Federal Human Resources Office/J1

The Federal Human Resources Office/J1 provides personnel support services for the Army and Air National Guard. This encompasses the full-time Active Guard Reserve (AGR) and Federal Employees, both Title 32 Technicians and Title 5 National Guard Employees.

The Human Resources Office/J1 Directorate at the Department of Miitary Affairs is comprised of three main areas: AGR, Federal and Domestic Operations Branches.

Ensure Your MilConnect Information is Correct (CAC Required)

Job # Service Job Title Status Location Closing Date

Office of Workers Compensation Program Procedures (Injured on the Job)

  1. When an employee is injured at work, they must report the injury to his or her supervisor
  2. The injured employee will register for an account in the Employee Compensation Operations and Management Portal or ECOMP.
  3. The supervisor & employee complete the electronic form in ECOMP. File the OSHA-301, CA-1, or CA-2, which is transmitted to the J1-HRO.
  4. After the J1-HRO representative verifies the information, they will transmit it to the Dept of Labor
  5. The Dept of Labor will review the claim and issue a claim number. The J1-HRO representative receives an email with the claim number and the employee receives a card or letter in the mail.

OWCP Contacts

Mr. Lee M. Rettmann (Primary ICPA)
(608) 242-3718

Ms. Laurie E. Kelsey (Secondary ICPA)
(608) 242-3712

There is a six minute video/slide presentation on the details of ECOMP on MilSuite Tech Talk's called ECOMP 101 (July 2015).

General OWCP Information: https://www.dol.gov/owcp/dfec/

SUPERVISORS: Please contact one of the ICPA's listed above, if a CA-16 Medical Authorization and Billing Form is needed.

Link to OWCP Forms

ECOMP Website - (Click here to register and submit claims)

   ECOMP 101 - Overview (PDF)

   Employee ~ ECOMP Training (PDF)

   Employee ~ ECOMP Quick Reference Process (PDF)

   Supervisor ~ ECOMP Training (PDF)

   Supervisor ~ ECOMP Checklist (PDF)


Documents For The Doctor

Policy for placing Technicians on light duty (pdf)
Duty Status Report (pdf)
Attending Physician's Report (pdf)
Medical Billing Card (pdf)
Tech Light Duty Card (doc)


J1/Manpower & Personnel Directorate

(608) 242-3726
2400 Wright Street
Madison, Wisconsin
Mailing Address
Department of Military Affairs
J1/Manpower & Personnel
P.O. Box 8111
Madison, WI 53708-8111

Job Opportunities

Civil Service/Fed Tech
Federal Active Guard Reserve (AGR)
Career Enhancement Program (CEP)
Full-Time National Guard (FTNG)