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Guidance for Requesting Advance Dislocation Allowance (DLA) During Financial System Modernization Solution (FSMS) Cutover

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ALCGPSC 082/21

R 031410Z SEP 21
FM COMCOGARD PSC WASHINGTON DC
TO ALCGPSC
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UNCLAS //N01401//
ALCGPSC 082/21
SUBJECT: GUIDANCE FOR REQUESTING ADVANCE DISLOCATION ALLOWANCE (DLA)
DURING FINANCIAL SYSTEM MODERNIZATION SOLUTION (FSMS) CUTOVER
A. ALCOAST 237/21
B. JOINT TRAVEL REGULATIONS, PAR 0505
1. This message provides guidance for requesting advance DLA for
military members in receipt of permanent change of station (PCS)
orders during FSMS's cutover period from 01 Oct 2021 to 15 Nov 2021.
During the FSMS cutover period, DLA payments will be made through 
members' regular paycheck rather than a separate payment; this 
guidance is necessary to mitigate the impact to receiving advances on
PCS entitlements.
2. Effective 16 Sep 2021, Personnel and Administration (P&A) offices
working with members in receipt of PCS orders who are authorized and 
are requesting to receive advance DLA, shall submit a customer care
ticket to the Pay and Personnel Center (PPC) at 
PPC-DG-CUSTOMERCARE@USCG.MIL with a copy of the member's approved PCS
orders and PCS travel entitlements worksheet (CG-2003) attached. PPC
will make a one-time Direct Access (DA) entry for 100% of the advance
DLA amount.  PCSing members will receive their advance DLA in either
their mid-month or end-of-month pay depending on when the customer
care ticket was submitted and pay action entered into DA. P&A offices
must submit customer care tickets with the correct information by the
below dates in order for advance DLA to be included in the 
corresponding mid-month or end-of-month pay.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE       ADVANCED DLA RECEIVED IN PAYSLIP  
10 Oct 2021               15 Oct 2021
20 Oct 2021               01 Nov 2021
07 Nov 2021               15 Nov 2021
17 Nov 2021               01 Dec 2021       
3. As with all travel advances, members who receive advanced DLA via
this process are reminded that they must claim this as a PCS travel
advance on their travel claim.
4. For questions related to PCS travel advances during the FSMS
cut-over period, please contact CWO Brent Karaba, PPC Topeka
(785) 339-3598, email: Brent.J.Karaba@uscg.mil 
5. Released by: RDML S. N. Gilreath, Commander, CG Personnel Service
Center.
The Service Center for Our Most Important Resource, Our People.
6. Internet release is authorized.
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