Plans, organizes, and administers the military personnel program for the
organization. Assists in the preparation for and executes command level
inspections in the area of personnel and administration. Identifies trends and
conducts analysis of subordinate feeder information, recurring required
reports, findings of assistance visits and inspections, and develops recommendations.
Manages the military staffing, classification, assignment and utilization of
battalion personnel in accordance with authorized manning documents. Accomplishes
or reviews a variety of military personnel transactions including appointments,
enlistments, separations, promotions, duty assignments, transfers, medical
evaluations, line of duty actions, security clearances, awards and decorations,
retirements, etc., and forwards actions to a higher level military personnel
office. Provides guidance, reviews, and monitors the timely completion of
enlisted evaluations. Prepares and forwards officer evaluation reports. Provides
information and assistance to personnel at higher and subordinate levels tasked
with completing such transactions. Provides guidance to subordinate unit
personnel in the completion and maintenance of individual mobilization packets,
applications for passports, and the publication of required personnel orders.
(2) Implements the enlisted promotion system at the command level. Establishes
suspense dates for subordinate organizations for the completion and submission
of packets. Reviews packets prior to submission to higher headquarters for
quality and completion. Validates the preliminary enlisted promotion
consideration list to ensure all personnel eligible for consideration are
included and submits any changes to the state level enlisted promotion manager.
Coordinates and publishes all requirements for battalion level enlisted
promotion boards as required.
Plans and coordinates health service support. Monitors the status of all
physicals within the command and ensures appropriate scheduling and completion.
Coordinates the completion of annual medical certification requirements and
periodic vaccinations. Ensures the completion of and reviews line of duty
investigations. Provides technical guidance to subordinate unit administrative
personnel in the preparation of formal and informal line of duty
investigations. Functions as an advisor to the investigating officer and the
command in the execution of formal line of duty investigations. Reviews and/or
prepares the packets required for submission to the medical review and profile
boards. Assists subordinate units in coordinating with civilian and military
medical authorities for required supporting documentation. Provides technical
guidance to subordinate unit personnel in the preparation and submission of
incapacitation pay packets.
Prepares and forwards required documentation or officer promotion packets for
required state and federal board actions. Conducts individual records review
with the affected officer and makes modifications in preparation for upcoming
officer board actions.
Provides advice and assistance to the commander and staff pertaining to
military personnel administration. Interprets and implements Department of
Defense, Department of the Army, Major Command, National Guard, and state
regulations, policies and precedents pertaining to the full range of personnel
actions. Researches and resolves the most difficult military personnel problems
and questions, including those where guidance is only partially relevant or is
Provides guidance to subordinate unit personnel about benefits and
entitlements, career and bonus programs, educational, retirement, and other
benefits. Assists applicants and evaluates qualifications for officer
appointment and provides administrative support in the preparation of
appointment packets. Renders authoritative explanations of regulations, methods,
procedures, and exceptions involved in individual cases. May provide assistance
to soldiers and dependents concerning benefits and entitlements. Ensures
military personnel records are kept current and accurate, and contain the
proper supporting documentation.
Reviews or assembles supporting documentation required at higher levels when
processing actions such as involuntary order to active duty, courts martial,
fraudulent enlistment, non-selection for retention, administrative discharges,
Monitors and reviews copies of unit reports furnished by higher level military
personnel offices to identify trends and assist with the management of
personnel readiness within the organization. Reviews and submits source
documents for military personnel records and retirement accounting.
Performs various administrative duties relating to military personnel involving
the composition and distribution of correspondence, publications, reports,
orders, etc. serves as the file systems manager for the battalion. Identifies
and maintains the publication requirements and accounts for the organization
and subordinate elements. Functions as the mail control officer for the
organization including postage accounts and duplication equipment records.
Provides personnel specific information in developing plans for recruiting and
retention within the command. Gathers and prepares information concerning
personnel accessions, retention, attendance, and attrition.
Prepares press releases, articles, announcements, or advertisements for
submission to local news media designed to make the public aware of the
National Guard and their role in the community and in national defense.
May plan, organize and assign work to employees engaged in administration and
personnel work assigned at the command level. Provides technical assistance and
guidance to organizational personnel and administrative employees. Revises
assignments or details employees to other duties as necessary to meet changing
work situations, deadlines, or priorities.
May coordinate with the Human Resources Office for actions affecting military
leave, the reassignment of full-time personnel, etc.
Performs other duties as assigned.