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Web-Based Travel Preparation and Examination (TPAX) System Outage Scheduled 12-15 December

A scheduled Web-Based TPAX outage will occur between 1400 CST Wednesday 12 December 2018 and 0600 Saturday 15 December 2018.

The system will be upgraded to version 7.1. and will be unavailable during this time.

Please ensure all travel claim documents are approved by the AO prior to 1400 CST Wednesday 12 December 2018. If a travel claim is in a pending status without being approved, the travel claim may become corrupt and the TONO will need to be deleted from TPAX by PPC Travel Branch. The traveler/proxy will then need to reenter the claim after the system is available on 15 December 2018.

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U.S. Coast Guard 
Pay & Personnel Center
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PPC Customer Newsletter November 2018


Issue 11/18 (November) of the PPC Customer Newsletterpdf warning is now available.

This issue includes the following items:

  • Defense Travel Management Office Allowances Update
  • December Enlisted Reserve Advancement Announcement
  • December 2018 AD/RES Payroll Processing Schedule
  • December 2018 Enlisted Advancement Authorization
  • Leadership and Management School (LAMS) Completion Deadline for Servicewide Exam Waiver Process Guidance
  • Prepare for Direct Access Annual Outage for Update (20-31 Dec)
  • Permanent Promotion Obligated Service for Voluntary Retirement
  • Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) 2019 Contribution Limits
  • Temporary Separations Manual, COMDTINST M1040.6, Updated
  • FY 2019 Critical Skills Retention Bonus (CSRB) Announced
  • Obligated Service Requirement to Attend Class "A" School
  • TRICARE Prime Versus TRICARE Select: Should You Change or Keep Your Plan
  • Supplemental Advancement Lists
  • Direct Access User Guides and Tutorials Added or Updated in November
  • Direct Access Competency Dictionary Update
  • Government Travel Charge Card Newsletter November 2018 Edition
  • Mark Your Calendar