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​Pay & Personnel Center (ADV) Quarterly Data Integrity Newsletter

Welcome to the PPC ADV Data Integrity Newsletter. This newsletter will cover the top 10 issues our Data Correction team has seen over the last 12 months and provide you with direction on how to correct or prevent these issues at the field level. We appreciate all your hard work in the field and our goal with this newsletter is to provide you with all the tools you need to succeed!

About ADV

ADV Branch Functions: Under the general direction and supervision of the Chief, Customer Service Division, the Chief, Advancements Branch shall:

  1. Manage the CG Enlisted Advancement system, SWE testing process, Supplemental Advancement process,  and Striker program.
     
    1. See our Enlisted Advancements page for more information.
       
  2. Compile and provide advancement profile letters and Personnel Data Extracts (PDE) to CG enlisted personnel.
     
  3. Publish the PPC Advancement Newsletter.
     
  4. Prepare and mail all active duty and reserve Chief Petty Officer, Senior Chief Petty Officer and Master Chief Petty Officer certificates.
    1. See "About Advancement Certificates" on  our Enlisted Advancements page for more information.
       
  5. Correct member data errors in Direct Access.
     
  6. Perform Service and Sea Service validations.
     
    1. See our Statements of Creditable Service (SOCS) and Statement of Creditable Sea Service (SOCSS) page for more information.
       
  7. Verify, correct Reserve Point Statements.
     
    1. See our Retirement Points page for more information.
       
  8. Prepare Transcripts of Sea Service (TOSS).
     
    1. See our Transcripts of Sea Service (TOSS) page for more information.
       
  9. Estimate earnings statements for prior USCG members.
     
    1. See our Estimated Earnings During Military Service page for more information.

Note: PERSONNEL SERVICE CENTER, ENLISTED PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT (EPM-3) provides oversight and management of the Enlisted Evaluation System (EES).

Last Modified 5/5/2021 12:1347:37 PM

Advancements News

June 28, 2022

May 2022 Servicewide Exam Advancement Eligibility List

The May 2022 Servicewide Exam (SWE) Advancement Eligibility List is now available on PPC's (ADV)

June 27, 2022

Update to Enlisted Evaluation Report Timing

This ALCOAST provides clarifying language on when scheduled/unscheduled Enlisted Evaluation Reports (EERs) are required.

June 27, 2022

Uniformed Members Transitions to New Electronic Military Record System

The Coast Guard is transitioning to a new human resource database for military members this fall, and the service is reminding all military members to start preparing. The new system will combine both your Official Military Personnel File (OMPF) and your Coast Guard Military Human Resource Record (CGMHRR) into one electronic document.

June 17, 2022

Enlisted Advancement Authorization (EPAA)

All Coast Guard Enlisted (ALCGENL) message 093/22 announces enlisted advancements authorized effective 1 July 2022. There is a spreadsheet available on PPC's Advancement CG Portal site that you can sort by unit or SPO for your convenience.

June 17, 2022

Enlisted Reserve Advancement Announcement

This All Coast Guard Reserve (ALCGRSV) message announces reserve enlisted advancements authorized effective the first day of July.​

June 9, 2022

October 2022 Reserve Servicewide Exam (RSWE) Announcement

The RSWE will be administered on Saturday morning, 22 October 2022. The October 2022 RSWE is waived for: BM1, BM2, CS2, IS2, IV2, ME2, MST2, PA1, PA2, SK2, and YN2. These rates will continue to be administered as a supplemental advancement list. For planning purposes, the BM1 RSWE may be implemented in 2023.

June 2, 2022

Reserve Supplemental Advancement Lists Updated

The advancement eligibility lists for reserve supplemental advancements have been updated

June 2, 2022

BM2 Active Duty Supplemental Advancement Eligibility List Posted

The advancement eligibility list for active duty BM2 supplemental advancements has been updated

April 26, 2022

Update to the Master Chief Advancement Panel (MCAP)

ALCOAST 147/22 updates the Enlistments, Evaluations, and Advancements, COMDTINST M1000.2C, with changes to the Master Chief Advancement Panel (MCAP) composition.

March 31, 2022

Body Composition Standards Program, COMDTINST 1020.8I

This Instruction establishes the Coast Guard’s Body Composition Standards Program for all Coast Guard military personnel, officer and enlisted, active and reserve, and Public Health Service (PHS) officers detailed to the Coast Guard.