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

Telephone

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

Fax

(785) 339-3780

E-Mail

PPC-DG-CustomerCare@uscg.mil

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Blended Retirement System Opt-Ins

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

As of 11 July 2018, PPC has received 4,647 BRS Opt-In elections.

Component  BRS Eligible  Opt-Ins Percentage 
Active 25,460 4,178 16.4%
Reserve  6,367 469 7.4%
Total  31,827 4,647 14.6%

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  Declined
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 1
June 2018  9  0  8 1
July 2018  5  4    1

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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

July 18, 2018

FEDVIP is Coming: Get to Know Dental and Vision Plans Today

The TRICARE Retiree Dental Program (TRDP) ends on Dec. 31, 2018. Beginning in 2019, dental and vision plans will be available through the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP). Now is a good time to become familiar with FEDVIP options. FEDVIP 2019 plans and rates will be online in the fall. But you can look at 2018 plans and rates now.

July 17, 2018

Where do I Send Claims for Damage/Lost/Stolen Household Goods?

The Household Goods Military Damage Claims Office is assigned to the Legal Services Command located at 300 East Main Street, Suite 400, Norfolk, VA 23510.

July 16, 2018

Yeoman in the Spotlight: Aidalis Mills

She may not be a YN, but she's a great resource for us and Reservists throughout the Coast Guard.

July 16, 2018

Public Affairs (PA) Class "A" School List Closure

PSC (EPM) is not accepting applications for the Public Affairs Specialist (PA) Class "A" school waiting list.

July 16, 2018

November 2018 Servicewide Exam Competiton Announced

This message announces the November 2018 SWE competition for all ratings, except MU, for advancement to pay grades E-5 and E-6. Commanding Officers (CO) must ensure dissemination of this message to all active duty enlisted members in their AOR.

July 16, 2018

Enlisted Rating Advancement Training System (ERATS) Summer 2018 Update

This message promulgates updated advancement policy and procedures related to the Enlisted Ratings Advancement Training System (ERATS) and provides updates to the Occupational Analysis (OA) schedule.

July 13, 2018

PPC Procedures and Development Branch's Guide of the Week

This week's guides and a tutorial.

July 11, 2018

Blended Retirement System Opt-Ins

This week's BRS opt-in numbers.

July 6, 2018

PPC Procedures and Development Branch's Guide of the Week

This week's guides and a tutorial.

July 6, 2018

TRICARE - Summer Travel: Getting Care While Overseas

Summer vacation is the start of travel season for many military families. TRICARE covers you when you travel on business or take a vacation with family. When traveling overseas, you should know what to do in the event of illness or other health issues.

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7/11/2018 1:15:40 PM