New York Army National Guard
Active Guard/Reserve(AGR) Branch Overview
Active Guard Reserve Manager Manages and provides oversight of the program for Army and Air Service Members in an Active Duty status, manages hiring, assignment, reassignment, discipline, and career development of AGR Soldiers, coordinates tour continuation boards, control grade utilization, promotions, separations, and retirements of AGR Service Members, and acts as principle assistant to HRO on matters relating to AGR personnel and programs. Processes admin orders, maintains Enlisted Promotion Program (EPP), coordinates Personnel Management Action Report program, Maintains AOC/MOS qualification for AGR personnel. Coordinates training requirements between HRO and General Officer Commands (GOCOMS) on training needs. Maintains the CSB/REDUX early retirement program for AGR Soldiers. Operates as the organizational focal point of contact for personnel issues. Manages all AGR medical issues, retirements and augmentee program.
AGR Branch Sergeant Major Develops and provides a career management program for enlisted AGR Soldiers, coordinates command directed transfers, EPS vacancy fills, and advertised vacancies, provides advice and assistance to enlisted AGR personnel pertaining to career development, coordinates tour continuation boards, coordinates with the State Command Sergeant Major and General Officer Commands on the assignment of senior AGR NCOs and manages the AGR enlisted controlled grade allocation and usage.
AGR Army Retirements/ Separations NCO Processes all Army requests for separations/ retirements that have been approved by the Soldier's Chain of Command and the AGR Manager. Prepares separations documents, to include DD214s, DD220s, and REFRAD Orders. Coordinates with transition points at Fort Drum and West Point to out-process retiring NYARNG AGR Soldiers. Conducts Pre-Retirement Counseling for all NYARNG AGR Soldiers with an APPROVED retirement request.
AGR Army Military Pay/ Medical NCO Researches and resolves pay problems for Army AGR officer and enlisted personnel, answers pay inquiries, reviews source pay documents for propriety, authenticity, accuracy, and completeness, verifies pay data against suspense items to ensure proper collections, entitlements and allotments, provides guidance and assistance to AGR personnel relating to pay actions, manages permanent change of station authorization and entitlement. Is the Point of Contact for all medical issues for all Army AGR Soldiers, to include Fit for Duty Evaluations, Medical Boards, and convalescent leave.
AGR Continuation/ Budget NCO Notifies, receives, and processes AGR Tour Continuation packets, to include administrative support to the annual AGR Initial Tour Continuation Board. Budget NCO duties include requesting and managing FTE/ MOB Augmentee funding/orders as well as running expired duty reports and deobligating AGR funds that were not executed.
FTSMCS Leave Log/ AGR Systems NCO State Administrator for the Leave Log Systems. Point of contact for all leave group and permissions changes. Responsible for loading gains and losses with appropriate reason codes to ensure NGB has most up-to-date information on the NYARNG Program. Primary support to the AGR Manager and publishes and maintains critical metrics on NYARNG AGR Soldiers.
AGR Jobs/ Staffing NCO Responsible for processing requests for fill and advertising positions on the DMNA website. Collects, screens, and sends qualified packets to units for selections. Processes selections and coordinates and conducts in-processing for new hires.