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2020 Master Chief Advancement Panel (MCAP) Revised Cutoffs


ALCGENL 027/21

R 051813Z MAR 21
UNCLAS //N01430//
ALCGENL 027/21
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)
D. 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 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.
Panel  ADV  Name                     Panel  ADV  Name
Rate   Seq.                          Rate   Seq.
AETCM   0                            AMTCM   4   Michael Ethridge
ASTCM   0                            BMCM    6   Jason Pata
CSCM    0                            DCCM    1   Brandon Prior                         
DVCM    1   Thomas Hill              EMCM    3   Robert Gilpin
ETCM    2   Brian Moller             GMCM    0   
HSCM    2   Juan Perez               ISCM    1   Daniel Torrey
ITCM    2   Ky Mcelrath              MECM    1   Samuel Parcher
MKCM    1   Afip Castillo            MSTCM   0   
MUCM    0                            OSCM    4   Christopher Cole
PACM    2   Ryan Doss                SKCM    3   Derrio Foster
YNCM    1   Clara Wells
3. Ref A is effective 01 July 2021 through 16 December 2021, the expiration date, 
if the member remains eligible. Members below the cutoffs are highly encouraged 
to remain eligible for the 2021 MCAP.
4. Per Ref C, the Commanding Officer's (CO) recommendation for advancement is 
valid only for a specific MCAP year and must be renewed for each succeeding 
MCAP. 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 Master 
Chief advancement eligibility list. Members who are invalidated must be 
recommended and qualify again through a new MCAP competition. 
5. COs shall ensure basic eligibility and rating specific advancement 
requirements are maintained per Ref C. When removing members from the MCAP 
advancement eligibility list 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 
6. Per Ref C, members newly above the cutoff for E-9 must complete the Senior 
Enlisted Leadership Course (SELC) to be eligible for advancement to E-9 or at 
minimum, must have submitted an Electronic Training Request to attend the 
course. COMDT (CG-128) is the Program Manager for the enlisted leadership 
continuum and the single point of contact for all SELC requests for waivers 
from advancement policy and deferral of course attendance. 
7. Members and commands are reminded that, as outlined in Ref D, 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.
8. Fleet-Ups and Extensions:
a. AOs will continue to maximize fleet-up opportunities where possible in
accordance with Ref D. 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).
9. CAPT J. A. Carter, Chief, Enlisted Personnel Management Division, CG 
Personnel Service Center, sends.
10. Internet release authorized.