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Direct-Access Planned Maintenance Outage

Direct Access will not be available from Saturday, March 25, 2023, from 0600 (EST) until Tuesday, March 28, 2023, at 0600 (EST). This outage is necessary for an upgrade and modernization to Direct Access.  For more information see ALCOAST 057/23.


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Direct Access Competency Dictionary Update

By LT Brenda J. Rosado, CG-1B1, Future Force Project Division, USCG Headquarters (CG-1B1)


T​he Direct Access Competency Dictionary Excel icon(file in MS Excel format) (a spreadsheet that shows all authorized competency codes and descriptions) has been updated by Commandant (CG-1B-1).  

There were a total of 86 competency changes since the latest Dictionary was published and changes since last updated are in blue font color text on the spreadsheet.

The changes for this month are as follows:

  • 81 competencies created from line 2538 – 2618
  • 5 Inactivated
  • CND-A  Comp Net Def Serv Pro Analyst and replaced with CSSP-A  CSSP Analyst includes AJM rating, line 317
  • CND-AU  Comp Net Deg Auditor and replaced with CSSP-AU CSSP Auditor line 318
  • CND-IR  Comp Net Def Incident Response and replaced with CSSP Incident Responder includes AJM rating, line 319
  • CND-IS Comp Net Deg Infra Support and replaced with CSSP-IS  CSSP Infra Support includes AJM rating, line 320
  • CND-SPM Comp Net Deg Svc Provdr Mgr and replaced with CSSP-SPM   CSSP SVC Provdr Mgr line 321

NOTE: RBCRBSII - RBS-II RESERVE BCM has been removed from the Inactive tab.