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*FM 12-6

Field Manual
No. 12-6
HEADQUARTERS
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
Washington, DC, 9 September 1994

FM 12-6

PERSONNEL DOCTRINE

Table of Contents


PREFACE

INTRODUCTION

PART 1 - PERSONNEL SYSTEMS AND FUNCTIONS

Introduction

CHAPTER 1 - PERSONNEL READINESS MANAGEMENT

MISSION

PROPONENCY

DOCTRINAL REQUIREMENTS AND STANDARDS OF SUPPORT

PRINCIPLES OF SUPPORT

Personnel Requirements Reporting

Personnel Readiness Requirements

Requirements Identification

Reconstitution

INITIAL FOCUS

BATTLEFIELD FLOW

RESPONSIBILITIES

Battalion

Brigade

Division

Corps

Theater PERSCOM

Installations

MACOM

USTA PERSCOM

INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS

CHAPTER 2 - PERSONNEL ACCOUNTING AND STRENGTH REPORTING

MISSION

PROPONENCY

DOCTRINAL REQUIREMENTS AND STANDARDS OF SUPPORT

PRINCIPLES OF SUPPORT

Accountability

Strength Reporting

Command Strength Reports

Task Organization

INITIAL FOCUS

BATTLEFIELD FLOW

RESPONSIBILITIES

Battalion

Brigade

Personnel Services Battalion

Division

Corps

Theater PERSCOM

Installations

USTA PERSCOM

MANPOWER

INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS

CHAPTER 3 - CASUALTY OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

MISSION

PROPONENCY

DOCTRINAL REQUIREMENTS AND STANDARDS OF SUPPORT

PRINCIPLES OF SUPPORT

The Casualty System

Casualty Information Requirements

Personnel Accounting

Casualty Liaison Teams

Confidentiality and Sensitivity

Mortuary Affairs and Personal Effects

RESPONSIBILITIES

Battalion

Brigade

Division

Personnel Services Battalion

Corps

Theater PERSCOM

Casualty Area Commands

USTA PERSCOM

MANPOWER

INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS

CHAPTER 4 - REPLACEMENT MANAGEMENT

MISSION

PROPONENCY

DOCTRINAL REQUIREMENTS AND STANDARDS OF SUPPORT

PRINCIPLES OF SUPPORT

Replacements

Training

Personnel Accounting

INITIAL FOCUS

Interim Replacement Channel

CONUS Replacement Centers

RESPONSIBILITIES

Battalion

Brigade

Division

Corps

Theater PERSCOM

Installations

Sustaining Base

FORSCOM

TRADOC

USTA PERSCOM

INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS

LOG1STICAL SUPPORT

CHAPTER 5 - PERSONNEL INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

MISSION

Manual Personnel Records

Electronic Personnel Records

TAPDB

PROPONENCY

DOCTRINAL REQUIREMENTS AND STANDARDS OF SERVICE

Information Flow

SIDPERS 3.0

Processing

Information Flow

Contingency Data Base

Equipment

Interfaces

SIDPERS 2.75

Information Flow

Processing

Contingency Data Base

INITIAL FOCUS

RESPONSIBILITIES

Systemic Network

Battalion

Brigade

Division

Personnel Services Battalion

Personnel Group/Corps AG

TAACOM AG

Theater PERSCOM

Sustaining Base

USTA PERSCOM

MANPOWER

Data Collection

SIDPERS 2.75 Data Bases

The MPRJ

CHAPTER 6 - POSTAL OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

MISSION

PROPONENCY

DOCTRINAL REQUIREMENTS AND STANDARDS OF SUPPORT

Finance Services

Redirect Services

Casualty Mail

Enemy Prisoners of War Mail

International Mail

Host Nation Support

Contaminated/Suspicious Mail

Information, Communication, and Automation Requirements

Transportation Requirements

Equipment Requirements

Planning Requirements

INITIAL FOCUS

ORGANIZATION ON THE BATTLEFIELD

BATTLEFIELD FLOW

RESPONSIBILITIES

Mail Clerks

Battalion

Brigade

Division

Personnel Services Battalion

Personnel Group

Corps

Theater PERSCOM

MACOM

Unified Commander

MPSA

JMPA

CHAPTER 7 - MORALE, WELFARE, AND RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SUPPORT

MISSION

Morale, Welfare, and Recreation

American Red Cross

Family Support

Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES)

