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WebNow Upgraded to "Perceptive Experience" - New Link

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 Im​aged 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.

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For E-Gov Travel Sys (ETS) Call the 
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Pay & Personnel News Updates from our Branches

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. 14, 2021

E-Gov Travel System (ETS) Implementation Update One

The initial 72-hour period for establishing ETS accounts is complete. Members who did not establish accounts are encouraged to wait for a second email invitation from CWTSato Travel on 21 October 2021 which will open another 72-hour window to activate an account.

Oct. 6, 2021

May 2021 Servicewide Exam Revised Cutoffs

ALCGENL 160/21 announces revised advancement cutoffs for participants of the May 2021 servicewide exam.

Oct. 6, 2021

2021 Master Chief Advancement Panel (MCAP) Cutoffs

ALCGENL establishes the advancement cutoffs for participants of the 2021 MCAP.

Oct. 5, 2021

Direct Access Competency Dictionary Update

The dictionary is a spreadsheet which shows all authorized competency codes and descriptions.

Oct. 5, 2021

BM2 Active Duty Supplemental Advancement Eligibility List Posted

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

Oct. 5, 2021

Reserve Supplemental Advancement Lists Updated

The advancement eligibility lists for reserve supplemental advancements have been updated

Oct. 4, 2021

ETS First Logon and ADVTRAV Profile Data Transfer

Per ALCOAST 361/21, the entire Coast Guard workforce (military, civilian and reserve) will receive invitations via an email from etravelservices@cwtsatotravel.com on 04 October 2021 to activate your account. These invitations will expire within 72 hours; failure to activate in the required timeline will create additional administrative workload on support staff. Commands should ensure all service members are provided adequate time to complete the activation process. Accounts will remain active for 90 days and members who have not logged on will receive a reminder to log in or risk the accounts being disabled.

Oct. 4, 2021

Fiscal Year 2022 Special Duty (SDP) and Assignment Pay (AP)

ALCOAST 365/21 provides Fiscal Year 2022 Special Duty (SDP) and Assignment Pay (AP) authorizations. SPOs must start SDP or AP for any newly eligible members effective 1 October 2021.

Oct. 1, 2021

Applicants for New Enlisted Career Advisor Program Sought

Master chiefs, senior chiefs and chiefs can apply for a rewarding special assignment as an Enlisted Career Advisor.

Oct. 1, 2021

FY22 Tuition Assistance Policy Announced

ALCOAST 359/21 announces the FY22 TA policy, effective 01 Oct 2021 (Pending the FY22 allocation of funding, this ACN )

Oct. 1, 2021

New E-Gov Travel System (ETS) Replaces TPAX for TDY Travel

The new travel system, E-Gov Travel System (ETS), goes live on 01 October 2021. ETS supported by CWTSato Travel is the Coast Guard’s all-in-one travel system that will assist our members with booking travel, creating and approving orders, and submitting travel claims.

Oct. 1, 2021

New Electronic Travel System Launches

Today is the day. The Coast Guard’s new electronic travel system, E-Gov Travel Service (ETS), is up and running. And so is the Coast Guard’s new Financial System Modernization System (FSMS). What does that mean for you?

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.

Sept. 30, 2021

Temporary increase in BAH rates for Certain MHAs that have experienced abnormal rental cost increases due to COVID-2019

The financial landscape has affected many of us especially those that have relocated this year. In addition to the temporary extension in the temporary lodging expense (TLE) increase that was previously announced, the Secretary of Defense has authorized a temporary basic allowance for housing (BAH) increase for affected members within 56 military