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Personnel Service Center Awards Branch Update


ALCGPSC 114/22

R 131610Z SEP 22 MID200080195996U
ALCGPSC 114/22
A. Coast Guard Military Medals and Awards Manual, 
     COMDTINST M1650.25 (series)
1. The purpose of this ALCGPSC is to remind units of the requirements 
outlined in Ref A, which directs units to provide PSC-PSD-mua timely 
copies of all Unit, Campaign, Service, and Expeditionary Awards 
approved at their level. This allows PSC-PSD-mua to maintain accurate 
historical award records and provide updated information to the field. 
2. PSC-PSD-mua's goal is to release an annual message to remind units 
to submit approved awards to ensure the information is up-to-date and 
provide a current listing of these awards on the Internet and Share
Point. The information will be utilized in updates to Ref A and will 
be maintained on the following websites:
Internet: Personnel Services Division - Medals & Awards (uscg.mil)  
and Sharepoint: https://uscg.sharepoint-mil.us/sites/psc_spo
/Medals%20and %20Awards/default.aspx
a. Units are required to provide PSC-PSD-mua with a copy of the 
following unit awards: Unit Commendations, Meritorious Unit 
Commendations, and Ribbon.
b. Additionally, submissions of Service, Campaign, and Expeditionary 
Awards are required.
c. A copy of the awards package must include a complete copy of the 
recommendation with endorsements, signed Coast Guard Award 
Recommendation, Form CG-1650, Summary of Action when required, roster 
of personnel, and a signed/dated citation. Submissions are to be 
forwarded to CG PSC-PSD-mua at ARL.AWDSMAN@uscg.mil for filing in the 
Coast Guard Official Award Files and entry in the appropriate 
enclosures to COMDTINST M1650.25 (series).
a. Requests from Other U.S. Military Services for Coast Guard Personnel. 
All requests for concurrence from other services must be 
submitted to PSC-PSD-mua via email to ARL.AWDSBOARD@uscg.mil for 
approval. Concurrence requests must include the awards recommendation 
form used by the awarding authority service and signed by the awarding 
authority, summary of action, and a completed/signed certificate and 
citation. A copy of the TDY orders must be provided.
b. Requests from the Coast Guard for Other Military Service Personnel. 
Concurrence requests for Coast Guard awards to other service 
personnel will be forwarded to CG PSC-PSD-mua via email to 
ARL.AWDSBOARD@uscg.mil. Requests must contain the awards 
recommendation form signed by the awarding authority, summary of 
action, and a completed/signed certificate and citation. The parent 
services’ policy for concurrence regarding their personnel takes 
precedence to this paragraph.
c. Requests for concurrence should be forwarded via email to 
ARL.AWDSBOARD@uscg.mil.  Please include in the subject the submission 
d. Foreign military members are not authorized to receive service
awards (e.g., Special Operation Service Ribbon).
5. Questions regarding any information provided by this message may
be submitted to ARL.AWDSMAN@uscg.mil.
6. RDML D. C. Barata, Commander, CG Personnel Service Center, sends.
7. Internet release is authorized.