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AG ITARs

ITAR Post URL HR Individual Tasks 805C-000-1001 ITAR - Transport a Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) 805C-010-8016 ITAR - Implement Administrative and Personnel Actions 805C-42A-1002 ITAR - Prepare Correspondence 805C-42A-1025 ITAR - Process Meal Cards 805C-42A-1043 ITAR - Maintain Records Using the Army Records Information Management System (ARIMS) 805C-42A-1044 ITAR - Load Documents to [...]

By |2019-06-18T13:23:20-04:00June 6th, 2019|AGS|Comments Off on AG ITARs

Leader Brief LRC

TRADOC Pam 525-8-2 - To meet the challenge of a complex world, the Army must find ways to develop and modernize Army training and education capabilities successfully during a time of diminishing resources while maintaining the most highly trained, educated, and professional land force in the world. The Army must anticipate and adjust its [...]

By |2019-02-20T15:43:44-04:00February 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Leader Brief LRC

Sexual Harrassment Assault Response and Prevention

SCOPE:Educate and prepare junior warrant officers to support the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response & Prevention (SHARP) Program and to effectively eliminate incidents of sexual harassment and sexual assault from our Army.  Lesson Content References:

By |2019-05-23T09:17:01-04:00December 10th, 2018|AGS, HRWOBC|Comments Off on Sexual Harrassment Assault Response and Prevention

Sustainment Unit Training Resource Guide

The Army Training Network, AR 350-1, ADP 7-0, ADRP 7-0, FM 7-0 and GTA 07-09-003 (The Army’s Methodology for Training) assist Army personnel in achieving the Army’s Number 1 Priority: Readiness. This graphic training aid (GTA) provides sustainment unit training and doctrine resources to assist in the training effort. Resources are divided into individual [...]

By |2018-10-24T17:27:30-04:00October 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sustainment Unit Training Resource Guide

SSI Distributed Learning (DL) Products

Adjutant General DL Title Link Description Certificate Credit Hours Adjutant General Captains Career Go to ATRRS Yes Course: 7-12-C23 (DL) www.atrrs.army.mil/selfdevctr/ Insert Title or Course Number into Search Box on ATRRS site to register for course Course is provided by ILMS at atiam.train.army.mil/ HR Management Qualification     Go to ATRRS Yes Course: 7C-42H/500-F32 (DL) [...]

By |2018-11-27T18:26:00-04:00September 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on SSI Distributed Learning (DL) Products

Perform Reimbursable Accounting

Conditions: As a Resource Manager, you are tasked to perform reimbursable accounting by interpreting the General Fund Enterprise Business System (GFEBS) Status of Funds Report. You have access to the GFEBS homepage, Financial Management Tactical Platform (FMTP), DFAS-IN Regulation 37-1 (Finance and Accounting Policy Implementation), DFAS-IN Manual 37-100-FY (The Army Management Structure), AR [...]

By |2019-07-03T14:12:33-04:00September 13th, 2018|FMS|Comments Off on Perform Reimbursable Accounting

Perform Disbursing Agent Functions

Conditions: As a Financial Manager, you have been tasked to perform disbursing agent functions for your area of responsibility. You have access to the Financial Management Tactical Platform, Stored Value Card (SVC) equipment, OTCnet, ITS.gov capability, DoD Financial Management Regulation 7000.14-R, Volume 5, Disbursing Policy, and FM 1-06, Financial Management Operations. This task [...]

By |2019-07-03T13:29:17-04:00September 13th, 2018|FMS|Comments Off on Perform Disbursing Agent Functions

Perform a Financial Management Review

Conditions: You have received an internal control inspection schedule and checklist for an upcoming inspection. With access to the Financial Management Tactical Platform, AR 11-2, Managers' Internal Control Program, OMB Circular A-123 and Manager's Responsibility for Internal Control perform a financial management review. This task should not be trained in MOPP 4. Standards: [...]

By |2019-07-23T10:20:25-04:00September 13th, 2018|FMS|Comments Off on Perform a Financial Management Review

Research Master Military Pay Account (MMPA)

Conditions: You work in the Customer Service section of the Military Pay Office and receive a DA Form 2142, Pay Inquiry for an Active Component (AC) or Reserve Component (RC) Soldier. You have access to all applicable regulations, policies, forms, systems and equipment. This task should not be trained in MOPP 4. Standards: [...]

By |2019-07-03T13:49:07-04:00September 13th, 2018|FMS|Comments Off on Research Master Military Pay Account (MMPA)

Determine Entitlement to Allowances for RC Soldiers

Conditions: You are a Military Pay Technician working at a United States Army Reserve (USAR) Center and receive a Pay Inquiry (DA Form 2142) for a Reserve Component (RC) Soldier. You have access to DOD 7000.14-R Volume 7A (Department of Defense Financial Management Regulation, Volume 7A, Military Pay Policy and Procedures - Active [...]

By |2019-07-03T13:46:30-04:00September 13th, 2018|FMS|Comments Off on Determine Entitlement to Allowances for RC Soldiers

Prepare Commercial Vendor Services Vouchers for Payment

Conditions: As a pay analyst, you have a requirement to process a routine Commercial Vendor Services (CVS) voucher for payment. You have access to the Financial Management Tactical Platform (FMTP), Department of Defense Financial Management Regulation (DoDFMR) 7000.14-R Volume 10 (Contract Payment Policy), DFAS-IN REG 37-1 (Finance and Accounting Policy Implementation and Procedures), [...]

