Staffing

Staffing & Recruitment

The Staffing section contains information pertaining to employment policies and guidance. This section contains a "Messages and Memorandums" area that provides access to information regarding Time-in-Grade restrictions, Detail of Employees, Military Spouse Preference, Executive Order 12721, Family Member Employment, RIF, VERA, VSIP, and other miscellaneous information. This section also provides a link to related staffing articles in PERMISS.

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Messages and Memorandums ----------------------


Memo Topics

  1. Time-In-Grade Restrictions
  2. Detail Of Employees
  3. Military Spouse Preference
  4. Executive Order 12721
  5. Family Member Employment
  6. Reduction in Force (RIF), Voluntary Early Retirement Authority (VERA), Voluntary Separation Incentive Pay (VSIP)
  7. Priority Placement Program
  8. SHARP Guidance
  9. Miscellaneous Guidance
  10. Sunset Guidance
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1. Time-In-Grade Restrictions:
icon indicating file is a memo DAPE-CPE message 162215Z Sep 91  Revision of Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Regulations Governing Time-in-Grade Restrictions
2. Detail Of Employees:
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Aug 26, 2006
 Worldwide Individual Augmentation System (WIAS)
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Sept 4, 2002
 Worldwide Individual Augmentation System (WIAS) (replaced by Aug 26, 2006 memo above)
3. Military Spouse Preference:
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July 26, 1995
 Clarification of Military Spouse Preference Policy
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August 15, 1990
 Application of Military Spouse Employment Preference
icon indicating file is a memo DAPE-CPE Message 221730Z
Dec 89
 Employment of Spouses of Active Duty Military Members
icon indicating file is a memo DAPE-CPE Message 201430Z
Oct 89
 Military Spouse Preference - Advanced Assignment Program Test
icon indicating file is a memo DAPE-CPE Message 161210Z
May 89
 Impact of New DOD Policy on Merit Promotion Actions
4. Executive Order 12721:
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March 1997
 Five-Year Limitation on Foreign Employment
icon indicating file is a memo SAMR-CPP Message 250900Z
Mar 96
 Change to Implementing Regulations for Executive Order 12721 for Hiring Family Member Overseas Employees
icon indicating file is a memo DAPE-CPC Message 131500Z
Oct 94
 Clarification of Requirements for Program F, The DA Family Member Priority Placement Program (DAFMPPP)
icon indicating file is a memo DAPE-CPE Message 172130Z
Dec 93
 Employment of Family Members Under Executive Order (EO) 12721
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(undated)
 Clarification - Employment of Family Members Under Executive Order (EO) 12721
icon indicating file is a memo DAPE-CPE Message 111755Z
May 92
 Appointments under Executive Order (EO) 12721 -- Status and Tenure
icon indicating file is a memo TAPC-CPS-R-I Message 051300Z
Apr 89
 Career Program Coverage of Family Members
5. Family Member Employment:
icon indicating file is a memo DOD Directory
1999-2000 School Year
 Subject: DOD Directory of Special Services for Children with Disabilities (PDF file)
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April 10, 1995
 Standardized Position Descriptions for Employment Assistance Managers within DoD
icon indicating file is a memo DAPE-CPE Message 061600Z
Sep 94
 Area of Consideration -- Family Members
icon indicating file is a memo DAPE-CPE Message 101619Z
June 94
 Revision of Policy for Program F, The DA Family Member Priority Placement Program (DAFMPPP)
icon indicating file is a memo TAPC-CPS-S Message 031544Z
Dec 92
 Criminal History Background Checks on Individuals in Child Care Service Positions in Appropriated Funds
icon indicating file is a memo DAPE-CPE Message 241410Z
Jul 92
 DA Family Member (FM) Priority Placement Program (PPP) -- Sponsor Transitioning Out
icon indicating file is a memo DAPE-CPE Memorandum
Feb 5, 1991
 Exceptional Family Member Program
6. Reduction in Force (RIF), Voluntary Early Retirement Authority (VERA), Voluntary Separation Incentive Pay (VSIP):
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18 June, 2014
 Reduction In Force Request Template
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18 Sep, 2013
 Voluntary Separation Incentive Pay Allocations for Fiscal Year 2014
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16 Sep, 2013
 DoD Voluntary Separation Incentive Pay Allocations for Fiscal Year 2014
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12 Sep, 2013
