Federal Human Resources Office
(J1/Manpower & Personnel)
The Federal Human Resources Office (J1/Manpower & Personnel Directorate) provides personnel support services for the Air National Guard and the Army National Guard. This encompasses the full-time Active Guard Reserve(AGR) and Federal and State Civil Service/Technicians, both "dual status" (excepted or affiliated with the military) & "non-dual status" (competitive) employees.
The J1/Manpower & Personnel Directorate at the Department of Miitary Affairs is comprised of three main areas: AGR Branch, Technician Support Branch and State Personnel Division. The programs we support are: Diversity, EEO, Labor Relations and ESGR.
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Beginning 1 October 2010, the National Guard transition to the Employee Benefits Information System (EBIS)/Interactive Voice Response System (IVRS) serviced by the Army Benefits Center-Civilian (ABC-C) located in Fort Riley, KS.
EBIS is an automated, secure, self-service Web application, https://www.abc.army.mil, that will allow you to make health insurance, life insurance, Thrift Savings Plan contribution elections, military deposits, review general and personal benefits information, and calculate retirement estimates using a computer.
IVRS is an automated self-service program you will access from a touch-tone telephone system: Toll Free: 877-276-9287
Accessing EBIS Instructions
AKO Registration Procedures