Sept. 1, 2023 —
R 301228Z AUG 23 MID600053299526U
FM COMCOGARD PSC WASHINGTON DC
SUBJ: 2023 MASTER CHIEF ADVANCEMENT PANEL (MCAP) CUTOFFS
A. ALCGPSC 072/23 2023 MASTER CHIEF ADVANCEMENT PANEL RESULTS
B. Enlistments, Evaluations, and Advancements, COMDTINST M1000.2 (series)
C. 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 Ref A.
Panel ADV Name Panel ADV Name
Rate Seq. Rate Seq.
AETCM 4 Earl Mcclelland AMTCM 4 Harrison Hirsh
ASTCM 1 Shannon Brugh BMCM 0
CSCM 0 DCCM 2 Justin Apple
DVCM 0 EMCM 2 Walter Evans
ETCM 0 GMCM 1 Joseph Donahue
HSCM 0 ISCM 0
ITCM 2 Raymond Sarabia MECM 1 Gregoire Texier
MKCM 4 Joshua Faucher MSTCM 1 Gordon Bellinger
MUCM 0 OSCM 0
PACM 0 SKCM 1 Juan Serrano
YNCM 1 Amy Torres
3. Ref A is effective 01 January 2024 through 16 December 2024 for members who
remain eligible. Members below the cutoffs are highly encouraged to remain
eligible for the next MCAP.
4. Per Ref B, the CO's recommendation for advancement is
valid only for a specific MCAP year and must be renewed for each succeeding
MCAP. 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 Master
Chief advancement eligibility list. Members who are invalidated must be
recommended and qualify again through a new MCAP competition.
5. COs shall ensure basic eligibility and rating specific advancement
requirements are maintained per Ref B. When removing members from the MCAP
advancement eligibility list due to not meeting these requirements, the CO
shall advise PPC (ADV) by e‐mail at PPC‐DG‐CustomerCare(at)uscg.mil with CG PSC
‐EPM‐1 as information addressee at HQS‐SMB‐CGPSC‐EPM‐1‐Advancements(at)uscg.mil.
Additional guidance is available at https://uscg.sharepoint‐mil.us/sites/psc
6. Per Ref B, members newly above the cutoff for E‐9 must complete the Senior
Enlisted Leadership Course (SELC) to be eligible for advancement to E‐9 or at
minimum, must have submitted an Electronic Training Request to attend the
course. COMDT (CG‐1D2) is the Program Manager for the enlisted leadership
continuum and the single point of contact for all SELC requests for waivers
from advancement policy and deferral of course attendance.
7. Members and commands are reminded that as outlined in Ref C, personnel
who compete for advancement must be prepared to be reassigned to fill
authorized positions at the next higher paygrade. Members who participated
for advancement and are at or above the published cutoffs should apply for
positions at the pay grade to which they will advance.
8. Fleet‐Ups and Extensions:
a. AOs will continue to maximize fleet‐up opportunities where possible in
accordance with Ref C. 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
c. Members who are transferred prior to tour completion will retain their
current assignment priority (AP).
9. CAPT J. W. Guyer, Chief, Enlisted Personnel Management Division, CG
Personnel Service Center, sends.
10. Internet release authorized.