By |2019-07-03T12:59:09-04:00September 13th, 2018|FMS|Comments Off on Prepare Commercial Vendor Services Vouchers for Payment

Perform Cashier Functions

Conditions: You are a Cashier assigned to a Disbursing Office deployed to an operational area. You have access to the Financial Management Tactical Platform (FMTP), Department of Defense Financial Management Regulation (DoDFMR) 7000.14-R Volume 5 (Disbursing Policy and Procedures), Deployable Disbursing System (DDS), DDS User Manual, all applicable regulations, policies, forms, systems and [...]

By |2019-07-03T09:12:21-04:00September 13th, 2018|FMS|Comments Off on Perform Cashier Functions

Maintain Commitment Records and Obligations

Conditions: You are working in the Resource Management (RM) Office and have a requirement to prepare Commitment records and Obligation records with access to all applicable regulations, policies, forms, systems and equipment. This task should not be trained in MOPP 4. Standards: With 100% accuracy, you process the appropriate Commitment and Obligation document(s) [...]

By |2019-07-03T13:20:08-04:00September 13th, 2018|FMS|Comments Off on Maintain Commitment Records and Obligations

Maintain a Bills Register Card

Conditions: You are a pay analyst working in a Commercial Vendor Services office. You have access to DFAS-IN 37-1 (Finance and Accounting Policy Implementation), DOD 7000.14-R VOL 10 (DOD Financial Management Regulation, Volume 10, Contract Payment Policy and Procedures), and all applicable regulations, policies, forms, systems and equipment. This task should not be [...]

By |2019-07-03T10:45:00-04:00September 13th, 2018|FMS|Comments Off on Maintain a Bills Register Card

Identify Master Data Elements

Conditions: You are a Soldier working inside a Resource Management Office. You are required to locate Master Data Elements. You have been given access to all applicable regulations, policies, forms and systems. This task should not be trained in MOPP 4. Standards: You are a Soldier working inside a Resource Management Office and [...]

By |2019-07-03T10:40:16-04:00September 13th, 2018|FMS|Comments Off on Identify Master Data Elements

Process Indebtness Transactions

Conditions: You are a pay analyst working in the Military Pay section. You receive the daily indebtedness report. You have access to all applicable AC/RC finance regulations, Defense Joint Military System, Defense Milpay Office (DMO), all required office equipment, Automated Data System Manual Reserve Component (ADSM-RC), Department of Defense (DD) Form 139 Pay Adjustment [...]

By |2019-05-31T09:33:09-04:00September 13th, 2018|FMS|Comments Off on Process Indebtness Transactions

Process Unmatched Transactions (UMT)

Conditions: You are a Budget Analyst working inside a Resource Management Office. Your duty is to download and review Unmatched Transaction (UMT) Reports, then process all unmatched transactions. You have access to all applicable regulations, policies, forms, systems, and equipment.  This task should not be trained in MOPP 4. Standards: With 100% accuracy, you [...]

By |2019-05-31T09:22:31-04:00September 13th, 2018|FMS|Comments Off on Process Unmatched Transactions (UMT)

Prepare a Stored Value Card

Conditions: You are an FM Soldier in a deployed environment. A Soldier enters your office and would like to initiate and add funds to their Stored Value Card (SVC).  You have access to a computer/laptop with the EagleCash program loaded, blank EagleCash Card (ECC), DD Form 2887 (Application for the DoD SVC Programs), Point of Sale [...]

By |2019-05-30T14:23:13-04:00September 11th, 2018|FM Individual Task, FMS|Comments Off on Prepare a Stored Value Card

Detemine Entitlement to Allowances

Conditions: You are working in the Military Pay Office and you have received a DA Form 2142, Pay Inquiry. You have access to all applicable regulations, policies, forms and systems. This task should not be trained in MOPP 4. Standards: With 100% accuracy, you must demonstrate proficiency in: 1. Check entitlement to Basic [...]

By |2019-07-03T13:43:36-04:00September 11th, 2018|FMS|Comments Off on Detemine Entitlement to Allowances

Research Finance Regulations

Conditions: You are a Pay Technician working in the Military Pay office. You have several military pay questions to research. You have access to DoDFMR 7000.14-R, Volume 7A (Military Pay Policy and Procedures - Active Duty and Reserve Pay), Joint Travel Regulation (JTR), applicable regulations, policies, forms, systems, and standard office supplies. This [...]

By |2019-07-02T16:46:28-04:00September 11th, 2018|FMS|Comments Off on Research Finance Regulations

Manage Commercial Vendor Service Operations

Conditions: As the Detachment Commander, you have been tasked to provide Commercial Vendor Services (CVS) for your area of responsibility. You have access to the Financial Management Tactical Platform, DFAS-IN Regulation 37-1, Finance and Accounting Policy Implementation, DoD Financial Management Regulation 7000.14-R, Volume 10, Contract Payment and Procedures, DFAS-IN Manual 37-100-FY, The Army [...]

By |2019-07-16T09:59:59-04:00September 11th, 2018|FMS|Comments Off on Manage Commercial Vendor Service Operations

Manage Obligation Management Procedures

Conditions: As a Budget Officer/Brigade S8, you are required to manage funding obligations. You have access to the Financial Management Tactical Platform, DFAS-IN Regulation 37-1, Finance and Accounting Policy Implementation, DFAS-IN Manual 37-100-FY, The Army Management Structure, and expenditure documents. This task should not be trained in MOPP 4. Standards: Control the obligation [...]

