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U. S. Coast Guard Pay & Personnel Center
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March 18, 2023
Enlisted Advancement Authorization (EPAA)
All Coast Guard Enlisted (ALCGENL) message 048/23 announces enlisted advancements effective 01 April 2023. There is a spreadsheet available on PPC's Advancement CG SharePoint Online site that you can sort by unit or SPO for your convenience.
March 13, 2023
May 2022 Servicewide Exam Cutoffs
ALCGENL 039/23 provides the revised cutoffs for participants of the May 2022 SWE.
2022 Master Chief Advancement Panel (MCAP) Revised Cutoffs
ALCGENL 038/23 provides revised cutoffs for the Master Chief Advancement Panel (MCAP).
March 2, 2023
Active Duty Supplemental Advancement Eligibility List Posted
The advancement eligibility list for active-duty supplemental advancements has been updated.
Reserve Supplemental Advancement Lists Updated
The advancement eligibility lists for reserve supplemental advancements have been updated.
Feb. 22, 2023
Rated Sea Time For Advancement in DC, EM, ET and MK Ratings
ALCOAST 072/23 announces rated sea time for advancement in DC, EM, ET and MK ratings.
Feb. 13, 2023
2022 Master Chief Advancement (MCAP) Cutoffs
ALCGENL 021/23 provides the revised advancement cutoffs for participants of the 2022 MCAP.
Jan. 25, 2023
Master Chief Advancement Panel (MCAP) Time In Grade Requirement Update
ALCGENL 012/23 This message announces updates to the Master Chief Advancement Panel (MCAP) Time in Grade update for CS, GM, IT and PA.
Jan. 23, 2023
Advance-To-Position (A2P) BETA Test For Calendar Year 2023 (CY23)
This message establishes advancement and assignment procedures for administrating the A2P beta test in CY23.
Jan. 21, 2023
May 2023 Service Wide Examination (SWE) Competition
ALCGENL 009/23. This message announces the May 2023 SWE competition.
2023 Master Chief Advancement Panel Announcement
ALCGENL 006/23. This message announces the 2023 Master Chief Advancement Panel.
Jan. 17, 2023
All Coast Guard Enlisted (ALCGENL) 007/23 announces enlisted advancements authorized effective 1 February 2023. There is a spreadsheet on PPC's Advancement CG SharePoint Online site that you can sort by unit or SPO for your convenience.
Dec. 16, 2022
All Coast Guard Enlisted (ALCGENL) message 231/22 announces enlisted advancements authorized effective 1 January 2023. There is a spreadsheet available on PPC's Advancement CG SharePoint site that you can sort by unit or SPO for your convenience.
October 2022 Reserve Servicewide Exam (SWE) Advancement Eligibility List
October 2022 Reserve Servicewide Exam (SWE) Advancement Eligibility List is posted on PPC's SharePoint Online site (https://uscg.sharepoint-mil.us/sites/ppc/Enlisted%20Advancement%20Lists/)
Dec. 13, 2022
2022 Master Chief Advancement Panel (MCAP) Cutoffs
ALCGENL 159/22 provides the revised advancement cutoffs for participants of the 2022 MCAP.
ALCGENL 226/22 provides the revised cutoffs for participants of the May 2022 SWE.
Dec. 6, 2022
The advancement eligibility list for active duty BM2 supplemental advancements has been updated
Dec. 5, 2022
Active Duty Supplemental Advancement Eligibility Announcement and Procedures
This message announces the establishment of supplemental advancement lists for the following rates: CS2, DC2, EM2, ET2, and IT2.
Nov. 21, 2022
May 2022 SWE Early Advancement Authorization
ALCGENL 215/22 announces early advancement authorization off the May 2022 SWE Eligibility List for CS2, DC2, EM2, ET2, and IT2.
Nov. 7, 2022
ALCOAST 445/22, Enlisted Rating Advancement Training System (ERATS) Fall 2022 Update
This ALCOAST announces updates to the advancement policy and procedures related to the Enlisted Ratings Advancement Training System (ERATS).
Oct. 31, 2022
Continued Suspension of CPOA Requirement for Advancement
CPOA sessions have returned to full capacity after COVID-19
closures, but a significant backlog of students will exist in the
short-term future. Until the backlog is resolved, members already
advanced to E-7 will receive the highest priority to allow them to
compete for E-8. Members above the cutoff for E-7 must follow
existing procedures to request CPOA and be ready to attend upon a
space available basis.
Oct. 27, 2022
2022 Reserve Master Chief Advancement Panel Results
Commander, CG Personnel Service Center (CG PSC) approved the final report for the 2022 Reserve Master Chief Advancement Panel (RMCAP) convened on 17 October 2022. The list of eligible Senior Chiefs in ALCGPSC 136/22 is effective 01 January 2023 through 16 December 2023.
Oct. 18, 2022
Fiscal Year 2023 Reserve Enlisted High Year Tenure (R-HYT)
All Coast Guard Reserve (ALCGRSV) message 059/22 provides guidance on the Reserve-High Year Tenure program for fiscal year (FY) 2023. A FY 2023 panel will be held for eligible Reserve enlisted members
in the grades of E-7 and E-8. R-HYT is suspended for all other grades through FY 2023.
Oct. 3, 2022
Suspension of High Year Tenure (HYT)
ALCOAST 368/22 announces the suspension of enlisted HYT for active duty members until January 1, 2025.
New Procedure for Opt Out of Advancement
This ALCOAST provides updates to policy for enhanced enlisted career flexibility by allowing members to opt-out of advancement without penalty or Personal Data Record documentation.