U. S. Coast Guard Pay & Personnel Center
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Pay & Allowance Rates | CG-3307 Templates | Direct Access | Personnel & Pay Procedures Manual | Forms & Worksheets | Web-TPAX
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Commanding Officer (Staff Symbol)
U.S. Coast Guard
Pay & Personnel Center
444 S. E. Quincy St.
Topeka, KS 66683-3591
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.
PPC's Travel Evacuation Order Guidance 2018 (PDF) 10/17/2018
Evacuation claims are now done in T-Pax - Procedure Guide (PDF)
TRICARE Access during an Evacuation or Natural Disaster
Natural Disaster Allowances Guide and Evacuation Allowances FAQs (CG-133)
The Opt-In window for the Blended Retirement System (BRS) ends on 31 December 2018.
As of 19 December 2018, PPC has received 6,387 BRS Opt-In elections.
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.
This table shows the status of continuation pay elections.
We are the premier military pay & personnel resource, providing unsurpassed service to our nation's guardians
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.
Quietly keeping Coasties always ready.
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.
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.
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.
Sept. 25, 2018
Health Matters - Issue 3-2018 TRICARE West Region Newletter
In this issue: TRICARE Retiree Dental Program Ending, FEDVIP Beginning | Keep Your DEERS Information Up to Date | Enroll in FEDVIP During Federal Benefits Open Season | How to Choose or Change Your TRICARE Provider | New Reporting Tool Monitors Providers Treating PTSD | What You Need to Know for Coverage in 2019 | Qualifying Life Events May Change Your TRICARE Options | Retiring From Active Duty? Take Action, Make an Enrollment Choice | TRICARE West Region Website Resources | FAQ Corner
Travel Authorizations That Crossover Fiscal Years
Just a reminder for TPAX Approving Officials, for settlements when travel crosses over fiscal years (e.g. travel begins in FY18 and ends in FY19), the settlement request shall cite both an FY18 and FY19 Line of Accounting. The travel order number should remain the same.
Sept. 24, 2018
Use TRICARE Online Tools to Help You Choose a Health Plan
If you're eligible for TRICARE, you can choose from a variety of plans. This gives you options for where and how you seek medical care. But how do you decide which plan or plans are best for you and your family members? The TRICARE website can help you learn what health plans you may be eligible for and compare plan features and costs.
Sept. 21, 2018
PPC Procedures and Development Branch's Guide of the Week
This week's guides and a tutorial.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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