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2021 Military Payroll Processing Schedule (E-Mail ALSPO B/2020) (PDF)
MEMBERS SHOULD NOT SET UP AUTOMATED PAYMENTS OR ASSUME FUNDS WILL BE AVAILABLE PRIOR TO PUBLISHED PAYDAYS. MEMBERS SHOULD VERIFY WITH THEIR FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AS TO THE ACTUAL TIME FUNDS ARE AVAILABLE TO THEIR ACCOUNT.
SPOs (and others) may find these worksheets helpful when auditing a member's pay:
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).
Enlisted Advancement Authorization (EPAA)
All Coast Guard Enlisted (ALCGENL) message 153/21 announces enlisted advancements authorized effective 1 Oct 2021. There is a spreadsheet available on PPC's Advancement CG Portal site that you can sort by unit or SPO for your convenience.
Sept. 16, 2021
Plan Ahead for Disasters With TRICARE
This year, we've seen the devastating effects of hurricanes, floods, snowstorms, and wildfires both in the U.S. and overseas. It's a stark reminder that natural disasters can happen anytime and anywhere. Planning ahead and staying informed can help keep you and your family safe.
Sept. 15, 2021
Leave Balance Guidance for end of Fiscal Year 2021 (30 Sep 2021)
ALCGPSC 090/21, Leave Balance Guidance for end of Fiscal Year 2021, directs commands and supervisors to approve or disapprove all pending Direct Access (DA) absence requests by COB 19SEP21. Requests submitted after this date must be approved or denied immediately. Military members should check their DA account to ensure all pending requests have been cleared prior to the deadline.
All pending absence requests (leave), scheduled to be completed before the end of the fiscal year, will be auto-approved on 20SEP21. This includes non-chargeable leave that is in a pending status.
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. 14, 2021
How to Process Dislocation Allowance During the FSMS Cutover Period
As the service moves to a new travel system, here’s what you need to know regarding DLA if you are PCSing.
Sept. 10, 2021
Reserve Readiness Management Period Policy Updated
ALCOAST COMDT NOTE 088/21 promulgated a change to the minimum hour requirements for Readiness Management Period (RMPs) drills to the following:
RMPs without pay must be a minimum of two hours in duration and not more than one RMP will be performed by an individual in one calendar day; and,
RMPs for pay will not be less than four hours in duration and not more than one paid RMP will be performed by an individual in one calendar day.
These changes are effect immediately.
Sept. 9, 2021
Fiscal Year 2022 Reserve Additional Training Period (ATP) and Additional Flying/Flight ATP Allocations
This ALCOAST announces FY22 Reserve Additional Training Period (ATP) allocations to amplify guidance from ALCOAST 319/21
Fiscal Year 2022 Reserve Inactive Duty Training (IDT), Readiness Management Period (RMP) Scheduling Requirements and Waiver Process
This message announces key dates, responsibilities and policies for commands and SELRES members when scheduling Inactive Duty Training (IDT) drills, Readiness Management Periods (RMP), and Additional Training Periods (ATP) in FY22.
Sept. 8, 2021
Fiscal Year 2022 Reserve Active Duty for Training Scheduling Requirements
ALCOAST 317/21 announces key deadlines Selected Reserve (SELRES) members and commands must adhere to when scheduling Active Duty for Training (ADT) in FY22.