ALARACT 014/2014

ALARACT 014/2014
DTG: R 152003Z JAN 14
THIS MESSAGE HAS BEEN TRANSMITTED BY USAITA ON BEHALF OF//DAPE-MSO//
SUBJECT: SPECIAL DUTY ASSIGNMENT PAY (SDAP)
1. REFERENCES:
A. MEMORANDUM, ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF ARMY, MANPOWER AND RESERVE
AFFAIRS, SUBJECT: SPECIAL DUTY ASSIGNMENT, DATED 1 NOVEMBER 2013.
B. DOD INSTRUCTION 1304.27, SUBJECT: AWARD AND ADMINISTRATION OF
SPECIAL DUTY ASSIGNMENT PAY, DATED APRIL 10, 2009.
C. AR 600-8-105 (MILITARY ORDERS), 28 OCTOBER 1994.
D. AR 614-200 (ENLISTED ASSIGNMENTS AND UTILIZATION MANAGEMENT), 26
FEBRUARY 2009, RAPID ACTION REVISION ISSUE DATE 11 OCTOBER 2011.
E. SECTIONS 204, AND 206 OF TITLE 37, UNITED STATES CODE.
F. ALARACT MESSAGE 308/2013, SUBJECT: SPECIAL DUTY ASSIGNMENT PAY,
DATED 21 NOVEMBER 2013
2. THIS MESSAGE SUPERSEDES ALARACT MESSAGE 308/2013 AND PROVIDES
CLARIFYING GUIDANCE FOR CERTAIN SPECIALTIES AND UPDATES THE GUIDANCE
FOR THE PAYMENT OF SDAP DURING THE TRANSITION PERIOD ENDING ON 31
JANUARY 2015. ORDERS ISSUED PRIOR TO THE RELEASE DATE OF THIS MESSAGE
CITING ALARACT MESSAGE 308/2013 AS THE AUTHORITY WILL REMAIN VALID.
3. THE ARMY REGARDS SDAP AS A VALUABLE TOOL TO ENCOURAGE MEMBERS TO
VOLUNTEER TO PERFORM EXTREMELY DEMANDING DUTIES OR DUTIES
DEMANDING AN UNUSUAL DEGREE OF RESPONSIBILITY. HOWEVER, AS THE ARMY
MOVES INTO A MORE RESOURCE CONSTRAINED ENVIRONMENT, IT IS IMPERATIVE
THAT WE FULLY EVALUATE EACH OF OUR COMPENSATION PROGRAMS TO ENSURE
VIABLE ALTERNATIVE COURSES OF ACTION ARE WEIGHED AGAINST THE TOTAL
COSTS AND BENEFITS OF THE CURRENT PROGRAMS.
4. CONSISTENT WITH POLICY, THE ARMY REGULARLY REVIEWS THE SDAP
PROGRAM TO ENSURE IT CONTINUES TO BE EFFICIENT AND COST EFFECTIVE IN
MEETING THE ARMY’S FORCE MANAGEMENT OBJECTIVES. THE DECISION TO
RESTRUCTURE THE SDAP PROGRAM WAS NOT TAKEN LIGHTLY AND THE
RESTRUCTURING WAS STAFFED AT THE HIGHEST LEVELS TO ENSURE WE
CONSIDERED ALL RELEVANT FACTORS THAT WOULD AFFECT OUR ABILITY TO
ACCOMPLISH OUR MISSIONS.
5. THE FOLLOWING INCREASES AND NEW SDAP PROGRAMS TOOK EFFECT ON 1
NOVEMBER 2013. AUTHORIZED COMMANDERS OR SERVICING PERSONNEL
OFFICES WILL ISSUE ORDERS IMMEDIATELY WITH AN EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1
NOVEMBER 2013.
A. THE SERGEANT MAJOR OF THE ARMY IS AUTHORIZED SD-6.
B. RANGER-QUALIFIED SOLDIERS (SGT AND ABOVE) SERVING IN RANGER OR
RECONNAISSANCE AND SURVEILLANCE LEADER COURSE INSTRUCTOR POSITIONS
ARE AUTHORIZED SD-2.
