2OverviewPresentation Objectives You will understand the following EPP functions:ePAM OverviewAdvancements/CriteriaPromotion PacketsLive 4100 PointsNYARNG Form 624-1Zone SelectionsPromotion/CriteriaPriority of FillSelectionsSTABsReview EligibilityView Order of Merit ListThe objectives for this presentation is to understand the following functions in the ePAM system:AdvancementsUpload Promotion Packets4100Live 4100 PointsSelectionsMOS STABsReview EligibilityView Order of Merit List
3ReferencesAR , Enlisted Promotions and Reductions dated 30 April 2010, RAR 001, 27 December 2011NGR , Enlisted Personnel Management, dated 31 July 2009NYARNG Reg 600-2, Military Personnel New York Army National Guard (NYARNG) Enlisted Personnel Management System, dated 30 October 2012ARNG-HRH Policy Memorandum , Announcement of Changes for Senior Enlisted Promotion Boards, dated 06 August 2010Memorandum, Army Directive (Noncommissioned Officer Promotions), dated 01July 2013The following References will be utilized throughout this presentation:AR , Enlisted Promotions and Reductions dated 30 April 2010, RAR 001, 27 December 2011NGR , Enlisted Personnel Management, dated 31 July 2009NYARNG Reg 600-2, Military Personnel New York Army National Guard (NYARNG) Enlisted Personnel Management System, dated 14 October 2011ARNG-HRH Policy Memorandum , Announcement of Changes for Senior Enlisted Promotion Boards, dated 06 August 2010
4ENLISTED PROMOTION & ADVANCEMENT MANAGEMENT (ePAM) This is the home page of the ePAM system. This is the system in which MNP-EPP manages all enlistment advancement and promotions.
5ADVANCEMENTS AR 600-8-19, Enlisted Promotions and Reductions, dated 30 April 2010 (RAR) 27 December 2011Unit Commanders are responsible for advancing Soldiers. ePAM provides advancement rosters. These rosters are updated daily. ePAM also provides waiver dates.Soldiers in the grade of E1, E2, and E3, may be advanced to the next higher grade when they meet time in grade and other requirements established by AR
6ADVANCEMENTSEligibility criteria for promotion to PV2, PFC, and SPC will be as follows:The promotion to PV2 requirement is 6 months TIS (4 months w/waiver).The promotion to PFC requirements are 12 months TIS and 4 months TIMIG (6 months TIS and 2 months TIG w/waiver) .The promotion to SPC requirements are 24 months TIS and 6 months TIMIG (18 months TIS and 3 months TIG w/waiver) Must have a current passing APFT and be MOSQ not 09B1O
7ADVANCEMENTS ADMIN ACTIONS: All Soldiers must not be flagged or barred from reenlistment.Any Soldier previously reduced must be fully qualified (without waiver) for promotion to the next higher grade.Units will initiate a Personnel Action Request (PAR) in RCAS and publish Enlisted Promotion orders for all advancements. When the MILPO Order is published the SIDPERS (11g) transaction will be processed and the order will be placed in the Soldiers iPERMS file.
8ADVANCEMENTSIf a unit CDR elects not to advance a Soldier who meets requirements without a waiver they must follow the procedures outlined in AR , Chapter 2.Effective date and DOR are the same. This applies for advancement and reduction.The day the order is published will be the effective date of the order.Any requests to backdate the effective date must be submitted in memo format to MNP-EPP with justification as to why the order was not published in a timely manner.
9ADVANCEMENTS/ REDUCTIONS The MILPO is the final approval authority for all requests to backdate.Reduction authority for SPC/CPL and below is the Company CDR.Reductions will also be processed as a MILPO order in RCAS and automatically input into SIDPERS (11g) and the Soldiers iPERMS file.All supporting documents will be maintained at the BN level as per AR chapter 10
10ADVANCEMENTS Advancements This page gives you the ability to filter the advancement roster by those who are eligible for advancement with a waiver, eligible withouta waiver and to input comments regarding the Soldier on the roster.To see a Soldier’s Advancement data –Click on Advancement RosterSelect Parent UPCType in their UPC in BoxClick on the Soldier's name in which you would like to reviewTo breakdown who can be advanced, cannot be advanced, and who has no IADT startDate - At top of page click Promotable, Non Promotable, Not started IADTYou can Also Search by individual name by typing the Soldiers name in the search box.
11LIVE 4100 POINTS Live 4100 Points To View Soldiers' points breakdown and print individual 4100 on ePAMClick on Live 4100 PointsOn this page you can view the breakdown of all Soldiers points. You can sort this by Unit, Rank or search by individual Soldier.If you search for an individual Soldier you can print off their individual 4100 by selecting their name.Stress:If a Soldier initials the 4100 and doesn’t pen and ink the changes that should be made and the changes do not happen on SIDPERS, the Soldier will not be given those points. You must pen and ink the changes and upload this 4100 into ePAM.
12GENERAL CRITERIA FOR PROMOTION TIMIG, TIS, and NCOES Requirements for PromotionTable 7–1 – ARRankTIMIGTISSSDNCOESSGT12 monthsN/ALevel 1SSG18 monthsWLCSFC24 months9 yearsLevel 3ALCMSG13 yearsLevel 4SLCSGM16 yearsMUST BE ENROLLED IN SMA
13STRUCTURED SELF-DEVELOPMENT (SSD) Army Directive adds new eligibility and promotion requirements for NCO’s starting 1 January 2014:E4 to E5 - Will be placed on the promotion list but will not be selected orpromoted until they have SSD 1 complete.E6 to E7 - Will not be considered for promotion until SSD 3 is complete.(will not make promotion list)E7 to E8 - Will not be considered for promotion until SSD 4 is complete.
