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Pay & Personnel Center (ADV) Data Integrity Newsletter
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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
Nov. 4, 2021
Regular to Reserve (R2R) Frequently Asked Questions
The Coast Guard inadvertently misinterpreted a 2010 BCMR ruling for a Regular to Reserve (R2R) case in which it was authorized to close the break in service of a member who transitioned into the Coast Guard Reserve by way of Regular to Reserve (R2R). PPC blanketed this ruling to any R2R Rehire from 2010-2017 and aligned their Anniversary Year with their Pay Base Date.
Sept. 17, 2021
Known Issue: Direct Access Excel Spreadsheet Viewing- work around
If your computer has migrated to Office 365/ The Cloud, you may experience issues viewing certain excel spreadsheets from direct access (web pages or excel 2003 version).
Sept. 15, 2021
WEBNOW-Electronically Imaged Record Viewing Slated for Upgrade 16/17 September.
Effective September 17, 2021, WebNow will be upgraded to "Perceptive Experience". This upgrade only impacts the “view only” or web version – which is currently called WebNow, but is being upgraded to “Perceptive Experience”. New user access requests do not need to be completed. Users who previously logged into the WebNow link will now log into the Perceptive Experience URL using their old WebNow user ID and PW. This upgrade does not impact Perceptive Content, which is used for uploading documents. The SPO Access to the Electronically Imaged PDR (EI‑PDR) user guide has been updated to reflect the upgrade. The URL for Perceptive Experience is https://imgprd01.direct-access.uscg.mil/experience. They system cannot be accessed outside of the Coast Guard network using the URL. The URL is not needed when accessing Perceptive Experience via Direct-Access.
Sept. 2, 2021
Pay & Personnel Center (ADV) Quarterly Data Integrity Newsletter
Welcome to the PPC ADV Quarterly Data Integrity Newsletter. This newsletter will cover the top 10 issues our Data Correction team has seen over the last 3 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 quarterly newsletter is to provide you with all the tools you need to succeed!
Sept. 1, 2021
2020 Master Chief Advancement Panel (MCAP) Revised Cutoffs
2020 MASTER CHIEF ADVANCEMENT PANEL (MCAP) REVISED CUTOFFS
November 2020 Servicewide Exam Revised Cutoffs Announced
ALCGENL message 140/21 provides revised cutoffs for participants of the November 2020 servicewide exam
Aug. 6, 2021
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).
July 16, 2021
2021 Master Chief Advancement Panel Cutoffs
All Coast Guard Enlisted Message (ALCGENL) 113/21 establish the initial advancement cutoffs for participants of the 2021 Master Chief Advancement Panel.
May 2021 Servicewide Exam Cutoffs Established
All Coast Guard Enlisted Message (ALCGENL) 114/21 establishes the initial cutoffs for participants of the May 2021 servicewide exam.
June 21, 2021
May 2021 Servicewide Exam Advancement Eligibility List
The May 2021 Servicewide Exam (SWE) Advancement Eligibility List is now available on PPC's (ADV) CGPortal page or via this link: https://cg.portal.uscg.mil/units/ppc/Enlisted%20Advancement%20Lists/2021/May21SWEList.pdf