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ACN 085/20 - JUL 2020 PROMULGATION OF UPDATED COAST GUARD CORRESPONDENCE MANUAL ACN 084/20 - JUL 2020 INTERNET RELEASE IS NOT AUTHORIZED ACN 083/20 - JUL 2020 UPDATE TO THE COAST GUARD BODY COMPOSITION SCREENINGS AND BODY COMPOSITION PILOT PROGRAM ACN 082/20 - JUL 2020 APPLICABILITY OF DRUG TESTS FOR RESERVISTS ACN 081/20 - JUL 2020 ENLISTED RATING ADVANCEMENT TRAINING SYSTEM (ERATS) SUMMER 2020 UPDATE ACN 080/20 - JUL 2020 INTERNET RELEASE IS NOT AUTHORIZED ACN 079/20 - JUL 2020 INTERNET RELEASE IS NOT AUTHORIZED ACN 078/20 - JUN 2020 CH1 UPDATE OF NAVAL ENGINEERING MANUAL, COMDTINST M9000.6G ACN 077/20 - JUN 2020 INTERNET RELEASE IS NOT AUTHORIZED ACN 076/20 - JUN 2020 SEARCH AND RESCUE POLICY UPDATES ACN 075/20 - JUN 2020 INTERNET RELEASE IS NOT AUTHORIZED ACN 074/20 - JUN 2020 INTERNET RELEASE IS NOT AUTHORIZED ACN 073/20 - JUN 2020 REVISED STANDARDS FOR VESSEL GROUNDINGS AND ASSOCIATED REQUIRED INVESTIGATIONS ACN 072/20 - JUN 2020 QUALIFIED RECYCLING PROGRAM ANNUAL REPORTING REQUIREMENT ACN 071/20 - JUN 2020 INTERNET RELEASE IS NOT AUTHORIZED ACN 070/20 - JUN 2020 MILITARY QUALIFICATIONS AND INSIGNIA ACN 069/20 - JUN 2020 INTERNET RELEASE IS NOT AUTHORIZED ACN 068/20 - JUN 2020 INTERNET RELEASE IS NOT AUTHORIZED ACN 067/20 - JUN 2020 CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTORS AND THE REQUIREMENT TO BEAR ARMS ACN 066/20 - JUN 2020 TATTOO, BODY MARKING, BODY PIERCING, AND MUTILATION POLICY ACN 065/20 - JUN 2020 PROMULGATION OF MISSION SUPPORT INDUSTRY TRAINING PROGRAM ACN 064/20 - MAY 2020 MERITORIOUS ADVANCEMENT OF ENLISTED PERSONNEL ACN 063/20 - MAY 2020 PROMULGATION OF U.S. COAST GUARD ACTIVE DUTY FOR OPERATIONAL SUPPORT (ADOS) COMMANDANT INSTRUCTION ACN 062/20 - MAY 2020 PROMULGATION OF THE MILITARY TO MARINER VOLUNTARY CREDENTIALING PROGRAM ACN 061/20 - MAY 2020 MOTORCYCLE SAFETY TRAINING REIMBURSEMENT PROGRAM