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					Composition of the INDEX. This Index lists the DCIPS/IPMO Update Articles published in the last
several years that have not yet become dated. It includes articles through Update No. 2005-4 dated
25 March 2005. The articles are organized topically within the framework of the Chapter and
Paragraph headings found in AR690-13, CIPMS. Update articles containing policy interpretations
are indicated with the following: “(Policy Interpretation)”. Also shown are available DCIPS
Personnel Management and Information Support System (PERMISS) articles to provide a quick
inventory of all available policy and guidance.

Layout of and Guide to the INDEX. Each of the Chapter headings of AR690-13 are listed below
in the Table of Contents and become a heading in a green bar for a section of this Index. Scan the
Table of Contents below and then go to the page of this Index with the Chapter of the AR that most
likely contains information relevant to your inquiry. Click on the Chapter’s title in the green bar found
on subsequent pages and you will also be linked to that AR Chapter and can review that policy. Major
paragraph subdivisions of each Chapter are listed in bolded black lettering throughout the Index.
Some Paragraphs have been supplemented with either or both PERMISS articles (indicated in
Green) and/or UPDATE articles (indicated in Blue). Click on the words +PERMISS Article and you
will be linked to the PERMISS website. Then click on DCIPS and you will be linked to the DCIPS
PERMISS articles. Scan that listing and click on the article you are interested in. Click on the words
UPDATE Article and you will be linked to the DCIPS website. From there, cursor down to the Update
Articles and chose the Update edition number that was indicated to the right of the title of the Update
article listed below that you are interested in. For example, a listing of 13 refers to the 13th edition
published in 2001. After 2001, a hyphen was used to designate the year. A listing of 2-3 refers then
to the 3rd Edition of 2002, and 3-2, refers to the 2nd Edition of 2003, etc. The most recent guidance will
be in the following order: Update articles (most recent), PERMISS articles and then AR690-13.
You may also use the “Find” function to locate a term.

                    Table of Contents                                             Page Number
Chapter 1: Introduction (Includes DCIPS/NSPS)                                                2
Chapter 2: Responsibilities                                                                  5
Chapter 3: Position Management and Classification (PM&C)                                     8
Chapter 4: Employment and Placement                                                         10
Chapter 5: Training and Career Development (Includes Intelligence
           Community Officer and Other IC Programs)                                         16
Chapter 6: Compensation                                                                     22
Chapter 7: Performance Management                                                           24
Chapter 8: Performance Recognition and Incentive Awards                                     25
Chapter 9: Management-Employee Relations                                                    27
Chapter 10: Special Termination Authority                                                   28
Chapter 11: Technical Services                                                              29
Chapter 12: Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action                                        30
Chapter 13: Career Management (Includes ACTEDS Plan & Interns as
             well as Functional Chief Representative Competitive
             Development Program)                                                           31
Appendices                                                                                  35
A. References
B. DoD Directive 1400.34
C. DoD Manual 1400.34-M
MISC. (Includes Senior Programs and Civilian Linguist Demographics)                         35
DEFENSE CIVILIAN INTELLIGENCE PERSONNEL SYSTEM (DCIPS)/
CIVILIAN INTELLIGENCE PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (CIPMS)
                            Chapter 1: Introduction
Purpose (AR690-13 to be used in conjunction with FPM [Now CFR] and other ARs – Other ARs
apply unless otherwise specified in AR690-13)
UPDATE Articles                                                            Update No.
  - IPMO Will Use This Update and PERMISS Articles to Communicate Official        5-4
    Guidance/Interpretations (Policy Interpretation)
References
Explanation of abbreviations and terms
Authority (Intent and summary of basic legislation)
Policy (Congressional intent, Merit Principles, shared responsibility between manager and
personnel office, direction to fully utilize compensation to attract and retain)
  +PERMISS Article – DCIPS
  UPDATE Articles                                                                 Update No.
  DCIPS and NSPS
.    - The Intelligence Community Management Staff Continues Gaining
       Momentum to Implement DCID 1/12 on Human Capital                                 5-4
     - DCIPS Policy Revision Still on Hold That Would Include Features of NSPS          5-3
     - Director of Central Intelligence Directive 1/12, Intelligence Community
       Human Capital Has Been Signed – A Response to 9/11                               5-3
     - Legislation in Response to 9/11 Commission Delaying New DCIPS Policy             5-2
     - Draft Policy for the New DCIPS is Being Reviewed Within OSD                      4-7
     - New Website Available for Information About the National Security
       Personnel System (NSPS)                                                          4-6
     - Features of the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) With
       Pay Banding and Pay for Performance System Are Still Being Developed             4-4
.    - The Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Will Be
       Converting to a Pay Banded and Pay for Performance System                         4-3
     - National Security Personnel System (NSPS) Soon to Become Law                      4-2
     - Draft DCIPS Policy Begins Staffing Process                                        3-7
     - The National Security Personnel System (NSPS) Will Have a Big Impact on
       DCIPS                                                                             3-6

   Defense Civilian Intelligence Board (DCIB)
    - DCS, G-2 and Director, DIA Jointly Sign Memo to ASD (C3I) Requesting
      Priority to Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Policy
      Development                                                                       2-5
    - Defense Civilian Intelligence Board (DCIB) Meets and Sets Ambitious
      Schedule to Complete Development of Policy Chapters                                8




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    Revision of AR690-13
.   - IPMO Readies Rewrite of AR690-13                                                 5-4
    - IPMO Will Use This Update and PERMISS Articles to Communicate Official
      Guidance/Interpretations (Policy Interpretation)                                5-4
    - Key Changes Planned for the Revision of AR690-13, DCIPS                          10

    Personnel Management Information Support System (PERMISS)
     - IPMO Will Use This Update and PERMISS Articles to Communicate Official         5-4
       Guidance/Interpretations (Policy Interpretation)
     - DCIPS PERMISS Articles Have Just Been Updated                                  4-5
     - DCIPS Personnel Management Information Support System
      (PERMISS) Articles Available to Answer Frequently Asked Questions                13
    Human Resource Strategy
      - Army Intelligence Community’s Civilian Human Resource Strategy                 2-5
    Merit Principles/Prohibited Personnel Practices
      - Merit System Principles and Prohibited Personnel Practices Reminder            5-2
      - Prohibited Personnel Practices and DCIPS (Policy Interpretation)                14
      - The Importance of Merit Principles to DCIPS and Army Intelligence
        (Policy Interpretation)                                                         13
    Third Wave/Contracting Out
     - Third Wave Exemption Determinations Protect Intelligence and Security
       Functions                                                                       3-5
Position coverage (criteria for placing in CIPMS/DCIPS)
  UPDATE Articles                                                               Update No.
  Position/Employee Coverage in CIPMS/DCIPS
   - Mixed Positions Also Eligible for Coverage Under DCIPS Based on
     Occupational Coverage (Policy Interpretation)                                     4-6
   - Update on CIPMS/DCIPS Organizational and Discretionary Coverage
     (Policy Interpretation)                                                           4-5
   - DCIPS Employees Cannot Participate in Title 5 Demonstration Projects
     (Policy Interpretation)                                                           2-5
   - Refresher on Policy on Inclusion (Coverage) of Positions in DCIPS
     (Policy Interpretation)                                                           11
   - Distribution of DCIPS Employees By Command, Series and Grade                       7
   - Acquisition Corps and DCIPS (Policy Interpretation)                                3
Exclusion from the Federal Labor-Management Relations Program (Exclusion by statute, EO
and Army policy)
   +PERMISS Article - DCIPS Excluded from Labor Relations
Linking personnel and budgetary authorities




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Mobilization (Army’s mobilization/deployment regulations apply equally to CIPMS/DCIPS)
  UPDATE Article                                                               Update No.
   - Deployment of Civilians                                                           5-2
   - The Joint Staff Considering Greater Deployment of Civilians in Support of
     the Global War on Terrorism                                                       4-7
   - Can Your Boss Deploy You to Iraq? – You Bet!! (Policy Interpretation)             4-1
Military Intelligence (MI) Corps
   UPDATE Article                                                             Update No.
     - Military Intelligence Corps                                                   13

Misc (Intentionally Left Blank)
   UPDATE Article                                                        Update No.
    - A Civilian Creed Has Been Approved                                        4-6
    - A Civilian Creed Is Under Development                                    4-5
    - Results of the Civilian Attitude Survey for FY03                         4-5
    - Army has Released Its FY03 Evaluation of Human Resource Management        4-3




