A. If my CAC expires, will my system accesses expire as well? Q: What exceptions to the SECDEF Stop Movement policy require written documentation from a SES or general officer in the member’s chain of command? What if my Weapons card is about to expire? For AFR military personnel, telecommute duty locations are determined by the commander. Are TRS premiums automatically deducted from a Reserve member's monthly service paycheck? Specifically referencing the two weeks of reconstitution normally given at home base to close out the deployment orders. A7: Yes. What about enlisted PME waivers? Can I get promoted if I’m showing not current for dental and/or medical requirements and cannot get current due to COVID-19? Additional approval or documentation for a Reserve Airman’s chain of command is not required to attend these courses. A: At this time, the President has approved Title 10 USC, Section 12302, Partial Mobilization, for COVID-19 operations. As members of the IRR, they will be notified by the Air Reserve Personnel Center to meet annual screening requirements, such as updating personal information, contact information, and annotating medical status changes. Additional guidance on CAC and dependent ID card expiration is still being worked. Their award of the medals are subject to authorization and approval/disapproval by their respective service. If the member is serving in a military status and becomes symptomatic, they should take precautionary measures to self-quarantine, limit exposure to others and contact their chain of command immediately for further guidance. Orders will be extended using the same funding type (MPA/RPA) to allow time to determine whether a member is infected. However, there could be a change in BAH payout based on the status reported by the Universities and Colleges since Full-time in residence BAH is different from Online BAH. Additionally, members have the ability to request DEERs enrollment and updates as well as renew identification cards remotely by fax, mail, email or online. Q: How do we monitor the IRR and what is ARPC’s role? A. Can I get an exception to this requirement? A. A. Are member’s eligible for both the AFSM & HSM? Q. AFSM. What about all other promotion requirements? Members should work with their chains of command for options available to meet satisfactory retirement and fiscal year requirements. Q. I have full time SGLI coverage because I am scheduled to drill at least 12 times a year, but I am unable to drill because of the pandemic. Additionally, IRR members are also able to participate in mobilization exercises. Q. Please contact them with any Yellow Ribbon or pre/post-deployment related questions. this Website? Is the AFSM & HSM awarded with other expeditionary medals? A. IAW the AETC/CC 18 Mar 2020 memorandum, Mission Essential Determination – Basic Military Training and Technical Training during Coronavirus Disease 2019, School of Advanced Air and Space Studies, Air Command and Staff College, and Air War College were determined as mission essential. Q: What should an Air Reserve Technician (ART) do if they become symptomatic? Level 3 locations currently include most of Europe, South Korea, China, and Iran. A. They will create and disseminate orders to mobilized Airmen. 18-Jan-1980 : Philippines . A: We are complying with all DoD travel restrictions and clearance processes. Q10: How will the mandatory quarantine once back in the states affect the orders of Reserve and Guard members? IAW Title 10 U.S.C. A: OPM has determined that agencies may authorize weather and safety leave for asymptomatic civilian members unable to return to their duty location due to COVID-19 travel restrictions. For Army Guidance, you want "MILPER MSG 20-236". A. Q. I was living off-post and receiving BAS without deduction for meals. This authority was granted because the DoD, your Service, and your commanders recognize that in response to the spread of COVID-19, personnel are being restricted in their movements to self-monitor, protect theirs and their families’ health, or assure mission function capability. A: If the ART is serving in a civilian status, thinks they have been exposed to COVID-19, and develops symptoms, such as fever, cough or difficulty breathing, the member should stay home, separate themselves from other people in their home and call their healthcare provider for medical advice. Service Secretaries may delegate this authority, but no lower than to commanders of installations, bases, stations, or ships. Q. Q: Once released from duty, will the member be subject to restart their IRR commitment again? Such flexibility includes authorizing absences, authorizing equivalent training, or adjusting/rescheduling IDT. Will I lose my SGLI coverage? A. NCO Professional Development Ribbon. ARCOT. A: Family members are encouraged to stay in contact with Airmen, and are welcome to contact the unit’s commander or 1st Sgt to for up-to-date deployment and redeployment information. Q. Air and Space Forces