The Fort Jackson Personnel Automation Section (PAS) manages installation personnel, accounting, strength reporting and the IPPS-A database for data accuracy and accepted timelines within the Department of the Army standards. We act as a liaison between Human Resources Command (HRC) and installation units by addressing ongoing IPPS-A and human resources issues/concerns and provide possible solutions or feedback to the installation with technical and functional support.

The PAS offers services within the following areas: IPPS-A User Assistance, installation level IPPS-A operations, Personnel Asset Inventory (PAI), Total Army Sponsorship Program (TASP) and installation level support concerning the Army Disaster Personnel Accountability and Assessment System (ADPAAS).

Strength Accounting Reports

Validate and Reconcile Strength Accounting Reports

S-1’s (and separate units) will produce the AAA-162 report reflecting current unit composition after processing transactions that change unit strength. Unit Commanders must annotate and sign the AAA-162 report. The unit designated human resources representative or unit eMILPO user will provide to the Personnel Automations Section (PAS) on a monthly basis as a mandatory requirement.

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Validate the Personnel Asset Inventory (PAI)

PAIs are primarily conducted at company or battalion levels. The objectives of the PAI are:

The purpose of a PAI is to maintain timely, error-free personnel accountability, and to involve commanders at all levels in the strength accounting and reporting process.  To reconcile the eMILPO database with actual Soldiers present in the unit, whether assigned or attached to synchronize the eMILPO database with the Total Army Personnel Database (TAPDB). 

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Provide eMILPO User Assistance

Provide guidance and procedures for eMILPO processes to end users.

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Total Army Sponsorship Program (TASP)

The TASP aims to support Soldiers and family members effective integration into the Army, assist them as they transition to different units, and ensures they are assigned sponsors prior to reporting or departing from their current organization.  Obtaining a sponsor reduces the stress of reporting to a new unit, enhancing resiliency and improving readiness among Soldiers and Family members ensuring successful reception and integration into units and communities.

Upon arrival to the gaining installation, Soldiers are required to complete the sponsorship in-processing survey within the first 45 days of arrival at the gaining command.

 Upon arrival, if Sponsorship Assignment has not been assigned, the Installation Sponsorship Liaison will coordinate directly with the gaining command to facilitate reactionary Sponsorship Assignment.  Further coordination will be provided by the Brigade sponsorship coordinator.


Army Disaster Personnel Accountability and Assessment System (ADPAAS)

ADPAAS is the Army Disaster Personnel Accountability and Assessment System.  In the event of a natural or man-made disaster.  It is imperative that Army leadership is aware of the physical whereabouts of all Army employees and their Family Members.  Your active involvement in assessing your personal and Family Members’ information will ensure that the Army will better facilitate with support.  Using the information provided within the ADPAAS system, the Army can dispatch search and recovery crews, assign case managers to meet your displaced/evacuation needs, and provide a smooth and orderly return to your home location. 

During a disaster or exercise, all affected personnel (Soldiers, DA Civilians, and NAF employees) and dependents will self-account using ADPAAS utilizing the following steps:

Log on to ADPAAS at https://adpaas.army.mil

Click on “Assessment”

If you're unable to self-assess, contact your unit ADPAAS Command Officer Representative (COR)

 If the first two steps are unsuccessful, contact the Army Disaster Personnel Accountability Information Line at 1-800-833-6622 (NOTE:  The ADPAAS Info Line can only reset your ADPAAS accounts so you can then return to Step 1 and self-assess)

If the first three steps are unsuccessful, contact your unit ADPAAS COR or higher headquarters for resolution

For proper accountability, in accordance with AR 600-86, all personnel (Soldiers, DA Civilians, and NAF employees) will verify and update personal information for themselves and dependents in ADPAAS utilizing the following steps:

  •   Log on to ADPAAS at https://adpaas.army.mil
  •   Click on “My Info”
  •   Verify and update Contact Information
  •    Displaced Location (if applicable)
  •   Sponsor’s Contact Information
  •   Sponsor’s Work Location
  •  Emergency Contact
  •  Verify and update Family member Information
  • Update username and password