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                                Chapter 2: Responsibilities
Secretary of the Army (SA)
The ASA (M&RA)
  UPDATE Articles                                                            Update No.
    - A High Level Civilian Advisory Board is Being Established at HQDA to
      Champion Civilian Issues                                                    5-1
The DCSINT (Now G-2) and Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel (DCSPER) (Now G-1)
  UPDATE Articles                                                         Update No.
  Statements by DCSINT/ADCSINT
     - Leadership of Civilians During Times of Crises - A Word from
       the ADCSINT                                                                13
     - The DCSINT Continues to Stress the Importance of Civilian Training
        and Development                                                           12
   Coordination with G-1
     - World-Wide Army Human Resource Conference Points the Way for
       Change                                                                      2-5
     - DCIPS Comments on ASA(M&RA) Functional Requirements
       Documents (FRDs)                                                              9
     - DCIPS Comments on ASA(M&RA) Staffing Process and Reengineering
       Innovations Group (SPRING) Recommendation Focus Area Papers                   9
     - DCIPS Considered at Army Staffing Conference                                  3

   Program Evaluation/Chief of Staff’s Strategic Readiness System (SRS)
      - Army has Released Its FY03 Evaluation of Human Resource Management         4-3
      - Three Key Measures of DCIPS Effectiveness Included within The Chief of
        Staff’s Strategic Readiness System                                         2-6
The Director of Civilian Personnel (DCP)
  UPDATE Articles                                                        Update No.
    - Army has Released Its FY03 Evaluation of Human Resource Management        4-3
    - An Even Newer Web Address for Army’s “Civilian Personnel On-Line”          11
The Director of the IPMO (ODCSINT) (Now G-2)
  UPDATE Articles                                                          Update No.
    - Where to Find DCIPS Information on Army’s Newly Revised Civilian
      Personnel On-Line Website                                                  5-3
    - Pending Departures and New Faces in the IPMO                               5-1
.   - Summary of Intelligence Personnel Management Office (IPMO) Activity
      in FY03                                                                    4-6
    - The Intelligence Personnel Management Office Bids Farewell to Joyce
      Grignon                                                                    4-3
    - Don’t Miss Out – Send Us Your New AKO Address                              4-1
    - Threaded Discussion Forum - New Feature Added to our AKO Civilian HR
      Community                                                                  3-5




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     - IPMO Has Moved Back to the Pentagon and Has New Phone and Fax
       Numbers!                                                                     3-4
     - Brief Summary of the Intelligence Personnel Managements Office’s (IPMO)
       Activity in FY02                                                             3-2
  Available Training and Assistance Visits
    - Is There Such A Thing As A DCIPS / CIPMS Training Class For CP
      Managers?                                                                      5-3
    - IPMO Hosted/Briefed AMCOM’s Career Program Manager                             4-7
    - The Intelligence Personnel Management Office Will Soon Meet with the
       Ft. Huachuca Civilian Personnel Advisory Center and the West Civilian
       Personnel Operations Center                                                  4-4
    - Basic Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) PowerPoint
       Presentation Is Now Revised and Available on the Web                          4-2
    - The Intelligence Personnel Management Office (IPMO) Will Be Making a
       Presentation on Training Opportunities at the Upcoming Foreign Disclosure
       Conference in New Orleans                                                    4-1
    - IPMO Staff Members Will Be Traveling to Alaska, Hawaii, Japan, and
       Korea in June                                                                3-5
    - Advice and Assistance is Available from the IPMO Through VTCs!                2-2
    - Guide to Coding DCIPS Personnel Actions Now on the Web!                       2-1
    - IPMO is Available to Come On-Site to Train or Provide Advice &
      Assistance                                                                    2-1
    - DCIPS Training Course Given at Crystal City                                    11
    - Executive Briefing (Training) on DCIPS Available                                7

   DCIPS/IPMO Updates
     - Information from Back Issues of DCIPS/IPMO Updates Now Easier to Find        5-4
   IPMO Web Address
     - IPMO Staff Listing (How to Contact IPMO AOs)                                 5-4
     - You Can Now Subscribe to DCIPS/IPMO Information and References on
       NIPRnet/Unclass AKO                                                          3-6
     - IPMO Has Launched its AKO Website on the NIPRNET!                            3-6
Commanders of MACOMs
Senior intelligence officers (Sl0s)
MACOM CP-35 Career Program Managers (CPMs)
  +PERMISS Article - Responsibilities of MACOM Career Program Managers (CPMs)
MACOM directors of civilian personnel
Activity commanders
Activity career program managers (ACPMs)
  +PERMISS Article - Responsibilities of ACPMs
  UPDATE Articles                                                              Update No.
    - Refresher on Duties and Responsibilities of Activity Career Program Managers    4-6




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Activity training coordinators
Supervisors and managers
  +PERMISS Article - Responsibilities of Supervisors for Career Management
Civilian personnel officers
   UPDATE Articles                                                            Update No.
   Central Servicing Initiative from Ft Huachuca
    - Centralization of DCIPS Servicing in CONUS from Ft Huachuca Now
       Expanding to OCONUS                                                          5-4
    - Centralization of DCIPS Servicing in CONUS from Ft Huachuca Now
      Expanding to OCONUS                                                           5-3
.   - Annual West Region Commander’s Conference Soon to Be Held                      4-7
    - New Civilian Personnel Office Identification (CPOID) Code for Centrally
      Serviced DCIPS                                                                4-6
    - West CPOC Training Newsletter is a Good Source of Training Information        4-5
.   - Transfer of Centralized CONUS-Based DCIPS Positions to the West
        CPOC and the Fort Huachuca CPAC is Now Complete                             4-4
    - Ninety-Five Percent of DCIPS Positions in CONUS Will Be Centrally
       Serviced from Ft. Huachuca By February 2004                                   4-3
    - West CPOC and Ft Huachuca CPAC Offer Training and Assistance                  2-5
    - Skills Review For GG-132 And 134 Occupations                                  2-5
    - HQDA DCS,G-2 Representatives Attends the West CPOC’s
      Commander’s Conference                                                        2-4
    - West Civilian Personnel Operations Center (WCPOC) Has Published
      Its December Bulletin – Bookmark Their Website!                                 14

   Other
    - Assistance Still Needed from the Human Resource (HR) Community to
      Update the DCIPS HR Information Network!!                                     2-1
CIPMS employees
   +PERMISS Article - Responsibilities of Careerists for Career Management in CP 35
   UPDATE Article                                                       Update No.
    - Call for “Success Stories” About DCIPS Employees                          3-7
    - Importance of Completing and Maintaining Emergency Contact Data           2-4
Misc (Intentionally Left Blank)
   UPDATE Article                                                            Update No.
    - HR Toolkit Is Available for Supervisors and Administrative Personnel          4-6




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                Chapter 3: Position Management and Classification (PM&C)
Policy

   Section I: CIPMS Classification Structure
Overview
CIPMS classification standards and authority
   +PERMISS Article - Applicability of OPM Classification Standards to DCIPS
    Positions
   +PERMISS Article - DCIPS Classification Structure
   +PERMISS Article - DCIPS Career Paths
   +PERMISS Article - DCIPS Grade Bands
   +PERMISS Article - DCIPS Dual Track Career Progression
   +PERMISS Article - Interpolation of Factor Degree Description Points
   +PERMISS Article - Examples of Interpolation of Points Assigned to Factor Degree
   Description
   +PERMISS Article - Sub-Factors for Non-Supervisory Positions
   +PERMISS Article - Sub-Factors for Supervisory/Managerial Positions
   UPDATE Articles                                                         Update No.
   Titling Practices
     - Many Improper Security Specialist Titles Require Correction                 8

   New OPM 2210 Series
    - Impact of New OPM 2210 Series on DCIPS Positions                                  7

   Section II: PM&C Forms, Format, and Documentation
Job description format
  +PERMISS Article - When and How to Prepare a DCIPS Evaluation Statement
  +PERMISS Article - Streamlined Approach to the DCIPS Classification Process for
    GG Positions
  +PERMISS Article - Preparing A Position Description For A DCIPS Position
  +PERMISS Article - DCIPS Positions In The Position Description (PD) Library
  UPDATE Articles                                                        Update No.
    - Where to Find Examples of Position Descriptions                           5-1
    - Check Out FASCLASS if You Need to Develop a Job Description               4-1
Standardization and documentation
   UPDATE Articles                                                             Update No.
    - The CPOC Needs Your Help to Improve New Position Descriptions                   5-3
    - Use of Position Descriptions from FASCLASS and Responsibilities of
      Supervisors, HR Professionals and Employees in Position Classification
      Complaints and Appeals                                                         4-1
    - Check Out FASCLASS if You Need to Develop a Job Description                    4-1
   Classification Issues for Intern Positions
    - Grading of CP-35 (Intelligence) Entry/Developmental Positions
      (Policy Interpretation)                                                         10