By |2019-07-08T09:52:43-04:00September 11th, 2018|FMS|Comments Off on Manage Obligation Management Procedures

Perform Cost Benefit Analysis

Conditions: As a Cost Analyst in a Division G8, you are required to do a cost benefit analysis. You have access to the Financial Management Tactical Platform, Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA) Guide, and historical cost data. This task should not be trained in MOPP 4. Standards: Complete a cost benefit analysis by completing [...]

By |2019-07-08T09:48:53-04:00September 11th, 2018|FMS|Comments Off on Perform Cost Benefit Analysis

Execute a Managers Internal Control Program (MICP)

Conditions: You are a Pay Technician working in the Military Pay office. You have several military pay questions to research. You have access to DoDFMR 7000.14-R, Volume 7A (Military Pay Policy and Procedures - Active Duty and Reserve Pay), Joint Travel Regulation (JTR), applicable regulations, policies, forms, systems, and standard office supplies. This [...]

By |2019-07-23T10:24:20-04:00September 11th, 2018|FMS|Comments Off on Execute a Managers Internal Control Program (MICP)

Apply Administrative Control of Funds Procedures

Conditions: As a Budget Officer/Brigade S8, you have just received receipt of funding authority. You have access to the Financial Management Tactical Platform, DoD Financial Management Regulation 7000.14-R, Volume 14, Administrative Control of Funds and Antideficiency Act Violations, DFAS-IN Regulation 37-1, Finance and Accounting Policy Implementation, and FM 1-06, Financial Management Operations. This [...]

By |2019-07-08T09:46:16-04:00September 11th, 2018|FMS|Comments Off on Apply Administrative Control of Funds Procedures

Manage a Unit Budget

Conditions: As a Budget Officer/Brigade S8, you are required to manage your unit’s budget. You have access to the Financial Management Tactical Platform, DFAS-IN Regulation 37-1, Finance and Accounting, DFAS-IN Manual 37-100-FY, The Army Management Structure, previous execution, previous budget submission, budget guidance, and long range training guidance/plans. This task should not be [...]

By |2019-07-08T09:40:14-04:00September 11th, 2018|FMS|Comments Off on Manage a Unit Budget

Manage the Execution of Funds

Conditions: As a Budget Officer/Brigade S8, you have received funding authorization. You have access to the Financial Management Tactical Platform, AR 1-1, Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution System, DFAS-IN Regulation 37-1, Finance and Accounting Policy Implementation, DoD Financial Management Regulation 7000.14-R, Volume 14, Administrative Control of Funds and Antideficiency Act Violations, DFAS-IN Manual [...]

By |2019-07-08T09:28:37-04:00September 11th, 2018|FMS|Comments Off on Manage the Execution of Funds

Ensure the Physical Security Compliance of a Disbursing Office

Conditions: You are to assume responsibility of a Disbursing Office. You have access to: 1. DoD Financial Management Regulation 7000.14-R, Vol 5, Disbursing Policy. 2. Disbursing Office. 3. Applicable Physical Security Regulations. 4. Physical Security Inspection Form. 5. Historical Physical Security Paperwork. 6. AR 190-13, The Army Physical Security Program. 7. ATTP 3-19.30, Physical [...]

By |2019-07-03T10:19:47-04:00September 11th, 2018|FMS|Comments Off on Ensure the Physical Security Compliance of a Disbursing Office

Supervise Cashier Operations

Conditions: You require cashiers to conduct business and you have Soldier and civilian cashiers working for you. You have access to: a. DoD Financial Management Regulation 7000.14-R, Vol 5, Disbursing Policy and Procedures. b. Cashier cages or secure operating areas. c. Field safes. d. Written cashier standard operating procedures (SOP). e. General Office [...]

By |2019-07-03T10:16:41-04:00September 11th, 2018|FMS|Comments Off on Supervise Cashier Operations

Conduct e-Commerce Operations

Conditions: During deployed operations, you must conduct e-commerce business utilizing the Store Value Card (SVC) and Over the Counter Channel Application programs for your area of operations. You have access to: 1. DoD Financial Management Regulation 7000.14-R, Vol 5, Disbursing Policy and Procedures. 2. SVC Standard Operating Procedures. 3. DD Form 1081, Statement [...]

By |2019-07-08T14:04:21-04:00September 11th, 2018|FMS|Comments Off on Conduct e-Commerce Operations

Conduct Commercial Vendor Service Operations

Conditions: As the Detachment Commander, you have been tasked to provide Commercial Vendor Services (CVS) for your area of responsibility. You have access to the Financial Management Tactical Platform, DFAS-IN Regulation 37-1, Finance and Accounting Policy Implementation, DoD Financial Management Regulation 7000.14-R, Volume 10, Contract Payment and Procedures, DFAS-IN Manual 37-100-FY, The Army [...]

By |2019-07-16T09:57:02-04:00September 11th, 2018|FMS|Comments Off on Conduct Commercial Vendor Service Operations

Conduct Paying Agent Operations

Conditions: A pay agent arrives in the disbursing office for funds in support of operations. You have access to: 1. General Office Supplies 2. FM 1- 06, Financial Management Operations 3. DoD Financial Management Regulation 7000.14-R, Vol 5, Disbursing Policy and Procedures 4. Appointment orders 5. Funding Documents: SF 1034, Public Voucher for [...]

By |2019-07-03T10:09:37-04:00September 11th, 2018|FMS|Comments Off on Conduct Paying Agent Operations

Report Irregularities in a Disbursing Agent’s Account

Conditions: You discover an irregularity in a disbursing officers' account. You have access to: a. DoD Financial Management Regulation 7000.14-R, Vol 5, Disbursing Policy and Procedures. b. Supporting documentation, forms, and ledgers. c. Calculator. d. General office supplies. e. DD Form 2665, Daily Agent Accountability Summary. f. Disbursing Officers previous day DD Form 2657, [...]

