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October 2019 Reserve Servicewide Exam Advancement Eligibility List

The October 2019 Reserve Servicewide Exam (SWE) Advancement Eligibility List is now available via the CGPortal at: 

https://cg.portal.uscg.mil/units/ppc/Enlisted%20Advancement%20Lists/Oct2019RSWEList.pdf 

The October 19 RSWE Advancement Eligibility List does not include EMPLIDs, but please remind members not to publish the list on internet or social media sites.  Also, please communicate that RSWE cutoffs are no longer used.  Thank you. 

Advancement Statistics

November 2019 SWE Advancement Eligibility List

The November 2019 Servicewide Exam (SWE) Advancement Eligibility List is now available on PPC's (ADV) CGPortal page  (CAC enabled, logon required) or via this link: 

https://cg.portal.uscg.mil/units/ppc/Enlisted%20Advancement%20Lists/Nov2019SWElist.pdf (CAC enabled, logon required)

The November 2019 SWE Advancement Eligibility List does not include EMPLIDs, but please remind members not to publish the list on internet or social media sites. 

Revised Advancement Cutoffs

Advancement Statistics

Enlisted Advancement Authorization (EPAA/ERAA)

EPAA

All Coast Guard Enlisted (ALCGENL) message 178/20  announces enlisted advancements authorized effective 1 October 2020.

COs must notify PPC (ADV) via Admin OIX message, with a copy to PSC (EPM-1), to remove the member from the SWE advancement eligibility list prior to the advancement. Guidance is available in the Involuntary Withholding or Removal from SWE List Guide linked from the EPM-1 Advancement Portal Page:

ERAA

All Coast Guard Reserve (ALCGRSV) message 059/20 announces reserve enlisted advancements authorized effective 1 October 2020.

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 Sear Serve (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 2/25/2019 10:17:37 AM

Advancements News

Nov. 6, 2020

2020 Master Chief Advancement Panel Results

ALCGPSC message 129/20​​ is the final report for the 2020 Master Chief Advancement Panel (MCAP)​ convened on 24 August 2020. The report provides the names of the Senior Chiefs, listed by rate and in order of merit, who are recommended and eligible for advancement to Master Chief.

Nov. 4, 2020

Yeoman in the Spotlight: Chief Petty Officer Richard DePascale

Our Deckplate Leader of the week Chief Petty Officer Richard DePascale, the Admin Chief of U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May!

Nov. 3, 2020

PPC Customer/SPO Newsletter October 2020

The latest issue of the PPC Customer / SPO Newsletter is now available.

Nov. 3, 2020

Providing Guidance for Enlisted Advancement

Enlisted members now have a headquarters branch dedicated to help them with advancement and assignments and to support their professional growth.

Oct. 26, 2020

COVID19 - Substitute Servicewide Exams

​ALCGENL 209/20 reiterates the SWE substitute exam policy promulgated in SWE Officer Handbook​.

Oct. 22, 2020

Enlisted Reserve Advancement Announcement

All Coast Guard Reserve (ALCGRSV) message 064/20 announces reserve enlisted advancements authorized effective 1 November 2020.​

Oct. 15, 2020

Enlisted Advancement Authorization (EPAA)

All Coast Guard Enlisted (ALCGENL) message 200/20 announces enlisted advancements authorized effective 1 November 2020. There is a spreadsheet available on PPC's Advancement CG Portal site that you can sort by unit or SPO for your convenience.

Oct. 5, 2020

BM2 Active Duty Supplemental Advancement Eligibility List Posted

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

Oct. 5, 2020

Reserve Supplemental Advancement Lists Updated

The advancement eligibility lists for reserve supplemental advancements have been updated

Sept. 29, 2020

Revised Cutoffs for May 2019 Servicewide Exam (SWE) Announced

ALCGENL ​message 182/20 ​provides the cutoff number (ADV sequence) and the name of the member at the cutoff position for the respective rate from the May 2019 SWE Advancement Eligibility List and the 2019 MU Advancement Eligibility List with exception of BM2 which uses the supplemental List.