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   Section III: Position Management
Overview
  UPDATE Articles                                                              Update No.
   - Avoid Employee Misassignments                                                   5-4
Position management program indicators
Position management studies
  UPDATE Articles                                                              Update No.
   - Reminder, GG-080-9 Positions Are Not Full Performance Positions
       (Policy Interpretation)                                                       5-2

   Section IV: Classification Complaint and Appeal Procedures
Overview
  UPDATE Articles                                                              Update No.
    - Use of Position Descriptions from FASCLASS and Responsibilities of
      Supervisors, HR Professionals and Employees in Position Classification
      Complaints and Appeals                                                         4-1
Matters excluded
Employee representatives
Informal complaint procedures
   +PERMISS Article - DCIPS Informal Position Classification Complaint Procedures
   +PERMISS Article - DCIPS Formal Position Classification Complaint Procedures
Formal appeal procedures
  +PERMISS Article - DCIPS Position Classification Appeals
Misc
   UPDATE Articles                                                             Update No.
   Classification and Position Management Training
    - Training/Delegation Of Classification Authority (DCA)
      (Policy Interpretation)                                                        2-5
    - Have Training Materials Will Travel – DCIPS Classification Training              5
    - DCIPS Classification Training Requirements                                       2
      (1) IPMO Approved Training                                                       2
      (2) Grandfathering the Training Requirement                                      2

   Civilian High-Grade Controls
   - Civilian High-Grade Control Program                                               3
Intentionally Left Blank




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                            Chapter 4: Employment and Placement

    Section I: Policy and Procedures                                                          .
Policy
  UPDATE Articles                                                           Update No.
  Merit Principles/Prohibited Personnel Practices/Competitive Actions
    - Merit System Principles and Prohibited Personnel Practices Reminder          5-2
    - The Difference Between DCIPS Direct and On-the-Spot Hiring Authority
      (Policy Interpretation)                                                       4-7
    - Discussion About When Promotion Actions of Incumbents Must Be
      Competitive and When They May Be Non-Competitive (Policy Interpretation)     2-3
    - Prohibited Personnel Practices and DCIPS (Policy Interpretation)              14
    - The Importance of Merit Principles to DCIPS and Army Intelligence
       (Policy Interpretation)                                                      13
    Interchange Agreement with the Competitive Service
.    - Annual Extension of the Interchange Agreement with the Office of
       Personnel Management Has Still Not Been Officially Approved                      5-4
     - Annual Extension of the Interchange Agreement with the Office of Personnel
       Management Has Not Yet Been Approved                                             5-3
     - Personnel Interchange Agreement with the Office of Personnel Management
        Has Been Temporarily Extended                                                   5-1
     - Current Extension of the Personnel Interchange Agreement is Approaching
        Its Expiration Date                                                             4-7
     - Personnel Interchange Agreement - OSD, Civilian Personnel Management
        Service (CPMS) Conducts Audit of the Services’ DCIPS                            4-6
     - The Current Extension of the Interchange Agreement with OPM is Now
         Posted on the Web                                                              4-3
     - Interchange Agreement with OPM Has Been Extended for Another Year
        With Retroactivity                                                              4-2
      - Interchange Agreement with OPM Temporarily Lapses – Retroactive
        Extension Again in the Works                                                    4-1
      - Original Interchange Agreement                                                  13

    Response to Terrorism
     - Initiative Being Considered to Recruit Over 150 Civilian Volunteers To
       Meet Short Fall of MI Soldiers in CENTCOM                                        5-4
     - New and Updated Material Available on CPOL Regarding Mobilization
       Of DCIPS Employees Who Are Reservists or Who Are Being Deployment
        as Civilians                                                                    3-4
     - More Information on the Relaxation of Personnel Management Controls
       in Response to the Terrorist Attacks That Apply Equally to DCIPS                  13
     - Relaxation of Personnel Management Controls in Response to the
       Terrorist Attacks Apply Equally to the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel
       System (DCIPS) (Policy Interpretation)                                            12




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Staffing procedures
   UPDATE Articles                                                             Update No.
    - Army Human Resources (HR) Task List                                            5-4
    - Army Deploys New Automated Human Resource Tool                                 5-4
.   - Database Available of Legitimate Colleges – Tool to Avoid Selecting
      Someone With a Degree from a Diploma Mill                                      5-4
    - Ensure Your Resume is Not Classified!                                          5-3
    - Reminder to Those Who Submit RPAs – Ensure All Data Elements in
      Gatekeeper are Provided                                                        5-3
    - Managers – The CPOC Needs Your Help to More Quickly Process Your
      Personnel Actions                                                              5-3
    - Managers -- Things to Remember About Grade Band Promotions
      (Encumbered Positions)                                                        5-3
    - Army Has Deployed a New Resume Builder and Answer Tool                        5-3
    - Requests for Second or Subsequent Referrals                                   5-2
    - Inquiries Regarding Job Referrals                                             5-2
    - Managers: The Importance of Providing Specific Job Information to the
      CPOC When Recruiting                                                           4-7
    - Army to Deploy New Automated Human Resources (HR) Tools                        4-6
    - Have you ever noticed the “Remarks” on your Notice of Personnel Action
       (SF 50-B)?                                                                    4-6
    - Supervisors: How to Have Better Vacancy Announcements to Attract
       Quality Candidates                                                            4-5
    - Army Regional Tools (ART) Users Guide Has Been Updated                         4-4
    - Priority Now Being Given for the Security Clearance Investigations and
       Adjudications of ACTEDS Interns Required to Have Either a Top Secret
       (TS) or Sensitive Compartmented Intelligence (SCI) Clearance                  3-5
    - All Army Career Programs Moving to RESUMIX for their Referral System           3-2
    - DCIPS Nonpermanent Appointments, Tenure and Within Grade
      Increases (WIGIs) (Policy Interpretation)                                      2-6
    - DCIPS Temporary and Not-To-Exceed (NTE) Appointments – A
      Growing Alternative to Permanent Appointments (Policy Interpretation)           14

   Section II: External Recruitment
Recruitment policy
  +PERMISS Article - Retired Military Waiver for DCIPS Positions
  UPDATE Articles                                                         Update No.
  180 Day Waivers for Hiring Retired Military
    - (Corrected) Policy on 180 Day Waivers for DCIPS Positions Has Changed
       – 180 Day Waivers Are NOT Required But MACOMs Are Required to
       Report Bi-Annually (Policy Interpretation)                               4-3
    - DCIPS Check List for Approving 180-Day Waivers                              6
    - Approval Authority for 180 Day Waivers Delegated to MACOM Level
      (Policy Interpretation)                                                     5
    - Hiring Retiring Military – 180 Day Waivers (Policy Interpretation)          2




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   Reinstatement Eligibility
    - Do DCIPS Employees Have Reinstatement Eligibility? Maybe; Maybe Not
      (Policy Interpretation)                                                          5-2
Recruitment procedures
  UPDATE Articles                                                               Update No.
   - The Difference Between DCIPS Direct and On-the-Spot Hiring Authority
        (Policy Interpretation)                                                        4-7
    - Open Period for CP-35 GG-14 and 15 Vacancy Announcements (Policy
      Interpretation)                                                                  4-6
    - Applying Veterans’ Preference for DCIPS Positions (Policy Interpretation)        4-6
    - Clarification on Applying Veteran’s Preference (Policy Interpretation)           3-6
    - Job Aids for Supervisors/Managers and Admin Personnel Now Available
      on the Web (Ghostview movie)                                                      3-2
Administrative disqualification
  UPDATE Articles
   - G-1 and G-2 Continue to Work On Suitability Procedures and Process                5-4
   - Working Group Established at HQDA to Review Suitability and Security
      Clearance Issues Relating to Civilian Human Resource Management                  5-1
Conditions of employment
  +PERMISS Article - Conditions of Employment – DCIPS
  UPDATE Articles                                                             Update No.
  Drug Testing
   - Drug Testing for New Employees Required as Well as Random Testing
     For all Employees If a TS/SCI Clearance Required (Policy Interpretation)        2-5
   - Drug Testing – Condition of Employment                                            2
   - Drug Testing – Condition of Employment                                            1