By |2019-07-03T10:03:35-04:00September 11th, 2018|FMS|Comments Off on Report Irregularities in a Disbursing Agent’s Account

Manage a Limited Depositary Account

Conditions: As a Resource Manager, you have been tasked to validate your received monthly LDA (Limited Depositary Account) bank statement. You have access to DoD Financial Management Regulation 7000.14-R, Volume 5, Disbursing Policy and Procedures, SF 1098, Schedule of Cancelled or Undeliverable Checks affecting LDA, the prior month's SF 1149, Statement of Designated [...]

By |2019-07-03T10:04:30-04:00September 11th, 2018|FMS|Comments Off on Manage a Limited Depositary Account

Perform Deputy Disbursing Officer Functions

Conditions: You are appointed as a Deputy Disbursing Officer with access to: a. DoD Financial Management Regulation 7000.14-R, Volume 5, Disbursing Policy and Procedures b. DFAS-IN Reg 37-1, Finance and Accounting Policy Implementation c. DDO Financial Systems d. Standard Disbursing Office Equipment e. Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Transactions f. OTCnet. Vault g. Standard Disbursing Forms This [...]

By |2019-07-03T09:27:41-04:00September 11th, 2018|FMS|Comments Off on Perform Deputy Disbursing Officer Functions

Conduct Central Funding

Conditions: You are assigned to an Area of Responsibility (AOR) with limited or no host nation banking facilities or capability. You have access to: all applicable regulations, Local Standing Operating Procedure (SOP), the Host Nation Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA), if applicable, general office supplies, Finance and Accounting Policy Implementation, and the Financial [...]

By |2019-07-03T13:40:40-04:00September 11th, 2018|FMS|Comments Off on Conduct Central Funding

ITAR – Conduct Money Order Business

Conditions: You are serving as a postal finance clerk in a Military Post Office (MPO).  You have access to domestic money order form sets, postalmoney order imprinter, missing money order forms list, domestic money orders to be cashed, All-Purpose Dating Stamp (APDS), DD Form 885 (MoneyOrder Control Record), PS Form 17 (Stamp Requisition), PS Form 8105-A [...]

By |2019-06-18T10:36:54-04:00September 10th, 2018|AGS|Comments Off on ITAR – Conduct Money Order Business

ITAR – Provide Postal Security

Conditions: You are in a Post Office Operations Section and have mail that needs to be processed and dispatched. You have been notified of a mail transport truck that has had an accident. You have DoD 4525.6-M (Department of Defense Postal Manual) and DD Form 1384 (Transportation Control and Movement Document) readily available for [...]

By |2019-08-07T11:19:14-04:00September 10th, 2018|AGS|Comments Off on ITAR – Provide Postal Security

ITAR – Operate a Postal Service Center

Conditions: You are a Military Postal Clerk assigned to a Postal Service Center (PSC). You are required to perform PSC postal functions for authorized customers, including managing mail receptacles and processing incoming and outgoing mail while preventing loss and damage to the mail. You have access to DOD 4525.6-M (DOD Postal Manual), DD Form [...]

By |2019-06-18T10:44:45-04:00September 10th, 2018|AGS|Comments Off on ITAR – Operate a Postal Service Center

ITAR – Report Suspected Postal Incidents

Conditions: You are assigned as a Military Postal Clerk and must preserve and protect the security of all mail in your custody from unauthorized opening, inspection, reading of contents or covers, tampering, delay or other unauthorized acts without any errors. You are required to report a suspected postal incident and have access to Department [...]

By |2019-08-07T11:15:12-04:00September 10th, 2018|AGS|Comments Off on ITAR – Report Suspected Postal Incidents

ITAR – Prepare Claims and Inquiry Forms

Conditions: You are assigned as a military postal clerk and are required to assist customers prepare the proper forms for submitting various types of claims and inquiries. You have access to DOD 4525.6-M (DoD Mail Manual), Domestic Mail Manual (DMM), Postal Operations Manual (POM), PS Form 1000 (Domestic or International Claim),  PS Form 2856 [...]

By |2019-06-18T10:52:17-04:00September 10th, 2018|AGS|Comments Off on ITAR – Prepare Claims and Inquiry Forms

ITAR – Maintain Postal Supplies

Conditions: You are assigned to a Military Post Office (MPO) and are designated as the Postal Supply Clerk. You will monitor the stock level of supplies to prevent overstocking and ensure timely requisitions of items necessary to maintain operations. Specific duties include ordering, receiving and issuing supplies; inventory controlling (posting and inventorying), caring, and [...]

By |2019-06-18T10:55:59-04:00September 10th, 2018|AGS|Comments Off on ITAR – Maintain Postal Supplies

ITAR – Conduct Postal Directory Functions

Conditions: You are assigned to the Postal Directory Section of a Military Post Office and are responsible for maintaining a directory file and providing directory services for mail. You have access to several pieces of "undeliverable as addressed" mail, DoD Postal Manual 4525.6-M, DA Form 3955 (Change of Address and Directory Card), OPNAV 5110/5 [...]

By |2019-06-25T10:27:38-04:00September 10th, 2018|AGS|Comments Off on ITAR – Conduct Postal Directory Functions

ITAR – Close a Registry Section

Conditions: You a Military Postal Clerk assigned to the Registry Section of the post office. You are required to close the Registry Section while preventing loss and damage to the mail with the following: 1. Several articles of registered mail. 2. PS Form 3849, Notice of Delivery. 3. PS Form 3854, Manifold Registry Dispatch [...]

