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U.S. Coast Guard 
Pay & Personnel Center
444 S. E. Quincy St.
Topeka, KS 66683-3591

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(866) 772-8724
(785) 339-2200

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(785) 339-3780

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Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance (SGLI) Online Enrollment System (SOES) Implementation

Beginning in October 2018 members of the Coast Guard and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) can manage their Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance (SGLI) coverage using the SGLI Online Enrollment System (SOES). Coast Guard and NOAA members join the Army, Navy Air Force, and Marine Corps in using the new system.

Visit our SGLI-SOES Implementation page for more information and resources.

Blended Retirement System Opt-Ins

The Opt-In window for the Blended Retirement System (BRS) runs through 2018. 

As of  19 September 2018, PPC has received 5,248 BRS Opt-In elections.

Component  BRS Eligible  Opt-Ins Percentage 
Active 25,460 4,686 18.4%
Reserve  6,367 562 8.8%
Total  31,827 5,248 16.5%

Visit WWW.DCMS.USCG.MIL/BRS for BRS Opt-In Resources.

Visit our Direct Access User Guides Page for BRS Opt-In Procedures and Videos

Continuation Pay Elections

This table shows the status of continuation pay elections.

Month  Eligible Pending
Payment
(Returned forms)
Paid
Jan 2018  6  0 6
Feb 2018  7  0 5
Mar 2018  5  0 3
Apr 2018  1  0 1
May 2018  10  0 8
June 2018  9  0 8
July 2018  7  0
August 2018 5  0 5
September 2018 4  1  3 

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There are 4 declinations of Continuation Pay (February, May, June, July 2018 eligible).

About PPC

We are the premier military pay & personnel resource, providing unsurpassed service to our nation's guardians

Mission

To provide caring and responsive personnel and compensation services for all Coast Guard military members, retirees, annuitants and other customers in support of the Department of Homeland Security missions.

Vision

Quietly keeping Coasties always ready.

Values

Customers

We exist to serve customers and deliver products and services. To be successful we must excel at exceeding our customers’ needs; we must understand who our customers are, both external and internal, and maintain a helpful and courteous attitude toward them. We must delight them, ensuring the products and services we provide are what they need, delivered on time and accurately. As our valued customers, your input is always appreciated.How are we doing?

Employees

We are all part of one work group. We work together to ensure the success of each other, PPC overall, the programs we support through PSC, and all Coast Guard Human Resource efforts. When we say our people are our most important resource, we act like it. We continually strive to become an employer of choice, providing meaningful, rewarding work and a positive environment for our employees.

Stewardship

We own critical fiduciary service and support functions for the Coast Guard and taxpayers. We are ever mindful of that responsibility and sensitive to the cost and quality of services we provide. Ensuring we are responsible and ethical stewards of taxpayer dollars, along with being active in giving back to our local community, positively reflects our character as we accomplish our mission. We must reduce payment inaccuracies to an absolute minimum, always provide honest and accurate financial reporting and strive to achieve unqualified audit opinions from external auditors. We do all of this while continuing to be recognized as a pillar of volunteerism and support within our community.

PPC News Updates

Sept. 21, 2018

October 2018 Enlisted Advancement Authorization (EPAA)

All Coast Guard Enlisted (ALCGENL) message 150/18 announces enlisted advancements authorized effective 1 October 2018.

Sept. 21, 2018

PPC Procedures and Development Branch's Guide of the Week

This week's guides and a tutorial.

Sept. 20, 2018

October Enlisted Reserve Advancement Announcement

All Coast Guard Reserve (ALCGRSV) message 050/18 announces reserve enlisted advancements authorized effective 1 October 2018.‚Äč

Sept. 14, 2018

E-Mail ALSPO F/18; Direct Access (DA) Non-Chargeable Absence Functionality

The procedures for submitting absence requests in Direct Access are changing.

Sept. 14, 2018

Join TRICARE for September 27 Webinar on New Dental, Vision Coverage

By law, the TRICARE Retiree Dental Program (TRDP) will end on Dec. 31, 2018. Starting Jan. 1, 2019, new dental plan options for those enrolled in TRDP will be available through the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP). FEDVIP vision coverage will also be available for the first time. Join the TRICARE webinar on Sept. 27, from 1 to 2 p.m. ET, to learn about your new dental and vision plan options.

Sept. 14, 2018

PPC Procedures and Development Branch's Guide of the Week

This week's guides and a tutorial.

Sept. 13, 2018

Yeoman Business Administration Advanced Education Panel Results

Congratulations to Petty Officer First Class Daryl Halsey, the primary selectee for the Yeoman Business Administration Advanced Education program and to Petty Officer Second Class Michael Parsons, the alternate selectee.

Sept. 13, 2018

Overseas Billet E-Resume Screening Reminder

All Coast Guard Personnel Service Center (ALCGPSC) Message 117/18 is issued to remind all personnel (officer and enlisted) of the requirement to complete a self-assessment screening before applying for transfer to an overseas billet.

Sept. 13, 2018

May 2018 Servicewide Examination Cutoffs Announced

All Coast Guard Enlisted Message (ALCGENL) 145/18 provides the cutoff number (ADV sequence) and the name of the member at the cutoff position for the respective rate.

Sept. 13, 2018

Hurricane threat is a reminder to be prepared for health care needs

When a State of Emergency is issued, TRICARE may authorize early prescription refills, blanket waivers for referrals or other emergency benefits. When authorized, any emergency benefits are announced and posted to www.tricare.mil/disaster along with effective dates.

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        9/20/2018 8:20:03 AM