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U.S. Coast Guard
Pay & Personnel Center
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2020 Annual Review of Critical Housing Areas (ALCGPSC 011/20),
Here are the 2020 BAS rates:
1. Officers: $256.68
2. Enlisted: $372.71
3. Enlisted Daily Standard Meal Rate (CGSMR) deduction: $11.85 per day. Note: Click here to learn more about BAS and payment for government provided meals.
4. 2020 Food Service Meal Rates (No change from 2019 - Ref: ALCGFINANCE 055/19):
Reserve IDT Subsistence Allowance:
Cadet COMRATS. The subsistence allowance is applicable when in a leave or temporary duty status, and is equal to the daily rate for an enlisted member receiving Basic Allowance for Subsistence (ENL-BAS). Effective 1 January 2020, the daily rate is $12.42
The purpose of Saved Pay is to ensure that a member is not unduly penalized with a reduction in pay for accepting an appointment as either a chief warrant officer or as an officer. (Ref: Coast Guard Pay Manual, COMDTINST M7220.29 (series), Chap 12.H.).
PPC will determine whether the pay and allowances of the grade to which appointed equals or exceeds the pay and allowances of the former grade. In cases where the pay and allowances for the former grade exceed the pay and allowances of the new grade, the member is placed into a saved pay status. When the member is transferred to or from sea or overseas duty, completes an additional period of service, is affected by a statutory pay increase or other change which affects pay and allowances(*), pay will be recomputed and, if required, saved pay changes to the pay for the member’s current grade.
(*) When ANY change takes place affecting a Saved Pay member’s pay and allowances, the SPO/Admin will notify PPC via trouble ticket, and PPC MAS will re-compute member’s pay. This is very important for PCS transfers and promotions or demotions for members in a saved pay status.
Aviation Bonus (AvB) Program:: Aviation Incentive Pay (AvIP) and Bonus (AvB) Program, COMDTINST 7220.20, establishes policies, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures concerning eligibility and requirements for receipt of aviation incentive pays and bonuses. ALCOAST Commandant Change Notice (ACN) 101/19 announced the FY2020 Aviation Bonus (AvB) program, rates and criteria. The rates are:
 Fixed-Wing aviators - $35,000/year for the length of the agreement (2 to 5 years).
 Rotary-Wing aviators - $15,000/year for the length of the agreement (2 to 5 years).
C41T/CYBER Officer Bonus Program: ALCOAST Commandant Change Notice 102/19 announces two bonus offers for eligible active duty officers to remain as designated C4IT or Cyber Operations Officers.
Naval Engineer Officer Bonus Program: ALCOAST Commandant Change Notice 103/19 announces a bonus offer for eligible active duty officer to remain as designated Naval Engineers. Also see ALCOAST Commandant Change Notice 027/20 for an important policy clarification.
ALCOAST Commandant Change Notice 098/18 announced FY 2020 accession (enlistment) and reenlistment bonus programs for enlisted personnel.
The PPC Military Accounts Support Bonus Team (MAS-Bonus) has created a SRB Knowledge Guide) and a SRB Eligibility Checklist to assist in counseling members on Selective Reenlistment Bonuses (SRBs).
ALCOAST Commandant Change Notice 099/19 announced FY 2020 Critical Skills Retention Bonus (CSRB) for fully qualified active duty, enlisted personnel. Also see ACN 006/20 (Jan 2020 FY20 Enlisted Workforce Planning Team SITREP 1 - CGCYBER Enlisted Interventions) for changes to obligated service for eligibility purposes.
Non-Rate Enlistment Bonus and Non-Rate Quick-Ship Bonus, ALCOAST Commandant Change Notice 020/20, announced a $2,000 non-rate Enlistement Bounus (EB) for new applicants recruited after 30 JAN 2020 into active duty and a $5,000 Quick-Ship (QS) non-rate EB for all recruits slated into a Recruit Training company between 01 Feb 2020 and 31 May 2020 exclusively.Selected applicants may receive both a $2,000 non-rate EB and a $5,000 QS non-rate EB if they meet all eligibility requirements.
Per ALCOAST Commandant Change Notice 114/19, effective 1 October 2019, the following SELRES bonuses and special pays are authorized:
Note: Per ALCOAST ACN 009/18, FLPP rate changes effective 1 January 2018 have been rescinded. The following rates are authorized.
Effective 01 October 2011, the monthly rates for Foreign Language Proficiency Pay (FLPP) increased and the Defense Language Proficiency Test (DLPT) score levels for which FLPP is paid expanded. The rates and FLPP levels WERE as follows:
Special Leave Accrual (SLA) for Contingency Operations During FY2017 (ACN 098/17)
Current and previous PCS & TDY mileage rates are posted at https://www.defensetravel.dod.mil/site/otherratesMile.cfm
2 September 2020