 IPPS-A USER MANUAL - VERSION 6, 9 MAR 23. 8. BRANCH/COMMAND ITEMS.      a. AGCRA NEWSLETTER # 60. In this issue:  New Army Brand, Maude Lecture Series, Alamo Chapter blood drive, and Army G-1 Zoom address to veterans and retirees.      b. MILITARY WORKING DOG (MWD) LEADERSHIP AND TRAINING SYMPOSIUM 13-19 MAY 2023 AT ALPENA COMBAT TRAINING CENTER, MI. The symposium will enhance the combat effectiveness of maneuver commanders by fielding better trained Military Working Dog (MWD) teams tasked with supporting installation law enforcement and worldwide contingencies.      c. TRADOC PROPONENT OFFICE - ARMY TRAINING INFORMATION SYSTEM (TPO-ATIS) NEWSLETTER ISSUE 2. This newsletter is designed to show the activities of the TRADOC Proponent Office - Army Training Information System regarding Army training and training resource management, including both Soldiers and civilians. 9. Recently published DOD and Army Directives (AD) and All Army Activity (ALARACT) messages. None. New ALARACTs and ADs are also posted on APD at the following link. 10. Recently published Military Personnel (MILPER) messages and Military Pay 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 23-080, RELEASE OF THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2023-2024 ARMY COMPETITIVE CATEGORY SENIOR SERVICE COLLEGE SLATE, ISSUED: [3/9/2023 9:13:44 AM]. This message announces officers slated for Academic Year (AY) 2023-2024 Army Competitive Category (ACC) Senior Service College (SSC) attendance.      b. MILPER MESSAGE 23-081, FISCAL YEAR 2023 (FY23) SPRING ENLISTED AIDE SELECTION PANEL ANNOUNCEMENT MESSAGE, ISSUED: [3/9/2023 10:48:25 AM]. A selection panel will convene no earlier than (NET) 15 May 23 to consider eligible Active Component (AC) Soldiers in the rank of Sergeant (promotable only), Staff Sergeant, Sergeant First Class and Master Sergeant that apply for consideration into the Enlisted Aide Program. The Enlisted Aide Program is open to all Active Component Soldiers regardless of military occupational specialty (MOS). However, Soldiers in understrength MOS’s will not be considered.      c. MILPER MESSAGE 23-082, APRIL 2023 QUALITATIVE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM (QMP) BOARD ANNOUNCEMENT (STAFF SERGEANT THROUGH COMMAND SERGEANT MAJOR), ISSUED: [3/9/2023 11:36:06 AM]. The Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23) Master Sergeant (MSG) Evaluation Board will consider select Regular Army (RA) and U.S. Army Reserve (USAR) Active Guard Reserve (AGR) Staff Sergeant (SSG) through Command Sergeant Major (CSM) for potential denial of continued service through the Qualitative Management Program (QMP). The board will convene at the DA Secretariat (DAS), Fort Knox, KY, on 18 Apr 23. Eligible NCOs are those who have been previously notified by official memorandum, through their chain of command, that their records were subject to denial of continued service by a QMP board.      d. MILPER MESSAGE 23-083, AWARD OF THE ARMY MEDICAL DEPARTMENT (AMEDD) “A” PROFICIENCY DESIGNATOR, ISSUED: [3/9/2023 3:35:53 PM]. The Health Services Division (HSD), Human Resources Command (HRC), will convene the AMEDD “A” Proficiency Designator Panel on 26-27 July 2023. This message solicits nominations and provides procedures for nominating, selecting, and awarding the AMEDD “A” proficiency designator.      c. MILPER MESSAGE 23-084, FISCAL YEAR 2024 (FY24) ARMY MEDICAL DEPARTMENT (AMEDD) VETERINARY CORPS NOMINATIVE COMMANDS (VNCS), ISSUED: [3/9/2023 3:50:41 PM]. Selection and slating for AMEDD VNCs (not selected through the centralized selection list (CSL) process) will be conducted outside the assignment interactive module 2.0 (AIM2) marketplace, employing a talent management panel. The opt-in preference window will be open from 15 May 2023 to 15 June 2023.      