Office of Military Personnel Policy (CG-1M1)


Director of Military Personnel (CG-13)


Provide the Coast Guard a Ready Reserve Force that embodies the competencies necessary to perform Maritime Homeland Security; Domestic and Expeditionary Support to National Defense; and Response to Domestic Disasters, both natural and man-made. Provide an Active Duty Force to support all missions of the Service.


Under the general direction and supervision of the Assistant Commandant for Human Resources, the Director of Reserve and Military Personnel shall:
  1. Serve as Commander of the Coast Guard Reserve Component and Program Director of the Reserve Training Program (RT). Develop policies and guide the delivery of services to ensure a mission-ready Reserve Component. Serve as Director and Functional Manager of the RT Appropriation.
  2. Develop a reserve program vision and strategic guidance for the Coast Guard Reserve Component in alignment with the Coast Guard’s Reserve Policy Statement and DOD Reserve Components.
  3. Develop the policies and practices to acquire, allocate, assign, train, administer and support the Reserve Component.
  4. Assist program managers to determine surge, mobilization, augmentation and other part-time workforce requirements that make the best use of full and part-time resources.
  5. Designate membership for Reserve Component policy boards and approve promotion opportunities for Inactive Duty Promotion List officers.
  6. Advise and consult with other Directors, FORCECOM, AREA Commands, and DCMS on Reserve Component issues, actions, and initiatives. Advocate for the Reserve Component within the Coast Guard and with DOD and DHS.
  7. Serve as a member of the DOD Reserve Forces Policy Board (RFPB), Coast Guard Academy Board, and other appropriate Coast Guard and DOD boards.
  8. Oversee the Coast Guard housing program including government owned, leased, and unaccompanied personnel housing.
  9. Serve as Program Manager for the Coast Guard Personnel Records Review Board (PRRB).
  10. Develop workforce management plans and polices; ensure overall policy consistency between the active and reserve components.
  11. Develop and issue personnel, pay, compensation, travel, transportation and uniform policies and procedures. Administer programs for retirees and decedents of military and lighthouse personnel, including survivor benefit plans.
  12. Serve as the Uniformed Service Principal to the Per Diem, Travel and Transportation Allowance Committee (PDTATAC) chartered under the Department of Defense (DoD). PDTATAC publishes the Joint Travel Regulations (JTR) that pertains to per diem, travel and transportation allowances, relocation allowances, and certain other allowances of Uniformed Service Active Duty and Reserve Component members.