C. SELECT NOMINATIVE SERGEANTS MAJOR WHOSE RATERS AND SENIOR RATERS
ARE ALL GENERAL OFFICERS OR SENIOR EXECUTIVE SERVICE (SES) EQUIVALENT.
IF RATER IS-
(1) BRIGADIER GENERAL, SD-1 IS AUTHORIZED.
(2) MAJOR GENERAL, SD-2 IS AUTHORIZED.
(3) LIEUTENANT GENERAL, SD-3 IS AUTHORIZED.
(4) GENERAL, SD-4 IS AUTHORIZED.
NOTE: THE LIST OF AUTHORIZED NOMINATIVE SERGEANTS MAJOR WILL BE
MAINTAINED AND VALIDATED BY THE SERGEANTS MAJOR MANAGEMENT OFFICE
(SMMO). ORDER ISSUING AUTHORITIES WILL VALIDATE THE POSITION WITH THE
SMMO PRIOR TO ISSUING SDAP ORDERS.
6. THE FOLLOWING SDAP PROGRAMS ARE CONTINUED AT THE CURRENT SDAP
LEVELS:
A. SOLDIERS ASSIGNED TO SPECIAL MISSION UNITS ARE AUTHORIZED SD-2, SD-
3, SD-4, SD-5, OR SD-6 BASED ON POSITION REQUIREMENT.
B. CMF 18, SPECIAL FORCES SOLDIERS SERVING IN MAJOR FORCE PROGRAM-11
DOCUMENTED POSITIONS ARE AUTHORIZED SD-5.
C. EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE DISPOSAL (EOD) SPECIALISTS (MOS 89D) ASSIGNED
TO AUTHORIZED EOD (MTOE/TDA) BILLETS AND PERFORMING EOD DUTIES ARE
AUTHORIZED SD-5.
D. RANGER-QUALIFIED SOLDIERS (SGT AND ABOVE), ASSIGNED TO SPECIAL
QUALIFICATION IDENTIFIER (SQI) “V” POSITIONS IN THE 75TH RANGER
REGIMENT ARE AUTHORIZED SD-4.
E. SOLDIERS ASSIGNED TO THE 160TH SPECIAL OPERATIONS AVIATION
REGIMENT ARE AUTHORIZED SD-2, SD-3, OR SD-4 BASED ON POSITION
REQUIREMENT.
F. COMMAND SERGEANTS MAJOR WHOSE RATERS AND SENIOR RATERS ARE ALL
GENERAL OFFICERS OR SES EQUIVALENT. IF RATER IS-
(1) BRIGADIER GENERAL, SD-1 IS AUTHORIZED.
(2) MAJOR GENERAL, SD-2 IS AUTHORIZED.
(3) LIEUTENANT GENERAL, SD-3 IS AUTHORIZED.
(4) GENERAL, SD-4 IS AUTHORIZED.
G. RANGER-QUALIFIED SOLDIERS (SGT AND ABOVE), ASSIGNED TO SPECIAL
QUALIFICATION IDENTIFIER (SQI) “V” POSITIONS IN THE MILITARY INFORMATION
SUPPORT OPERATIONS COMMAND (MISOC) ARE AUTHORIZED SD-2.
7. THE FOLLOWING SDAP REDUCTIONS GO INTO EFFECT ON 1 FEBRUARY 2014
(REFER TO PARAGRAPHS 11 AND 12 FOR ADDITIONAL GUIDANCE):
A. PRODUCTION RECRUITERS AND STATION COMMANDERS ASSIGNED TO A
RECRUITING CENTER OR STATION ARE AUTHORIZED SD-4.
B. RECRUITING GUIDANCE COUNSELORS (MSG AND BELOW) ARE AUTHORIZED
SD-4.
