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Annual Ethics Training

Army Secretarial Financial Disclosure Report filers (all who file an OGE Form 278e or an OGE Form 450) may fulfill mandatory annual ethics training requirements either in-person or on-line. Filers must complete this training by COB 30 November 2024. The Army Office of General Counsel can also provide virtual, teleconferenced, or in-person annual ethics training for Army Secretariat offices upon request (request via the Army OGC E&F Mailbox Army OGC E&F Mailbox). Supervisors may make ethics training mandatory for other personnel.

In-Person

In-person annual ethics training will be presented on the following dates, locations, and times. Note that the July-September classes will take place in the Pentagon Conference Center, Rooms B7 and B8, since the Pentagon Auditorium is under renovation during that time period.

11 July 2024 0900 - 1000 Pentagon Conference Center B8
8 August 2024 0900 - 1000 Pentagon Conference Center B7

Attendance at any of these training sessions will satisfy the requirement for Annual Ethics Training.

The Army Office of General Counsel also offers initial ethics training to new employees via Teams from 1330 to 1430 on the Tuesday at the beginning of each pay period (on Wednesday if the Monday at the beginning of the pay period is a federal holiday). Filers may take this training for annual ethics training credit as well. Please contact the Army Office of General Counsel at Army OGC E&F Mailbox Army OGC E&F Mailbox for the Teams link if a filer wishes to take this training to complete annual ethics training requirement.

Online Training

The Army Office of General Counsel's Online Annual Ethics Training is now a course on the Army Learning Management System (ALMS) entitled "Army Office of General Counsel Annual Ethics Training". Filers must pass a test at the end of the course to receive a Certificate of Completion. Army Secretariat financial disclosure report filers should email this certificate to the Army OGC E&F Mailbox Army OGC E&F Mailbox. All others should consult their servicing ethics office regarding annual ethics training credit.

THE ARMY SECRETARIAT WILL NOT FORWARD, and WILL DISCARD, ANY CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION EMAILED TO THE ARMY OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL ETHICS AND FISCAL EMAIL INBOX IF THE FILER IS NOT AN ARMY SECRETARIAT FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE REPORT FILER.

To access the Army OGC Secretariat Filer Annual Ethics Training, please go to Army Learning Management System to access the ALMS Homepage.

1. Log in to the "EAMS-A-Single Sign-On" using your CAC. This will bring you to the "ALMS Learner View Home Page".

2. Review the "Browser Check" tab at the top right hand corner to ensure compatibility, and review the ALMS "Video Tutorial" also in the top right hand corner of the screen.

3. At the top of the screen, at "Search Courses" insert "Army Office of General Counsel".

4. The course icon for the "Army Office of General Counsel Annual Ethics Training" should appear. Click on the icon, then on the "Register" link.

5. A pop-up should announce that you have successfully registered for this course.

6. Click on the "Modules" link in the course icon, then on the "Army OGC Annual Ethics Training" link under the "Course Modules" heading near the bottom of the course listing.

7. Click the blue "Launch" button to read the course Letter of Instruction.

8. Then click the next blue "Launch" button to access the course slides.

9. Finally, click the "Launch" button to access the course test.

10. To see which questions you answered correctly after taking the exam, click on the “View Results by Lesson” at the “more actions” link.

When viewing the Secretary of the Army ethics video as part of this training, note that there is a 30 second delay before the video starts, and the video lasts for an additional 15 seconds after the Secretary finishes speaking.

Once you have successfully completed the course test with a grade of 80% or better, your completion certification will appear on your ALMS Learner View My Certificates screen. If you are an Army Secretariat Financial Disclosure filer, send this certificate to the Army OGC E&F Mailbox Army OGC E&F Mailbox. If you are not an Army Secretariat Financial Disclosure filer, check with your ethics program manager. Army OGC will not forward certificates from non-Secretariat filers to the respective unit.