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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!
ADV Branch Functions: Under the general direction and supervision of the Chief, Customer Service Division, the Chief, Advancements Branch shall:
Note: PERSONNEL SERVICE CENTER, ENLISTED PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT (EPM-3) provides oversight and management of the Enlisted Evaluation System (EES).
Last Modified August 12, 2022
Feb. 27, 2023
ALCOAST 081/23 announces the continuation of the Ceremonial Advancement policy.
Feb. 22, 2023
Rated Sea Time For Advancement in DC, EM, ET and MK Ratings
ALCOAST 072/23 announces rated sea time for advancement in DC, EM, ET and MK ratings.
Feb. 18, 2023
Update to Military Assignments and Authorized Absences
ALCOAST 067/23 announces updates to the use of non-chargeable leave for Sexual Assault Recovery.
Feb. 13, 2023
2022 Master Chief Advancement (MCAP) Cutoffs
ALCGENL 021/23 provides the revised advancement cutoffs for participants of the 2022 MCAP.
Jan. 25, 2023
Master Chief Advancement Panel (MCAP) Time In Grade Requirement Update
ALCGENL 012/23 This message announces updates to the Master Chief Advancement Panel (MCAP) Time in Grade update for CS, GM, IT and PA.
Boatswain's Mate (BM) Advance-To-Position (A2P) Opportunity
ALCGENL 011/23 This message announces Boatswain's Mate (BM) Advance-To-Position (A2P) Opportunity - Command Cadre Critical Solicitation - Officer In Charge
Jan. 23, 2023
Advance-To-Position (A2P) BETA Test For Calendar Year 2023 (CY23)
This message establishes advancement and assignment procedures for administrating the A2P beta test in CY23.
Jan. 21, 2023
May 2023 Service Wide Examination (SWE) Competition
ALCGENL 009/23. This message announces the May 2023 SWE competition.
Update to Active Duty Enlisted Retirement Beyond 30 Years
ALCOAST 014/23. This ALCOAST updates REF (A) by extending the retirement age for active duty enlisted members from 30 years to 34 years of military service.
2023 Master Chief Advancement Panel Announcement
ALCGENL 006/23. This message announces the 2023 Master Chief Advancement Panel.