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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

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

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

May 21, 2020

Meritorious Advancement of Enlisted Personnel

The Meritorious Advancement Program (MAP) is a talent management program designed to recognize superior performance and exceptional adherence to our core values that, in an Advancement Authority’s judgment, clearly warrant advancement. MAP provides the process to advance Petty Officers without participation in the servicewide examination (SWE) competition. Meritorious advancement is limited to pay grades E-4 and E-5 to the next higher paygrade

March 30, 2020

May 2020 Servicewide Examination (SWE) Competition and Master Chief Advancement Panel (MCAP)

The Coronavirus global pandemic requires our service to prioritize efforts focused on mission execution, force preservation, and personnel readiness. Consistent with that focus, and to reduce stress on our workforce during this challenging time, the May 2020 SWE cycle has been cancelled. The 2020 MCAP, originally scheduled for May 2020 will be postponed until August/September 2020. The November 2020 SWE will encompass testing for E5-E8.

March 3, 2020

PPC Customer / SPO Newsletter

Issue 02/20 (February) of the PPC Customer Newsletter is now available.

March 3, 2020

Drilling for Points Only - Guidance and Clarification Released

All CG Reserve (ALCGRSV) message 011/20 provides guidance and clarification regarding drilling for reserve points only. Also visit PSC's website a memo template and more information. https://www.dcms.uscg.mil/PSC/Reserve-Personnel-Management-PSC-RPM/RPM-3/Individual-Ready-Reserve-IRR/Drill-for-Points-Only/

Feb. 28, 2020

Servicewide Examination (SWE) Guide

The Servicewide Examination (SWE) Guide provides detailed descriptions on how a SWE works along with what processes and procedures are required to be followed by members and their commands to ensure a successful SWE cycle.

Feb. 13, 2020

Flag Voice #514 - Master Chief Advancement Panel

I am pleased to announce a significant change to the way the Coast Guard selects Master Chief Petty

Dec. 18, 2019

Meritorious Advancement of Enlisted Personnel

The Meritorious Advancement Program (MAP) authorizes senior leaders the opportunity to recognize and advance active duty and reserve enlisted members who show exceptional adherence to the core values of Honor, Respect, and Devotion to Duty.

Dec. 13, 2019

November 2019 SWE Advancement Eligibility List Posted

The advancement eligibility list from the November 2019 servicewide exam is posted on CG Portal

Dec. 5, 2019

October 2 019 Reserve Servicewide Exam (SWE) Advancement Eligibility List

October 2019 Reserve Servicewide Exam (SWE) Advancement Eligibility List is posted on the CG Portal

Dec. 2, 2019

PPC Customer/SPO Newsletter

The November issue of our newsletter is now online. The newsletter contains articles and messages posted to the PPC website during the month - an "In case you missed it" summary.