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ACN 025/20 - FEB 2020 INTERNET RELEASE IS NOT AUTHORIZED ACN 024/20 - FEB 2020 INTERNET RELEASE IS NOT AUTHORIZED ACN 023/20 - FEB 2020 INTERNET RELEASE IS NOT AUTHORIZED ACN 022/20 - FEB 2020 CHANGE TO APPEAL AUTHORITY FOR INVOLUNTARILY TERMINATED COAST GUARD ACADEMY CADETS ACN 021/20 - FEB 2020 RELEASE OF REVISIONS TO THE U.S. COAST GUARD BOAT OPERATIONS AND TRAINING (BOAT) MANUALS VOLUME I AND VOLUME II ACN 020/20 - FEB 2020 FY20 ENLISTED WORKFORCE PLANNING TEAM SITREP 2 –NON-RATE ENLISTMENT BONUS AND NON-RATE ENLISTMENT QUICK-SHIP BONUS ACN 019/20 - FEB 2020 INTERNET RELEASE IS NOT AUTHORIZED ACN 018/20 - FEB 2020 HAZARDOUS DRUGS - HANDLING IN HEALTHCARE SETTINGS ACN 017/20 - FEB 2020 UPDATE TO MILITARY SEPARATIONS MANUAL ARTICLE 1.A.8 ACN 016/20 - FEB 2020 PROMULGATION OF ENLISTMENTS, EVALUATIONS, AND ADVANCEMENTS, COMDTINST M1000.2C ACN 015/20 - FEB 2020 RELEASE OF MISSION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM, COMDTINST 5200.4A ACN 014/20 - JAN 2020 INTERNET RELEASE IS NOT AUTHORIZED ACN 013/20 - JAN 2020 AUTHORIZATION TO USE GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM WIDE AREA AUGMENTATION SYSTEM TO POSITION FEDERALLY MAINTAINED AIDS TO NAVIGATION ACN 012/20 - JAN 2020 ENLISTED RATING ADVANCEMENT TRAINING SYSTEM (ERATS) WINTER 2020 UPDATE ACN 011/20 - JAN 2020 PROMULGATION OF THE COAST GUARD NAVIGATION STANDARDS MANUAL ACN 010/20 - JAN 2020 INTERNET RELEASE IS NOT AUTHORIZED ACN 009/20 - JAN 2020 INTERNET RELEASE IS NOT AUTHORIZED ACN 008/20 - JAN 2020 PROMULGATION OF THE COAST GUARD VOLUNTARY CREDENTIALING PROGRAM (VCP) POLICY, COMDTINST 1540.10 ACN 007/20 - JAN 2020 PROMULGATION OF REGULATED MOBILE FACILITIES MANUAL ACN 006/20 - JAN 2020 FY20 ENLISTED WORKFORCE PLANNING TEAM SITREP 1 – CGCYBER ENLISTED INTERVENTIONS ACN 005/20 - JAN 2020 PROMULGATION U S. COAST GUARD EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT MANUAL VOLUME II: RESOURCE MANAGEMENT POLICY ACN 004/20 - JAN 2020 INTERNET RELEASE IS NOT AUTHORIZED ACN 003/20 - JAN 2020 GENERAL ORDER PROHIBITING SEXUAL HARASSMENT ACN 002/20 - JAN 2020 PHARMACEUTICAL HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT ACN 001/20 - JAN 2020 IMPLEMENTATION OF CLEAN WATER ACT SECTION 312(N), UNIFORM NATIONAL DISCHARGE STANDARDS (UNDS) BATCH ONE