Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G1
DAPE-CPZ JUL 29 2011


MEMORANDUM FOR SEE DISTRIBUTION

SUBJECT: Delegation of Authority - Increased Annual Premium Pay Limitation for Calendar Year 2011



  1. The attachment to the enclosed April 11, 2011 memorandum from the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness) (Enclosure 1) provides Department of Defense (DoD) guidance regarding the increased annual premium pay limitation for calendar year (CY) 2011 for employees covered by the National Security Personnel System (NSPS), the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIFS), and other non-NSFS employees. Employees eligible for the increased annual premium pay limitation under the DoD guidance will be entitled to premium payments to the extent the employee's combined payable amount of basic pay and premium pay for CY 2011 does not exceed the annual rate of the salary payable to the Vice President under section 104 of title 3, United States Code, which is $230,700 CY 2011.
  2. Pursuant to the DoD guidance, employees assigned to Iraq and/or Afghanistan for at least 42 consecutive days are deemed to meet the eligibility requirements for the increased premium pay cap effective January 1, 2011. Therefore, Commands should take immediate action to implement the increased annual premium pay limitation of $230,700 for employees assigned to Iraq or Afghanistan. Determinations about whether employees in other US CENTCOM or US AFRICOM overseas areas of responsibilily (Appendix A), eligibility is delegated to the Secretary of the Military Department. In order to apply the increased annual premium pay limitation for CY 2011 to these employees, delegation authority has been requested from the Secretary of the Army. Commands will be informed under separate Ilotificatioll once the re-delegation is authorized by the Secretary of the Army.
  3. My point of contact Ms. Denetris Winston, 703-325-8873, DSN 221-8873, or email denetris.winston@us.army.mil .




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SUSAN DUNCAN                             
Assistant G-1 for Civilian Personnel

2 Encls
USD(P&R) Memo, 11 Apr 2011
Reporting Instructions



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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TO THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY

COMMANDER
U.S. ARMY FORCES COMMAND
U.S. ARMY TRAINING AND DOCTRINE COMMAND
U.S. ARMY MATERIEL COMMAND
U.S. ARMY EUROPE
U.S. ARMY CENTRAL
U.S. ARMY NORTH
U.S. ARMY SOUTH
U.S. ARMY PACIFIC
U.S. ARMY AFRICA
U.S. ARMY SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND
MILITARY SURFACE DEPLOYMENT AND DISTRIBUTION COMMAND
U.S. ARMY SPACE AND MISSILE DEFENSE COMMAND/ARMY FORCES STRATEGIC COMMAND
EIGHTH US ARMY
U.S. ARMY NETWORK ENTERPRISE TECHNOLOGY COMMAND/9TH SIGNAL COMMAND
U.S. ARMY MEDICAL COMMAND
U.S. ARMY INTELLIGENCE AND SECURITY COMMAND
U.S. ARMY CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION COMMAND
U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
U.S. ARMY MILITARY DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON
U.S. ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND
U.S. ARMY RESERVE COMMAND
U.S. ARMY INSTALLATION MANAGEMENT COMMAND
SUPERINTENDENT, U.S. MILITARY ACADEMY
DIRECTOR, U.S. ARMY ACQUISITION SUPPORT CENTER

CF:
DIRECTOR, CIVILIAN HUMAN RESOURCES AGENCY
DEPUTY CHIEF OF STAFF FOR INTELLIGENCE, ATTN: DAMI-CP
OFFICE, ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE ARMY (MANPOWER AND RESERVE
AFFAIRS), ATTN: SAMR-CQ
OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL, ATTN: SAGC (MS. JOHNSON)
OFFICE OF THE JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERAL, ATTN: DAJA-LE (MS. NUGENT)