 Civilian Workforce Shaping
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24 Aug, 2012
 Voluntary Separation Incentive Pay (VSIP) Allocations for Fiscal Year 2013
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9 May, 2012
 Voluntary Separation Incentive Pay (VSIP) Phase II
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23 Dec, 2008
 Guidance on Voluntary Separation Incentives
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17 Dec, 2008
 Delegation of Authority for Voluntary Early Retirement Authority and Voluntary Separation Incentive Pay
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May 16, 2002
 CHR Letter of Instruction to Establish Installation Management Activity (IMA), Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM) and Army Contracting Agency (ACA)
icon indicating file is a memo ASA(M&RA) SAMR-CP
Sept 3, 1999
 Planning and Conducting Reductions in Force (RIFs) to implement A-76 Competition Study Decisions
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June 5, 1998
 Reduction in Force and Performance Management
icon indicating file is a memo SAMR-CP Message 231336Z
January, 1998
 FY 98/99 Civilian Manpower Execution and Personnel Reduction Plan and Delegation of Authority and Processing Requirements for RIF and Voluntary Separation Incentive Pay (VSIP)
icon indicating file is a memo DACS-ZB Message 091548Z
Jan 98
 Army Manpower Reductions
icon indicating file is a memo SAMR-CP Message 051810Z
Dec 97
 Civilian Reduction Projections
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Dec 15, 1997
 Voluntary Reduction In Force
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Feb 21, 1997
 Voluntary Reduction In Force
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Apr 15, 1996
 Voluntary Reduction In Force
icon indicating file is a memo DAPE-CPE Message 171955Z,
Feb 94
 Delegation of Authority - Reduction in Force and Voluntary Separation Incentive Pay
7. Priority Placement Program:
icon indicating file is a memo Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1 (Employment Policy Division) memorandum, July 2, 2013  Priority Placement Program Flexibilites for the Rotation of Overseas Employees Affected by Erroneous Living Quarters Allowance Payments
icon indicating file is a memo -Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Civilian Personnel Policy) memorandum, June 27, 2013  Priority Placement Program Flexibilities for the Rotation of Overseas Employees Affected by Erroneous Living Quarters Allowance Payments
icon indicating file is a memo DAPE-CPZ Memorandum
Jun 10, 2010
 Appointment of the Priority Placement Program (PPP) Army Component Coordinator
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Sept 2, 2004
 Modification of Special PPP Clearance Procedures - DA Secretariat Boarded Program Manager (PM) Critical Acquisition Positions (CAPs)
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Aug 29, 2003
 DOD PPP Qualification Determination Procedures and Job Offer/Acceptance Procedures
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June 17, 2003
 DOD PPP - Request Continuation of Exception for AMC LAR Positions
8. Sexual Harrassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Guidance:
icon indicating file is a memo DAPE-CPZ Memorandum
27 Aug, 2013
 Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Exceptions to the Current Hiring Freeze and the SHARP Strategic Hiring Pause
icon indicating file is a memo DAPE-CPZ Memorandum
22 Aug, 2013
 Priority Placement Program (PPP) Guidance for Army Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Positions
icon indicating file is a memo DAPE-CPH Memorandum
12 Jul, 2013
 Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Program
icon indicating file is a memo SECARMY Memorandum
28 May 2013
 Ensuring the Quality of Sexual Assault Response Coordinators, Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Victim Advocates and Others in Identified Positions of Significant Trust and Authority
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24 May 2013
 Army Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Standdown Plan
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06 May 2013
 Sexual Assault Prevention and Response
9. Miscellaneous Guidance:
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21 Nov 2012
 Q&As Overseas Policy
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12 Oct, 2012
 The Pathways Programs Implementing Guidance
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29 Apr 2011
 HIRING SUSPENSION UPDATE - Civilian and Contractor Workforce Management w/Encl
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02 Mar 2011