   Security Clearance
    - Security Clearance Requirements on Requests for Personnel Action                   1
Trial period
Recruiting assistance
  UPDATE Articles                                                                Update No.
  Recruitment Sources/Targeted Recruitment
    - MICECP Website Offers Employment Information                                     5-4
    - New Recruitment Tool - Employment of Highly Qualified Experts                   5-4
    - National Security Education Program (NSEP) Is a Great Recruitment
      Source for Language Skills and Foreign Area Knowledge                           5-3
    - General Guidance for Recent College Graduates Seeking Employment                 5-2
    - Military to Civilian Conversions Update                                          5-1
    - Retired Annuitant Rehire Program                                                 5-1
    - Where to Direct Those Interested in Job Opportunities with Army                  5-1
    - Call for Functional (Intelligence and Security Professionals) to Represent
      Army at Recruitment Fairs                                                         5-1




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        - New Website for those Interested in Opportunities in the Military Intelligence
          Civilian Excepted Career Program for Counterintelligence, HUMINT and
          Related Positions                                                                4-6
        - National Ground Intelligence Center Gets Approval for Four Scholarships
          in the New Pat Roberts Intelligence Scholarship Program                          4-5
.       - Intelligence Community - Collaborative Recruiting; What, When, Where
          and What is Army MI's Role?                                                      4-3
        - Help Us - Help You Market Your Hot Jobs in 2004                                  4-3



        - Pool of Candidates from the New Scholarship for Service Program for
          Information Management Positions Can Also Be Utilized by DCIPS (Policy
          Interpretation)                                                                  4-2
        - IPMO Goes Live with NIPRnet Recruitment Website Called “CEAMI”                   4-1
        - Intelligence Positions from Other Services and Agencies as well as
          Contractor Opportunities Can Now Be Posted on a Knowledge Collaboration
          Center (KCC) of the Intelligence Community on AKO                                3-6
        - Plans Well Underway for Joint Intelligence Community Recruitment in FY04         3-6
        - Website Now Seeking Army Employees With Arab Speaking Ability                     3-5
        - Joint Recruitment Event Takes Place – National Society of Black Engineers        3-4
        - Army DCIPS Employee Named Black Engineer of the Year                             3-4
        - Where to Refer Arab Speakers for DOD or Army Employment                          3-4
        - The Intelligence Community has Launched a Recruitment Website on the
           INTERNET                                                                        3-3
        - Advice for those Seeking their First Job with Army Intelligence                  3-3
        - New Federal Webpage Launched with Link to OPM’s Employment Site                  2-5
        - The National Security Education Program (NSEP) – An Excellent
          Source of Candidates for Positions Requiring Language or Area
          Studies Expertise                                                                 14
        - Where to Direct Job Inquiries from Former Federal Employees In
          Response to the September 11 Attacks                                              13
        - National Security Education Program (NSEP) – An Additional Source
          of Candidates With Language and Area Study Competencies                           10
        - Employment Information (Job Information Websites)                                  4

    Recruitment and Retention Incentives
        - Advanced Hiring Salary – A Useful Tool in Competitive Labor Markets
          (Policy Interpretation)                                                           5-2
        - Recruitment Flexibility for DCIPS Managers – Step Increase on Reassignment        4-6



      Section III: Promotion and Internal Placement




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Merit promotion plans
  UPDATE Articles                                                             Update No.
     - HQDA G-1 Requires All Vacancy Announcements To Clearly State
        Whether the Army will Pay PCS Allowances (Policy Interpretation)             4-1
     - Payment of PCS Costs is Required by the ACTEDS Plan When
       Competitively Filling GG-13 and Above Positions with Army-Wide
       or Wider Areas of Consideration (Policy Interpretation)                       2-3
     - A Functional Chief Memorandum Has Been Signed Requiring Senior
       Leaders to Review Recruitment Actions for GG-14 and 15 Positions to
       Promote Diversity in the Workforce (Policy Interpretation)                    2-3
     - New Requirement to Consider Professionalization When Competitively
       Hiring and Promoting (Policy Interpretation)                                   13
     - Referral Requirements for GG-13/14/15 Positions in Career Program – 35
       (Policy Interpretation)                                                        10
     - Mandatory Requirements in ACTEDS Plan for Competitive
       Recruitment and Promotion Actions (Policy Interpretation)                        3
Internal placement policy
   +PERMISS Article - Career Referral for Non CP-35 Positions in DCIPS
Competition
  UPDATE Articles                                                             Update No.
  Promotion/Temporary Promotion, Details
   - Danger Pay                                                                      5-2
   - Publication Made of DCIPS Grade Band Promotion Exception to Priority
      Placement Program (PPP)                                                        5-2
   - DCIPS Flexibility Allows for Temporary Promotions and Details to Higher
     Graded Positions for Up to 180 Days Without Competition (Policy Interpretation) 3-5
   - Announcement of DCIPS Positions With Promotion Potential vs Grade
     Band Promotions (Policy Interpretation)                                         3-4
   - Issues to Consider When Establishing or Filling Technician Career Path
     Positions and When Attempting to Convert Encumbered Technician
     Career Path to Professional/Administrative Career Path Positions                2-1
   - Questions and Answers: Minimum Qualifications for Promotion;
     Retroactive, Accelerated and Two Grade Promotions; Details and
     Temporary Promotions Between DCIPS and the Competitive Service;
     And Emergency Temporary Appointments (Policy Interpretation)                     13
   - Career Ladder Promotion Policy (Provides for Retroactive Promotions
     for Trainees) (Policy Interpretation)                                             1
Records and review
Grievances
Corrective actions




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Details
  +PERMISS Article - Details and Temporary Promotions In DCIPS
  UPDATE Articles                                                            Update No.
    - The USD(I) Will Take a Personal Role In Approving Details and Exchanges
        Outside of DOD                                                              4-2
Reduction in force (RIF)
  UPDATE Articles                                                            Update No.
  DOD Priority Placement Program (PPP)/CARE
    - Publication Made of DCIPS Grade Band Promotion Exception to Priority
      Placement Program (PPP)                                                      5-2
    - Approval Obtained from OSD for Exception to Priority Placement Program
      For Grade Band Promotions in Encumbered Positions                            5-1
   - OSD Has Been Requested To Clarify Priority Placement Program (PPP)
      Procedures for CIPMS Grade Band Promotions                                   4-4
    - Latest on Use of Intelligence Option Codes in the DOD Priority
      Placement Program (PPP)/CARE                                                  14
    - Tips for Coding DCIPS Positions in DOD CARE (Priority Placement
      Program)                                                                       5
Grade and pay retention
Reemployment rights
  UPDATE Articles                                                             Update No.
   - Overseas Tour Limitations (Policy Interpretation)                               3-4

   Section IV: Qualification Requirements
Qualification standards
  UPDATE Articles                                                              Update No.
   - Undocumented Details to Positions With Different Qualification Requirements
     or at Higher Grades Generally Cannot Be Used Later to Qualify for Positions
     (Policy Interpretation)                                                           4-1
Written and performance tests
Misc (Intentionally Left Blank)
   UPDATE Articles                                                           Update No.
    - Consideration Being Given to Expansion of Entitlements for Deployed
        Civilians                                                                   5-1
    - Full Entitlements Available to “Not-To-Exceed (NTE) Appointments Greater
      than One Year (Policy Interpretation)                                         4-6
    - Overseas Tour Limitations (Policy Interpretation)                             3-4




