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Per ALCOAST 069/21, here are the new web addresses (URLs) for Direct Access and WebNow/Perceptive Content:

New Direct Access link: https://hcm.direct-access.uscg.mil
New ImageNow/Perceptive Content link: https://imgprd01.direct-access.uscg.mil (Note: CG network access required.)

The user names and passwords you use to access these systems have not changed.

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Personnel and Pay Procedures Manual, PPCINST M1000.2 (series), Update


Personnel & Pay Procedures Manual, PPCINST M1000.2 (series), Chapter 6, Personnel Administration in TTP format is now available. This chapter provides checklists, guides and information required for personnel administration. It covers the following topics:

Section A: Designation of Beneficiaries and Record of Emergency Data3
Section B: Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance (SGLI)
Section C: Family Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance (FSGLI)
Section D: Emergency Contacts
Section E: Casualty Reporting
Section F: Dependency Information
Section G: BAH/Dependency Data
Section H: TRICARE Dental Program
Section I: Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS)
Section J: Requesting a Statement of Creditable Service (SOCS)/Statement of Creditable Sea Service (SOCSS)
Section K: Requesting a Transcript of Sea Service (TOSS)
Section L: Personal Data Extract (PDE)
Section M: Possession of Firearms and Ammunition
Section N: Security Clearance
Section O: Issuance of Passports and Visas
Section P: Authorized Absences
Section Q: Leave Carried Over in Excess of 60/75 Days
Section R: Sale of Special Leave Accrual
Section S: Permissive Travel Authorization
Section T: Employment Verification
Section U: eResume
Section V: Assignment/Termination of Government Quarters
Section W: Corrections/Changes of Names, SSN, Date of Birth, Gender Marker or Minority Designator


Per E-Mail ALSPO C/16, we are reformatting and updating the PPPM. As we update the manual, we are converting it to TTP. TTP format requires a mandated Chapter 1, so all the chapters numbers are changing. Visit the PPPM webpage for a complete listing of the new chapters and sections as well as for links to the legacy chapters, enclosures and appendices.