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Enlisted Advancement Authorization (EPAA)


All Coast Guard Enlisted (ALCGENL) message 008/21 announces enlisted advancements authorized effective 1 February 2021. There is a spreadsheet available on PPC's Advancement CG Portal site that you can sort by unit or SPO for your convenience.

ALCGENL 008/21

R 151524Z JAN 21 MID200000558915U
ALCGENL 008/21
A. Enlistments, Evaluations, and Advancements, COMDTINST M1000.2(series)
B. COMCOGARD FORCECOM Norfolk VA 231450 JAN 20 ACN 012/20
C. Coast Guard Weight and Body Fat Standards Program Manual, COMDTINST
M1020.8 (series)
1. The following personnel may be advanced to the rating/paygrade
indicated effective 01 February 2021 provided the requirements of Refs A
through C are met:
Rank    Name                       DEPTID       SPOID
AMT2	Brandon	Powell	           000657	041675
AMT2	Zachary	Campbell	   000614	042898
AMT2	Richard	Lawser	           000657	041675
AMT2	Christopher Bates	   000289	041675
BM1	Jacob Lovell	           005313	042311
BM1	Robert Luder	           000249	042311
BM1	Jonathan Wakeley	   047963	046734
BM1	Lauralee Twombly	   000552	041675
BM1	Cory Stepien	           000224	002420
BM1	Christopher Geiser	   000567	002667
BM1	Sydney Adams	           048817	045431
BM1	Jeremy Broussard	   000523	038079
BM2	Ander Padgett	           000242	002420
BM2	Paul Kremsner		   000314	006420
BM2	Blake Garcia		   000770	042822
BM2	Logan Venero		   000282	041675
BM2	Tyler Berardo		   000364	045431
BM2	Tyler Neyhart		   006250	038079
BM2	Jacob Hubbard		   000448	042191
BM2	Julian Mcclain		   048817	045431
BM2	Tyler Knebel		   000329	045431
BM2	Devin Blais		   006413	042898
BM2	Manuel Roche		   000362	002667
CSCS	Brian Rowton		   002452	006420
CSC	Jason White		   000743	042312
ET1	Mason Cambridge		   000806	046604
ET1	Nathan Melnik		   044215	045431
ET1	Jarett Smith		   000003	046604
ET1	Brett Barker		   004520	042632
ET1	Erik Birmingham		   004551	042191
MKCS	Richard	Woodruff	   000637	042311
MKCS	David Moyer		   047964	046734
MK2	Adam Mullen		   000423	046017
MK2	Nolan Young		   006886	042191
MK2	Phillip	Patton		   038605	046604
MK2	Rand Willette		   000665	042312
MST2	Jayna Brunetti		   007572	042599
MUC	Joseph D'Aleo		   002341	002667
OSC	Joshua Ferrari		   007104	038079
OS1	Vera Trail		   007715	042311
OS2	Dejvis Levanaku		   007471	045431
OS2	Reilly Taggart		   007605	046604
OS2	Cordell	Sylve		   000454	002420
SKCM	Leanna Evans		   000625	042030
SKCS	David Knapp		   002452	006420
SK2	Noah Eddins		   007006	046017
SK2	Madeline Mckinney	   000568	045431
SK2	Christopher Rowlinson	   007649	042030
SK2	Alex Shilling		   008578	042599
SK2	Joshua Richardson	   002350	002667
SK2	Blake Haslauer		   007268	045431
SK2	James Carr		   008350	042898
2. The Commanding Officer's recommendation for advancement (Ready) must
be maintained for the period from recommendation to advancement.  In
addition, E-7, E-8, and E-9 candidates must not have an unsatisfactory
conduct mark on an enlisted evaluation for 24 months prior to the
terminal eligibility date.  Personnel failing to maintain the CO's
recommendation (Ready) for this period shall be invalidated from the
Servicewide Exam in which they participated. Personnel who have been
invalidated must be recommended and qualify again through a new SWE
3. Commanding Officers shall determine if advancement eligibility
requirements for the authorized grade have been met. Per Ref B,
specific changes and instructions for EPQs and RPQs are now captured in
a semi-annual memo approved by FORCECOM Training Division at
http://cglink.uscg.mil/320dcb99. If appropriate, a CO shall withhold or
cancel the advancement of ineligible personnel per Article 3.A.21,
3.A.27.f or 4.D.3 of Ref A. When advancement is to be withheld or
cancelled, the CO shall advise PPC (ADV) by e-mail via AOIX at CMD-SMB-
CG-PPC with CG PSC as information addressee at CMD-SMB-CG-PSC. Please
note C2OIX does not transfer to AOIX. See CG PSC-EPM Portal site at
epm/SitePages/Advancements.aspx for additional guidance.
4. Per Ref D, the requirement for all E-6 members to attend the Chief
Petty Officer Academy (CPOACAD) prior to advancement to Chief Petty
Officer is temporarily suspended. Members must attend CPOACAD prior to
advancement to Senior Chief Petty Officer. Members must have
successfully completed the Senior Enlisted Leadership Course (SELC)
prior to advancement to Master Chief Petty Officer. COMDT (CG-128) is
the Program Manager for the enlisted leadership continuum and the
single point of contact for all requests for CPOACAD and SELC waivers
from advancement policy.
5. Per Article 3.A.10 of Ref A, personnel in certain ratings must meet
security clearance requirements for advancement.
6. Commanding Officers shall ensure personnel advancing to pay grades
E-7 thru E-9 obligate required service prior to advancement per Article
3.A.21.c of Ref A.
7. The rank order number for each individual identified for advancement
in the EPAA is no longer indicated. The original rank order number may
be found at the Pay and Personnel Center CG Portal site
luations%20Branch.aspx but is subject to change. This EPAA, to include
unit designations, will be available on PPC's CG Portal site.
8. Upon approved advancement, members are authorized to change their
RANK as it appears in the Global Address List (GAL) from the Self
Service portal at https://EDMS.uscg.mil/SelfService. This can be done
as a standard user without requiring admin-privileges, does not require
a call to CGFIXIT, and does not require a CGFIXIT Ticket. See this
self-help tech-tip for more information at
9. CAPT J. A. Carter, Chief, Enlisted Personnel Management Division, CG
Personnel Service Center, sends.
10. Internet release authorized.