C. RECRUITING BATTALION MASTER TRAINERS ARE AUTHORIZED SD-4.
D. RECRUITING COMPANY FIRST SERGEANTS ARE AUTHORIZED SD-4.
E. DRILL SERGEANTS (SQI “X”) WHO OCCUPY A DESIGNATED SDAP POSITION AS
A DRILL SERGEANT ARE AUTHORIZED SD-4. UPON GRADUATION FROM DRILL
SERGEANT SCHOOL, SOLDIERS WILL RECEIVE SD-4 EFFECTIVE THE DATE
ASSIGNED TO AN AUTHORIZED DRILL SERGEANT POSITION.
F. SOLDIERS ASSIGNED TO THE WHITE HOUSE COMMUNICATIONS AGENCY
(WHCA) ARE AUTHORIZED SDAP FOR THE FOLLOWING DUTY ASSIGNMENTS:
1) WHCA OPERATORS ARE AUTHORIZED SD-1
2) WHCA TECHNICIANS ARE AUTHORIZED SD-2
3) WHCA SUPERVISORS ARE AUTHORIZED SD-3.
4) WHCA MANAGERS ARE AUTHORIZED SD-4.
G. SOLDIERS ASSIGNED TO THE WHITE HOUSE SHELTER COMPLEX (WHSC) ARE
AUTHORIZED SDAP FOR THE FOLLOWING DUTY ASSIGNMENTS:
1) WHSC OPERATORS ARE AUTHORIZED SD-1
2) WHSC TECHNICIANS ARE AUTHORIZED SD-2
3) WHSC SUPERVISORS ARE AUTHORIZED SD-3.
4) WHSC MANAGERS ARE AUTHORIZED SD-4.
H. SOLDIERS ASSIGNED TO THE WHITE HOUSE SITUATION ROOM (WHSR) ARE
AUTHORIZED SDAP FOR THE FOLLOWING DUTY ASSIGNMENTS:
1) WHSR COMMUNICATION OFFICER I IS AUTHORIZED SD-1.
2) WHSR COMMUNICATION OFFICER II IS AUTHORIZED SD-2.
3) WHSR COMMUNICATION OFFICER LEAD IS AUTHORIZED SD-3.
I. SOLDIERS ASSIGNED TO THE WHITE HOUSE FACILITIES MAINTENANCE UNIT
(FMU) ARE AUTHORIZED SDAP FOR THE FOLLOWING DUTY ASSIGNMENTS:
1) FMU OPERATORS ARE AUTHORIZED SD-1
2) FMU TECHNICIANS ARE AUTHORIZED SD-2
3) FMU SUPERVISORS ARE AUTHORIZED SD-3.
4) FMU MANAGERS ARE AUTHORIZED SD-4.
J. WHITE HOUSE PRESIDENTIAL EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER (PEOC) WATCH
NCOS ARE AUTHORIZED SD-2.
K. SOLDIERS ASSIGNED TO THE WHITE HOUSE TRANSPORTATION AGENCY
(WHTA) ARE AUTHORIZED SDAP FOR THE FOLLOWING DUTY ASSIGNMENTS:
1) WHTA COORDINATORS ARE AUTHORIZED SD-1.
2) WHTA SUPERVISORS ARE AUTHORIZED SD-2.
L. SOLDIERS SERVING AS CADRE IN A WARRIOR TRANSITION UNIT OR
COMMUNITY BASED HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATION WHO ARE ASSIGNED TO
DOCUMENTED PLATOON SERGEANT OR SQUAD LEADER DUTY POSITIONS ARE
AUTHORIZED SD-3. SOLDIERS MUST BE GRADUATES OF THE WARRIOR LEADER
COURSE AND HAVE COMPLETED THE REQUIRED CERTIFICATION TRAINING IN
ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR SDAP.
M. ACCREDITED CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION DIVISION SPECIAL AGENTS (PMOS
31D), IN THE PAY GRADE OF E-5, IN SPECIFIED SDAP POSITIONS ARE
AUTHORIZED SD-2.
N. TECHNICAL ESCORT UNIT SOLDIERS IN SPECIFIED SDAP POSITIONS ARE
AUTHORIZED SD-2.
O. AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS (PMOS IS 15Q) ARE AUTHORIZED SD-1 OR SD-2
BASED ON THEIR CERTIFICATION.
P. ATTACHE NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICERS (SQI OF “7”) ASSIGNED TO AN
ATTACHE POSITION (SGT AND ABOVE) ARE AUTHORIZED SD-2.
8. EFFECTIVE 1 FEBRUARY 2014 THE FOLLOWING SDAP PROGRAMS ARE
TERMINATED (REFER TO PARAGRAPHS 10 AND 12 FOR ADDITIONAL GUIDANCE):
A. DEFENSE COURIER SERVICE SOLDIERS.
B. ON-SITE INSPECTION AGENCY/DEFENSE THREAT REDUCTION AGENCY
SOLDIERS.
C. REGULAR ARMY CAREER COUNSELORS (PMOS 79S) AND RC RETENTION AND
TRANSITION NCOS (PMOS 79V). NOTE: THIS POLICY WILL BE APPLIED TO PMOS
79T WHEN THE SOLDIER’S PRIMARY DUTY INVOLVES SIMILAR CAREER
COUNSELOR OR RETENTION AND TRANSITION DUTIES ONLY.
D. SOLDIERS/RECRUITERS NOT ASSIGNED TO A RECRUITING CENTER OR
STATION AND STAFF RECRUITERS, WHICH INCLUDE CSMS AND/OR SGMS,
RECRUITING OPERATIONS NCOS, MASTER TRAINERS ABOVE BATTALION LEVEL,
EXHIBITORS, RECRUITER INSTRUCTORS, RECRUITING HQ STAFF POSITIONS, AND
DA-LEVEL STAFF AND OTHER RECRUITERS.
9. IN ACCORDANCE WITH REFERENCE C. AND D., AUTHORIZED COMMANDERS OR
SERVICING PERSONNEL OFFICES WILL ISSUE FORMAT 330 (PROFICIENCY PAY)
ORDERS PRIOR TO AWARDING, CHANGING, TERMINATING, OR REINSTATING
SDAP. A FORMAT 330 (PROFICIENCY PAY) ORDER IS THE ONLY DOCUMENT
FINANCE OFFICES OR DEFENSE MILITARY PAY OFFICES WILL ACCEPT TO AWARD,
CHANGE, TERMINATE AND REINSTATE SDAP.
10. PAYMENT OF SDAP FOR SOLDIERS SERVING IN A SPECIALTY OR BILLET
DESIGNATED FOR TERMINATION:
A. A SOLDIER SERVING IN A SPECIALTY OR BILLET, ON 31 OCTOBER 2013,
DESIGNATED FOR TERMINATION OF AWARD WILL RECEIVE THE SDAP RATE
DESCRIBED IN PARAGRAPH 12 ON 1 FEBRUARY 2014.
B. NEWLY ASSIGNED SOLDIERS WHO WERE NOT RECEIVING SDAP AS OF 31
OCTOBER 2013 ARE NOT ENTITLED TO RECEIVE SDAP.
C. SOLDIERS WHO WERE DRAWING SDAP ON 31 OCTOBER 2013 AND WHO PCS
WITHIN THE SAME SPECIALTY DURING THE 1 FEBRUARY 2014 – 31 JANUARY 2015
TRANSITION PERIOD TO A SDAP POSITION THAT IS BEING TERMINATED WILL
RECEIVE EITHER THE INTERIM SDAP RATE OF THEIR CURRENT POSITION OR THE
SDAP RATE OF THEIR GAINING POSITION, WHICHEVER IS LOWER. HOWEVER, AT
NO TIME WILL A SOLDIER BE AUTHORIZED A HIGHER SDAP LEVEL UNLESS, IT IS
THE NEW RATE APPROVED ON 1 NOVEMBER 2013.
D. SOLDIERS REASSIGNED TO A DIFFERENT SPECIALTY DESIGNATED FOR
TERMINATION ARE NOT ENTITLED TO RECEIVE SDAP.