By |2019-06-18T11:03:33-04:00September 10th, 2018|AGS|Comments Off on ITAR – Close a Registry Section

ITAR – Control Domestic Money Order Forms

Conditions: You are a Postal Finance Clerk and have just received a block of 100 postal money orders. You have a lock-box and access to DoD 4525.6-M (Department of Defense Postal Manual), USPS (United States Postal Service) approved safe, DD Form 885 (Money Order Control Record) and USPS Form 17 (Stamp Requisition). This task [...]

By |2019-06-18T11:06:27-04:00September 10th, 2018|AGS|Comments Off on ITAR – Control Domestic Money Order Forms

ITAR – Dispatch Outgoing Registered Mail

Conditions: You a Military Postal Clerk assigned to the Registry Section of the post office. You are required to dispatch registered mail while preventing loss and damage to the mail with the following: 1. Several articles of registered mail. 2. PS Form 3849, Notice of Delivery. 3. PS Form 3854, Manifold Registry Dispatch Book. [...]

By |2019-06-18T11:09:32-04:00September 10th, 2018|AGS|Comments Off on ITAR – Dispatch Outgoing Registered Mail

ITAR – Deliver Registered Mail

Conditions: You a Military Postal Clerk assigned to the Registry Section of the post office. You are required to deliver registered mail while preventing loss and damage to the mail with the following: 1. Several articles of registered mail. 2. PS Form 3849, Notice of Delivery. 3. PS Form 3854, Manifold Registry Dispatch Book. [...]

By |2019-06-18T11:15:26-04:00September 10th, 2018|AGS|Comments Off on ITAR – Deliver Registered Mail

ITAR – Prepare Mail Transportation Documentation

Conditions: You are in a Military Post Office (MPO) Operations Section and have mail that needs to be transported. You have access to Postal Service (PS) Form 2942-A (Military Mail AV-7 Delivery List), PS Form 2759 (Report of Irregular Handling of Mail), Department of Defense (DD) Form 1372 (Mail Manifest), DD Form 1384 (Transportation [...]

By |2019-06-27T15:20:02-04:00September 10th, 2018|AGS|Comments Off on ITAR – Prepare Mail Transportation Documentation

ITAR – Operate a Postage Meter Machine

Conditions: You are assigned as a Postal Finance Clerk in a Military Post Office and required to operate a postage meter machine without violating tolerance rules while preventing loss or mismanagement of postal funds with the following: 1. Ascending and descending postage meter register readings at the beginning of the business day. 2. Ascending [...]

By |2019-06-18T11:21:26-04:00September 10th, 2018|AGS|Comments Off on ITAR – Operate a Postage Meter Machine

ITAR – Process Mail

Conditions: You are a Military Postal Clerk assigned to the Operations Section of the post office. You are required to process incoming and outgoing mail while preventing loss and damage to the mail while maintaining strict mail security. You have access to DoD 4525.6-M (Department of Defense Postal Manual), DoD 4525.6M-L-1 (Military Post Office [...]

By |2019-06-27T15:17:34-04:00September 10th, 2018|AGS|Comments Off on ITAR – Process Mail

ITAR – Conduct an Audit of a Stamp Stock

Conditions: You are assigned as the Custodian of Postal Effects (COPE) in a Military Post Office and required to audit the stamp stock of a Postal Finance Clerk while preventing loss or mismanagement of postal funds with the following: 1. Fixed/Flexible Credit Account to be Audited 2. PS Form 1096, Receipt 3. PS Form [...]

By |2019-06-18T11:27:33-04:00September 10th, 2018|AGS|Comments Off on ITAR – Conduct an Audit of a Stamp Stock

ITAR – Process Registered Mail

Conditions: You a Military Postal Clerk assigned to the Registry Section of the post office. You are required to process registered mail while preventing loss and damage to the mail and maintaining strict security. You have access to Department of Defense (DoD) 4525.6-M Postal Manual, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM), PS Form 3849 (Notice of [...]

By |2019-06-27T15:16:50-04:00September 10th, 2018|AGS|Comments Off on ITAR – Process Registered Mail

ITAR – Prepare Daily Money Order Business Report

Conditions: You are assigned as a Postal Finance Clerk in a Military Post Office and required to process postal money order transactions while preventing loss or mismanagement of postal funds with the following: 1. Ten (10) blank Money Order form sets. 2. Postal Money Order Imprinter. 3. Current listing of Missing or Stolen Money [...]

By |2019-06-18T11:34:29-04:00September 10th, 2018|AGS|Comments Off on ITAR – Prepare Daily Money Order Business Report

ITAR – Cash Domestic Postal Money Orders

Conditions: You are assigned as a Postal Finance Clerk in a Military Post Office and required to process postal money order transactions while preventing loss or mismanagement of postal funds with the following: 1. Current listing of Missing or Stolen Money Orders from the USPS Postal Bulletin. 2. Department of Defense (DoD) 4525.6-M Postal [...]

By |2019-06-18T11:40:33-04:00September 10th, 2018|AGS|Comments Off on ITAR – Cash Domestic Postal Money Orders

ITAR – Sell Domestic Postal Money Orders

Conditions: You are assigned as a Postal Finance Clerk in a Military Post Office and required to process postal money order transactions while preventing loss or mismanagement of postal funds with the following: 1. Ten (10) blank Money Order form sets. 2. Department of Defense (DoD 4525.6-M) Postal Manual. This task should not be [...]

