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Direct Access Maintenance Scheduled

Direct Access (DA) will not be available from 9:00 PM (Central Time) on Thursday, April 8, 2021 until 1:00 AM (Central Time), Friday, April 9, 2021. The system will be offline for routine server maintenance.

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

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(785) 339-2200

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New Direct Access & WebNow Links

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/webnow (Note: CG network access required.)

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

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Reserve Bonus and Special Pay Programs for Fiscal Year 2021

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Selected Reserve (SELRES) Bonuses:

Per ALCOAST Commandant Change Notice 109/20, effective 1 October 2020, the following SELRES bonuses and special pays are authorized:

  • SELRES new enlistment.
  • SELRES prior service enlistment.
  • SELRES affiliation.
  • Designated Unit Pay (DUP).  Per ALCOAST Commandant Change Notice 109/20, effective 1 October 2020 DUP is authorized at  $15 per Inactive Duty Training Period (IDT) and Additional Training Period (ATP) drills for reservists assigned to a PSU, CORIVRON, or CORIVGRU. Direct Access (DA) is programmed to pay DUP automatically when a member drills at a designated unit. No member/unit action is necessary beyond scheduling, approving, and finalization of the drill information in DA as the would normally do. 

Selected Reserve (SELRES) Physician Assistant (DCPA) Bonus:
ALCOAST Commandant Change Notice 110/20 announces a bonus offer for eligible physician assistants who commission and affiliate with the Coast Guard SELRES as a designated DCPA to serve in a Port Security Unit (PSU) reserve physician assistant billet (Officer Specialty Code PHA10).