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Hello, Welcome to the Group 2 Personnel/Admin page!

I am here to work with you on Personnel or Administration matters, and I would be your next higher level contact regarding any questions you might have relating to promotions, awards, and uniform matters.

To assist you with your requests, please reference the below guidance.


The Group Commander has delegated to me approval authority with regards to most of the awards that can be found on the CAPF 2A. Our goal at Group 2 is to have a simple and quick interaction to attain your approvals. With regards to awards submitted using a CAPF 120 – please note – the Group 2 awards committee must review any CAPF 120 requests prior to any approval or submission to CAWG. For both CAPF 2A or CAPF 120, please submit your request directly to my attention.

For an award submission, please use the MS Word or PDF version of either a CAPF 2A or 120.

Your submission, along with the appropriate electronic signatures, should also include your specific Unit Action Log tracking number for that specific individual and award. Please contact me if you are unclear with developing that process.


Please reference CAPR 35-5 – as this is the controlling regulation

The Group 2 promotions committee is the recommending board in the Group for promotion requests for the grade of Captain and above, with exception of Professional Appointments, where any grade request must be reviewed. The board is responsible for considering all pertinent information pertaining to promotion actions and ensuring that the member being considered for promotion meets the minimum eligibility requirements.

For Duty Performance Appointments, promotion requests should be submitted via the eServices promotions module.

For Special Appointments, Mission Related Skills Appointments, Professional Appointments, and NCO Appointments submit a MS Word or PDF version of CAPF 2. Documentation substantiating the request must be sent along (e.g. DD-214, medical degree, etc).

All Flight Officer Appointments are handled at the Unit level.

When submitting a member for promotion, please ensure the member has a job and a specialty track (matching the duty) in eServices.

Along with the promotion request, a written substantiation for the promotion must come from the unit level promotions board. The substantiation request must include:

A brief description of duties being performed

A statement as to why the unit believes the individual will continue to perform at that same high level.

Whether submitting your request by eServices, or by email, please notify either the Group Commander, and/or the Group 2 promotions board chairperson. This notification will give the request a timely response.

By submitting the request, the unit commander is certifying the member is performing his assigned duties in a manner warranting promotion and is ready for promotion.

Personnel Authorizations

All assignments need to be entered via the Duty Assignment module in eServices. For the initial -01 and -02 Personnel Authorizations, please find the templates by clicking the links below:  

PA 2x-01 (Boards and committees)

Rules and best practices:

  1. The Unit Membership Board (CAPR 39-2) may have 1 to 3 people (may meaning you can have more). We recommend a diverse senior cohort (varying functional areas and backgrounds) who are good at judging character, determining overall fit within CAP, and also have thorough knowledge of the pertinent regulation.
  2. The CAP Awards Review Board (CAPR 39-3) will consist of the Personnel Officer and two others designated by the Unit Commander. Per this regulation, the Awards Review Board is restricted to only three people. Diversity and overall knowledge of the regulation is key in this review board.
  3. The Finance Committee (CAPR 173-1) will be composed of the Commander as the Chairperson, the Finance Officer, and at least one other Senior Member. Since the Finance Committee typically makes decision through votes, we recommend you maintain odd numbers to break any potential ties. The CAPF 172 officially establishes these members, however the PA requirement also exists. In this one case, the Finance Committee is assigned in eServices, through a CAPF 172 and on a PA. For the purpose of this task, I am only asking for the PA. Units do not need to provide their CAPF 172s at this time; those should already be on file.
  4. The Unit Promotion Board (CAPR 35-5) will consist of at least 3 members. It’s recommended the Chairperson be equal or higher to the highest grade being recommended. Again, diversity and overall knowledge of the regulation is key in selecting your members.

PA 2x-02 (Duty assignments)

For PA 20-02, you are only required to document Special Duty Assignments (i.e. anything NOT listed in CAPR 20-1, which means they cannot be assigned in eServices), however you may list all assignments if you believe it’s necessary. Since Special Duty Assignments cannot be assigned in eServices, creating PA is the most efficient method to document those assignments. If you do not have any special duty assignments, you may submit a Memo in Lieu of PA 20-02, which quickly validates that you have entered all new duty assignments in eServices. You can find a Memo template here

Last, having a general understanding of the regulations is key to the success of the operation of your unit. You can find these documents at:

National Publications Click

California Wing Supplements Click

Our goal at Group 2 is to provide you with a prompt and straightforward administrative service. On behalf of the Group 2 staff, I would like to say that it is a pleasure to be at your service, and that I look forward to working with you!

George Zioulas, 1st Lt. CAP
Personnel and Admin Officer, CAWG Group 2

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