PROPONENCY

DOCTRINAL REQUIREMENTS AND STANDARDS OF SUPPORT

C TO C+30

C+30 TO C+60

C+60 TO C+120

REDEPLOYMENT

RESPONSIBILITIES

Company/Battalion

Brigade

Division

Corps

Theater

Installation

CHAPTER 8 - ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL SERVICES

PROPONENCY

MISSIONS AND DOCTRINAL REQUIREMENTS

Awards and Decorations

Noncommissioned Officer Evaluations

Officer Evaluations

Enlisted Promotions and Reductions

Officer Promotions

Transfers and Discharges

Identification Documents

Leaves and Passes

Line of Duty Investigations

Officer Procurement

Retention

Recruiting

Reclassification

CHAPTER 9 - PERSONNEL SUPPORT TO CIVILIANS

MISSION

PROPONENCY

DOCTRINAL REQUIREMENTS AND STANDARDS OF SUPPORT

Personnel Readiness Management

Personnel Accounting and Strength Reporting

Casualty Operations Management

Replacement Management

Personnel Information Management

Postal Operations Management

Morale, Welfare, and Recreation and Community Support

Essential Personnel Services

MOBILIZATION AND DEPLOYMENT

EMERGENCY-ESSENTIAL POSITIONS

REDEPLOYMENT

RESPONSIBILITIES

Unit

Installations

Human Resource Directorate

MACOM

USTA PERSCOM

HQDA, DCSPER

Army Contracting Agencies

OTHER CATEGORIES OF CIVILIANS

PART 2 - PERSONNEL ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

Introduction

CHAPTER 10 - BATTALION

RESPONSIBILITIES

ORGANIZATION AND FUNCTIONS

EMPLOYMENT

COMMUNICATIONS

CHAPTER 11 - BRIGADE

RESPONSIBILITIES

EMPLOYMENT

COMMUNICATIONS

CHAPTER 12 - DIVISION

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

DIVISION G1 PROGRAMS

Morale, Welfare, and Recreation

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Control

Equal Opportunity

Safety

ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

Division Personnel Management Center

Personnel Readiness Branch

Replacement Section

Personnel Operations Branch

EMPLOYMENT and CONTINGENCY OPERATIONS COMMUNICATIONS

COMMUNICATIONS

CHAPTER 13 - CORPS

RESPONSIBILITIES

Corps G1

Corps Adjutant General

CORPS G1 PROGRAMS

Morale, Welfare, and Recreation

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Control

Equal Opportunity

Safety

CORPS PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT CENTER

PERSONNEL OPERATIONS DIVISION

Personnel Readiness Management Branch

Staff Actions Branch

Personnel Automation Branch

EMPLOYMENT

COMMUNICATIONS

CHAPTER 14 - THEATER ARMY/ASCC

RESPONSIBILITIES

THEATER DCSPER PROGRAMS

Morale, Welfare, and Recreation

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Control

Equal Opportunity

Safety

Total Army Retention

THEATER PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT CENTER

Replacement Directorate

Personnel Services Directorate

Personnel Operations Directorate

Postal Directorate

EMPLOYMENT

COMMUNICATIONS

CHAPTER 15 - POSTAL COMPANIES

ORGANIZATION

POSTAL COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

Mission

Employment

Critical Tasks

Mobility Statement

POSTAL PLATOONS

POSTAL OPERATIONS PLATOONS

Mission

Employment

Organization

Critical Tasks

Mobility Statement

POSTAL SERVICES PLATOONS

Mission

Employment

Organization

Critical Tasks

Mobility Statement

CHAPTER 16 - REPLACEMENT BATTALIONS & COMPANIES

GENERAL

MISSION

ORGANIZATION AND FUNCTIONS

EMPLOYMENT

OPERATIONAL SUPPORT

MOBILITY STATEMENT

COMMUNICATIONS

CHAPTER 17 - CONUS REPLACEMENT CENTERS

GENERAL

MISSION

CRITICAL TASKS

ORGANIZATION

EMPLOYMENT

CAPACITY

CHAPTER 18 - RECEPTION BATTALIONS

MISSION

RESPONSIBILITIES

BASOPS SUPPORT

ORGANIZATIONS AND FUNCTIONS

CHAPTER 19 - BANDS

GENERAL

MISSION

DOCTRINAL REQUIREMENTS

EMPLOYMENT

National Support

General Support

