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Pay & Personnel Center (ADV) Quarterly Data Integrity Newsletter
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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!
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 5/5/2021 12:1347:37 PM
Oct. 15, 2021
Enlisted Advancement Authorization (EPAA)
All Coast Guard Enlisted (ALCGENL) message 166/21 announces enlisted advancements authorized effective 1 Nov 2021. There is a spreadsheet available on PPC's Advancement CG Portal site that you can sort by unit or SPO for your convenience.
Oct. 6, 2021
May 2021 Servicewide Exam Revised Cutoffs
ALCGENL 160/21 announces revised advancement cutoffs for participants of the May 2021 servicewide exam.
2021 Master Chief Advancement Panel (MCAP) Cutoffs
ALCGENL establishes the advancement cutoffs for participants of the 2021 MCAP.
Oct. 5, 2021
BM2 Active Duty Supplemental Advancement Eligibility List Posted
The advancement eligibility list for active duty BM2 supplemental advancements has been updated
Reserve Supplemental Advancement Lists Updated
The advancement eligibility lists for reserve supplemental advancements have been updated
Sept. 30, 2021
PPC Customer / SPO Newsletter (3rd Quarter, CY2021)
Issue 05/21 (July, August and September, 2021) of the PPC Customer Newsletter is now available.
Financial System Modernization Solution (FSMS) Assist Support Team
This ALCOAST provides details about the launch and use of the
FSMS ASSIST SUPPORT TEAM (FAST). FAST will utilize a tiered support
system to efficiently answer questions regarding Cutover Financial
System (CFS) and troubleshoot problems. Throughout the cutover
period (01 October-17 November), obligations will be executed
offline and entered in the CFS
Sept. 24, 2021
Direct Access Limited Availability Periods Scheduled for October 2021
Access to Direct Access will be limited to only those users who will be performing tasks associated with security update and data center move on the following dates: a. 0600 EDT, Saturday, 02 Oct 2021, through 0600 EDT, Tuesday, 05 Oct 2021. b. 0600 EDT, Friday, 29 Oct 2021, through 1600 EDT, Saturday, 30 Oct 2021.
Sept. 21, 2021
Enlisted Reserve Advancement Announcement
All Coast Guard Reserve (ALCGRSV) message 060/21 announces reserve enlisted advancements authorized effective 1 Ocotber 2021.
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).