AR 600–8–6

Personnel Accounting and Strength Reporting

Change 2–

o This change incorporates the Army Internal Control Program of AR 11-2, Internal Control System, into this regulation for the four covered management control processes: the Personnel Register (DA Forms 647 and 647-1), Strength Reports, the Personnel Asset Inventory (PAI) (DA Form 3986-R), and Personnel Mobilization. This change also adds the required checklists for these processes to this regulation as appendices.

Change 1–

o Prescribes changes in policy and procedures governing military personnel accounting and strength reporting and authorizes the use of a new DA Form 4187-1-R (Personnel Action Form Addendum) to be used in conjunction with the DA Form 4187 (Personnel Action) when action must be forwarded to the next level of command for further processing. Also, this change clarifies personnel accounting procedures for Reserve Component (RC) soldiers ordered to active duty in support of any phase of mobilization and makes other administrative changes. This change will result in more efficient reporting of soldier duty status changes and will ensure that RC soldiers are properly accounted for in SIDPERS.

This new Army regulation–

o Consolidates AR 680-1, AR 680-31, and portions of DA Pam 600-8, chapters 9 and 10.

o Prescribes policies, principles of support, standards of service, operating tasks, and steps governing the function of military personnel accounting and strength reporting (chap 1).

o Establishes procedural guidance for reporting soldier duty status changes (chap 2).

o Establishes procedural guidance for preparing DA Form 4187 (Personnel Action) to document duty status changes (chap 2).

o Establishes procedural guidance for completing and controlling the DA Form 647 (Personnel Register) (chap 2).

o Establishes procedural guidance for reporting strength-related Standard Installation/Division Personnel System transactions (chaps 2 and 3).

o Establishes procedural guidance for processing the Unit Manning Report (AACC07) (chap 3).

o Establishes procedural guidance for processing the Personnel Strength Zero Balance Report (AAC-C27) (chap 4).

o Establishes procedural guidance for processing the unit Personnel Strength Zero Balance Report (AAC-C40) (chap 4).

o Establishes procedural guidance for processing the Personnel Transaction Register (AAC-P01) (chap 4).

o Establishes procedural guidance for conducting a personnel asset inventory (chap 5).

o Establishes policy and procedural guidance for the command and control strength reporting system (chap 6).

o Establishes policy and procedural guidance for personnel accounting and strength reporting during all phases of mobilization (chap 6).

 

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