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PPC Call Center Phone Contact Update

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

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May 2021 Servicewide Exam Revised Cutoffs


ALCGENL 160/21

R 061257Z OCT 21
UNCLAS //N01430//
ALCGENL 160/21
A. CG PSC-EPM Memo 1430 of 21 JUN 2021 (MAY2021 SWE Adv Eligibility List)
B. Enlistments, Evaluations, and Advancements, COMDTINST M1000.2 (series)
D. Military Assignments, COMDTINST M1000.8 (series)
E. CG PSC-EPM Memo 1430 of 02 SEP 2021 (Musician Adv Eligibility List for E-
7 through E-9)
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    3  Larry Watkins	   AMTCS   6   Justin Perez
AETC    11  Lisa Dahl    	   AMTC   28   Jaime Black
AET1    10  Matthew Lawton         AMT1    7   Nathan Hamilton
AET2     0                         AMT2    0   
ASTCS    1  Kevin Cleary  	   BMCS	  41   Travis Ruterbusch
ASTC 	 5  Robert Granger     	   BMC   103   Patrick Ford
AST1     3  Christopher Benavidez  BM1   118   Aaron Tucker
AST2    14  Nathan Park 	   BM2    SL   Karsen Schulte
CSCS 	8   Ivana Ford  	   DCCS    4   Nathan Kirk
CSC    21   Karyna Rais   	   DCC    26   Wyatt McKinley
CS1   *12   Ryan Finley            DC1    28   Timothy Keener
CS2    25   Corey Miller           DC2    49   Brady Thayer
DVCS    2   Adonis Kazouris        EMCS   12   William Rooney
DVC     4   Shawn Price            EMC    51   Kevin Fry
DV1     2   Thomas Mullin          EM1    41   Jared Blecman
                                   EM2    66   Benjamin Orourke
ETCS   13   Jason Southworth       GMCS    6   Robert Cain
ETC    41   Saber Annab   	   GMC     12  Christian Smith
ET1    35   Paul Konnyu            GM1     19  Kristopher Hernandez
ET2    77   Trenton Bowman         GM2     20  Zane Rapelye
HSCS    7   Cody Hislop   	   ISCS    1   Julian Suarez
HSC    13   Adam Romano  	   ISC    14   Nicholas Barron
HS1    14   Candace Stebbins       IS1    17   Daniel Gutierrez
HS2    19   Justin Borja           IS2    57   Roberto Guzman
ITCS    3   Nicholas Sobczak   	   MECS    6   Jason Cook
ITC    29   Lucas Stankee          MEC    26   Aldo Tijerina
IT1    30   Tristan Adams          ME1    15   Williams Hidalgo
IT2    36   Brandon Ownbey         ME2    11   Kace Shaddinger
MKCS   15   Jose Sermini   	   MSTCS   1   Michael Vinson
MKC    73   Dennis Dowell	   MSTC    8   Daniel Rivera
MK1    58   Brian McInnis          MST1    9   Alexander Reinke
MK2   103   Cory Stewart           MST2    8   Derrick Vinson
MUCS    2   Brooke Allen           MUC     1   Charlie Suriyakham
OSCS   11   Jon Hughes             PACS    1   Charly Tautfest
OSC    30   Amy Cory               PAC     1   Levi Read
OS1    27   Alex Mode              PA1     1   Jonathan Lally   
OS2    26   Jacob Ciciora          PA2     2   Carlos Galarza
SKCS    1   Edwin ColonMelendez    YNCS    4   Matthew Dusek
SKC    20   Natalie Madrid         YNC    21   Cheryl Randolph
SK1    28   Karen Spence           YN1    14   Devin Richey
SK2    35   George Rohwer          YN2    22   Alexander Katsiyiannis
* These cuts have been adjusted to reflect anticipated advancements from
the current Servicewide Exam Eligibility List (NOV 2020).
3. All ratings identified in Refs A 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 
June 2022. 
5. Ref A for advancement to E-7 and E-8 is effective 01 January 2022 through 
16 December 2022 and for advancement to E-5 and E-6, effective 01 January 
2022 through 16 June 2022. Members who appear at or above the cutoff on Ref A
are guaranteed advancement 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 future
SWE competition provided they are eligible to compete.
6. Per Ref B, the Commanding Officer's (CO's) 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 C, 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.
8. 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.
9. 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).
10. COs shall ensure basic eligibility and rating specific 
advancement requirements are maintained per Ref B. 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.