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PPC Call Center Phone Contact Update

In observance of the Columbus Day holiday, our offices, including the Pay & Personnel Center’s Call Center, will be closed on  Monday, October 11, 2021. All PPC applications will remain available during the holiday and payroll/personnel processing will continue as normally scheduled

All customers are encouraged to submit trouble tickets through electronic means, if possible. You can submit a trouble ticket by emailing PPC-DG-CustomerCare@uscg.mil. For those with CG Portal access, you can submit the online trouble ticket form found at https://cg.portal.uscg.mil/units/ppc/SitePages/Contact Us.aspx. Thank you!

Direct Access Maintenance and Limited Availability Periods Scheduled

Direct Access (DA) will not be available from 5:00 AM (Central Time) on Saturday, October 2, 2021 until 5:00 AM (Central Time), Tuesday, October 5, 2021. Access will be limited to only those users who will be performing tasks associated with security update and data center move.

DA will not be available from 5:00 PM (Central Time) on Friday, October 29, 2021 until 3:00 PM (Central Time), Saturday, October 30, 2021. Access will be limited to only those users who will be performing tasks associated with security update and data center move.

WebNow Upgraded to "Perceptive Experience" - New Link

Effective September 17, 2021, WebNow will be upgraded to "Perceptive Experience". This upgrade only impacts the “view only” or web version – which is currently called WebNow, but is being upgraded to “Perceptive Experience”. New user access requests do not need to be completed. Users who previously logged into the WebNow link will now log into the Perceptive Experience URL using their old WebNow user ID and PW. This upgrade does not impact Perceptive Content, which is used for uploading documents. The SPO Access to the Electronically Im​aged PDR (EI‑PDR) user guide has been updated to reflect the upgrade. The URL for Perceptive Experience is https://imgprd01.direct-access.uscg.mil/experience. They system cannot be accessed outside of the Coast Guard network using the URL. The URL is not needed when accessing Perceptive Experience via Direct-Access.

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Fiscal Year 2022 Special Duty (SDP) and Assignment Pay (AP)

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FY 2022 (1 Oct 21 to 30 Sep 22) Special Duty Pay & Assignment Pay

 

ALCOAST 365/21 provides Fiscal Year 2022 Special Duty (SDP) and Assignment Pay (AP) authorizations. SPOs must start SDP or AP for any newly eligible members effective 1 October 2021. 

The monthly SDP and AP levels (unchanged from FY 2020) are shown below:

SD-1 - $75 AP-1 - $75
SD-2 - $150 AP-2 - $150
SD-3 - $225 AP-3 - $225
SD-4 - $300 AP-4 - $300
SD-5 - $375 AP-5 - $375


FY 2022 SDP Designations and Direct-Access Codes

Special Duty Pay (SDP) LEVEL DA CODE
AN/SP-40E Technicians aboard CGC ALEX HALEY* SD-4 ANSPS
ATTC Aviation Survival Technician (AST) Instructors* SD-2 ATTCAST
Canine Explosive Detection Teams (CEDT) Handler* SD-1 CANINE
Ceremonial Honor Guard Members (Enlisted and Officers) SD-2 HONOR
CG Cryptologic Group Cryptologic Direct Support Element (CDSE)*:    
CDSE Mission Supervisors SD-1 CDSED
CDSE Operators SD-1 CDSED
CGCYBER Centralized Service Desk Branch (CSDB)*:    
CSDB Functional Team Manager (FTM) SD-3 CGCYB16
CSDB Watch Supervisor (WS) & Functional Team    
CSDB Leader (FTL) SD-2 CGCYB18
CSDB Analyst SD-1 CGCYB19
CGCYBER: Cyber Protection Team (CPT)*:    
CPT All Source Intel Analyst SD-3 CGCYB07
CPT Close Access Network Operator SD-3 CGCYB02
CPT Cyber Security Analysts SD-3 CGCYB03
CPT Interactive Operator SD-3 CGCYB04
CPT Network Infrastructure Service Specialist SD-3 CGCYB05
CPT System Architect SD-3 CGCYB06
CG Cryptologic Group (CGCG) Computer Network    
Operations (CNO) SD-3 CGCYB01
CGCYBER: Cybersecurity Operations Center (CSOC)*:    

CSOC Network Operations & Security Center (NOSC)