By |2019-06-18T13:35:44-04:00September 10th, 2018|AGS|Comments Off on ITAR – Sell Domestic Postal Money Orders

ITAR – Maintain Stamp Stock

Conditions: You are assigned as a Postal Finance Clerk in a Military Post Office and required to maintain an assigned stamp stock without violating tolerance rules while preventing loss or mismanagement of postal funds. You have access to DOD 4525.6-M (DOD Postal Manual), assigned stamp stock, Point of Sale (POS) terminal, Fixed or Flexible [...]

By |2019-06-28T09:53:41-04:00September 10th, 2018|AGS|Comments Off on ITAR – Maintain Stamp Stock

ITAR – Process International Mail

Conditions: You are assigned as a Postal Finance Clerk in a Military Post Office (MPO).  You are required to protect the mail, prevent mismanagement of funds, and assist customers requesting to send articles of mail to international addresses. You have access to Department of Defense (DOD) Postal Manual 4525.6-M,  International Mail Manual (IMM), PS Label [...]

By |2019-06-28T09:53:08-04:00September 10th, 2018|AGS|Comments Off on ITAR – Process International Mail

ITAR – Process Domestic Mail Requiring Special Services

Conditions: You are assigned as a Postal Finance Clerk in a Military Post Office (MPO).  You are required to protect the mail, prevent mismanagement of funds, and assist customers requesting to send an article of domestic mail requiring special services.  You have access to the Domestic Mail Manual (DMM), Department of Defense (DOD) 4525.6-M (DOD [...]

By |2019-06-28T09:52:35-04:00September 10th, 2018|AGS|Comments Off on ITAR – Process Domestic Mail Requiring Special Services

ITAR – Process Domestic Mail

Conditions: You are assigned as a Postal Finance Clerk in a Military Post Office (MPO). You are required to protect the mail, prevent mismanagement of funds, and assist customers requesting to send an article of domestic mail. You have access to Department of Defense (DOD) 4525.6M (DOD Postal Manual), an Integrated Platform Scale and Postage [...]

By |2019-06-18T13:57:52-04:00September 10th, 2018|AGS|Comments Off on ITAR – Process Domestic Mail

ITAR – Accept Domestic Mail

Conditions: You are assigned as a Postal Finance Clerk in a Military Post Office. You are required to protect the mail, prevent mismanagement of funds, and assist customers requesting to send an article of domestic mail. You have access to Department of Defense (DOD) 4525.6M (DOD Postal Manual), an Integrated Platform Scale and Postage Meter, several [...]

By |2019-06-18T14:01:05-04:00September 10th, 2018|AGS|Comments Off on ITAR – Accept Domestic Mail

ITAR – Operate the Automated Military Postal System (AMPS) Database

Conditions: While serving as a custodian of postal effects (COPE) you are given a computer with internet access, credentials to access the AMPS Site (MPO COPE and Transportation), appropriate level of authorization, the DoD 4525-6M (Postal Manual), the Consolidated Air Massing and Labeling Scheme (CAMALS) and Handbook T-7 (1993) (Distributing, Dispatching, and Transporting Military [...]

By |2019-06-06T15:58:20-04:00September 10th, 2018|AGS|Comments Off on ITAR – Operate the Automated Military Postal System (AMPS) Database

ITAR – Operate a Contingency Military Post Office

Conditions: While serving at a postal unit, notification that contingency operations are to take place, and access to Department of Defense (DoD) 4525.6-M Postal Manual. Standards: Operate a Contingency Military Post Office based on contingency requirements that meets appropriate level of support and IAW applicable references. Individual Task pdf Your Content [...]

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ITAR – Identify Military Postal Service Responsibilities

Conditions: While serving as a Military Postal Clerk you are required to identify postal responsibilities given access to the Department of Defense (DoD) Postal Manual 4525.6-M, the Domestic Mail Manual (DMM), the United States Postal Service (USPS) Publication 38 (USPS / DoD Postal Agreement). Standards: Identify Military Postal Service (MPS) Responsibilities needed to achieve excellence in [...]

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ITAR – Perform Audits at a Military Post Office

Conditions: While serving as a custodian of postal effects (COPE) you are given a situation requiring an audit and access to: a. Department of Defense (DoD) 4525.6-M. b. Department of Defense (DD) Form 3294 (Cash and Stamp Stock Count and Summary). c. Fixed credits. d. Postage Meter funds. e. Money Order funds. f. Standard USPS [...]

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ITAR – Update Postal Operating Plan

Conditions: While serving as the custodian of postal effects (COPE) you are given a requirement to review and update an existing postal operating plan to standardize routine or recurring actions, or functions, appropriate operations references, or local policy guidance with access to AR 25-50, AR 380-5, the Department of Defense (DoD) 4525.6-M, a computer [...]

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ITAR – Report Postal Offenses

Conditions: You are assigned to a Military Post Office as a Postal Clerk with access to the Department of Defense (DoD) 4525.6-M (Postal Manual) and the Domestic Mail Manual (DMM) and have identified a postal offense. Standards: Report postal offenses in accordance with (IAW) DOD 4525.6-M and the Domestic Mail Manual (DMM) within 72 [...]

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ITAR – Monitor Search-Seizure Operation

Conditions: You are assigned as a Military Postal Clerk and have encountered a situation which may warrant the search/seizure of a piece of mail and have access to the following: a. Department of Defense (DoD) 4525.6-M (Postal Manual). b. Local standing operating procedures (SOP). Standards: Monitor search/seizure operation procedures IAW DoD 4525.6-M and file [...]