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                        Chapter 5: Training and Career Development
Policy
  UPDATE Articles                                                                Update No.
  Policy
     - Is There Such A Thing As A DCIPS / CIPMS Training Class For CP
       Managers?                                                                       5-3
     - Civilian Academic Degree Training                                                4-6
     - Update on the Strategic Army Workforce (SAW)                                     4-4
     - Subject Matter Experts Being Sought to Assist the Strategic Army Workforce
       Management Office Develop Career Management Guidance for Intelligence
       and Security                                                                     4-4
     - Latest Policy on Payment for Academic Degree Training (Policy Interpretation)    3-6
     - Civilian Academic Degree Training Now Possible                                   3-5
     - Army Training and Leader Development Panel (ATLDP) Study on Civilians
       Approved – Four Broad Imperatives With Supporting General and Specific
       Recommendations                                                                  3-4
     - Strategic Army Workforce (SAW) Concept for a Transformed Civilian
       Career Development System (Early Version)                                       3-4
     - Authority to Pay the Expenses Required to Obtain Professional Credentials
        for Army Civilian Employees is Being Delegated Within Army (Policy
        Interpretation)                                                                3-4
     - Summary of the Recent Intelligence Community Training and Education
       Board (TEB) Meeting                                                             2-3
     - Summary of the Recent Intelligence Community Training and Education
       Board (TEB) Meeting                                                             2-2
     - Additional Information on Army’s Policy on Paying for College Degrees
       (Policy Interpretation)                                                          14
     - Army Publishes New Policy on Paying for Degrees                                  13
Determining training requirements
Survey of training needs
Identifying training sources
   UPDATE Articles                                                                Update No.
   Joint Intelligence Virtual University (JIVU)
     - The Joint Intelligence Virtual University (JIVU) Provides an Automated
       Transcript of all Courses Completed and in Process of Completion                  5-4
     - Joint Intelligence Virtual University (JIVU) Usage Significantly Expands          5-2
     - The Joint Intelligence Virtual University Has New WEB Addresses                   4-5
     - Completion of Courses on the Joint Intelligence Virtual University (JIVU)
        by Army Members Topped 800 in FY03                                                4-3
     - Joint Intelligence Virtual University (JIVU) Has a Substantial Presence on
       SIPRnet – Check It Out!                                                            3-7




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     - The Joint Intelligence Virtual University (JIVU) Adds New Intel Course for
       New Employees, Language Training from DLI and Its First Synchronous
       Course                                                                            2-5
     - Need to Publicize the Intelligence Training Available on SIPRnet and
       JWICS Through the Joint Virtual Intelligence University (JIVU)                    2-2

   Websites and Links to Training (Schools)/Documenting Training
    - The Army Distance Learning Program Has Over Twenty MI Courses
        And a Physical Security Course                                                   5-4
    - Key Website For Intelligence Training                                              5-2
    - Joint Security Training Consortium (JSTC) Has Issued Final Skills
       Standards for Many Disciplines                                                    4-5
    - West CPOC Training Newsletter is a Good Source of Training Information             4-5
    - The Joint Security Training Consortium (JSTC) Is An Excellent Source of
       Information on Training and Development Opportunities for Security
       Specialists                                                                       4-2
    - Check Out The Joint Military Intelligence College’s (JMIC’s) Website on the
      NIPRnet                                                                            3-7
    - Selected Websites for Schoolhouses                                                 3-7
    - Defense Security Service E-News – Information about DSSA Courses,
      Projects and Security Awareness Initiatives                                        3-6
     - Joint Security Training Consortium (JSTC) Website Contains Valuable
      Information for Security Professionals                                             3-6
     - Updated Listing of Training Available Through the Regional Civilian
        Personnel Operations Centers (CPOCs) – Now With Offerings from
        The West CPOC                                                                    3-2
     - New Site Offers Free Online Courses for Federal Workers                           2-5
     - Civilian Personnel Management Training Tools Are Available on the Web
       for Those Serviced by the West Civilian Personnel Operations Center               2-4
     - Intelligence Community Proliferation Training Catalog FY2002 is Now
       On Our Web                                                                        2-2
     - NIMA College Opens Its Courses to the DOD Intelligence Community –
       NIMA’s School of Leadership and Professional Studies                              2-2
     - Attention Training Coordinators and Managers -- Completed Training
       Can Now Be Recorded in Army’s Automated Personnel Management
       Database (MDCPDS) Using Oracle Training Administration (OTA)                      2-1
     - Free Computer Based Training Available to All Army Civilians                      2-1
Individual development plans (IDPs)
   UPDATE Articles                                                                  Update No.
   - Individual Development Plans (Policy Interpretation)                                4-6
Funding – See this topic in Chapter 13, Career Management for CP-35 positions
Intake analysis and special programs




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Misc
   Management and Leadership Training
   UPDATE Articles                                                               Update No.
   Defense Leadership and Management Program (DLAMP)
     - Defense Leadership and Management Program (DLAMP) Offers Three
       Options to Complete the Program                                                3-7
     - Refocused DLAMP Continues to Offer Significant Development
       Opportunities for those Interested in Supervisory/Managerial Career Track      3-2

   Army Leadership Training.
    - Applications Are Now Due for Senior Service Colleges (SSCs)                    5-2
    - Significant Leadership Training Opportunities – Organizational Leadership
        for Executives (OLE) Course                                                  5-1
    - Sustaining Base and Leadership Management (SBLM) Offers Mixture of
        Resident and Non-resident Program to Those Within the DC Metro Area          5-1
    - Applications for the Next Sustaining Base and Leadership Management
       (SBLM) Program are Due by October 4, 2004                                     4-6
    - SBLM Applications are Due By May 31st                                          4-5
    - Applications Will Soon Be Due for the Next Sustaining Base and Leadership
       Management (SBLM) Class                                                        4-3
    - Reminder – Those Applying for Senior Service Colleges Are Required to Be
       Geographically Mobile – Post Training Assignments Likely                       4-3
    - Army Offers New Strategic Leadership for Executives (SLE) Course in
      Kansas City in FY04                                                             3-7
    - Sustaining Base Leadership and Management (SBLM) Non-Resident
       Course Now Opens to GG-11s                                                    3-4
    - Training Alert - Human Resource Management Course for New Supervisors
       of Civilians (Military as Well as Civilian) is Now Available from Army         3-3
    - Course Schedule for FY03 Organizational Leadership for Executives
      (OLE) is Now Available on the Web                                               2-5
    - Army Leadership Training Reinstated – Organizational Leadership for
      Executives (OLE) Course                                                         2-4
    - College Credit Given for SBLM                                                    11

 Additional Courses/Programs
   - National Security Management Course (NSMC) Nominations Due                       5-2
   - Harvard University Program for Senior Executive Fellows (SEF)                    5-2
   - Ground Intelligence Support Activity (GISA) Training Schedule                    5-2
   - Registration Has Begun for OPM’s Senior Executive Service Competitive
      Development Program – DCIPS Employees Eligible                                  5-2
   - Joint Security Training Consortium (JSTC) Has Issued Final Skills
      Standards for Many Disciplines                                                 4-5
   - State Department is Seeking More DOD Personnel to Attend Courses at
      the Foreign Service Institute                                                  4-4
   - How to Get Seats for Joint Special Operations University (JSOU) Courses         4-4
   - How to Get Seats in the Military Intelligence Officers Basic Course (MIOBC)     4-4
   -


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 - Limited Number of 134s and 086s Can Also Receive Funding From the
   HQDA G-2 for Training and Development                                          4-3
 - Senior Service College (SSC) Programs for FY 2004 Are Accepting
   Nominations                                                                   4-2
 - Center for Counterintelligence and Security Studies Could Be a New Source
   Of Training                                                                   4-2
 - Suspense Date for Applications for the New Army Fellowship Program
   for Training and Experience in Strategic Intelligence is Coming Up – 31
   October 2003                                                                  4-1
 - Army G-2 Announces a Fellowship Program for Those Outside of Wash DC
   Desiring Training and Experience in Strategic Intelligence                    3-7
 - How to Apply to Attend MI Military Training                                   3-4
 - Army War College Offers Web Based Defense Strategy Course                     2-5
 - New Management Development Program Announced                                   12


Intelligence Community Programs
 Intelligence Community Officer (ICO) Designation
 + PERMISS Article - Intelligence Community Office (ICO) Designation
 UPDATE Articles                                                            Update No.
  - Recent Meeting of the Intelligence Community Officer (ICO)/Intelligence
    Community Assignment Program (ICAP) Board of Governors Appraises FY02         3-1
  - Intelligence Community Officer Board of Governors Meeting Recently Held       2-5
  - Summary of Recent ICO/ICAP Board of Governors (BOG) Meeting                   2-2
  - FY02 Begins Requirement to Consider ICO Designation When
     Filling Defense Intelligence Senior Executive Service (DISES)
     Positions                                                                     11

Intelligence Community Assignment Program (ICAP)
- Intelligence Community Assignment Program (ICAP) Announcement
  Period To Be Opened Throughout the Month of April                              5-4
- SIPRnet Will Now Offer More ICAP and ICOT Information and Will Permit
   Direct Input of ICAP Applications and ICOT Credit Requests                    5-4
 - Intelligence Community Assignment Program (ICAP) Open Announcement
     Period Has Closed – Next One Will Be During January                          5-2
 - The Next Intelligence Community Assignment Program (ICAP) Open
     Announcement Period is Here                                                  5-1
  - New Draft DCIPS Policy Provides for Separate Lodging Allowance for
    Those on an ICAP Assignment                                                   3-7
  - Intelligence Community Assignment Program (ICAP) Vacancies Have
    Closed – Now is the Time for Managers to Review and Improve Vacancy
    Announcements Before the Next Open Period                                     3-7
  - Intelligence Community Assignment Program (ICAP) Equivalency Can Be
    Granted for Previous Assignments                                              3-5
  - Command and IPMO to Work Together to Facilitate ICAP Assignments              3-4



