We have new rear 3ID leadership in place while the MG Abrams and CSM Watson are deployed.
1. IMCOMSOLDIERS ~ FAMILIES ~ CIVILIANSWe areTHE ARMY’S HOMEProgress Through PeopleCOL Kevin GregoryGarrison CommanderFort Stewart / Hunter Army Airfield
2. IMCOMSOLDIERS ~ FAMILIES ~ CIVILIANSWe areTHE ARMY’S HOMEDeputy Commanding General - RearBG John HortDivision Command Sergeant Major- RearCSM Jimmy L. Pegues3rd ID Leadership
3. IMCOMSOLDIERS ~ FAMILIES ~ CIVILIANSWe areTHE ARMY’S HOMEGarrison CommanderCOL Kevin GregoryGarrison Command Sergeant MajorCSM Louis FelicioniGarrison Command Team
4. IMCOMSOLDIERS ~ FAMILIES ~ CIVILIANSWe areTHE ARMY’S HOMEWhat’s the Buzz atFS/HAAF?Furloughs•Secretary of Defense Memorandum May 14, 2013 = 11 Days•No earlier than July 8•Significant impact to civilian income but down from original 22 daysReduction in Force• Currently over strength in allotted personnel• Maximizing tools to reassign employees to authorized positions• Utilizing financial planning for employees and employment assistanceservices4 of <#>
5. IMCOMSOLDIERS ~ FAMILIES ~ CIVILIANSHuman Capital Strategy Timeline1Sep111Aug111Feb121Jan121Dec111Nov111Oct111Sep121Aug121Jul121Jun121May121Apr121Mar1215121Oct12904FY14Goal608133513571376139514431200123813161257121911621181114915031469On 1 MAR 13 our authorizations changed from 901 to 904.As of 1 OCT 12 the chart no longer reflects DOL.1451As of May 114261411144613601330131612481230121511991Nov121Dec121Jan131Feb131Mar131Apr131May131Jun131Jul131Aug131Sep133Jan14MonthlyGoal9689579499429049219179129089079069349261034Today’s on-board strengthis 1018. Delta is 114.1032102910271024102310221021
7. IMCOMSOLDIERS ~ FAMILIES ~ CIVILIANSWe areTHE ARMY’S HOMETransition Support7 of <#>•Employer gains:• Skilled veterans demonstrating discipline, teamwork, leadership anddedication• Tax Credits (next slide)• Employer engagement: participate in Job Fairs & Employer days, provide jobopenings to ACAP Office for distribution to veterans, register as an Army Employerat: https://www.acap.army.mil/employers/• Location: Bldg. 621, Room 215, Williams H. Wilson Avenue Fort Stewarthttp://www.stewart.army.mil/services/acap.aspPhone: (912) 767-2234/2170Fax: (912) 767-8689• ACAP POCs: Patrick Bean (912) 767-2180 or John Bartosh (912) 767-3439
8. IMCOMSOLDIERS ~ FAMILIES ~ CIVILIANSWe areTHE ARMY’S HOMEEmployer Tax Credits8 of <#> Up to $9,600 for hiring a veteran with a service disability; Up to $5,600 for hiring a veteran who has been unemployed for more than sixmonths; Up to $2,400 for hiring a veteran who is unemployed for more than four weeksbut less than six months; The tax credits are available for businesses – for profit and non-profit; 39 states, GA included, have state-sponsored Enterprise Zone Programs -employers to claim additional credits for a portion of employee wages paid toveteransThe U.S. Department of Labor is bullish on businesseshiring veterans
11. IMCOMSOLDIERS ~ FAMILIES ~ CIVILIANSWe areTHE ARMY’S HOME PROGRAM GENESIS• ACAP has been Army’s linchpin transition program for over 20 years• Unemployment rate for Iraq/Afghanistan-era veterans was 12.1% in 2011 while 8.7% forcivilian sector; for veterans under 25, rate was over 30%• In 2011, the Army’s share of unemployment benefits was $514 million; in 2012, themilitary spent nearly $1 billionCONGRESSIONAL RESPONSEThe Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) to Hire Heroes Act was signed intolegislation November 21, 2011• Sweeping overhaul fully implemented November 21, 2012• Mandatory classroom instruction maximizes post-active duty life preparation• Reduces stress on the transitioning Service Member & family• Creates smoother transition from active duty to the civilian life• Emphasis on translating military skills into comparable business and industry language• Encourages Service Members to take charge of their futuresArmy Career and Alumni Program(ACAP)
12. IMCOMSOLDIERS ~ FAMILIES ~ CIVILIANSWe areTHE ARMY’S HOMEArmy Transition Program ServicesProvided by ACAPMandatory Requirements5-Day Transition program encompassing:• Pre-separation Counseling: (NLT 12 months prior to separation) informs separating Soldiers about thetransition process. Encourages maximum participation in preparation for post-active duty life.• DOL Employment Workshop: (NLT 9 months prior to separation) Focus on the mechanics of job huntingat this 3-day class administered by the US Dept. of Labor.•VA Benefits: (NLT 6 months prior to separation). Provides Soldiers with information outlining all resourcesand benefits available through the Dept. of Veterans’ Affairs.• Resume and Practice Interview Services: (NLT 5 months prior to separation) Staff assists Soldierstranslate training into language recognized in civilian sector.• Financial Services/Budget: (NLT 4 months prior to separation) Provides financial counseling andinstruction. Soldiers develop realistic post-active duty budget.• Individual Transition Plan: Documents individual Service Member’s completion track of transitionrequirements and outlines his/her plan for achieving post-active duty goals.