Human Resources Area of Concentration officer
Definition/Scope: (DA PAM 600-3) The Army G–1 approved merging AG Branch, personnel systems management, and FA 43A, Human Resources (HR) management populations into a single officer area of concentration (AOC) HR officer, 42B/42H. The primary goal of the merger is to provide the most effective professional HR support to the modular Army possible, while ensuring that the majority of officers in both specialties are not disadvantaged. The purpose of the HR AOC is to provide activities and functions to sustain human resource functions of manning the force, providing HR services, and personnel support to Soldiers, DA civilians, Families, contractors, retirees, veterans, and organizations providing support to operations within the commander's intent. HR officers manage functions from the HR life cycle that include personnel procurement, training, professional development, distribution, sustainment, retirement or separation, and help ensure a quality force. These functions are performed under the human resource umbrella of the Army G–1 and are described in Field Manual 1–0.
Used For:human resources management
Broader Terms:Army Human Resources Command
Related Terms:Army Human Resources Command