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


(866) 772-8724
(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.

Pay & Personnel News Updates from our Branches

Retiree Newsletter The Long Blue Line Winter 2021


The Winter 2021 edition of the Long Blue Line/Retiree Newsletter is now available. This issue includes: Cover of the Winter 2021 edition of the LBL newsletter

  • CG Retiree Services Program | A message from the director
  • Meet Donna Mischell Navaro | Deputy Assistant Commandant for Human Resources (CG-1D)
  • Coast Guard Pre-Retiree Information & Transition Assistance Program Overview
  • Regional Retiree Council Reports | CGNRC active duty retiree services coordinators
  • Reunions, Notices & Items of Interest
  • Class of 1980 | 40 Years of Women at the Academy
  • COVER STORY | Bobby Wilks Coast Guard Aviator and Trailblazer
  • A Heritage of Diversity - Honoring All Who Served: A look inside the future National Coast Guard Museum's exhibits
  • Retirement Notices
  • Chaplain's Corner
  • TAPS Notices
  • Tricare Select: CG Retiree Services (CG-1335)
  • CG Pay & Personnel Center, Retiree & Annuitant Services (PPC-RAS) - Directory Assistance & Other Important Phone Numbers & Websites