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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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Pay & Personnel Center
444 S. E. Quincy St.
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PPC Customer Newsletter



Issue 09/19 (September) of the PPC Customer NewsletterFile in Adobe Acrobat PDF format is now available.

This issue includes the following items:

  • Defense Travel Management Office Allowances Update
  • October 2019 Active/Reserve Payroll Processing Schedule
  • Direct Access Competency Dictionary Update
  • Fiscal Year (2019) Standard Continental U.S. Per Diem Rate Announced
  • Personnel and Pay Procedures Manual, PPCINST M1000.2 (series), Update
  • Enlisted Reserve Advancement Announcement
  • Enlisted Advancement Authorization (EPAA)
  • BM2 Active Duty Supplemental Advancement Eligibility List Posted
  • Reserve Supplemental Advancement Lists Updated
  • Travel Object Class Codes (OCCs) Additions and Updates
  • Make Enrolling in TRICARE Easy With Beneficiary Web Enrollment
  • Fiscal Year 2020 Selected Reserve Bonuses and Special Pay
  • Make Vision Coverage Choices to Fit Your Needs
  • TRICARE Dental and Medical: Separate Programs, Separate Enrollments
  • Known Issue: DA Hostile Fire Pay / Imminent Danger Pay and Hardship Duty Pay for Location in a Designated Area Monthly Payout Limit
  • Fiscal Year 2020 Reserve Active and Inactive Duty Scheduling
  • Government Travel Charge Card Program Updates
  • Fiscal Year 2020 Coast Guard Enlisted Clothing Maintenance Allowances
  • Fiscal Year 2020 Coast Guard Enlisted Supplementary Clothing Allowances
  • Direct Access User Guides and Tutorials Updated in September 2019