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Advancements, Service Validation and Personnel Data Corrections (ADV)
Commanding Officer (Staff Symbol)
U.S. Coast Guard
Pay & Personnel Center
444 S. E. Quincy St.
Topeka, KS 66683-3591
Customer Care - PPC-DG-CustomerCare@uscg.mil
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The Advancements Branch manages and executes three main missions: Service validation for USCG service members, Enlisted Advancements & Servicewide Exams, and Human Resources Data Corrections. We remain steadfast in the pursuit of providing exceptional support to our customers and partners.
Note: PERSONNEL SERVICE CENTER, ENLISTED PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT (EPM-3) provides oversight and management of the Enlisted Evaluation System (EES).
Last Modified September 20, 2023
March 7, 2023
DHS Non-Chargeable Administrative Absence
ALCOAST 092/23 provides clarification on the DHS Non-Chargeable Administrative Absence.
2023 Master Chief Advancement Panel Initial Eligibility List
ALCGENL 026/23 announces the initial Master Chief Advancement Panel Eligibility List.
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.