 Extension of Suspension of Civilian Employment Offers
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02 Feb 2011
 30-Day Suspension of Civilian Employment Offers
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Aug 25, 2010
 Expedited Hiring Authority (EHA) Delegation and Reporting Instructions for Healthcare Professional Positions w/Encl
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Mar 31, 2010
 Approval to extend accelerated training and promotion program for Registered Nurses, GS-0610 at MEDCOM w/Encl
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Nov 16, 2009
 Request for Delegated/Competitive Examining Authority (CHRA-FEA Korea)
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17 April, 2009
 Extension of Competitive Examining Authorities - Human Resources Directorate, Arlington, Virginia
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Mar 30, 2009
 Fort Richardson Delegated Examining Unit Status w/Encl
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Jan 15, 2009
 Approval of request to extend Schedule A authority 213.3106(b)(10)
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Nov 20, 2008
 Reference Checking
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July 28, 2008
 Extending Tentative Job Offers
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Mar 10, 2008
 Request for Extension for Administrative Careers with America (ACWA) Examining Authority
Requires PDF Reader DAPE-CPD Memorandum
January 31, 2008
 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Privacy Act (PA) Release Procedures for Referral/Selection Records
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Dec 20, 2007
 Vacancy Announcement Requirements and Permanent Change of Station (PCS) Allowances
icon idicating a memo DAPE-CPD Memorandum
May 11, 2007
 Wounded Warrior Appointment Authorities, Individuals With Disabilities Appointment, Schedule A 213.3102 (u)
icon indicating file is a memo DoD - UnderSecretary of Defense Memorandum
June 27, 2006
 SUBJECT: Revised Policy - Employment of Highly Qualified Experts
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Jan 13, 2006
 Clarification of the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 in Federal Service
icon idicating a memo DAPE-CP-PPE Memorandum
Dec 16, 2005
 Employment of Highly Qualified Experts w/enclosure
icon indicating file is a memo DAPE-CP Memorandum
June 2, 2005
 Delegation of Authority for Suitability Adjudication
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April 7, 2005
 Employment of Retired Members of the Armed Forces
icon indicating file is a memo Memorandum for Mr. Michael Vajda, Director
Mar 24, 2005
 Improving Vacancy Announcements
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Dec 22, 2004
 Qualification Standard, Student Career Experience Program (SCEP)
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Dec 10, 2004
 Recruitment and Retention of Civilian Medical Personnel
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Dec 8, 2003
 Delegation of New Human Resource Flexibilities-Direct Hire Authority
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Oct 23, 2001
 Recruitment for Temporary Appointments Related to the Terrorists Attacks
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Sept 27, 2001
 Personnel Issues Related to Attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon - Appointment Authority and Policy Waivers
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Sept 27, 2001
 Appointment of Retired Members of the Armed Forces to Positions in the Department of the Army
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Sept 21, 2001
 In-Processing/Personnel Action Coding Procedures for Buyout Repayment and Dual Compensation Waivers for September 11, 2001, Attack Related Appointments
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Sept 19, 2001
 Personnel Issues Related to Attacks on the World Trade Center and The Pentagon - Appointment Authority and Policy Waivers
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July 17, 2001
 Delegated Examining Authority
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March 23, 2001
 Changes in Education Requirements for the Acquisition Workforce
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March 15, 2001
 Revised Qualification Standards, Librarian Positions
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Nov. 14, 2000
 Delegation of Authority to Waive 30 Days of the 3-year Minimum Service Requirement under the Amendments to the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) of 1998
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Oct. 25, 2000
 Policy for Career Ladder Promotions
