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R 231410Z FEB 23 MID600052806196U
FM COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC
SUBJ: UPDATE 3 - FY23 WORKFORCE PLANNING TEAM RESULTS -
ENLISTED MONETARY INTERVENTIONS
A. COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC 211940Z OCT 22/ALCOAST 403/22
1. This ALCOAST announces an update to the results of the FY23
Military Workforce Planning Team (MWPT), specifically the Critical
Skills Retention Bonus (CSRB) authorized in Paragraph 5 of REF (A)
for Boatswain's Mate (BM) members who are qualified as
Surfman (SRF). Qualified BM members that are assigned to a SRF
position and whose End of Enlistment (EOE) falls within FY23 may
now reenlist or extend within FY23 for the purposes of obtaining
the BM SRF CSRB. CSRB entitlement will only be based on newly
acquired obligated service.
2. Para 5.c.(1) of REF (A) is hereby replaced with: "(1) A $40,000
CSRB is authorized for BM members in paygrades E5 through E7 who
are qualified as Surfman (SRF) or who become qualified as SRF in
FY23. Members are eligible for a bonus if they enter into a bonus
agreement for six (6) years of active duty service commitment and:
(a) They are currently assigned to a SRF position and have an EOE
in FY23; or
(b) They are tour complete in AY2023 and are in receipt of orders
to a SRF position."
3. Applicable members who reenlisted or extended due to EOE prior to
this message may submit a memo waiver request in order to receive a
CSRB. Waiver requests should be submitted to CG-133.
4. All other provisions of REF (A) remain in effect.
5. Questions regarding this ALCOAST may be directed to Office of
Military Personnel Policy (CG-133) at:
6. This message will be cancelled on 22 FEB 2024.
7. Dr. Donna M. Navarro, Acting Assistant Commandant for Human
Resources (CG-1), sends.
8. Internet release is authorized.