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 - Review of the Intelligence Community Assignment Program (ICAP) in FY02        2-6
 - Intelligence Community Assignment Program (ICAP) Equivalency Can
   Be Granted for Previous Assignments                                           2-4
 - New Strategies Are Identified to Aid In Increasing the Number of Army
   Careerists Going Out of Army on Intelligence Community Assignment
   Program (ICAP) Assignments                                                    2-3
 - Relocation Income Tax Allowance and the Intelligence Community
   Assignment Program (ICAP)                                                     2-2
 - Current Statistics on Army’s Participation in ICAP                            2-2
 - New Legislation Grants Lodging Allowance to Those on ICAP
    Assignments Requiring Relocation Who Chose Not to Relocate
    Their Families                                                               2-1
 - DCSINT Comments on the Importance of the Intelligence Community
   Assignment Program (ICAP)                                                      14
 - Need for New ICAP Opportunities in Support of the War on Terrorism
   And Recent Changes to ICAP and ICAP-E Policies                                 13
 - High Potential Grade 12s Now Eligible for an ICAP Assignment                   12
 - New Electronic ICAP Application Concurrence/Endorsement Process                 7
 - Participation in ICAP By Non-CP35 Careerists (Policy Interpretation)            4

Intelligence Community Officer Training (ICOT)
  - SIPRnet Will Now Offer More ICAP and ICOT Information and Will Permit
     Direct Input of ICAP Applications and ICOT Credit Requests                   5-4
  - Over 35 Army Employees Are Pursing ICOT Accreditation                         5-4
  - CY05 Schedule Just Out for the Two Week Intelligence Community Officer
     Course (ICOC)                                                               4-7
   - Intelligence Community Orientation Course Schedule is Now Available
      for FY04                                                                   4-2
   - Intelligence Community Officer Training (ICOT) Requirements – More and
      More Courses Have Been Given Equivalency                                   4-2
   - Your Could Be Close to Obtaining Full Credit Toward Meeting the
       Intelligence Community Officer Training (ICOT) Requirement                2-6
   - The New Two-Week Intelligence Community Officer Course (ICOC) for
      GG-14s and 15s Gets Great Reviews                                          2-5
   - Intelligence Community Officer Training (ICOT) Requirements Can Be
     Met By Previous Military Training                                           2-4
   - Intelligence Officer Orientation Course is Now Open to all GG-13s and
     Above Regardless of Whether They Are On an ICAP Assignment                  2-1
   - Those Seeking Intelligence Community Officer Training (ICOT) Credit
     Should Use the On-Line System                                                12
   - Certain GG-13s Will Be Eligible to Take the New Intelligence Community
     Officer Course (ICOC) That Will Start This Winter (Policy Interpretation)    10
   - Intelligence Community Orientation Course Now Opened for Those
     With ICAP Equivalency Credit                                                  7




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Other IC Programs and Courses
  - The Army Distance Learning Program Has Over Twenty MI Courses
    And a Physical Security Course                                                5-4
  - New Mexico State University Offers Degrees in Intelligence                    4-7
  - Seven Careerists Approved for Participation in PRISP at NGIC                  4-7
  - Nominations Sought for the Exceptional Intelligence Officer Program (EIOP)    4-6
  - National Ground Intelligence Center Gets Approval for Four Scholarships
    in the New Pat Roberts Intelligence Scholarship Program                       4-5
  - Managing Intelligence Community Issues (MICI) Course Schedule is Now
    Available for FY04                                                            4-2
  - Check Out The Joint Military Intelligence College’s (JMIC’s) Website on the
    NIPRnet                                                                       3-7
  - DIA Again Offers a DOD Intelligence Community Scholar Program for Newly
    Hired Careerists                                                              3-7
  - Army G-2 Announces a Fellowship Program for Those Outside of Wash DC
    Desiring Training and Experience in Strategic Intelligence                    3-7
  - Nomination Sought for the Exceptional Intelligence Officer Program (EIOP)     3-6
  - Denial and Deception Advanced Studies Program (DDASP) Announced               2-5
  - Program Announcement – DOD Intelligence Community Scholar
    Program                                                                       2-4
  - Managers May Consider New Intelligence Community Programs For
    Both New Hires and Junior Journeymen                                          2-3
  - The Joint Military Intelligence College (JMIC) Now Has A Thesis
    Database Website on INTELINK                                                  2-2
  - A New Opportunity for those In the Entry/Developmental Grade
    Band – The Intelligence Community Scholar Program                             13
  - New DOD Intelligence Community Fellowship Program Announced                   11
  - Mansfield Fellowship Program (Japanese Studies)                                1
 Procedures
  - Supervisors and Training Coordinators: Reminder To Input Completed
    Training Into Careerists’ Official Automated Files                            4-5




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                                 Chapter 6: Compensation
Overview
  +PERMISS Article – Employee Benefits Under DCIPS
     UPDATE Articles                                                            Update No
     - Consideration Being Given to Expansion of Entitlements for Deployed
       Civilians                                                                    5-1
     - Rare Opportunity for Purchasing Life Insurance                               4-7
     - Full Entitlements Available to “Not-To-Exceed (NTE) Appointments Greater
       than One Year (Policy Interpretation)                                        4-6
     - Advance Planning/Notice Recommended When Considering Retirement              4-6
     - Did You Know About Benefits?                                                 4-6
     - Did You Know…Thrift Savings Plan, Hatch Act and Civilian Leave and
        Earnings Statements                                                         4-5
     - HQDA G-1 Encourages Wider Use of Available Civilian Pay Incentives to
       Achieve Recruitment and Retention Goals                                       3-7
  +PERMISS Article – DCIPS Recruitment and Retention Incentives
CIPMS special salary rates
   UPDATE Articles                                                            Update No.
   Special Salary Schedules
     - Army Obtains Special Salary Rate for Polygraphers                             5-2
     - INSCOM Seeks Special Salary Rate for Polygraphers                              4-4
     - Special Salary Schedule Ready for Information Technology Positions in DCIPS
       (Policy Interpretation)                                                          4
Premium recruitment bonus payment
   UPDATE Articles                                                           Update No.
    - Many Recruitment and Retention Tools Exist for Commands to Use
      to Attract and Retain a Premiere Workforce                                     14
Advanced hiring salary
  +PERMISS Article - DCIPS Advanced Hiring Salary
  UPDATE Articles                                                            Update No.
    - Advanced Hiring Salary – A Useful Tool in Competitive Labor Markets
       (Policy Interpretation)                                                       5-2
    - Recruitment Flexibility for DCIPS Managers – Advanced Hiring Salary
      (Policy Interpretation)                                                        4-5
Travel and transportation
Step increase on reassignment
   +PERMISS Article - DCIPS Step Increase On Reassignment
   UPDATE Articles                                                      Update No.
.   - Recruitment Flexibility for DCIPS Managers – Step Increase on
      Reassignment                                                            4-6
    - Correction on Guidance On CIPMS/DCIPS Step Increase on Reassignment
      (Policy Interpretation)                                                  4-1
Advance payment of basic pay




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Administratively uncontrollable work pay
Documentation
Allowances in foreign and overseas areas
   UPDATE Articles                                                          Update No.
    - Danger Pay                                                                   5-2


Misc
   UPDATE Articles                                                            Update No.
    - National Ground Intelligence Center Gets Approval for Four Scholarships
       in the New Pat Roberts Intelligence Scholarship Program                      4-5
     - Payment of Expenses Now Possible to Obtain Professional Credentials          3-6
     - Update on Foreign Language Proficiency Pay (FLPP) for Civilians              3-5
     - Pay Setting and Step Increases                                               3-4
     - Refresher on Pay Ceilings That Affect Employee Pay and the Exemplary
       Performance Award (EPA) (Policy Interpretation)                              2-6
     - Repayment of Student Loans Now Possible – New Policy Also Applies
       to DCIPS (Policy Interpretation)                                              14
     - Foreign Language Proficiency Pay (FLPP) for Civilians Still Uncertain          8




