Located in Alexandria, Virginia, the Army Service Center HRC is the human resources headquarters for the Army. It is composed of the 147th Human Resources Company, the Adjutant General Directorate, the Personnel Information Systems Directorate, and the Officer Personnel Management Directorate.
147th Human Resources Company
147th Human Resources Company (HRC) provides personnel accountability and movement coordination to the United States Department of Defense. The 147th HRC is based in Arden Hills, Minnesota. It is made up of Army Reserve personnel service units. The 147th HRC has been deployed on multiple tours to Kuwait and Afghanistan. The unit will be deploying to the Middle East in 2019.
The 147th HRC is part of the Minnesota National Guard. The company has a total of 96 Soldiers. The 147th HRC is currently supporting the 347th Regional Support Group. It is responsible for ensuring that all U.S. military casualties are reported and that personnel are properly accounted for. The company also provides command, control, and technical support to all assigned platoons.
The 147th HRC is deployed to Kuwait for a joint task force mission. The 147th HRC is also deploying a casualty liaison team to Afghanistan for casualty operations. Later in the year, the company will be sending another casualty liaison team to the Middle East to support joint task force missions.
The 147th Human Resources Company will be headquartered at the new Arden Hills Readiness Center in September 2011. The center will be a 61,000-square-foot facility that will house 240 soldiers. It will be constructed to LEED Silver standards. It will be used for headquarters training, small unit tactics, land navigation training, and driver’s training. It will cost $15 million. The building will also serve as a gathering point for soldiers on weekends.
The 147th Human Resources Company is comprised of Active Army, Army Reserve, and Army National Guard personnel service units. The company has a history of mobilizing for missions in Kosovo and Bosnia. It has also been deployed to Iraq and Kuwait. It has been a part of the Minnesota National Guard since 1946.
Enlisted Personnel Management Directorate
Located at Fort Knox, Kentucky, the Enlisted Personnel Management Directorate at the Human Resources Command (HRC) performs a variety of human resource services to support the Army’s mission. They also provide strategic talent management and information technology, which optimizes readiness and allows the Army to deploy and fight.
HRC was founded in 2003. It is the functional proponent of military personnel management. It manages Soldier careers and has 40 operational elements throughout the country. Its workforce is comprised of active duty and reserve military members. They are also responsible for the Selected Reserve and the Standby Reserve. It also manages health services for the Army Reserve population.
The Enlisted Personnel Management Directorate at the HRC performs a number of tasks, including: recruiting and training, career and leadership development, distribution, information technology, teleconferences, and more. It also tracks timely responses with a Task Management Tool. The department has a mission to help optimize Army personnel readiness and leadership development.
The HRC is preparing to introduce IPPS-A, an online human resources system. It also serves as the gateway to Army Reserve information. It has a six-winged red-brick building totaling 883,180 square feet. It is the largest building project in Fort Knox history. The facility was named after Lieutenant General Timothy J. Maude, who was the United States Army Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel until his death in the 9/11 attacks.
The HRC is a full-service organization that has a rich history in the United States military. It has been instrumental in the formation of Security Force Assistance Brigades and has played a key role in the implementation of the Enlisted Talent Management system.
The HRC is also responsible for managing Soldier careers, the Selected Reserve, and the Standby Reserve. The Department of Defense’s personnel matters office provides advice to the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, the Joint Staff, and other DoD components. It is also involved in developing total force military personnel policies and ensuring the retention of senior officers in the general and flag ranks.
Officer Personnel Management Directorate
Located in Fort Knox, Kentucky, HRC is an organization that supports the career management of Regular Army soldiers, Army National Guard members, and the Selected Reserve. This office was created under the Department of Defense’s Base Realignment and Closure Commission.
Its mission is to optimize Army personnel readiness. It has a workforce that includes active duty, reserve military, and civilian members. The RPMD is a part of HRC and is intended to improve efficiency, accessibility, and transparency. It also supports the Secretary of the Army’s reform initiative. It is expected to become a model for future enlisted and officer divisions within the Active component.