14Differences E4-E6 & E7-E9E4-E6 still uses the Points System. This process has not changed (Appendix K, NYARNG 600-2, October 2012).OML will show Soldiers in the order of the points they received. Points will be on OML.E7-E9 now uses National Guard Automated Board System (NGABS)E7-E9 will show Soldiers in the order of merit in which the board selected.
15FOLLOW APPENDIX K of NYARNG Reg 600-2, Oct 2012 JUNIOR NCOFOLLOW APPENDIX K of NYARNG Reg 600-2, Oct 2012
16“Soldiers are their best personnel clerk” SENIOR NCO PROMOTIONS“Soldiers are their best personnel clerk”Review iPERMS for the following:NCOER/EvaluationAWARDSMILITARY Education – 40hrs or moreCIVILIAN Education – accredited schools onlyReview ERB for the following:MILITARY EducationCIVILIAN EducationASSIGNMENT History
17“Soldiers are their best personnel clerk” SENIOR NCO PROMOTIONS“Soldiers are their best personnel clerk”Ensure the following are completed:· 4100 is completed· Current APFT· Current Weapons Qualification· Updates to SIDPERS· Updates to iPERMS· Ensure no gaps in NCOERs· Ensure Security Clearance is current· Ensure DA Photo is current and matches theirERB
18“Soldiers are their best personnel clerk” SENIOR NCO PROMOTIONS“Soldiers are their best personnel clerk”Letter to the BoardIAW AR Para 7-32Soldiers may write to the president of the promotion board and are encouraged to do so, only when something is not provided or if the Soldier feels will effect the board deliberation.
20ELIGIBILITYIn ePAM you can view the Promotion Eligibility Roster (PER) and the Promotion Ineligibility Roster (PIR)This report will list all Soldiers eligible for the promotion cycle. If they aren't eligible it will list the reasons why.
21EPP PACKET The EPP PACKET Consist of the following documents: NGB Form B-R-E (E6 – E9) or NGB Form R-E (E4-E5)NYARNG Form (EPM Soldier Worksheet)NYARNG Form (E4 Leader Appraisal Worksheet) or NYARNG Form (E5 Leader Appraisal Worksheet) if applicable.NYARNG Form (Request / Nomination for 1SG) if applicableNYARNG Form (Request / Nomination for CSM) if applicable
22Stress the importance of: Selecting outside unitSelecting Secondary MOS
24ENLISTED PROMOTION PROGRAM (EPP) PRIORTIY OF FILL E4-E5 AND E5-E6:1ST - LATERAL(EXCESS/OVERGRADE)2ND - NEXT ELIGIBLE FROM EPPUNITBATTALIONGOCOMSTATE
25ENLISTED PROMOTION PROGRAM (EPP) PRIORTIY OF FILL E4-E5 AND E5-E6:3RD – THIRD PRIORITY. In the absence of qualified Soldiers in the correct grade for positions authorized in grades SGT through MSG, the immediate (or higher level) commander may temporarily assign the best-qualified individual available.4TH - NEXT ELIGIBLE FROM EPP ONE GRADE LOWER
26ENLISTED PROMOTION PROGRAM (EPP) PRIORTIY OF FILL E7 through E9:1ST - LATERAL(EXCESS/OVERGRADE)2ND - NEXT ELIGIBLE FROM EPP *IN STATE ZONE*
27ENLISTED PROMOTION PROGRAM (EPP) PRIORTIY OF FILL E7 through E9:3RD – THIRD PRIORITY. In the absence of qualified Soldiers in the correct grade for positions authorized in grades SGT through MSG, the immediate (or higher level) commander may temporarily assign the best-qualified individual available.4TH - NEXT ELIGIBLE FROM EPP ONE GRADE LOWER
28SELECTIONSIn ePAM your UA can track all selections pertaining to your unit.
29SELECTIONS HOW SELECTIONS ARE MADE: Once a vacancy is determined a second priority fill the selection is added into the Enlisted Promotion and Advancement Management systemUpon order of received MNP-EPP will make selection of the next soldier that is within tolerance at the time of the selection.Once the selection is made a automatic is sent out the Soldier with a selection letter. The Selection letter will have a suspense in which the Soldier must accept or decline the promotion.
30SELECTIONS HOW SELECTIONS ARE MADE: A separate is also sent to the Soldier’s COC notifying them of the selection and anything needed for the completion of the promotion ie: extension or clearance.Once the Soldier is fully eligible for promotion the promotion authority will publish the promotion order as of the date the Soldier became fully eligible.
31STABSIn ePAM your UA can track all STABs pertaining to your unit.
32Legitimate STABSMOSAdministrative error by Soldier’s Chain of Command or MNPWhose unit disbanded or reorganized due to force structure changes, causing Soldier to reclassify or change zones for promotion consideration.
33STABs The following reasons do not constitute a STAB: Incorrect points for date on NGB Form R-E and other records, which the Soldier reviewed prior to the date, the original board date.Soldiers who transfer from another component after the convening date of the board. These Soldiers must wait until the next regularly scheduled promotion board before they are eligible to be considered.Changing Primary MOS for upward mobility
34STABsSTAB’s will be signed by the Battalion Commander or CSM, or higher, and forwarded with supporting documentation to MNP-PAR. Requests are then uploaded into ePAM.If the STAB is approved and results in a Soldier being selected for promotion, the Soldiers DOR cannot be any earlier than when the request was received in MNP or the date the Soldier accepted the promotion and meets all promotion criteria.
35ORDER OF MERIT LIST (OML) Narrator: Order of Merit List (OML)The OML will be published on the established dates given in the current FY LOI
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