Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff G1, Pentagon Letterhead
December 13, 2004


MEMORANDUM FOR SEE DISTRIBUTION

SUBJECT: Request for Nick Hoge Professional Papers on Civilian Human Resources
 (CHR) Management



  1. The Nick Hoge professional essay competition is an annual essay program dedicated to promoting excellence in CHR management. It was created in memory of a promising young human resources manager whose attributes - innovation, imagination, and personal courage were notable. We are soliciting professional papers on human resources management and associated topics.

  2. This essay competition provides the opportunity for motivated, aspiring Army professionals to present their views and ideas on the business of CHR management and associated topics. Additionally, it provides the opportunity for the author to present personal ideas directly to the Department of the Army policy makers at the staff level. Papers should be creative, thoroughly researched, and well documented. A panel of subject matter experts will select the winning essay. All Army military and civilian personnel, including local national and nonappropriated fund employees, are eligible to participate.

  3. Entrants should submit papers in a Microsoft Word document (format enclosed) electronically via email directly to Mr. Mike LeCroy, Policy and Program Development Division, Office of the Assistant G-1 for Civilian Personnel Policy, at Joseph.M.LeCroy@us.army.mil. Papers must be submitted by March 31, 2005.

  4. We request that addressees ensure Army military and civilian personnel are informed of their eligibility and encourage them to submit essays to this worthwhile professional development program. For additional information, please contact Mr. Mike LeCroy via email at the address listed above or telephonically at DSN 221-4463 or commercial (703) 325-4463.

FOR THE DEPUTY CHIEF OF STAFF, G-1:



//original signed//
Elizabeth B. Throckmorton
Acting Assistant G-1 for Civilian
Personnel Policy


Enclosure: The Nick Hoge Essay Competition



DISTRIBUTION:
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TO THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY

COMMANDER
US ARMY EUROPE AND SEVENTH ARMY
EIGHTH US ARMY
US ARMY FORCES COMMAND
US ARMY MATERIEL COMMAND
US ARMY TRAINING AND DOCTRINE COMMAND
US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
US ARMY PACIFIC
MILITARY SURFACE DEPLOYMENT AND DISTRIBUTION COMMAND
US ARMY CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION COMMAND
US ARMY MEDICAL COMMAND
US MILITARY ENTRANCE PROCESSING COMMAND
US ARMY SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND
US ARMY INTELLIGENCE AND SECURITY COMMAND
US ARMY SPACE AND MISSILE DEFENSE COMMAND

CF:
SUPERINTENDENT, US MILITARY ACADEMY

DIRECTOR
U.S.ARMY INSTALLATION MANAGEMENT AGENCY
CIVILIAN HUMAN RESOURCES AGENCY
CIVILIAN HR REGION, EUROPE
CIVILIAN HR REGION, SOUTHWEST
CIVILIAN HR REGION, PACIFIC
CIVILIAN HR REGION, NORTHEAST
CIVILIAN HR REGION, SOUTH CENTRAL
CIVILIAN HR REGION, NORTH CENTRAL
CIVILIAN HR, REGION KOREA
CIVILIAN HR REGION, WEST
CIVILIAN PERSONNEL EVALUATION AGENCY

OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL, ATTN: SAGC (MS. JOHNSON)
OFFICE OF THE JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERAL, ATTN: DAJA-LE (MS. NUGENT)