E. WHEN A SOLDIER’S SDAP IS TERMINATED FOR ANY REASON, SUCH AS WHEN IT
IS DETERMINED THAT THE SOLDIER FAILS TO MEET THE REQUIREMENTS FOR
CONTINUED RECEIPT IN REFERENCE D ABOVE, THE SOLDER WILL BE ELIGIBLE TO
RECEIVE THE SDAP HALF RATE UNTIL 31 JANUARY 2015, IF THE SOLDIER IS NOT
AT FAULT AND REGAINS THEIR ELIGIBILITY FOR THE PAYMENT OF SDAP DURING
THE TRANSITION WINDOW. IF THE SOLDIERS IS FOUND TO BE AT FAULT, THE
SOLDIER’S SDAP WILL NOT BE RESTARTED.
F. AUTHORIZED COMMANDERS OR SERVICING PERSONNEL OFFICES WILL ISSUE
ORDERS NO LATER THAN 31 JANUARY 2014, WITH AN EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1
FEBRUARY 2014.
11. PAYMENT OF SDAP FOR SOLDIERS SERVING IN A SPECIALTY OR BILLET
DESIGNATED FOR REDUCTION:
A. A SOLDIER SERVING IN A SPECIALTY OR BILLET ON 31 OCTOBER 2013,
DESIGNATED FOR REDUCTION OF AWARD WILL RECEIVE THE SDAP RATE
DESCRIBED IN PARAGRAPH 12 OR THE NEW SDAP RATE, WHICHEVER IS HIGHER
WITH AN EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1 FEBRUARY 2014.
B. NEWLY ASSIGNED SOLDIERS (AFTER 31 OCTOBER 2013) ARE NOT ENTITLED TO
RECEIVE SDAP HALF AMOUNTS. THESE SOLDIERS WILL BE PAID AT THE NEW
SDAP RATE APPROVED ON 1 NOVEMBER 2013.
C. SOLDIERS WHO WERE DRAWING SDAP ON 31 OCTOBER 2013 AND WHO PCS
DURING THE 1 FEBRUARY 2014 – 31 JANUARY 2015 TRANSITION PERIOD TO A
SDAP POSITION THAT IS BEING REDUCED WILL RECEIVE EITHER THE INTERIM
SDAP RATE OF THEIR CURRENT POSITION OR THE SDAP RATE OF THEIR GAINING
POSITION, WHICHEVER IS LOWER. AT NO TIME WILL A SOLDIER BE AUTHORIZED
A HIGHER SDAP LEVEL UNLESS, IT IS THE NEW RATE APPROVED ON 1 NOVEMBER
2013.
D. WHEN A SOLDIER’S SDAP IS TERMINATED FOR ANY REASON, SUCH AS WHEN
IT IS DETERMINED THAT THE SOLDIER FAILS TO MEET THE REQUIREMENTS FOR
CONTINUED RECEIPT IN REFERENCE D ABOVE, THE SOLDER WILL BE ELIGIBLE TO
RECEIVE THE SDAP HALF RATE UNTIL 31 JANUARY 2015, IF THE SOLDIER IS NOT
AT FAULT AND REGAINS THEIR ELIGIBILITY FOR THE PAYMENT OF SDAP DURING
THE TRANSITION WINDOW. IF THE SOLDIER IS FOUND AT FAULT AND REGAINS
THEIR ELIGIBILITY FOR THE PAYMENT OF SDAP DURING THE TRANSITION
WINDOW, THE SOLDIER WILL BE PAID AT THE NEW SDAP RATE APPROVED ON 1
NOVEMBER 2013.
E. AUTHORIZED COMMANDERS OR SERVICING PERSONNEL OFFICES WILL ISSUE
ORDERS NO LATER THAN 31 JANUARY 2014, WITH AN EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1
FEBRUARY 2014.