   
 CSOC Battle Watch Captain (BWC) SD-3 CGCYB17
CSOC Watch Supervisor (WS) SD-3 CGCYB10
CSOC Incident Responder (IR) SD-2 CGCYB08
CSOC Analyst SD-1 CGCYB3
CSOC Intelligence Watch Officer (IWO) SD-1 CGCYB09
CGCYBER: Enterprise Operations Center (EOC)*:    
EOC Deputy Battle Watch Captain (DBWC) SD-2 CGCYB12
EOC Watch Supervisor (WS) SD-3 CGCYB15
EOC Network Watchstanders SD-2 CGCYB13
EOC Systems Watchstanders SD-1 CGCYB14
CGRC Recruiting Billets* SD-4 RECPRO
Close Quarters Combat Instructor (CQCI)* SD-3 CQCI
D8 OCS/OFFSHORE COC Marine Inspectors* SD-1 D8
Dive (HRT) ATTC and NDSTC* SD-2 DV1HRT
Dive Deployable Team Leader (DTL)* SD-2 DDTL
Heavy Weather Certified Coxswain* SD-2 COXHW
Helicopter Rescue Swimmers (RS)* SD-4 HELORS
Independent Duty Food Service Officer (IDFSO) FS-17
Competency Code (Cutters Classes: Only WTGB 140', 
WPB 110' & 87')
SD-3 IDFSO
Mobile Training Branch (MTB) Deployable Team Leaders* SD-2 ITDLDR
Mobile Training Branch (MTB) Deployable Team Members* SD-1 ITDMBR
MSRT Advanced Interdiction (AI) Coxswain* SD-3 ADVINT
MSRT Deployable Team Leader (DTL) Enlisted (E-6 and below) SD-3 MSRTTL
MSRT Tactical Operators (MSRT-TO) SD-2 DOGB2
MSST Deployable Team Leader SD-1 DOGDTL
MSST Tactical Coxswain SD-1 COXMSST
National Motor Life Boat School Surfman Instructors SD-5 NMLBSINT
National Strike Force (NSF):    
NSF Response Supervisor* SD-3 NSF-RS
NSF Response Technician* SD-2 NSF-RT
NSF Response Member* SD-1 NSF-RM
Non-Compliant Vessel (NCV):    
NCV Pursuit High Risk Training (HRT) Instructors &
Training Safety Officers*
SD-1 MLEAIN1
NCV Pursuit Coxswain Afloat* SD-2 COXNCV
 NCV Pursuit Mission Commander (PMC) Aboard CG Cutters (Enlisted)* SD-2 NCVCMD
NCV Pursuit Coxswain Ashore (E-5 and below)* SD-2 COXNCV
Precision Marksman-Aviation (PM-A) HITRON/ATC* SD-2 APMARK
Precision Marksman-Aviation (PM-A) TACLET* SD-2 APMARK
PSU Tactical Coxswain (Active Duty)* SD-1 COXPSU
SMTC Tactical Operator Course (TOC) Instructors* SD-1 SMTCIN1
SMTC/SMDT Navy Diving & Salvage Training Center CG
HRT Instructors*
SD-2 SMTCNAVY
SMTC/SMDT High-Risk Training (HRT) Instructors and
School Chiefs*
SD-1 SMTCIN1
Surfman Certified (Enlisted and Officers)* SD-5 SURFCT
TACLET Deployable Team Leader* SD-3 DOGDTL1
TACLET Tactical Operator* SD-2 DOGB2
Tactical Certified Coxswain* SD-1 COXTACT

 

(*) Refer to ALCOAST 365/21  for designation notes.

 

FY 2022 Assignment Pay (AP) Designations and Direct-Access Codes

 
Assignment Pay (AP) LEVEL DA CODE
Academy Company Chief* AP-2 OCSCHF
CG Counterintelligence Service  (CGCIS) Special
Intelligence Assignment (Position PAL # 19363812)*
AP-3 SPCINT
CG Counterintelligence Service (CGCIS) Agent* AP-2 CINTLA
CG-821 Program Reviewer (Position PAL # 00031448) AP-4 PRGRVR
CGIS Protective Service Agent (PSA) (Enlisted)* AP-3 CGISPSD
CGIS Special Agent (Enlisted)* AP-3 SPECAG
Command Senior Enlisted Leader (CSEL):    
CSEL MCPOCG* AP-5 CMC-MC
CSEL CMC (MCPOCG-D, MCPO-CGR, DCMS, DCO, PAC, LANT)* AP-4 CMCLV4
CSEL CMC (Districts, FORCECOM, DOL, PSC, JIATF-S,
 USCGA, CGCYBER, HQ-BNCR)*
AP-3 CMCLV3

CSEL CMC/CSC (Sectors, Bases, CGRC, Area Operational
Forces CSEL, TRACEN Petaluma, TRACEN Yorktown, TRACEN
Cape May, AVTRACEN E-CITY, SMTC, PATFORSWA, PSU, ALC,
SFLC, MFPU)*

AP-2 CMCLV2
D17 Aids to Navigation Teams (ANT) AP-2 D17
Defense Attach‚ Service (DAS) Support Staff* AP-3 DETACH
Engineering Petty Officer (EPOs) Afloat* AP-1 EPOAFL
Engineering Petty Officer (EPOs) Ashore* AP-1 EPOASH
Executive Petty Officer (XPOs) Afloat* AP-1 XPOAFL
Executive Petty Officer (XPOs) Ashore* AP-1 XPOASH
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) Maritime Infrastructure
Protective Force Training Advisory Group (MIPFTAG)
(Enlisted & Officers)*
AP-2 SAUDI
Marine Inspector (MI) and Investigating Officer (IO) Coded Positions:    
MI MSSE4 (CONUS) PAL # 00094933 AP-2 MSSE4C
MI MSSE4 & LT (OCONUS) PAL #s 00026796, 00012677,
 00030595, 00007606, 00025172, & 00002158
AP-4 MSSE4
MI & IO LT (CONUS) PAL #s 00094835, 00008694,
0007710, & 19379725
AP-2 MSSE4C
MI & IO LT (OCONUS) PAL # 00008431 AP-2 MSSE4C
MI & IO LCDR & CDR Supervisory Positions (OCONUS)
PAL #s 00007641 & 00006321
AP-2 MSSE4C
Office Candidate School (OCS) Company Chief* AP-2 OCSCHF
Officer-in-Charge (OIC) Afloat* AP-3 OICAFL
Officer-in-Charge (OIC) Ashore* AP-3 OICASH
Rating Force Master Chief (RFMC) AP-3 RFMC
Recruit Assistant Battalion Commander (BC)* AP-5 RECBATA
Recruit Battalion Commander (BC)* AP-5 RECBAT
Recruit Company Commander (CC)* AP-5 REC-CC
Senior Enlisted Congressional
(Positions PAL #s 00001599 & 00035055)
AP-2 CONGSEL
White House President EOC (Enlisted) AP-3 PREEOC
White House Situation Room Team Member (Enlisted) AP-4 WHOCM4

 

(*) Refer to ALCOAST 365/21  for assignment notes.