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May 2022 Servicewide Exam Cutoffs


ALCGENL 160/22 

R 311911Z AUG 22 MID200080170970U
ALCGENL 160/22
A. CG PSC-EPM Memo 1430 of 28 JUN 2022 (MAY2022 SWE Adv Eligibility List)
B. 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 with exception of BM2 which uses the Supplemental List.
Exam   ADV  Name                   Exam   ADV  Name
Rate   Seq.                        Rate   Seq.
AETCS   5   Timothy Garfield	   AMTCS   2   Christopher Blackmon
AETC   24   Kassandra Hunter	   AMTC   30   Jason Brenenstall
AET1   38   John Dougherty         AMT1   24   Jaclyn Behling   
AET2   62   Christian Salas Sola   AMT2   39   Adam Timberlake
ASTCS   0                  	   BMCS	  35   Jeffery Lewis
ASTC 	7   Jordan-David Shevlin   BMC    59   Samuel Blosch
AST1   11   Joseph Ferrante        BM1   129   Tyler Biggs
AST2   11   Dalton Jorgenson 	   BM2    SL   
CSCS   12   Ernest Oellrich	   DCCS    3   Kenneth Campbell
CSC     7   Nicholas Anderson  	   DCC    14   Derrick De Priest
CS1    20   Brett Pierce	   DC1     1   Brandon Ragsdale
CS2    58   Franklin Williams      DC2    46   Juan Perez
DVCS    1   Jeffrey Esser          EMCS   15   Joseph Pietris
DVC     2   Justin Macy		   EMC    46   Justin Turnbough
DV1     3   David Blincoe          EM1    43   Genghis Flores
                                   EM2    60   Raven Keala
ETCS 	6   Clifton Chang          GMCS    1   Casey Workman
ETC    29   Matthew Ford	   GMC    12   Christopher Ferrera
ET1    41   Jasmine Black          GM1    10   Blake Steinke
ET2    77   Jacob Zielesch         GM2    24   Anthony Falzarano
HSCS    1   Daniel Polhemus   	   ISCS    1   Melissa Grube
HSC     4   Jennifer Chmiel	   ISC    23   Mollie Caskey
HS1     9   Timothy Knapp          IS1    36   Matthew Fryer
HS2    16   Heather Coburn         IS2    50   Joseph Clemensen
ITCS    2   Cyrel Tramel   	   MECS    4   Peter Dewey
ITC    14   Mitchell Jernigan      MEC    18   Andrew Street
IT1    17   Kyle Miller            ME1    35   Adam Balun
IT2    53   Natalie Turcott        ME2    42   Haley Loyd
MKCS   27   Cody Ellis    	   MSTCS   5   Kerri Moran
MKC    90   Mark Litton 	   MSTC   43   Jennifer Padilla
MK1   134   Kyle Jenkins           MST1   46   Joseph Stranc
MK2   181   Anthony Dew            MST2   58   Matthew Palmer
OSCS    9   Tara Slaughter	   PACS    0   
OSC    22   Carly Sanchez          PAC     1   Cynthia Oldham
OS1    23   Turner Adair           PA1     6   Ryan Dickinson   
OS2    46   Gianni Vinson          PA2     4   Gregory Schell
SKCS    7   Neil Robison           YNCS    2   Armaris Narvaez
SKC    24   Heather McGowan        YNC    20   Daniel Gray
SK1    50   Juan Centeno 	   YN1    30   Keyla Vega
SK2    37   Terrel Henry Smalls    YN2    47   Sarah Monroe
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 
ons%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. 
5. Ref A for advancement to E-5 through E-8 is effective 01 January 2023 through 
16 December 2023. 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 the 
next SWE competition provided they are eligible to compete.
6. Per Ref B, the 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.