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U.S. Coast Guard
Pay & Personnel Center
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About ADV Branch
Enlisted Advancements (Links to Advancement Announcements, Advancement Lists & Advancement Requirements)
Fall 2020 SWE Frequently Asked Questions
Leadership and Management School (LAMS) Completion Deadline for Servicewide Exam Participation Waiver Process Guidance
Statements of Creditable Service
Transcripts of Sea Service (TOSS)
Estimated Earnings During Military Service
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
The October 2019 Reserve Servicewide Exam (SWE) Advancement Eligibility List is now available via the CGPortal at:
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.
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:
All Coast Guard Reserve (ALCGRSV) message 059/20 announces reserve enlisted advancements authorized effective 1 October 2020.
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 2/25/2019 10:17:37 AM
Nov. 27, 2019
Coast Guard Implements Master Chief Advancement Panel for Advancement to E-9
ALCGENL 220/19 announces the implementation of the Master Chief Advancement Panel (MCAP) for advancement to E-9. The MCAP will convene annually, beginning in 2020, to select eligible active duty Senior Chief Petty Officers for advancement to Master Chief Petty Officer.
Nov. 1, 2019
Additional SWE Points for Electronics Technicians (ET)
ETs serving in GWS billets, as identified by EPM-2 and the ET RFMC, in support of MK92, MK48, MK38, and CIWS may receive two (2) SWE points for their assignment beginning with the May 2020 SWE.
Oct. 25, 2019
Enlisted Evaluation System (EES) Review
All Coast Guard Enlisted Message 200/19 outlines information, best practices, and guidance to assist unit rating chains and enlisted personnel with EES administration.
June 28, 2019
May 2019 Servicewide Exam (SWE) Advancement Eligibility List
The May 2019 Servicewide Exam (SWE) Advancement Eligibility List is now available via the CGPortal.
Oct. 29, 2018
Leadership and Management School (LAMS) Completion Deadline for Servicewide Exam Waiver Process Guidance
PPC (ADV) has created a process guide which provides reference to policy, procedures and information on submitting Leadership and Management School (LAMS) completion deadline waivers to PPC. LAMS completion deadline waivers are available to allow for certain provisions where individuals are unable to complete LAMS prior to the Servicewide Examination Eligibility Date (SED).
Jan. 23, 2018
New Servicewide Examination Process and Procedure 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.
June 16, 2017
Additional SWE Point for Company Commanders and OIC Qualified BM1s
Extra Point on the Servicewide Exam (SWE) final multiple for Recruit Company Commanders and OIC qualified BM1s.