Direct Support

MOBILITY STATEMENT

BAND DOCTRINE

CHAPTER 20 - PERSONNEL SERVICES BATTALIONS

MISSION

COMMANDER'S ROLE

CRITICAL TASKS

ORGANIZATION AND FUNCTIONS

Headquarters

Modular Structure

FUNCTIONAL DETACHMENT STRUCTURE

MISSION CAPABILITY

EMPLOYMENT

DEPLOYMENT OPTIONS

OPERATIONAL SUPPORT

COMMUNICATIONS

MOBILITY STATEMENT

PERSONNEL DETACHMENT

Mission

Commander's Role

Critical Tasks

Organization

Employment

Operational Support

Deployment Options

Communications

PERSONNEL SERVICE COMPANY

Organization and Functions

Employment

CHAPTER 21 - PERSONNEL GROUPS

MISSION

COMMANDER'S ROLE

Command and Control

Corps Personnel Management Center

ORGANIZATION AND FUNCTIONS

Deputy AG/Personnel Operations Division

Deputy Commander

S1/Adjutant

S2/S3 Operations Officer

S4/Supply Officer

Headquarters Detachment

COMMAND AND SUPPORT RELATIONSHIPS

EMPLOYMENT

COMMUNICATIONS

OPERATIONAL SUPPORT

MOBILITY STATEMENT

CHAPTER 22 - PERSONNEL COMMANDS

MISSION

COMMANDER'S ROLE

Command and Control

Theater Army Personnel Management Center

ORGANIZATION AND FUNCTIONS

Command Section

Chief of Staff

Inspector General

Public Affairs

S1

S2/3

S4

HHC Commander

COMMAND AND CONTROL RELATIONSHIPS

Theater Army Headquarters

Personnel Group

US Total Army PERSCOM

Transportation Command

Other Organizations

EMPLOYMENT

PERSCOM Main and Alternate CPs

Theater Army Main and Rear CPs

THEATER ARMY CASUALTY AND RECORDS CENTER

COMMUNICATIONS

OPERATIONAL SUPPORT

MOBILITY STATEMENT

PART 3 - FORCE PROJECTION OF PERSONNEL UNITS AND OPERATIONS

Introduction

CHAPTER 23 - DEPLOYMENT

PLANNING CONSIDERATIONS

PERSONNEL SUPPORT

Personnel Readiness Management

Personnel Accounting and Strength Report Management

Casualty Operations Management

Replacement Management

Personnel Information Management

Postal Operations Management

Morale, Welfare, and Recreation and Community Support

FORCE STRUCTURE

Personnel Management Centers

Personnel Services Battalions

Postal Units

Replacement Units

Lead Personnel Group

Theater PERSCOM

MILITARY PERSONNEL MOBILIZATION

CIVILIAN PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT

CHAPTER 24 - REDEPLOYMENT

PROPONENCY

OVERVIEW

OPERATIONAL FOCUS

Personnel Flow

Personnel Structure

RESIDUAL FORCE

RESPONSIBILITIES

Unit Commanders

Battalion S1

Personnel Services Battalions

Redeployment Replacement Company

Personnel Groups

Designated Redeployment Personnel Group

Theater PERSCOM

Theater Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel

Sustaining Base

USTA PERSCOM

HQDA DCSPER

CHAPTER 25 - DEMOBILIZATION

PROPONENCY

OVERVIEW

THEATER DEMOBILIZATION ACTIONS

SUSTAINING BASE PERSONNEL DEMOBILIZATION ACTIONS

MANPOWER

RESPONSIBILITIES

Installations

TRADOC

FORSCOM

USTA PERSCOM

HQDA DCSPER

CHAPTER 26 - SUSTAINING BASE OPERATIONS

INITIAL FOCUS

MOBILIZATION

DEPLOYMENT

SUPPORTING DEPLOYED UNITS

SPLIT OPERATIONS

MANPOWER

PART 4 - OBJECTIVE PERSONNEL DEVELOPMENTS

Introduction

CHAPTER 27 - OBJECTIVE MILITARY PERSONNEL INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS

AUTOMATION

TASK FORCE MANAGEMENT

READINESS AND DEPLOYABILITY

PATIENT ACCOUNTABILITY

CASUALTY ACCOUNTING

MAIL ROUTING MANAGEMENT

POSTAL REDIRECT

REPLACEMENT MANAGEMENT

COMMUNICATIONS

APPENDIX A - UNIT COMMUNICATIONS REQUIREMENTS

APPENDIX B - UNIT MOBILITY REQUIREMENTS

APPENDIX C - UNIT DEFENSE REQUIREMENTS

APPENDIX D - NON-TOE POSTAL EQUIPMENT

APPENDIX E - EQUIPMENT

GLOSSARY

REFERENCES

AUTHORIZATION LETTER


DISTRIBUTION RESTRICTION: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.

*This publication supersedes FM 12-6, 23 August 1989.



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