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                          Chapter 7: Performance Management
Policy
  + PERMISS Article - Performance Management
Special requirements for performance plans and ratings
  UPDATE Articles                                                           Update No.
  TAPES
    - Performance Appraisals                                                      5-4
    - Performance Appraisals – Minimum Rating Period                              5-3
    - Reminder -- Annual Rating Periods                                           5-3
    - Civilian Accountability and TAPES – Mid Year Counseling Due                 5-3
    - Reprise - Performance Awards and Appraisals                                 5-2
    - Performance Awards and Appraisals                                            5-1
    - Appraisal Period Soon To End – Reminder to Focus on Professional
       Development When Appraising Performance (Policy Interpretations)            4-5
    - Army’s Performance Management System to be Automated                        3-2
    - Civilian Accountability and TAPES – Mid Year Counseling Due
      (Policy Interpretation)                                                      14
    - New Requirement for a Training and Development Objective in Performance
      Appraisal Support Forms (Policy Interpretation)                              13
Standardized performance plans
Security considerations
Individual development plans for DISCAS-eligible employees
Termination and removal actions
Grievances regarding performance ratings
Misc (Intentionally Left Blank)




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               Chapter 8: Performance Recognition and Incentive Awards
   Section I: General Provisions
   +PERMISS Article - Performance Recognition and Incentive Awards
Eligibility
Policy
Forms of recognition and qualifying criteria
Nomination procedures and approval of awards
Security requirements
Documentation of awards
  +PERMISS Article - Documenting and Approving Awards
  UPDATE Articles                                                           Update No.
   - Reprise - Performance Awards and Appraisals                                 5-2

    Section II: Monetary Awards
Establishment of goals and Objectives
CIPMS award tables
Performance awards
  UPDATE Articles                                                          Update No.
  - Reprise - Performance Awards and Appraisals                                   5-2
  - Performance Awards and Appraisals                                             5-1
EPA
  +PERMISS Article - Exemplary Performance Award (EPA)
  UPDATE Articles                                                          Update No.
  - Performance Recognition – Exemplary Performance Award (EPA)
    (Policy Interpretation)                                                      4-5
  - Refresher on Pay Ceilings That Affect Employee Pay and the Exemplary
    Performance Award (EPA) (Policy Interpretation)                              2-6

QSI
SASA

    Section III: Honorary Awards and Other Recognition
Policy
Nominations for honorary awards




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Special intelligence awards
  +PERMISS Article - Intelligence Community Awards
  UPDATE Articles                                                   Update No.
  IC Awards
    - Call for Nominations for Intelligence Community (IC) Awards          5-1
    - Intelligence Community (IC) Awards                                    5
   DOD Awards
    - Nominations Requested for Department of Defense
      Counterintelligence Awards                                            3




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                       Chapter 9: Management-Employee Relations
Overview
   UPDATE Articles                                                               Update No.
    - Results of the Civilian Attitude Survey for FY03 Help Focus Revitalization       4-6
    - Results of the Civilian Attitude Survey for FY03                                 4-5
    - Results of Attitude Survey of Career Program 35 Members Shows
      Strengths and Weaknesses Stemming From Many Stressful Years                       2-2
Policy
Role or the CPM and ACPM in the grievance procedure
Grievances
   +PERMISS Article - Grievance and Appeal Rights
Appeals
  +PERMISS Article - Grievance and Appeal Rights
Disciplinary and adverse actions
Termination and removal actions
   +PERMISS Article - DCIPS Termination Authority
Security considerations
Misc (Intentionally Left Blank)
   UPDATE Articles                                                             Update No.
    - Compensatory Time for Travel                                                   5-4




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                       Chapter 10: Special Termination Authority
Overview
Proposing and deciding officials
Procedures
Misc (Intentionally Left Blank)




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                             Chapter 11: Technical Services
Processing personnel actions
  UPDATE Articles                                                           Update No.
  Processing Personnel Actions
    - Army Human Resources (HR) Task List                                          5-4
    - Army Deploys New Automated Human Resource Tool                               5-4
    - Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Requirements
       Being Included within Defense Civilian Personnel Data System (DCPDS)
      11i Release                                                                  3-7
    - Guide to Coding DCIPS Personnel Actions Now on the Web!                      2-1
    - Problems with Processing DCIPS Personnel Actions                               2
Personnel records
Benefits and entitlements
  UPDATE Articles                                                          Update No
   - Forfeiture of Annual Leave                                                  5-2
   - Federal Flexible Spending Account Program (FSAFEDS)                         5-2
   - Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)                                                   5-2
   - Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB)                                   5-2
   - Did You Know About Benefits?                                               4-6

Misc
  UPDATE Articles                                                          Update No
.    - Where to Find DCIPS Information on Army’s Newly Revised Civilian
       Personnel On-Line Website                                                  5-3
     - Need Your Help to Complete Army’s Exit Survey                              3-6




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           Chapter 12: Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action
Policy
Procedures
Misc
   UPDATE Articles                                                          Update No.
   IC-Wide Recruitment
     - Summary of the Recent Intelligence Community Executive Leadership
       Forum on “Managing the Generation Mix and Winning the Talent Wars”         2-4

  Diversity Initiatives and Demographics
   - Progress Being Made in Representation of Women, Minority and
     Handicapped Employees                                                        3-5
   - Recent Diversity Statistics                                                  2-6
   - Recent Diversity Profile of Civilians in Army Intelligence                     9




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                             Chapter 13: Career Management
Overview
  UPDATE Articles                                                           Update No.
    - Call for Career Program Members to Volunteer to Assist in the
       Development of the Strategic Army Workforce (SAW)                          5-1
    - A Civilian Education System (CES) is Being Proposed                          5-1
.   - Military Intelligence Civilian Excepted Career Program (MICECP) Being
       Reviewed                                                                   4-5
    - The Military Intelligence Civilian Excepted Career Program (MICECP)
       Provides Lessons Learned to the New Strategic Army Workforce
       Management Office (SAWMO)                                                  3-7
    - Stand Up of the Strategic Army Workforce Management Office (SAWMO)          3-6
    - Implementation of the Army Training and Leader Development Panel
      (ATLDP) Study on Civilians                                                  3-5
    - Army’s Aggressive Plans for Career Programs in FY03/04                       3-2
    - Results of Attitude Survey of Career Program 35 Members Shows
      Strengths and Weaknesses Stemming From Many Stressful Years                  2-2
CP-35 coverage
  UPDATE Articles                                                              Update No.
    - Some Interesting Statistics About Those in Career Program 35                   5-3
    - Distribution of Careerists in CP- 35 by Grade                                    8
    - Distribution of Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel
      System (DCIPS) Security Specialists by Title (Specialty)                         8
    - Acquisition Corps and DCIPS (Policy Interpretation)                              3
Policy
  UPDATE Articles                                                            Update No.
     - The USD(I) Will Take a Personal Role In Approving Details and Exchanges
       Outside of DOD                                                               4-2

   Referral Requirements for GG13/14/15 Positions
    - Payment of PCS Costs is Required by the ACTEDS Plan When
      Competitively Filling GG-13 and Above Positions with Army-Wide
      or Wider Areas of Consideration (Policy Interpretation)                        2-3
    - A Functional Chief Memorandum Has Been Signed Requiring Senior
      Leaders to Review Recruitment Actions for GG-14 and 15 Positions to
      Promote Diversity in the Workforce (Policy Interpretation)                     2-3
    - No Requirement to “Enroll” or “Register” in CP-35                              2-1
    - Referral Requirements for GG-13/14/15 Positions in Career Program – 35
      (Policy Interpretation)                                                         10
    - Mandatory Requirements in ACTEDS Plan for Competitive
      Recruitment and Promotion Actions (Policy Interpretation)                        3