d. MILPER MESSAGE 23-085, FISCAL YEAR 2024 (FY24) ARMY MEDICAL DEPARTMENT (AMEDD) DENTAL CORPS NOMINATIVE COMMANDS (DNCS), ISSUED: [3/9/2023 4:00:23 PM]. AMEDD field grade dental commands will be completed outside of the Army Talent Alignment Process marketplace. Selections for the DNCs will be conducted through a DNC panel. The opt-in preference window will be open from 15 May 2023 to 15 June 2023.      e. MILPER MESSAGE 23-086, RELEASE OF THE FISCAL YEAR 2023 (FY23) ACTIVE COMPONENT (AC), COLONEL (COL), MEDICAL CORPS (MC) AND DENTAL CORPS (DC), PROMOTION SELECTION BOARDS (PSB), ISSUED: [3/10/2023 1:24:19 PM]. This message announces the release of the results for subject Promotion Selection Boards, (PSB). The Prepositioning Release Date for this board results will be between 0900-1300 EDT 14 Mar 23. The official promotion list will be released at 0730 hours EDT, 16 Mar 23. 11. S1NET MEMBER/UNIT CONTRIBUTIONS. The following unit/individually developed products or information have been contributed to S1NET for the use and benefit of all members/units. These products have not been reviewed nor sanctioned by TRADOC or the AG School, and may be specific to the unit/component/location.      a. UPDATED AWARDS SOP USING IPPS-A, 20230216. “A brigade level SOP for awards written to incorporate IPPS-A. It's a work in progress but could probably save a bunch of HR professionals some time.” Contributed by SGT Kevin Hoag. 12. FORSCOM WIAS POSITIONS (UPDATED A/O 10 MAR 23). Hot openings listed at the following link.       a. JOPES PLANNER | WIESBADEN CLAY KS | O-4/5 | 90A | TS/SCI | ASAP | 365 DAYS.      b. GOVT OF ISRAEL LIAISON OFFICER | JERUSALEM, ISRAEL | O-5 |90A | S | ASAP |365 DAYS.        c. U 4 LOGISTICS CHIEF MALI| BAMAKO | O-5 |90A | S | ASAP |180 DAYS.      d. IA# 3A-OSCI-00138-08 | ARTILLERY FMS CASE MANAGER | BAGHDAD, IRAQ | O-4 | 13A | TS/SCI | ASAP | 365 DAYS.  13. 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. TPU COMMANDER VACANCY (CPT-LTC) - 376TH FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SUPPORT UNIT, WAUSAU, WI.      b.  TPU 1SG POSITION VACANCY, HHC 97TH TNG BDE (CGSOC-ILE), FT. SHERIDAN, IL.      c. 2D MCTD (OC/T-TPU VACANCIES) FORT SNELLING, MN - CO CDR (O2-O4 01A) DET NCOIC (E7-E8 00G) SUPPLY SGT (E6-E7 92Y) MAJ (O4-01A).      d. 383D MI BN, TPU MULTIPLE VACANCIES, VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN MISSOURI AND KANSAS.      e. AGR OFFICER POSITIONS, RECRUITING CO COMMANDER AND OFFICER STRENGTH MANAGER (O2-O3), KSARNG RRBN, LENEXA AND TOPEKA, KS.      f. TPU E6 POSITION (46S) WITHIN THE 319TH MILITARY HISTORY DETACHMENT (MHD), WIESBADEN, GERMANY.      g. ADOS - GENERAL ENGINEER (DPW), CPT, POWIDZ FOR USAG-POLAND.      h. 486TH CIVIL AFFAIRS BATTALION - TULSA, OK - WILL TRAIN E4-E6 AND O2-O3s.      i. HHD 394TH FH, TPU, CPT(P)/MAJ, 67A00, CDR VACANCY, SEAGOVILLE, TX.      j. 360TH CA BDE (A) MULTIPLE VACANCIES; FORT JACKSON, SC.      k. HHD 1182ND DDSB, TPU, CPT/01A/BI, NORTH CHARLESTON, SC.      l. 322ND MED DET AUG, 818TH HOSP CENTER, TPU, 1LT(P)/CPT, 66S00, CDR VACANCY, UTICA, NY. 14.  CIVILIAN JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS. Units/organizations who wish to advertise GS positions, GS 12-15, may post them at the following link on S1NET.  Positions posted per the instructions provided will then be listed once in an S1NET message.      a. GS-0343-13 TEAM LEAD PROJECT CONTROLS GROUP - NASHVILLE DISTRICT, U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS.

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