Office of Leadership (CG-128)

Contact the Office of Leadership

U.S. Coast Guard | Commandant (CG-128)
2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE | Stop 7907
Washington, D.C. 20593-7907

Questions? Email us!

Senior Leadership Transition Course (SLTC) (100140)

About the Course

SLTC is designed to enable new O-4s and GS-13s to gain a better understanding of how the Coast Guard interacts with external partners, expanding oversight responsibilities and define the Coast Guard of the future. Topics covered within the curriculum include the Constitution and federal government, the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Defense, Coast Guard strategy, Coast Guard resource management, and Coast Guard Headquarters functions.

For more information please visit the SLTC Portal Site.
MOCTC-2 Portal Site


SLTC encompasses a blended learning format of 11 weeks of pre-resident online instruction, three weeks of residency, followed by eight weeks of post-resident online instruction. Online coursework requires a 2-4 hour commitment per week and includes reading, participation in online discussion boards and work on a results project. Students who fail to keep up with course assignments may be disenrolled. The online portions of this course requires internet access, CG workstation not required.


The target audience for STLC is Active Duty and Reserve O-4s and GS-13s that have recently assumed supervisory roles are encouraged to apply.

MOCTC-2 Business Rules

Application Procedures

Coordinate with your Training Officer or ESO to submit an Electronic Training Request (ETR) using Direct Access. Reservists must route their request through their command to (DXR/AREA/DOL) via the CGR-TMS process.

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Class Convening Dates

Course Pre-Residency Residency

STLC 01-21

LDC-New London, CT

TBD 05/10/2021-05/21/2021

STLC 02-21

LDC-New London, CT

TBD 08/09/2021-08/20/2021

Please contact LT Erica Linnemann, ETQC at for inquiries about course availability or adjustments to previously submitted ETRs.

Program Manager

LT Merrill Gutowski, COMDT (CG-128), phone 202-475-5089, email