By |2019-06-18T14:26:23-04:00September 10th, 2018|AGS, Uncategorized|Comments Off on ITAR – Monitor Search-Seizure Operation

ITAR – Administer Postal Management Information System

Conditions: You are assigned to a Military Post Office and are required to use the Postal Management Information System with the products listed below: a. Department of Defense (DoD) 4525.6-M (Postal Manual). b. DoD 4525.6-STD (Transit Time Information Standard System for Military Mail). c. Population census data. d. Financial transaction data. e. Request for [...]

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ITAR – Control Postal Supplies and Capital Sensitive Equipment

Conditions: You are assigned to a Military Post Office as a Supply Clerk and are required to requisition postal equipment and supplies and access to: a. Department of Defense (DoD) 4525.6-C (Postal Supply Catalog). b. PS Form 1567 (Requisition for Rubber and Steel Stamps). c. PS Form 1578-B (Requisition for Non-Standard Facing Slips or [...]

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ITAR – Conduct Custodian of Postal Effects (COPE) Duties

Conditions: You are the Custodian of Postal Effects (COPE) working in a Military Post Office and have access to Department of Defense (DoD) 4525.6-M (DoD Postal Manual), Postal Service (PS) Form 17 (Stamp Requisition/Stamp Return), PS Form 1590 (Supplies and Equipment Receipt), PS Form 3294 (Cash and Stamp Stock Count and Summary), PS Form 3368 [...]

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ITAR – Check Processed Mail

Conditions: While serving as a Military Postal Clerk you are dispatching mail and access to: a. Domestic Mail Manual (DMM). b. Department of Defense (DoD) 4525.6-M Postal Manual. c. DoD 4525.6-H, Mail Distribution Instructions and Labeling Handbook.Standards: Check processed mail IAW the Domestic Mail Manual (DMM), Department of Defense (DoD) 4525.6-M Postal Manual and DoD [...]

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ITAR – Check Accountable Mail Operations

Conditions: While serving as a Military Postal Clerk you are given accountable mail (registered, numbered insured, and certified mail) which is being processed or has been processed for receipt, delivery, or dispatch by the postal clerk and access to DOD 4525.6-M and Domestic Mail Manual (DMM). Standards: Check accountable mail operations to ensure that the [...]

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ITAR – Prepare Consolidated Business Report

Conditions: While serving as a Custodian of Postal Effects (COPE), you are given a requirement to prepare a consolidated money order report and access to: a. Department of Defense (DoD) 4525.6-M. b. Postal Service (PS) Form 6019 (Military Post Office (MPO) Report of Money Order Business). c. All Purpose Date Stamp (APDS). d. PS Item [...]

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ITAR – Maintain a Postage Meter Machine

Conditions: While serving as a Postal Finance Clerk in a military post office with a postage meter machine(s) and access to Department of Defense (DoD) 4525.6-M, the Domestic Mail Manual (DMM), and PS Form 3602-PO (Postage Collected Through Post Office Meter). Standards: Maintain a postage meter machine by accurately accounting for funds and properly reseting [...]

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ITAR – Check Mail Directory Operations

Conditions: While serving as a supervisor in a Military Post Office given several articles of mail which directory service was provided, access to the postal patrons directory card file or digital database, access to the DoD 4525.6-M (Postal Manual) and the Domestic Mail Manual. Standards: Check Mail Directory Operations ensuring the postal clerk is processing [...]

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ITAR – Check the Cashing of Domestic Postal Money Orders

Conditions: While serving as a Military Postal Clerk you are given a domestic postal money order that has been cashed or is being cashed by a window clerk and access to Department of Defense (DoD) 4525.6-M, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM), and Current list of missing or stolen money orders from the latest Postal Bulletin. Standards: [...]

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ITAR – Check the Sales of Domestic Postal Money Orders

Conditions: While serving as a Custodian of Postal Effects (COPE) with access to a postal finance clerk who is issuing or has issued domestic postal money orders, access to Department of Defense (DoD) 4525.6-M (Postal Manual), and Domestic Mail Manual (DMM). Standards: Check the Sales of Domestic Postal Money Orders to ensure that the postal [...]

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ITAR – Control a Stamp Stock

Conditions: While serving as a custodian of postal effects (COPE) or filler stock clerk/NCO with access to the Department of Defense (DoD) 4525.6-M, Postal Service (PS) Form 17 (Stamp Requisition), PS Form 3295, (Daily Record of Stamps, Stamped Paper, and Nonpostal Stamps on Hand), and PS Form 3369 (Consigned Credit Receipt). This task should not [...]

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ITAR – Check Acceptance of International Mail

Conditions: You are a Postal Supervisor in a post office and have a window clerk who is accepting or has accepted International Letter Post Mail. You have access to Department of Defense (DoD) 4525.6-M and International Mail Manual (IMM). Standards: Check the clerk accepting International Letter Post Mail to be sure that the customer is [...]

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ITAR – Check the Acceptance of Domestic Mail Requiring Special Services

Conditions: While serving as a Military Postal supervisor given several articles of mail, access to the Point of Sale (POS) system or Meter/Scale, standard PS Forms, Labels and charts, the Domestic Mail Manual (DMM) and the DoD 4525.6-M (Postal Manual). Standards: Check the Acceptance of Domestic Mail Requiring Special Services ensuring each article accepted for [...]

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ITAR – Check the Acceptance of Domestic Mail

Conditions: While serving as a Military Postal Clerk you are given the following: 1. Several articles of mail 2. Domestic Mail Manual (DMM) 3. Student Handout 4. NOTICE 123, RATEFOLD 5. Department of Defense (DOD) 4525.6-M Postal Manual 6. Rubber Stamps - First Class, Priority, Pal Stamps, and SAM 7. USPS Label 11-B (Express Mail [...]

