This rapid action revision, dated 8 February 2006–
o Replace the acronym DCS, G-1 with Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1 and the acronym DCS, G-3/5/7 with Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7 throughout the publication.
o Clarifies the roles and responsibilities of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Manpower and Reserve Affairs), Deputy Chief of Staff, G-1 and Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7 (chap 2).
o Clarifies the responsibilities of the Chief, National Guard Bureau and Major Army Commanders (chap 2).
o Defines the Total Army Analysis – Generating Force Process (chap 8).
o Implements Department of Defense Directive 1100.4, Guidance for Manpower Programs (para 1-1).
o Assigns manpower management responsibilities to the Secretariat, Army Staff, major command, and installation commanders (para 2-2).
o Prescribes organization and position management policies and manpower mixcommercial and inherently governmental inventory (para 3-7).
o Identifies workload-based manpower requirements determination processes and the common conceptual and doctrinal framework that must be met (paras 4-1, 4-2, and 4-3).
o Identifies how manpower is accounted for in the Army Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution System and prescribes policy for linking civilian work years with pay (para 5-1).
o Describes controls and management techniques in utilization of civilian manpower, specifies military manpower considerations, prescribes policies for position conversions, and provides guidance on military to civilian equivalencies (chap 6).
o Provides manpower management mobilization planning guidance (chap 7).
o Prescribes policies, procedures, and describes tasks for identifying and controlling the size and composition of Army Management Headquarters and Headquarters support activities (para 8-1).
o Provides procedures to The Army Authorization Documents System proponents for document change requests (para 10-2).
o Details requirements and format for reporting military actual strength for budget purposes (para 11-1).
o Provides policy and procedures for identifying and controlling size and composition of Army Management Headquarters and Headquarters support activities (chap 9).
o Establishes criteria and procedures for the Secretary of the Army Awards for Improving Manpower and Force Management (chap 12).