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U.S. Coast Guard 
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444 S. E. Quincy St.
Topeka, KS 66683-3591


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PPC Customer Newsletter December 2018



Issue 12/18 (December) of the PPC Customer Newsletterpdf warning is now available.

This issue includes the following items:

  • Direct-Access Maintenance Outage Extended
  • Defense Travel Management Office Allowances Update
  • January 2019 Enlisted Reserve Advancement Announcement
  • January 2019 Enlisted Advancement Authorization
  • Leadership and Management School (LAMS) Completion Deadline for Servicewide Exam Waiver Process Guidance
  • Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) 2019 Contribution Limits
  • Supplemental Advancement Lists
  • October 2018 Reserve Servicewide Exam Advancement Eligibility List
  • PCS Mileage (MALT) and TDY Mileage Rates
  • November 2018 Servicewide Exam Advancement Eligibility List Posted
  • Blended Retirement System Opt-In Period Closure
  • Periodic Health Assessment
  • DOD Releases 2019 Basic Allowance for Housing Rates
  • Personnel and Pay Procedures Manual Chapters One, Two, and Three
  • Retirement Forms and Worksheets
  • State Tax Withholding for Residents of Oregon
  • DOD Releases 2019 CONUS COLA Rates
  • Calendar Year Costs for TRICARE Resets Jan. 1
  • 2018 IRS Forms W-2 and 1095-C Information
  • Direct Access User Guides and Tutorials Added or Updated in December
  • Reminder for SPOs: Changing State Taxes
  • Direct Access Competency Dictionary Update
  • What's New in WEB-TPAX Ver. 7.1