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Funding
  UPDATE Articles                                                              Update No.
   Call for Nominations for FY05 for FCR Competitive Development Program
    - Central Funding for Training and Professional Development Has Been
       Committed – Now Seeking Additional Funding                                   5-4
    - Central Funding for Training and Professional Development Has Been
      Committed – Additional Requirements Will Be Used to Justify a Request
      for An Unfinanced Requirement                                                  5-3
    - Central Funding for Training and Professional Development is Dwindling         5-2
    - Short Cut Instructions for Requesting Funding for Short Term Training          5-2
    - Functional Chief Representative Funds Available for University Education       5-2
    - Functional Chief Representative (FCR) Competitive Development Program
       (CDP) Supports University Education                                           5-1
    - Still Seeking Requests for Central HQDA Funding for Professional
       Development                                                                   5-1
    - You Should Now Be Planning for Professional Development Starting
      In FY05 – Over $700K Available                                                4-7
    - Paid Travel Vouchers for CP-35 Training                                        4-6
    - Time to Start Planning for Professional Developing Starting in FY05
      is Approved                                                                    4-6
   Call for Nominations for FY04 for FCR Competitive Development Program
    - How to Request Funding While RASS is Offline                                  4-5
    - A Recent Reduction in Funding from HQDA G-1 Puts All New Training
       Requests in FY04 on Hold Until/Unless a Unfinanced Requirement (UFR)
       is Approved                                                                  4-5
    - Over $700K Has Already Been Obligated for Training and Development in
       FY04 - Additional Proposals Being Considered But Only If a Pending
       Unfinanced Requirement (UFR) is Approved                                     4-4
    - Careerists Are Now Required To Use RASS When Applying for FCR Funding         4-3
    - Keep Submitting Proposals for HQDA Funding for Training and Development       4-3
    - New Procedures Have Been Issued for Funding of Both ACTEDS Interns
      and Training Through the Functional Chief Representative’s (FCR’s)
      Competitive Development Program (CPD)                                         4-2
    - OPM Management Development Seminars Are Now Available for FY04!               3-7
    - Deadline for Applications for Training and Development Opportunities
      that Start in 1st Qtr FYO4 And Are To Be Funded by the Functional Chief
      Representative (FCR) Competitive Development Program (CDP) Is
      NLT 11 August                                                                  3-6
    - FY04 Functional Chief Representative (FCR) Competitive Development
      Program (CDP) Being Finalized – Many More Opportunities to be Available        3-5
   Call for Nominations for FY03
    - HQDA G-2 Centrally Funded Training Was a Big Success in FY03                  4-2
    - The FY03 Competitive Development Program (CDP) Was a Big Success              4-1
    - Defense Security Service Academy (DSSA) Courses Are Appropriate for
      Funding by the FCR’s Competitive Development Program (CDP)                    2-4



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    MISC
  MISC
   - Payment of Expenses Now Possible to Obtain Professional Credentials         3-6
ACTEDS plan for intelligence
  UPDATE Articles                                                          Update No.
  Revision of 3rd Edition of the ACTEDS Plan.
   - Joint Security Training Consortium (JSTC) Has Issued Final Skills
     Standards for Many Disciplines                                               4-5
   - Another Key Issue Resulting From Comments on the Proposed Revision
     of the ACTEDS Plan – Proposal for an Information Operations Career Area      2-6
   - A Key Issue Resulting From Comments on the Proposed Revision of
     the ACTEDS Plan – Creation of A New Career Area for
     Counterintelligence/HUMINT                                                   2-5
   - Highlights of An Army Career Program Policy Committee (CPPC)
     Meeting                                                                      2-4
   - Draft Summary of Major Recommendations and Action Items from the
     Career Program Planning Board (CPPB) Held at Ft Huachuca                     2-4
   - Results of Attitude Survey of Career Program 35 Members Shows
     Strengths and Weaknesses Stemming From Many Stressful Years                  2-2
   - Third Edition of the ACTEDS Plan for CP-35 Now on Army’s CPOL Website        2-1

  Mandatory Requirement for Training on ACTEDS
   - Completion Date for Training on the New ACTEDS Plan Extended
     Until 30 November 2001                                                       12
   - Training on the New ACTEDS Plan Targeted for Completion
     Throughout Army by 28 September 2001                                         11
   - IPMO is Available to Train on ACTEDS and DCIPS                               11

  Overview of ACTEDS Plan and Structure of Competencies
   - Guidance is Readily Available for Career Development Planning               4-2
   - Structure of Competency Requirements in the ACTEDS Plan at a Glance           3
   - ACTEDS Plan to be Briefed to ADCSINT                                          2
     (1) Major Thrusts
     (2) Major Changes
     (3) Career Program Structure

  Linkage of Career Management to Staffing and Performance Management Actions
    - Continued Requirement for a Training and Development Objective in
      Performance Appraisal Support Forms                                        4-7
    - Performance Objectives for GG-13s+ are Due – Must Include an Objective
      on Professional Development (Policy Interpretation)                        2-5
    - New Requirement to Consider Professionalization When Competitively
      Hiring and Promoting (Policy Interpretation)                                13
    - New Requirement for a Training and Development Objective in Performance
       Appraisal Support Forms (Policy Interpretation)                            13




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   Competency Determination
    - Steps for Determining Required Competencies Under the
      New ACTEDS Plan                                                                    4
   Questions and Answers on the ACTEDS Plan
    - What Is the Most Beneficial Training for Security and Intelligence Specialists?   5-2
    - “Standards” for Certification of ACTEDS Competencies                              3-4
    - More Questions and Answers on the New ACTEDS Plan                                  13
    - More Questions and Answers on the New ACTEDS Plan                                  12
    - Questions and Answers on the New ACTEDS Plan                                       11

   ACTEDS Approval Process
    - ACTEDS Plan Given Formal Approval by ASA(M&RA)                                    13
    - DCSINT Approves New ACTEDS Plan                                                    9
Misc
   UPDATE Articles                                                              Update No.
   Interns
     - Installation Management Agency Drafts Standard Intern Development Plan          5-2
     - Referral Lists Have Been Issued for Thirty Intern Vacancies for FY05            5-2
     - How to Develop an Individual Development Plan for an Intern                     5-1
     - Intern Vacancies for FY05 Are Now Being Announced After an Earlier
        False Start                                                                    5-1
      - Forty-Nine Intern Vacancies to Be Recruited in FY05 Starting As Early As
         30 August                                                                     4-7
      - Intern Hiring for FY05 to Start Soon – Over Thirty Requirements Submitted     4-5
      - Army Will Soon Decide What Interns Will Be Allocated to MACOMs and
        Career Programs for FY05                                                      4-4
      - Army Ceases Recruitment for Centrally Funded Interns in FY04 But Plans for
        Significant Recruitment in FY05                                                4-3
      - Recruitment in Progress for Six Additional Intern Spaces Given to MI           3-5
      - Priority Now Being Given for the Security Clearance Investigations and
         Adjudications of ACTEDS Interns Required to Have Either a Top Secret
         (TS) or Sensitive Compartmented Intelligence (SCI) Clearance                  3-5
     - Priority Being Considered for the Security Clearance Investigations and
        Adjudications of ACTEDS Interns Required to Have Either a Top Secret
       (TS) or Sensitive Compartmented Intelligence (SCI) Clearance                    3-4
     - Career Program Given 24 Workyears in FY03 for Interns – Most to be
        Used for Interns Already on Board or Awaiting Clearance                         2-5
     - A New Opportunity for those In the Entry/Developmental Grade
       Band – The Intelligence Community Scholar Program                                 13
     - Grading of CP-35 (Intelligence) Entry/Developmental Positions
      (Policy Interpretation)                                                           10




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                                            Appendices
A.      References (click on the word “references and it will take you to them)
B.      DoD Directive 1400.34 (click on the word “DOD Directive and it will take you to it)
C.      DoD Manual 1400.34-M (click on the word “DOD Manual and it will take you to it)


MISC
     UPDATE Articles                                                              Update No.
     Senior Programs
      - New Senior Civilian Comes to NGIC                                               4-7
      - Army is Consolidating Operating Servicing of Seniors to Include SIES/SIP
         (Also Known as DISES/DISL)                                                     4-7
      - Two New Senior Civilians for the G-2                                            4-5
      - HQDA G-2 Will Be Filling Two Temporary Senior Positions to Support OIF          4-4
      - HQDA G-2 Considering Nominations for New Senior Civilian Positions              4-3
      - Two Senior Civilian Positions Are Being Filled – Special Assistant to the
         Commander, NGIC and Special Assistant to the G-2, USAREUR                      4-3
      - Career Opportunity - Director, Counterintelligence, Human Intelligence,
         Disclosure and Security, HQDA, Office of the DCS, G-2; Closes 3 December       4-2
      - Senior Position Job Opportunity – Technical Advisor, Intelligence,
         Surveillance and Reconnaissance, HQDA, Office of the DCS,G-2 Closes
         On 14 October                                                                  4-1
      - The Assistant DCS, G-2 is Requesting Nominations for New Senior Level
         Positions                                                                      4-1
      - Change in Rating Period for Senior Intelligence Executive Service
        (SIES) and Senior Intelligence Professional (SIP) Members
        (Policy Interpretation)                                                         2-2

     Civilian Linguists (Demographics)
      - Civilian Linguists                                                                    5
      - Civilian Linguists                                                                    4
      - Civilian Linguists                                                                    3




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