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ACN 149/19 - DEC 2019 PROMULGATION OF THE COAST GUARD SPOUSES’ CLUBS INSTRUCTION ACN 148/19 - DEC 2019 GUIDANCE ON AIS NOTIFICATIONS FOR SAR ACN 147/19 - DEC 2019 REISSUE PERMANENT PROMOTION OBLIGATED SERVICE FOR VOLUNTARY RETIREMENT ACN 146/19 - DEC 2019 CANCELLATION OF FEDERAL SUPPLY CATALOG GROUP 89 (STOCK LIST), COMDTINST 99999 ACN 145/19 - DEC 2019 CANCELLATION OF HAZING AWARENESS TRAINING, COMDTINST 1610.1 ACN 144/19 - DEC 2019 CIVILIAN CYBERSECURITY EMPLOYEE RETENTION INCENTIVE PROGRAM ACN 143/19 - DEC 2019 INTERNET RELEASE IS NOT AUTHORIZED ACN 142/19 - DEC 2019 PROMULGATION OF THE COAST GUARD PAY MANUAL ACN 141/19 - NOV 2019 UPDATE TO COAST GUARD INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ACQUISITION REVIEW (ITAR) PROCEDURES AND RELEASE OF THE IT PROCUREMENT & ACQUISITION SUPPORT SITE (ITPASS) ACN 140/19 - NOV 2019 PROMULGATION OF LIFERAFT FACILITY INSPECTION TACTICS, TECHNIQUES, AND PROCEDURES (TTP), CGTTP 3-72.11 ACN 139/19 - NOV 2019 RESULTS OF UNIFORM BOARD 48 ACN 138/19 - NOV 2019 EXCEPTION TO POLICY REGARDING APPROVED ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT (ALS) CERTIFICATION SOURCES ACN 137/19 - NOV 2019 EXCEPTION TO POLICY REGARDING OPERATIONAL VACCINATIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL PORT SECURITY PERSONNEL (IPS) ACN 136/19 - NOV 2019 TOWER CLIMBING QUALIFICATION PROCESS ACN 135/19 - NOV 2019 REVISED STANDARDS FOR LEAD IN DUST ON FLOORS AND WINDOW SILLS ACN 134/19 - NOV 2019 CANCELLATION MESSAGE ACN 133/19 - NOV 2019 INTERNET RELEASE IS NOT AUTHORIZED ACN 132/19 - NOV 2019 INTERNET RELEASE IS NOT AUTHORIZED ACN 131/19 - NOV 2019 INTERNET RELEASE IS NOT AUTHORIZED ACN 130/19 - NOV 2019 REVISED STANDARDS FOR LEAD IN DUST ON FLOORS AND WINDOW SILLS ACN 129/19 - NOV 2019 PERIODIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT (PHA) UPDATE ACN 128/19 - NOV 2019 FY20 WORKFORCE PLANNING TEAM RESULTS-ADDITIONAL SWE POINTS FOR ET ACN 127/19 - OCT 2019 INTERNET RELEASE IS NOT AUTHORIZED ACN 126/19 - OCT 2019 PROMULGATION OF THE CUTTER RECOGNITION AND HERITAGE PROGRAMS MANUAL ACN 125/19 - OCT 2019 INTERNET RELEASE IS NOT AUTHORIZED