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November 2018 Servicewide Examination Revised Cutoffs Announced


All Coast Guard Enlisted Message (ALCGENL) 031/19 provides the cutoff number (ADV sequence) and the name of the member at the cutoff position for the respective rate.

R 12 MAR 19
UNCLAS //N01430//
ALCGENL 031/19
A. CG PSC Memo 1430 of 13 DEC 2018 (Nov18 SWE Adv Eligibility List)
B. Enlistments, Evaluations, and Advancements, COMDTINST M1000.2 (series)
1. Advancement cuts are based on forecasted losses and position reductions 
during a specific period of eligibility, and are designed primarily for 
assignment officer planning purposes. As new data impacting the enlisted 
workforce becomes available, the need to revise these cut numbers will be 
examined and published quarterly.
2. The information below provides the cutoff number (ADV sequence) and the 
name of the person at the cutoff position for the respective rate from Ref A 
with exception of BM2 which uses the Supplemental List.
Exam   ADV  Name                   Exam   ADV  Name
Rate   Seq.                        Rate   Seq.
AET1   32   Tyler Boltz            AMT1   43   Valtee Belcher
AET2   37   Kevin Blair            AMT2   38   Richard McCabe
AST1    7   Aaron Harvey           BM1    55   Daniel Surles
AST2   10   Austin Hornbruch       BM2    SL   Jonathan Harkey
CS1    24   Cassandra Belus        DC1    23   RaymondCarl Singh
CS2         Exhausted              DC2    32   Landon Riley
DV1     0                          EM1    39   Esteven Penuela
                                   EM2    52   Kalil Jones          
ET1    11   Kyle Floyd             GM1     6   Scott Upton
ET2    37   Jasmine Black          GM2    19   Veronica Lyden
HS1    14   Michael Mills          IS1         Exhausted
HS2    25   Eric Rhodes            IS2         Exhausted
IT1    15   Chris Thorson          ME1    26   Eric Spier
IT2    18   Christian Poole        ME2    54   Elliott Gould
MK1    87   Joseph Gauvain         MST1   17   Mark Wellington
MK2   170   Fernando Gonzalez-GodenMST2   22   John Northup
OS1    42   Zavier Washington      PA1     1   Alissa Flockerzi
OS2    45   Ken Marks              PA2     3   Edward Wargo
SK1    36   Derek Turk             YN1    29   Julie Thorne
SK2    57   Kathryn Taricano       YN2    44   Corinna Lopez
3. All ratings identified in Ref A are listed. Original rank order number 
may be found at the Pay and Personnel Center CG Portal site 
ons%20Branch.aspx and is subject to change. 
4. Advancements to BM2 will be made using the BM2 Supplemental List found at 
ons%20Branch.aspx and is subject to change. The name published in this 
message is the BM2 cut and all names above it will be advanced. 
5. Members who appear at or above the cutoff on a SWE eligibility list are 
assured of advancement if they remain eligible. However, these members are 
considered not eligible for further SWE competition until they advance off 
this SWE eligibility list. Personnel placing below the cutoffs are highly 
encouraged to participate in the May 2019 SWE competition providing they 
remain eligible to compete.
6. Per Ref B, the Commanding Officer's recommendation for advancement is 
valid only for a specific competition and must be renewed for each 
succeeding competition. The CO's recommendation for advancement must be 
maintained for the period from recommendation to advancement. Members 
failing to maintain the CO's recommendation for this period shall be 
invalidated from the SWE(s) in which they participated. Members who have 
been invalidated must be recommended and qualify again through a new SWE 
7. Commanding Officers shall ensure basic eligibility and rating specific 
advancement requirements are still met per Ref B. When removing members from 
the SWE advancement eligibility list(s) due to not meeting these 
requirements, the CO shall advise PPC (ADV) by e-mail via AOIX at CMD-SMD-
CG-PPC with CG PSC as information addressee at CMD-SMD-CG-PSC. Additional 
guidance is available at https://cg.portal.uscg.mil/units/psc/psc-
8. CDR S. K. Felger, Acting Chief, Enlisted Personnel Management, CG 
Personnel Service Center, sends.
9. Internet released authorized.