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Military Processing through CAIN

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All USACE military personnel will process through Camp Atterbury, Indiana (CAIN) for deployment to the CENTCOM AOR. Previously all military processed through the CONUS Replacement Center at Ft. Bliss TX.  Military personnel must complete the CAIN predeployment training requirements prior to arrival.  It is YOUR responsibility to ensure you read the contents of the website and report there with the mandatory items.

_______ Medical Pre-Screen Questionnaire

_______ Corps of Engineers: Log on to EngLink and update your Personal and Record of Emergency Data including your full SSN. https://englink2.usace.army.mil/  Non-Corps Employees must complete the Personnel Data Sheet, print off in landscape and send with other paperwork.

CAIN Training Requirements

CAIN TSIRT Training Requirements 

USACE Specific Training Requirement (only if identified in your ENGLINK Tasker). 

Hand-carry copies of all training certificates and turn them into the J1 Office when in-processing.

_______ COVID-19 Pre-Screening Form. Must be completed and returned no less than two weeks before you report to CAIN.

Passport

For Afghanistan deployments, a tourist passport is required and the official must have at least been applied for before attending deployment processing at CAIN.  It is very important you do not send in your Tourist Passport to obtain your Official Passport if your CRC report date is less than 30 days from the time you would send it in. In these instances you should apply for your official passport with your birth certificate.  The typical processing time for Official Passports is two (2) to three (3) business weeks

For Iraq deployments the Official Passport and Iraqi Visas are required. Official passports should be applied for within 48 hours of assignment notification.    The typical processing time for Official Passports is two (2) to three (3) business weeks. 

A passport with an expiration date of 6 months or more beyond current tour end date is considered valid for deployment.

A Tourist passport can be obtained through your local Post Office or local state/town government.

To begin the process for applying for your official passport click here.   https://team.usace.army.mil/sites/HQ-CO/G/DCAS/SitePages/TAM%20Passport%20Application%20Tracker.aspx   Click on the Passport Request Form and complete the information in the gray box and click submit.  You will be contacted by the TAM Passport Agent on how to proceed to apply for your Official Passport. 

_____ FAMILY READINESS (per regulation ENG 600-1-54 and OPORD 2011-22) Please read ENG 6037-E Family Readiness and instructional page, then complete the Family Readiness Form ENG 6037-E. You will be able to make changes or update your form as your situation changes. You can specify the type of contact the Family Readiness Program may have with your Family. Directions for processing your form are in the instructional page. This must be loaded to your ENGLink Personal Data Sheet no later than the Wednesday prior to reporting to the CRC.

 _______ Fill out the Direct Deposit Form. This data is primarily for travel reimbursement, but will also be used for regular pay if no other data is provided. Example

 _______ Complete a Family Care Plan if applicable. See Army Regulation 600-20.

 _______ Complete the DD93 Record of Emergency Data. The DD93 lists your next of kin to be notified if you become a casualty. Include a strip map to the address of the next of kin. Provide a copy of the DD93 to APPO and to your home station EOC. Hand-carry a copy to CRC and overseas for your downrange supervisor. Example.

Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH)

Reservist:  Obtain a certified copy of your DA Form 5960 from Regional Level Application Software (RLAS)

Guard: Obtain a certified copy of your DA Form 5960 from your organic S1

*Failure to get this form prior to attending the CRC will put you in as Type 2 BAH without dependent instead of the regular BAH, for deployers that have dependents, when in processing Finance at the CRC. 

Information Management

_______ Complete the System Authorization Access Request Form.   All deployees must answer the following questions on the form and fill out PART I – Blocks 1-12 only.  

Government Travel Charge Card 

Please read and sign the Government Travel Charge Card Statement of Understanding