commanders in the grade of colonel (O-6) and above. Q. A: You may be authorized per diem while awaiting transportation. Commanders exercise broad discretion and flexibility to schedule or reschedule IDTs. Q: Why is the Air Force mobilizing the IRR? A: The discretion to cancel STP resides with commanders. A. Member’s servicing CSS will prepare an AF Form 104 and forward to the approving official (commanders in the rank of colonel (O-6) or higher) for approval. Members are not eligible to receive both medals based on the same activities, deployment, and/or period of service. Service Secretaries are authorized to delegate this waiver authority to the first general officer, flag officer, or civilian equivalent in the chain of command (in some cases, depending upon existing policy, delegation may go lower in the chain of command). The latest vacancies are posted on myPERS at https://mypers.af.mil/app/answers/detail/a_id/35663. If members were selected for RSSB or RDEDB courses that get cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns, will members receive an automatic deferment to attend next year or must they compete again via the RSSB or RDEDB process? Does award of these medals prevent other forms of recognition? Yes. After members start their AF 938, they are required to clear medical screening prior to departure to the deployed location. Mobilization of the IRR means that there could be shortfalls among Active and Reserve components that need immediate filling. Q. Station, Cubi Point 21-Jul-1979 . A. For the AFSM, here is the DOD memo outlining it. At this time guidance for funding and issuing is being developed and will be posted when it becomes available. Most ribbons you have on the ribbon rack for your Class A uniform will be an award or achievement worth anywhere between 5 and 35 promotion points, depending on what award it is. promotion selection board deferment of consideration for the fy-22 promotion selection boards for unrestricted line officers: 6/29/2020 182/20 navy reserve promotions to the permanent grades of captain, commander, lieutenant commander and chief warrant officers in â¦ The current STOP MOVEMENT guidance is posted at https://mypers.af.mil/app/answers/detail/a_id/46624. 3 months ago Side note, thanks to u/Musingman42 and u/Gizmo770 who submitted this previously. Per AFI 36-3003, leave begins and ends in the local area. The AFSM is worn directly above the HSM and the HSM is worn directly following the Armed Forces Service Medal (AFSM) and before the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal (MOVSM). The payment of the BAH benefit is contingent on how the school reports the status of the student. separation pay election). Can the medals be awarded posthumously? All quarter/contact/clock hours will be converted to SH. Additional information pertaining to uniform, travel, etc. BACKGROUND. If they exhibit signs or symptoms after the order ends, normal Line of Duty Determination rules and procedures would apply. Q: What should I do if I live in an OCONUS in a level-3 affected area? Will military members get a more industrial mask, for example the N95 respirators? The medals are not awarded for COVID-19 activities that occur in a geographical area where a DoD or Department of the Air Force campaign or expeditionary medal is authorized. Further, your local Airmen & Family Readiness Center is the conduit to a variety of resources aimed at assisting in pre-deployment planning and post-deployment reintegration efforts. Q9: For reservists who de-mobilize during this period, if they complete their orders and leave active duty, is there any plan for follow on care in the event they begin to exhibit symptoms after their orders terminate? Members should contact their course directors or the Air University website for further guidance. Use ATAAPS code LN. A. Are sister service members eligible for award of the medals? However, established procedures are in place to identify/validate all assigned taskings to the tasked installation/unit. Can I change my SGLI coverages without going to my drill site or support office? AFMAN 36-2136, paragraph 11 allows IDT by telework. Opportunities and locations that require support are contingent on operational need. NAF/CCs are the approval authority to waive the 16 IDTs per quarter restriction found in AFMAN 36-2136 for the TR program. It's cac-walled and can be found here.. Execution of each course will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis as the COVID-19 crisis continues and selected Airmen will be contacted if courses are cancelled or rescheduled. Upon completion of ROM, Airmen will complete normal post deployment actions to include downtime (reconstitution) and leave. Q8: Will DAV codes or annual readiness requirements be waived to volunteer for this opportunity? Similar to members whose drills are excused, rescheduled, or grouped together in some months throughout the year, your coverage will continue even in months where you did not earn pay.