12. THE FOLLOWING SDAP HALF AMOUNTS ARE AUTHORIZED FOR SOLDIERS WHO
WERE RECEIVING SDAP ON 31 OCTOBER 2013, FOR THE DUTY ASSIGNMENTS
LISTED BELOW. THE SDAP HALF AMOUNTS LISTED BELOW ARE ONLY AUTHORIZED
FOR THE PERIOD OF 1 FEBRUARY 2014 THRU 31 JANUARY 2015. EFFECTIVE 1
FEBRUARY 2015, THE SOLDIER’S SDAP WILL BE TERMINATED OR FURTHER
REDUCED TO THE NEW SDAP LEVEL APPROVED ON 1 NOVEMBER 2013:
NOTE: CONTACT THE POC LISTED BELOW FOR PROBLEMATIC CASES OR
SITUATIONS REGARDING THE AWARD OF SDAP FOR THESE SOLDIERS DURING
THE TRANSITION PERIOD.
A. PRODUCTION RECRUITERS AND STATION COMMANDERS ASSIGNED TO A
RECRUITING CENTER OR STATION RECEIVING SD-6 ($450.00) PRIOR TO 1
NOVEMBER 2013, ARE AUTHORIZED SD-5 ($375.00) FOR THE PERIOD LISTED
ABOVE.
B. RECRUITING GUIDANCE COUNSELORS (MSG AND BELOW) RECEIVING SD-6
($450.00) PRIOR TO 1 NOVEMBER 2013, ARE AUTHORIZED SD-5 ($375.00) FOR
THE PERIOD LISTED ABOVE.
C. RECRUITING BATTALION MASTER TRAINERS RECEIVING SD-6 ($450.00) PRIOR
TO 1 NOVEMBER 2013, ARE AUTHORIZED SD-5 ($375.00) FOR THE PERIOD
LISTED ABOVE.
D. RECRUITING COMPANY FIRST SERGEANTS RECEIVING SD-6 ($450.00) PRIOR
TO 1 NOVEMBER 2013, ARE AUTHORIZED SD-5 ($375.00) FOR THE PERIOD
LISTED ABOVE.
E. SOLDIERS/RECRUITERS SERVING IN POSITIONS IDENTIFIED IN PARAGRAPH 8D
RECEIVING SD-6 ($450.00) PRIOR TO 1 NOVEMBER 2013, ARE AUTHORIZED SD-3
($225.00) FOR THE PERIOD LISTED ABOVE.
F. SOLDIERS/RECRUITERS SERVING IN POSITIONS IDENTIFIED IN PARAGRAPH 8D
RECEIVING SD-5 ($375.00) PRIOR TO 1 NOVEMBER 2013, ARE AUTHORIZED
$187.50 FOR THE PERIOD LISTED ABOVE.
G. SOLDIERS/RECRUITERS SERVING IN POSITIONS IDENTIFIED IN PARAGRAPH 8D
RECEIVING SD-4 ($300.00) PRIOR TO 1 NOVEMBER 2013, ARE AUTHORIZED SD-2
($150.00) FOR THE PERIOD LISTED ABOVE.
H. CMF 18, SPECIAL FORCES SOLDIERS NOT SERVING IN MAJOR FORCE
PROGRAM-11 DOCUMENTED POSITIONS RECEIVING SD-5 ($375.00) PRIOR TO 1
NOVEMBER 2013, ARE AUTHORIZED $187.50 FOR THE PERIOD LISTED ABOVE.
I. WHITE HOUSE TRANSPORTATION AGENCY (WHTA) SOLDIERS RECEIVING SD-1
($75.00) PRIOR TO 1 NOVEMBER 2013, ARE AUTHORIZED $37.50 FOR THE PERIOD
LISTED ABOVE.
J. SOLDIERS SERVING AS CADRE IN A WARRIOR TRANSITION UNIT OR
COMMUNITY BASED HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATION WHO ARE ASSIGNED TO
DOCUMENTED PLATOON SERGEANT OR SQUAD LEADER DUTY POSITIONS
RECEIVING SD-5 ($375.00) PRIOR TO 1 NOVEMBER 2013, ARE AUTHORIZED SD-4
($300.00) FOR THE PERIOD LISTED ABOVE.
K. AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS (PMOS IS 15Q) RECEIVING SD-4 ($300.00) PRIOR
TO 1 NOVEMBER 2013, ARE AUTHORIZED SD-3 ($225.00) FOR THE PERIOD
LISTED ABOVE.
L. AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS (PMOS IS 15Q) RECEIVING SD-3 ($225.00) PRIOR
TO 1 NOVEMBER 2013, ARE AUTHORIZED SD-2 ($150.00) FOR THE PERIOD
LISTED ABOVE.
M. REGULAR ARMY CAREER COUNSELORS (PMOS 79S) AND RC RETENTION AND
TRANSITION NCOS (PMOS IS 79V) RECEIVING SD-4 ($300.00) PRIOR TO 1
NOVEMBER 2013, ARE AUTHORIZED SD-2 ($150.00) FOR THE PERIOD LISTED
ABOVE.
N. REGULAR ARMY CAREER COUNSELORS (PMOS 79S) AND RC RETENTION AND
TRANSITION NCOS (PMOS IS 79V) RECEIVING SD-3 ($225.00) PRIOR TO 1
NOVEMBER 2013, ARE AUTHORIZED $112.50 FOR THE PERIOD LISTED ABOVE.
O. DEFENSE COURIER SERVICE SOLDIERS RECEIVING SD-1 ($75.00) PRIOR TO 1
NOVEMBER 2013, ARE AUTHORIZED $37.50 FOR THE PERIOD LISTED ABOVE.
P. ON-SITE INSPECTION AGENCY/DEFENSE THREAT REDUCTION AGENCY
SOLDIERS RECEIVING SD-2 ($150.00) PRIOR TO 1 NOVEMBER 2013, ARE
AUTHORIZED SD-1 ($75.00) FOR THE PERIOD LISTED ABOVE.
13. SDAP HALF AMOUNTS ARE ONLY AUTHORIZED FOR SOLDIERS WHO WERE
RECEIVING SDAP ON 31 OCTOBER 2013 IN DUTY ASSIGNMENTS THAT WERE
TERMINATED OR REDUCED BY MORE THAN ONE SDAP LEVEL. EFFECTIVE 1
FEBRUARY 2014, ALL OTHER DUTY ASSIGNMENTS ARE AUTHORIZED THE NEW
SDAP RATE APPROVED FOR THE SPECIALTY OR BILLET ON 1 NOVEMBER 2013.
14. REFERENCE B. REQUIRES COMMANDERS OF SOLDIERS ENTITLED TO SDAP TO
REVIEW AND CERTIFY EACH SOLDIER’S ENTITLEMENT TO SDAP ANNUALLY. THE
ARMY G-1 WILL ISSUE ADDITIONAL GUIDANCE FORMALIZING THIS PROCESS. THE
ARMY G-1 WILL AUTOMATICALLY TERMINATE SDAP FOR ALL SOLDIERS WHO ARE
NOT CERTIFIED.
15. REFERENCE B. REQUIRES PROPONENTS FOR THE SPECIALTY OR BILLETS
AUTHORIZED FOR PAYMENT OF SDAP TO APPOINT A SDAP PROGRAM MANAGER.
PROGRAM MANAGERS WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR SERVING AS THE CENTRAL
POINT OF CONTACT FOR THE PROGRAM, PROVIDING THE ANNUAL CERTIFICATION
DATA, AND THE BIENNIAL RECERTIFICATION PACKET TO THE ARMY G-1.
PROGRAMS MANAGERS MUST BE IDENTIFIED IN WRITING AND PROVIDED TO THE
POC NLT 1 FEBRUARY 2014.
16. POINT OF CONTACT FOR THIS MESSAGE IS MR. JD RILEY, ARMY G-1, AT (703)
571-7117 OR JAMES.D.RILEY14.CIV@MAIL.MIL
17. EXPIRATION DATE CANNOT BE DETERMINED.