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Sept. 18, 2000
 Delegated Examining Unit (DEU) Procedures and Demonstration Projects
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Sept. 14, 2000
 Delegation of Authority to Approve Appointments of Retired Members of the Armed Forces Within 180 Days After Retirement
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14 DEC 1998
 Waiver of Written Test for Temporary Appointments to Clerical Positions
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Nov 8, 1998
 The Veterans' Employment Opportunities Act of 1998
icon indicating file is a memo ASA(M&RA) SAMR-CP Message 181516Z
May, 1998
 Policy for Proposed Modifications to Army Regulation 690-300, Chapter 335,Promotion and Internal Placement
icon indicating file is a memo OASD Memorandum
April 5, 1997
 President Clinton's Welfare-to-Work Initiative
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Mar 3, 1997
 Request for Exception to the DoD PPP - Army Acquisition Corps (AAC) Competitive Development Group (CDG)
icon indicating file is a memo OASA(M&RA) Memorandum
August 24, 1995
 Required Dissemination on Information on Child Support Enforcement to DA Employees and Soldiers Pursuant to Executive Order 12953
icon indicating file is a memo OASA(M&RA) Memorandum
June 8, 1995
 Maximum Entry Age for DOD Air Traffic Controllers (ATC)
icon indicating file is a memo DAPE-CPC Message #971800Z
Feb, 1995
 Exceptions to Time Limits for Certain Temporary Appointments
icon indicating file is a memo DAPE-CPC Message 011900Z
Nov 94
 Evaluation Guidelines for Eligible Civilian Employees Who Were Assigned to the Persian Gulf
icon indicating file is a memo DAPE-CPE Memorandum
November 18, 1992
 Delegation of Dual Compensation Waiver Authority
icon indicating file is a memo DAPE-CPE Memorandum
October 21, 1992
 STAFFING BULLETIN - Benefits of Non-Permanent and Less-Than-Full-Time Employees
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July 31, 1991
 STAFFING BULLETIN - Merit Promotion Issues
9. Sunset Guidance:
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30 Aug 2012
 Foreign Area Employment- Overseas Tours
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12 Aug, 2011
 Voluntary Separation Incentive Pay (VSIP) Allocations for Fiscal Year 2012 w/encl
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6 Dec, 2010
 Voluntary Separation Incentive Pay (VSIP) Allocations for Fiscal Year 2011 w/encl
icon indicating file is a memo DAPE-CPZ Memorandum
7 May, 2010
 Coordination and Clearance of Announcement Requirements in Personnel Reductions, Closures of Installations, and Reductions of Contract Operations in the United States w/3 Encl
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Mar 03, 2010
 Delegation of Authority of Expedited Hiring Authority to Appoint Highly Qualified Persons to Shortage Category Health-care Professional Positions w/Encl
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Feb 26, 2010
 Delegation Authority under Section 8078 of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year of 2010 w/ 2 Encl
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Feb 24, 2010
 Delegation of Authority of Expedited Hiring Authority to Appoint Highly Qualified Persons to Shortage Category Health-care Professional Positions w/Encl
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5 Feb, 2010
 Voluntary Separation Incentive Pay (VSIP) Allocations for Fiscal Year 2010
icon indicating file is a memo DAPE-CPZ Memorandum
16 June, 2009
 Lab Demo Direct Hire Authority (DHA) w/Encl & Instructions
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9 April 2009
 Delegation of Authority for Employment of Annuitants in Positions GS-15 and Below (or Equivalent)
icon indicating file is a memo SAMR-PO Memorandum
Feb 24, 2009
 Delegation of Authority - Implementation of Expedited Hiring Authority for Acquisition Positions w/Encl
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24 Dec, 2008
 Voluntary Separation Incentive Pay (VSIP) Allocations for Fiscal Year 2009
icon indicating file is a memo SAMR-ZA Memorandum
Dec 22, 2008
 Delegation of Authority under Section 8079 of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2009
icon idicating a memo SAMR-ZA-CPZ Memorandum
Nov 30, 2007
 Delegation of Authority under Section 8083 of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2008
icon idicating a memo DAPE-CPD Memorandum
May 11, 2007
 Reduction In Force (RIF) and Transfer of Function (TOF) Clearance Procedures)
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May 11, 2007
Reduction In Force (RIF) and Transfer Of Function (TOF) Clearance Procedures.

