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TrainingTraining is integral to maintain our level of excellence as civilians at Fort Novosel. Please open the information below to stay up to date with all your training.

Training Regulations

AR 350-1

This regulation prescribes policies, procedures, and responsibilities for developing, managing, and conducting Army training and leader development.


Training Links

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USAACE Civilian OnboardingThis information applies to Department of the Army Civilians employed with the United States Army Aviation Center of Excellence (ACoE).


Welcome to the Aviation Center of Excellence, where our motto is “Fly Army”.

We are excited to bring you onboard the ACoE.

Please use this guide as you navigate through your onboarding journey. To simplify your transition, below are the summarized main activities that will occupy you during your first week.

Click on each day below to begin your onboarding process.

Sometimes the text will contain a link to click on.

Pre-Boarding: Prior to Day 1

  • Review Welcome Letter containing important Pre-Boarding information.
  • Make an appointment to obtain your Common Access Card (CAC) 
    • You will need to go to your nearest ID Card issuing facility to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC)
    • You may either make an appointment or go to a facility offering walk-ins.
    • Be sure to bring two forms of ID to the appointment.
  • View the Army Civilian Creed Video.

Day 1

Day 2

  • Arrive onsite. Become acclimated and prepare for the day.
  • Read the following sections in the New Army Civilian Professional Handbook
    • The Organization of the Army (pp. 6-7)
    • Holidays and pay (pp. B3-5)
    • Leave information (pp. B6-10)
    • Benefits and entitlements (Annex C)
    • Insignia and General Schedule (GS) scale (pp. E5-7)
    • Military time and phonetic alphabet (pp. E7-8)
    • Commonly Used Acronyms (pp. F3-5)
  • Introductory discussion with leadership of your role in support of the organization and the Army mission.
  • Read Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) Slides and Complete Training. Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) Training 
  • Continue conversations with supervisor and colleagues to better understand expectations, culture, and practices.
  • Daily synthesis and review

Day 3

  • Arrive onsite. Become acclimated and prepare for the day.
  • Complete Derivative Classification Training, ​​​​if applicable.
  • Continue conversations with supervisor and colleagues to better understand expectations, culture, and practice.
  • Complete review of New Army Civilian Professional Handbook
  • Review Automated Time and Attendance Production System (ATAAPS) Process.
  • Discuss Position Description (PD) with Supervisor and begin to develop a Performance Plan (to be completed within first 30 days).
  • Daily synthesis and review.

Day 4

Day 5

Day 6

  • Arrive on site. Become acclimated and prepare for the day.
  • Complete Information Security Training.
    • Select “Mandatory Training” in the Quick Navigation area.
  • Contact Point of Contact (POC) to ensure Defense Travel System (DTS) travel card initiation has been done. Travel Card Application If your new position requires you to travel and you are not currently a Travel Card Holder, complete the process in agreement with (IAW) guidance provided by the Defense Travel Card Administrator.
  • Complete Programs & Policies – Travel Card Program (Travel Card 101) [Mandatory].
    • Log in.
    • Select “TraX”.
    • Select “Training".
    • Look for “Programs & Policies – Travel Card Program (Travel Card 101) [Mandatory]” in list.
  • Introductory Meeting with Supervisor for Initial performance counseling session: Review position description, work assignments, Defense Performance Management and Appraisal Program (DPMAP), performance expectations, training and education requirements and Individual Development Plan (IDP).
  • Complete Defense Performance Management and Appraisal Program (DPMAP) Training.
  • See your Supervisor to schedule the following mandatory training:
    • Antiterrorism level 1
    • OPSEC (Critical Information List)
    • Threat Awareness and Reporting Program (TARP)
    • Ethics Training
  • Daily synthesis and review.

Now that you’ve completed Days 1-6, please complete any further requirements your organization may have. Congratulations! You are an integral part of the Army profession, and we’re glad you’re here.

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