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​Pay & Personnel Center (ADV) Data Integrity Newsletter

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!

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 Sea Service (SOCSS) page for more information.
       
  7. Verify, correct Reserve Point Statements.
     
    1. See our Reserve Points/Early RET-1 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 August 12, 2022

Advancements News

Dec. 5, 2022

Active Duty Supplemental Advancement Eligibility Announcement and Procedures

This message announces the establishment of supplemental advancement lists for the following rates: CS2, DC2, EM2, ET2, and IT2.

Nov. 23, 2022

Enlisted Reserve Advancement Announcement

This All Coast Guard Reserve (ALCGRSV) message announces reserve enlisted advancements authorized effective the first day of December

Nov. 22, 2022

Personnel Service Center Issues Guidance for Upcoming Direct Access Year-End Limited Access

ALCGPS 147/22 provides guidance for promotions, advancements, evaluations, and other military HR-related events during the Direct Access limited access period of 20 December through 3 January.

Nov. 21, 2022

Enlisted Advancement Authorization (EPAA)

All Coast Guard Enlisted (ALCGENL) message 216/22 announces enlisted advancements authorized effective 1 Decmeber 2022. There is a spreadsheet available on PPC's Advancement CG SharePoint site that you can sort by unit or SPO for your convenience.

Nov. 21, 2022

May 2022 SWE Early Advancement Authorization

ALCGENL 215/22 announces early advancement authorization off the May 2022 SWE Eligibility List for CS2, DC2, EM2, ET2, and IT2.

Nov. 18, 2022

Payroll Processing Schedule for CY-2023 (PDF)

E-Mail ALSPO message A/22 provides the Payroll Processing Schedule for Calendar Year (CY) 2023. The link will open a PDF document.

Nov. 14, 2022

Advance Preparations for Upcoming Limited Availability to Direct Access

Direct Access will not be available from Monday, December 19, 2022 at 23:01 PM (CST ) until Tuesday, January 3, 2022, at 22:59 PM (CST). This outage is necessary to ensure members' pay and benefits are updated to reflect the 2023 pay rates and other regulatory changes, which include COLA, BAH, and tax rates. See ALCOAST 455/22 for more information.

Nov. 14, 2022

Reserve Supplemental Advancement Lists Updated

The advancement eligibility lists for reserve supplemental advancements have been updated

Nov. 14, 2022

BM2 Active Duty Supplemental Advancement Eligibility List Posted

The advancement eligibility list for active duty BM2 supplemental advancements has been updated

Nov. 7, 2022

ALCOAST 445/22, Enlisted Rating Advancement Training System (ERATS) Fall 2022 Update

This ALCOAST announces updates to the advancement policy and procedures related to the Enlisted Ratings Advancement Training System (ERATS).