DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF STAFF
200 ARMY PENTAGON
WASHINGTON DC 20310-0200

April 16, 1999


MEMORANDUM FOR SEE DISTRIBUTION
SUBJECT: Revised Army Reinvention Policy



1. References:
a. Memorandum, Secretary of Defense, 14 Nov 98, subject: Revised Waiver Policy for Reinvention.
b. Memorandum, Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), 20 Nov 98, subject: Revised Waiver Policy and Procedures for Reinvention Laboratories.
c. Memorandum, Secretary of the Army, 14 April 99, subject: Army Reinvention Policy.

2. The enclosed waiver processing procedures standardize and clarify requirements for reinvention center or laboratory designation (enclosure 1), waiver submission (enclosure 2) and two-year waiver evaluation process (enclosure 3). These procedures clearly define the responsibilities and duties of the organizations involved. This memorandum supercedes previous Army Reinvention Waiver procedures.

3. Critical to the reinvention program is a review of the successful waivers to determine applicability across the Army, and make policy changes where appropriate. The requirement to identify performance metrics and collect data over a two-year period is critical to the Department of the Army Functional Proponent. The data will be used to evaluate efficiencies and added value to be applied across the Army.

4. Management Directorate point of contact is MAJ Lawrence S. Powell at (703) 602-2760; Fax: 602-2758; email address is powells@hqda.army.mil.



Enclosures (rich text file)


//original signed//
WILLIAM A. JONES
Colonel, GS
Director of Management


DACS-DM SMI
SUBJECT: Revised Army Reinvention Procedures

DISTRIBUTION:
Principal Officials of Headquarters, Department of the Army

Reinvention Centers:

U.S. Army Forces Command
U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command
U.S. Army Materiel Command
U.S. Army Medical Command
U.S. Army Special Operations Command
HQDA Reinvention Center

Reinvention Laboratories:

Letterkenny Army Depot
U.S. Army Chemical and Biological Defense Command
U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command
U.S. Army Health Care Systems Support Activity
Civilian Human Resource Management/U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army
U.S. Army Personnel Information Systems Directorate
U.S. Army Concepts Analysis Agency
Total Army Transition Division/U.S. Total Army Personnel Command
U.S Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine
Army National Guard Installation, Environment, and Logistics Dir
U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command
19th Theater Army Area Command
U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development, and Engineering Center
U.S. Army Research Laboratory
U.S. Army Soldier Systems Command
U.S. Army Research Office
U.S. Army Armament Research, Development, and Engineering Center
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Waterways Experiment Station
U.S. Army Industrial Operations Command
U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command
U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command
U.S. Army Missile Command Research, Development, and Engineering Center
U.S. Army Simulation, Training, and lnstmmentation Command
U.S. Army Aviation and Troop Research, Development, and Engineering Center
U.S. Army Special Operations Command
U.S. Army Intelligence Security Command

U.S. Army Logistics Integration Agency
U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development, and Engineering Center
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Topographic Engineering Center
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Constmction Engineering Research Laboratory
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory
U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command
U.S. Army Research Institute for Behavioral and Social Sciences
U.S. Army Edgewood Research, Development, and Engineering Center
U.S. Army Medical Department Activity, Fort Knox
U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command
U.S. Army Aberdeen Test Center, TECOM
U.S. Army TRADOC Combat Development
U.S. Army TRADOC Doctrine
U.S. Army TRADOC Training
HQDA, Human Resource Management
HQDA, Force Management and Strategy
HQDA, Logistics Management
HQDA, Installations and Facilities Management
HQDA, Intelligence
HQDA, Acquisition
HQDA, Office of the Surgeon General