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Direct Access & WebNow Systems Maintenance Scheduled

  1. This announces necessary preparations in advance of a scheduled period of limited availability to Direct Access. This is required to support mandatory system security updates for the Coast Guard's Human Capital Management system.
  2. At 1900 EST, Thursday, 25 February 2021, availability to Direct Access will be limited to only those users who will be performing tasks associated with security update. Direct Access will be reactivated at 0600 EST, Saturday, 27 February 2021. This limited availability is necessary to avoid the submission of self-service and Servicing Personnel Office (SPO) transactions that potentially conflict with legislative and regulatory changes.
  3. This will impact all Active Duty, Reservists, Retirees, Annuitants, and civilian supervisors of military members. During this time frame, access to self-service for all users will be unavailable. This means no login access, including no ability to submit absence requests, no processing of pay or separation transactions and no processing of orders to include Reserve IDT, ADT, etc.
  4. Following the update, the logon access to Direct Access will remain the same; however the Universal Resource Locator (URL) will change upon reactivation on 27 February 2021. Anyone who accesses the previous URL will be directed to the new URL via the home page. It is recommended that any web browser favorites are updated with the new URL to ensure quick and easy access moving forward. The updated links will also be available at the Pay and Personnel Center's website, located at: https://www.dcms.uscg.mil/ppc/pd/da/.
  5. In addition to the Direct Access URL's being updated, the WebNow URL will also be updated as a part of this security update. It is recommended that any web browser favorites are updated with the new URL to ensure quick and easy access moving forward. The WebNow URL will also be available at the Pay and Personnel Center's website, located at: https://www.dcms.uscg.mil/ppc/pd/da/.
  6. Due to the short duration and work associated with this limited access period, there will not be a capability to provide access to members outside those testing and implementing the CAP.   
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November 2020 SWE Advancement Eligibility List Revised

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Per ALCGENL 009/21, the revised November 2020 Servicewide Exam (SWE) Advancement Eligibility List is now available on PPC's (ADV) CGPortal page  (CAC enabled, logon required) via this link: 

https://cg.portal.uscg.mil/units/ppc/Enlisted%20Advancement%20Lists/2020/ (CAC enabled, logon required)

The November 2020 SWE Advancement Eligibility List does not include EMPLIDs, but please remind members not to publish the list on internet or social media sites. 

Advancement Cutoffs

  • TBD

Advancement Statistics

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ALCGENL 009/21
SUBJ: NOV 2020 SERVICEWIDE EXAMINATION ADVANCEMENT ELIGIBILITY LIST
A. CG PSC-EPM Memo 1430 of 18 DEC 2020
1. A thorough review of Ref A, Eligibility List For Advancement To Pay Grades
E-5 Through E-8 For Ratings Examined in the November 2020 Servicewide
Examinations (SWE), has revealed placement inaccuracies due to sea time
calculations.  As a result, Ref A is canceled.
2. CG PSC-EPM will publish a revised November 2020 SWE Advancement Eligibility
List correcting any inaccuracies.  Once a new November 2020 SWE Advancement
Eligibility List is created, some placements will be adjusted.
3. It is imperative that Commands and SWE candidates review the new November
2020 SWE Advancement Eligibility List upon release in order to know new
placements.
4. For questions or concerns, Commands may contact CG Pay and Personnel Center
at: PPC-DG-CustomerCare(at)uscg.mil
5. CAPT J. A. Carter, Chief, Enlisted Personnel Management Division, CG
Personnel Service Center, sends.
6. Internet release authorized.
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