 (attachment) RIF/TOF Enclosure
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Mar 30, 2007
 Termination of Delegated Examining Agreement DD-AR-027
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Feb 8, 2007
 SUBJECT: Request for Extension for Administrative Careers with America (ACWA) Examining Authority
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Sept 27, 2006
 Voluntary Separation Incentive Pay (VSIP) Allocations for Fiscal Year 2007
icon indicating file is a memo DoD CPMS Memorandum
May 19, 2006
 Extension of Delegated Examining Authority, West Region CPOC Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader
icon idicating a memo DoD CPMS Memorandum
Feb 1, 2006
 Request for Extension for Administrative Careers with America (ACWA) Examining Authority w/enclosure
icon indicating file is a memo DoD CPMS Memorandum
Nov 1, 2005
 Extension of Delegated Examining Authority, European Region CPOC Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader
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Oct 5, 2005
 Extension of Delegated Examining Authority, North-Central Region CPOC Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader
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Oct 4, 2005
 Direct Hire Authority - Filling Police Officer (PO) and Engineering vacancies worldwide
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July 26, 2005
 Delegation of Authority for CP-10 Proponency
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July 1, 2005
 Extension of Delegated Examining Authority, Northeast Region CPOC Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader
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May 20, 2005
 Extension of Delegated Examining Authority, South-Central Region CPOC Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader
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May 17, 2005
 FCR Policy Memorandum - Selection of GS-13-15s (or pay band equivalent) and notification to GS-15s of vacancies within CP-10
icon indicating file is a memo DoD CPMS Memorandum
May 05, 2005
 Extension of Delegated Examining Authority, Southwest Region CPOC Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader
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April 14, 2005
 Agreement for the Movement of Personnel between the Civil Service System and the Defense Civilian Intelligence System (DCIPS)
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Jan 14, 2005
 Extension of Delegated Examining Authority, Pacific Region CPOC Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader
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June 3, 2004
 Delegation for Dual Compensation Reduction Waivers
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May 21, 2004
 Recruitment and Retention of Civilian Medical Personnel
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April 13, 2004
 Delegation of Authority for Employment of Annuitants
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Feb. 2, 2004
 Memorandum - Filling G-15 Positions within CP10
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Jan 30, 2004
 Allocations and Reporting Requirements on VSIP and VERA
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Jan 29, 2004
 National Security Personnel System - VSIP and VERA
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Dec 30, 2003
 National Security Personnel System - (VSIP) and (VERA) Policy
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Dec 9, 2003
 Delegation of Authority Under Section 8099, Department of Defense Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2004
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August 9, 2001
 U.S. ARMY Training Agreement and Plan for Registered Nurse, GS-610-5/7 Trainee To GS-9
Requires PDF Reader Memorandum for SEE Distribution
November 10, 1999
 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Release Procedures for Referral/Selection Records Positions
icon indicating file is a memo Memorandum for SEE Guidance
May, 1997
 Posting of Vacancy Announcements on the Web - Guidance Memorandum 97-9
icon indicating file is a memo OASA (M&RA) Memorandum
November 18, 1996
 Divestiture of Civilian Personnel Authorities
icon indicating file is a memo SAMR-CPP Message 091100Z
Aug 96
 Delegation of Authority for Use of Non-Federal Hiring Incentives
icon indicating file is a memo SAMR-CPP-PD Message 301200Z
Apr 96
 Garrison Manager/Executive Assistant (BASOPS) Positions
icon indicating file is a memo SAMR-CPP Message 221300Z
Mar 96
 Ramspect Act for Noncompetitive Appointments of Legislative Branch Employees to Career Positions
icon indicating file is a memo SAMR-CP Message 041200Z
Mar 96
 Funding for Examining and Employment Information Services