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ITAR – Inspect a Military Post Office

Conditions: While serving as a Military Postal Clerk you are required to inspect a Military Post Office (MPO) for compliance with existing regulatory documents and agreements. Review procedures and documentation for accuracy and identify positive or negative trends utilizing DoD 4525.6-M, Appendix 2. Standard MOPP 4 conditions do not exist for this task. See the [...]

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ITAR – Operate the Automated Military Postal System (AMPS) Database

Conditions: While serving as a custodian of postal effects (COPE) you are given a computer with internet access, credentials to access the AMPS Site (MPO COPE and Transportation), appropriate level of authorization, the DoD 4525-6M (Postal Manual), the Consolidated Air Massing and Labeling Scheme (CAMALS) and Handbook T-7 (Distributing, Dispatching, and Transporting Military Mail By Air [...]

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ITAR- Facilitate Evaluations Processing

Conditions: You are an Executive Administrative Assistant responsible for administering the Evaluation Reporting System (ERS), processing evaluation reports, and managing rater and senior rater profiles for your command. You have access to AR 623-3 (Evaluation Reporting System), DA PAM 623-3 (Evaluation Reporting System), and the Army Human Resources Command (HRC) Evaluation Entry System (EES). This [...]

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ITAR – Coordinate Travel

Conditions: As an Executive Administrative Assistant, given a travel request, computer with internet access to the Defense Travel System (DTS), source documents, and the Joint Travel Regulation (JTR). This task should not be trained in MOPP 4. Standards: With a minimum of 70% accuracy, navigate the DTS, prepare a travel authorization, and submit a travel [...]

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ITAR – Maintain Executive Calendar

Conditions: Given a requirement to maintain an executive calendar and access to a computer, Microsoft Office software, a printer, supervisor's instructions and standard office supplies and equipment. This task should not be trained in MOPP 4. Standards: With a minimum of 70% accuracy, establish an executive calendar, schedule appointments, and utilize Outlook 2013 Calendar. Individual [...]

By |2019-06-19T10:28:07-04:00September 10th, 2018|AGS, Uncategorized|Comments Off on ITAR – Maintain Executive Calendar

ITAR – Coordinate Social Events

Conditions: Given a list of attendees including rank and / or position, a description of the event to be held, a diagram of the table(s) to be used, handouts on seating arrangements, a computer with Microsoft Office software, printer, DA PAM 600-60 (A Guide to Protocol and Etiquette for Official Entertainment), and standard office supplies [...]

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ITAR – Complete Invitations

Conditions: As an Executive Administrative Assistant, given a computer with internet access, scenarios, invitation templates, and DA PAM 600-60 (A Guide to Protocol and Etiquette for Official Entertainment). This task should not be trained in MOPP 4. Standards: With a minimum of 70% accuracy, determine the type of invitation required, prepare an invitation, and respond [...]

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ITAR – Receive Visitors and Official Calls

Conditions: Given scheduled or unannounced visitors, access to an executive calendar, programmed visitor roster, local Standing Operating Procedures (SOP), and standard office supplies and equipment. This task should not be trained in MOPP 4. Standards: With a minimum of 70% accuracy, receive and announce visitors using accepted military courtesy and protocol procedures. Individual Task pdf [...]

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ITAR – Safeguard Information

Conditions: Given a requirement to safeguard information, DoD 5400.11-R (DoD Privacy Program), AR 340-21 (The Army Privacy Program), AR 380-5 (Department of the Army Information Security Program), AR 530-1 (Operations Security), and awareness of the operational environment (OE) variables and actors. This task should not be trained in MOPP 4. Standards: With a minimum of [...]

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ITAR – Perform Advanced Computer Software Operations

Conditions: Given access to a computer with internet access, Microsoft Office software, and a printer. This task should not be trained in MOPP 4. Standards: With a minimum of 70% accuracy, perform Word mail merge functions, create an Excel spreadsheet, and prepare a PowerPoint slide presentation. Individual Task pdf Your Content Goes Here [...]

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ITAR – Prepare Executive-Level Correspondence

Conditions: As an Executive Administrative Assistant, given a requirement to prepare written correspondence, a personal computer system loaded with word processing software, AR 25-50 (Preparing and Managing Correspondence), a dictionary, and standard office supplies and equipment. This task should not be trained in MOPP 4. Standards: With a minimum of 70% accuracy, prepare, save, and [...]

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ITAR – Enhance Communications

Conditions: As an Executive Administrative Assistant, given a copy of printed material containing errors in spelling, word usage, and sentence structure, and access to all required references. This task should not be trained in MOPP 4. Standards: With a minimum of 70% accuracy, identify the various parts of speech, base words, apply the mechanics of writing, [...]

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ITAR – Serve as a Sponsor

Conditions: You have been notified that you are to sponsor an incoming Soldier. You have access to AR 600-8-8 and DA Form 5434, pen and/or computer with authorized software. This task should not be trained in MOPP 4. Standards: Contact Soldier, follow up, make any reservations and assist Soldier upon arrival. Individual Task pdf [...]

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ITAR – Direct Casualty Assistance Officer (CAO) Program

Conditions: You are a leader at battalion or above level in a garrison environment responsible for directing the casualty assistance officer program. You have access to AR 600-8-1, a blank piece of paper, and a pencil or pen. This task should not be trained in MOPP 4. Standards: Accurately directed the Casualty Assistance Officer program, [...]