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November 2020 Servicewide Exam Revised Cutoffs Announced


ALCGENL 140/21

R 011639Z SEP 21
UNCLAS //N01430//
ALCGENL 140/21
A. CG PSC-EPM Memo 1430 of 02 JUN 2021 (NOV2020 SWE Adv Eligibility List)
B. CG PSC-EPM Memo 1430 of 28 OCT 2020 (Musician Adv Eligibility List for E-
7 through E-9)
C. Enlistments, Evaluations, and Advancements, COMDTINST M1000.2 (series)
E. Military Assignments, COMDTINST M1000.8 (series)
1. Advancement cuts are based on forecasted losses and position reductions 
during a specific period of eligibility and are designed primarily for 
Assignment Officer (AO) planning purposes. CG Personnel Service Center-Enlisted 
Personnel Management will revise these cut numbers as new loss data 
impacting the enlisted workforce becomes available.
2. The information below provides the cutoff number (ADV sequence) and the 
name of the member at the cutoff position for the respective rate from Refs A 
and B with exception of BM2 which uses the Supplemental List.
Exam   ADV  Name                   Exam   ADV  Name
Rate   Seq.                        Rate   Seq.
AETCS   0   	   		   AMTCS  11   Stephen Chopek
AETC   18   Andrew Anton	   AMTC   46   Brian Sickler
AET1   40   Matthew Snyder	   AMT1   75   Kevin Wiencek
AET2   87   Joshua Hunter	   AMT2   138  Kyle Lashley
ASTCS   2   Brian Kirkendall	   BMCS	  26   James Sigle
ASTC 	8   David McClure	   BMC    91   Justin Peed
AST1   15   Matthew Yee            BM1   209   Adrian Coleman
AST2   25   Gerard Kelly	   BM2    SL   Nicholas Angstadt 
CSCS 	0	   		   DCCS    6   Joshua Morris
CSC    33   Cheyenne Wolfe 	   DCC    19   Christopher Lewis
CS1    63   Zachary Watters        DC1    35   Kyle Duffy
CS2    --   Exhausted	           DC2    --   Exhausted
DVCS    0            		   EMCS    0   
DVC     0   		   	   EMC    52   Jose Cruz
DV1     0         		   EM1    81   Denis Kirabo
                                   EM2     0   Exhausted
ETCS 	6   James Bowman	   GMCS    0
ETC    42   Steven Brown	   GMC    17   Christopher Wilderman
ET1    78   Charles Rhodes         GM1    22   Kevin Nielsen
ET2    --   Exhausted              GM2    --   Exhausted
HSCS    4   Maureen Potratz	   ISCS    0   
HSC    10   Nicole McKevitt	   ISC     0   
HS1    20   Brandy Jones           IS1    --   Exhausted
HS2    46   Justin Boulanger       IS2    --   Exhausted
ITCS    4   Daniel Bryce   	   MECS    0   
ITC    11   Adam Peers             MEC    14   Travis Javorsky
IT1    47   Mayowa Ogidan          ME1    43   Marguerite Yackeschi
IT2    --   Exhausted              ME2    58   Micheal Midgette
MKCS   21   Joseph Munn   	   MSTCS   0   
MKC   102   Michael Borros	   MSTC   30   Hugo Gaytan
MK1   139   Abimelec Apolinaris    MST1   46   Cory Basso
MK2   261   Trevor Dunning         MST2   68   John Christensen
MUCS	1   Longino Villarreal	   OSCS   18   Timothy Daugherty         
MUC     2   David West		   OSC    41   Jeremy Holman
				   OS1    80   Jacob Galindo    
				   OS2   137   Ashleigh Stewart    
PACS    0			   SKCS   10   Jolena Kinsman
PAC     0   			   SKC    32   Abel Solis	
PA1     1   Cory Mendenhall	   SK1    47   Mayra Barton
PA2    --   Exhausted		   SK2    87   Kala Lowe       
YNCS    4   McKenzie Shirley
YNC    17   Jessica Pawlowski
YN1    45   Carlos Romero
YN2    77   Emily Stuit
3. All ratings identified in Refs A and B are listed above. The original 
rank order number may be found at the Pay and Personnel Center CG Portal 
site https://cg.portal.uscg.mil/units/ppc/SitePages/
Advancements%20and%20Evaluations%20Branch.aspx and is subject to change. 
4. Advancements to BM2 will be made using the BM2 Supplemental List found at 
ons%20Branch.aspx and is subject to change. The name published in this 
message is the BM2 cut and all names above it will be advanced by 16 
December 2021. 
5. Ref A is effective 01 July 2021 through 16 December 2021. Members who 
appear at or above the cutoff on Ref A are guaranteed advancement by 16 
December 2021 as long as members remain eligible. Members above the cutoff 
are considered not eligible for further SWE competition until they advance. 
Members below the cutoffs are highly encouraged to participate in the future 
SWE competition provided they are eligible to compete.
6. Per Ref C, the Commanding Officer's (CO) recommendation for advancement is 
valid only for a specific SWE competition and must be renewed for each 
succeeding competition. The CO's recommendation for advancement must be 
maintained for the period from recommendation to advancement. Members 
failing to maintain the CO's recommendation for this period shall be 
invalidated from the SWE(s) in which they participated. Members who are 
invalidated must be recommended and qualify again through a new SWE 
7. Per Ref D, the requirement for all E-6 members to attend the Chief 
Petty Officer Academy (CPOACAD) prior to advancement to Chief Petty 
Officer is temporarily suspended. Members must attend CPOACAD prior to 
advancement to E-8, Senior Chief Petty Officer. COMDT (CG-128) is 
the Program Manager for the enlisted leadership continuum and the 
single point of contact for all requests for CPOACAD waivers 
from advancement policy.
8. Members and commands are reminded that, as outlined in Ref E, personnel
who compete for advancement must be prepared to be reassigned to fill
authorized positions at the next higher paygrade. Members who participated
in the SWE and are at or above the published cutoffs should apply for
positions at the pay grade to which they will advance.
9. Fleet-Ups and Extensions:
a. AOs will continue to maximize fleet-up opportunities where possible in
accordance with Ref E. Fleet-ups are for members in non-command cadre
b. Members advancing from the SWE will be considered for extensions based on
the needs of the service. Command endorsements are required for all
extension requests.
c. Members who are transferred prior to tour completion will retain their
current assignment priority (AP).
10. COs shall ensure basic eligibility and rating specific 
advancement requirements are maintained per Ref C. When removing members from 
the SWE advancement eligibility list(s) due to not meeting these 
requirements, the CO shall advise PPC (ADV) by e-mail via AOIX at CMD-SMB-
CG-PPC with CG PSC as information addressee at CMD-SMB-CG-PSC. Additional 
guidance is available at https://cg.portal.uscg.mil/units/psc/psc-
11. CAPT J. A. Carter, Chief, Enlisted Personnel Management Division, CG 
Personnel Service Center, sends.
12. Internet released authorized.