The RPMD will consist of four divisions. Each division handles a variety of functions. It will help improve organizational efficiency and better business practices for the full-time support force. It will also serve as a gateway to information for Army Reserve Soldiers. It will also be the stepping stone to the introduction of IPPS-A, an online human resources system.
The RPMD is designed to improve transparency and efficiency for both the active and reserve components. It will also provide the Army with a more efficient means of handling all its personnel actions. It will also help to make the Army a more effective employer.
The RPMD is part of HRC and is headed by Brigadier General Twanda Young. It is designed to increase efficiency and transparency and support the Army Reserve population more. The RPMD is the first of its kind within the United States Army. It is also the largest building project in Fort Knox’s history. The complex is a six-winged red brick structure. It totals 883,180 square feet.
Adjutant General Directorate
During World War II, the Adjutant General’s Corps (AGC) provided administrative support to more than 15,000 people. They processed nearly half a million discharges a month. They mobilized over 139,207 reserve component soldiers and delivered 27,000 tons of mail to deployed Army forces. In October 1936, the AGC and the National Guard Bureau exchanged colors.
The Adjutant General’s Corps is one of the most vital parts of the United States Army. The officers of the Corps are highly trained Human Resources experts who focus on personnel and administrative problems. They are also responsible for developing Army personnel policies and programs. Their mission is to provide seamless and responsive Human Resources services to the Total Army Family. The Corps has been deployed to several far-off battlefields since World War II.
The insignia of the Adjutant General’s Corps is a red, white, and blue shield blazoned “Gules”, with an inner white border and thirteen embossed stars. The shield is 1 1/8 inches high and is surrounded by two laurel branches. The crest is worn by all current Adjutant General’s Corps officers.
The first Adjutant General was appointed by the Continental Congress in 1775. He was the second officer to receive a Continental Army commission and served as General Washington’s principal assistant. He led the Continental Army to victory at Saratoga and received the Congressional Gold Medal. A forefather of the Adjutant General’s Corps, Horatio Gates is credited with leading the Continental Army to victory.
The Adjutant General’s Office became the central coordinating bureau of the Army during the Spanish-American War. During the Civil War, Adjutants General built massive armies. These officers’ efforts helped turn the war’s tide in the Union’s favor.
Personnel Information Systems Directorate
Providing world-class Human Resources solutions to our Army Family is a top priority. To do that, we need an optimized and efficient Human Resource Platform. We also need support for Military Pay. In addition, we need tools and strategies to close the gaps in our capabilities in these areas.
The Army HR community is undergoing an extensive transformation to improve our IT systems, enhance our human resource capabilities, and support our field activities. The end result is a highly professional team of professionals who are dedicated to providing Soldiers with the best possible HR experiences. This includes a comprehensive data source, value-added services, and solutions for critical IT system challenges.
The Army HR community also provides its customers with a comprehensive data source that enables commanders to accurately certify Soldiers’ pay. This information is provided by the Directorate for Personnel Pay, which manages the Operating Location at the Defense Finance and Accounting Service in Indianapolis.
Likewise, the Department of the Air Force Personnel Center (AFPC) is a nifty little unit that provides the full spectrum of Personnel Services support. The AFPC is composed of seven directorates. Among them is the Air Force Selection Board Secretariat. This unit supports the Air National Guard and Reserve Physical Evaluation Directorate, which orchestrates a formal and informal physical evaluation board for Airmen.
The AFPC also manages key programs that support the Department of the Air Force’s personnel operations. One example is the Integrated Disability Evaluation System, which ensures that Airmen and Guardians remain fit and ready to continue their service. The AFPC also provides the Air Force’s Airmen and Guardians with the best possible self-service capabilities.
The Personnel Information Systems Directorate’s Army Service Center (HRC) is the premier data center in the Army. This unit serves as the primary source for authorized HR data. Its functions include coordinating efforts to transition the Army G-1 IPPS-A, and prepare for the upcoming assumption of Army MilPay Central Site operations. It also helps guide customers to the most effective solutions to their Human Resources business needs.