U. S. Coast Guard Pay & Personnel Center

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Direct Access Outage Thursday, 19 Dec 0001 Hrs. to Tuesday, 31 Dec 2359 Hrs. (Eastern Time)

Direct Access (DA) will not be available for units, SPOs, members or retirees & annuitants from 0001 (EST) on Thursday, 19 December 2019 to 2359 on Tuesday, 31 December 2019 (EST). This outage is necessary to support 2020 pay rate and other regulatory changes. The self-service password reset feature will also be disabled during this outage.

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U.S. Coast Guard 
Pay & Personnel Center
444 S. E. Quincy St.
Topeka, KS 66683-3591


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Pay & Personnel News Updates from our Branches

PPC Customer Newsletter


Issue 05/19 (May) of the PPC Customer NewsletterFile in Adobe Acrobat PDF format is now available.

This issue includes the following items:

  • Government Travel Charge Card (GTCC) Newsletter
  • Defense Travel Management Office Allowances Update
  • June 2019 Enlisted Advancement Authorizations
  • BM2 Active Duty Supplemental Advancement Eligibility List Posted
  • Reserve Supplemental Advancement Lists Updated
  • Maine Releases New State Income Tax Withholding Certificate
  • Known Issue: TPAX Split Disbursement
  • Your Child Transitioning to Adulthood with TRICARE Young Adult
  • Transfer of Education Benefits (Post 9/11 GI Bill) Policy Reminder
  • Updated Guidance on Screening for Overseas Duty
  • Premium LinkedIn for Coast Guard Spouses
  • Known Issue: Coast Guard Standard Meal Rate (CGSMR) Auto-Start failure
  • A Change of Address May Mean New TRICARE Health Options
  • Administrative Remarks, Form CG-3307, Instruction Updated
  • Degree Reporting and Validation of Current Degree Completions in Direct Access
  • June 2019 Active/Reserve Payroll Processing Schedule
  • Direct Access User Guides and Tutorials Updated in May 2019