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Separations (SEP) Branch

PPC Separations (SEP) provides the following:

Annually we process nearly 3,000 separations and distribute 130,000 W-2 forms.

Separation Processing Tips

Visit our Separations Branch News page for more updates and tips!

Be prepared: Take your mandatory transition training

​All members are required to take pre-separation counseling on the Learning Management System (LMS) or a transition seminar. Members are authorized to begin their transition one year out from separation or two years out from retiring. Contact your local transition manager or visit the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) website at https://www.dcms.uscg.mil/CG1/Health-Safety-and-Work-Life-CG-11/Office-of-Work-Life-CG-111/Transition-Assistance-Program/.

Note:

Due to COVID-19, transition seminars (TAPS) have been cancelled for the foreseeable future.  Members that have either retirement or separation orders listed in the CGBI Personnel Separations Planning Tool, are emailed the online TAPS instructions.  Members separating at the expiration of their enlistment should download the online TAPS instructionsPDF.  Please read this document carefully, and line by line, as it provides specific guidance on what needs to be completed.

Note the following:

  • All proofs of completion must be sent in one email, along with your DOD ID number; separate emails with separate attachments will be deleted.  This is done to cut down on multiple emails when one will suffice.
  • Vist the Transition/Relocation Manager Contact List page for the name and email address of the Transition/Relocation Manager for your location.

Separations Branch News

May 10, 2017

Changes to Retiree ID Renewal Rules

Homeland Security Directive 12 now requires retirees and family members seeking to renew or replace a military identification card to provide two types of ID

March 15, 2017

Avoiding Expected Active Duty Termination Date Payroll Errors

It is very important for Servicing Personnel Offices to keep up Direct Access up-to-date regarding a member's intentions for their end of enlistment.

March 15, 2017

Leave on Separation Orders

The only leave to be listed on a separation order is "Terminal Leave".

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    April 8, 2021