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Direct Access Competency Dictionary Update

By LT Chase Mercer, CG-1B1, Future Force Project Division, USCG Headquarters (CG-1B1)


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

Changes made since last update 18 May 2021) are hi-lighted in blue text on the spreadsheet. ·       

  • 55 Competencies Created
    • 55 Master Competency List (Note)
  • 0 Competencies Modified
  • 0 Competencies Inactivated

Note: H60FMVS, H60FMI, and H60ELO were added on the November 2020 Dictionary, but fell off after that.  They have been re-added on this dictionary on lines 2129, 2130, 2130 to replicate where they were on the November 2020 Dictionary.  These are not included in the 55 New competencies.