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May 20, 2024

ALCGOFF 036/24 - CWO SERVICE BEYOND 30 YEARS

IAW Ref A, Article 1.c.6.b.1., the Coast Guard has the authority to extend the service of a Chief Warrant Officer (CWO) on active duty beyond their mandatory 30-year retirement date.ALCGOFF 036/24

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May 3, 2024

ALCOAST 204/24 - CHANGES TO MEDICAL SCREENING REQUIREMENTS FOR DEMOBILIZING RESERVISTS, REQUIREMENTS FOR SEPARATION OR RETIREMENT PHYSICALS, AND VETERANS AFFAIRS SEPARATION HEALTH ASSESSMENT ENHANCEMENTS

IAW REF (A) Section 717, this ALCOAST announces policy which supersedes REFs (B), (C), (D), (E), (F) and (G). This ALCOAST also provides new guidance surrounding Department of Veterans' Affairs disability claims which applies to some service members (SMs).ALCOAST 204/24

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April 26, 2024

ALCGENL 187/24 - AY25 ENLISTED PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT (EPM) ROADSHOW SOLICITATION

In accordance with Reference (A), EPM-2 is soliciting for units interested in receiving assignment and career development presentations in preparation for Assignment Year 2025 (AY25).ALGGENL 187/24

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April 22, 2024

ALCGRSV 014/24 - RESERVE WORKFORCE - MEMBERS WITH MORE THAN 30 YEARS OF SERVICE

In accordance with articles 10.A.4.c and 10.B.6 of ref. A, reserve Chief Warrant Officers (CWOs) and reserve enlisted members shall be removed from an active status after completion of 30 years total time in service (TIS). Total TIS is computed using a member's pay entry base date.ALCGRSV 014/24

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March 11, 2024

ALCOAST 117/24 PROMULGATION OF MILITARY SEPARATIONS INSTRUCTION

This ALCOAST announces the promulgation of REF (A) and the cancellation of REFs (B) and (C). The changes listed below highlight Commandant directed action items per the Accountability and Transparency Review results, updates policy to better reflect statutory requirements, and addresses changes in administrative procedures. A summary of major

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Nov. 16, 2023

Reminder for Soon-to-be-Retirees and DD-2656 Submission

Reminder for Soon-to-be-Retirees: Beginning January 1, 2024, PPC/RAS will no longer accept versions of the Form DD-2656 older than March 2022 as your application for retirement pay. There have been updates made to the form that allow for more efficiencies in processing new retiree accessions. Please submit your DD-2656 to

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Sept. 15, 2023

ALCOAST 333/23 CHANGES TO SPECIAL LEAVE ACCRUAL (SLA)

R 151144Z SEP 23 MID120000442451UFM COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DCTO ALCOASTBTUNCLASALCOAST 333/23SSIC 1000SUBJ: CHANGES TO SPECIAL LEAVE ACCRUAL (SLA)A. Military Assignments and Authorized Absences, COMDTINST M1000.8AB. 10 U.S.C. Section 701C. National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2023, PublicLaw 117-263D. Personnel & Pay Procedures

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Sept. 12, 2023

E-GOV TRAVEL SYSTEM (ETS) UPDATED GUIDANCE

This ALCGPSC provides guidance for ETS use in preparation for FY24 and required actions for users and approvers.

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Aug. 1, 2023

ALCOAST 277/23 UPDATE TO MILITARY SEPARATIONS

ROUTINE R 011414Z AUG 23 MID120000339816U FM COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC TO ALCOAST BT UNCLAS ALCOAST 277/23 SSIC 1000 SUBJ:  UPDATE TO MILITARY SEPARATIONS

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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.

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Nov. 4, 2021

Regular to Reserve (R2R) Frequently Asked Questions

The Coast Guard inadvertently misinterpreted a 2010 BCMR ruling for a Regular to Reserve (R2R) case in which it was authorized to close the break in service of a member who transitioned into the Coast Guard Reserve by way of Regular to Reserve (R2R). PPC blanketed this ruling to any R2R Rehire from 2010-2017 and aligned their Anniversary Year with their Pay Base Date.

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Oct. 28, 2021

Reminder: If your retirement date is on or after 1 January, 2022, as of 1 November 2021, PPC/RAS will no longer accept Form CG-4700 as your application for retirement pay

CG Form 4700, Coast Guard, PHS & NOAA Retired Pay Account Worksheet and Survivor Benefit Plan Election is being phased out. Coast Guard, PHS and NOAA personnel will join their DoD counterparts and begin using DD Form 2656, Data for Payment of Retired Personnel to establish their retired pay accounts at the Pay & Personnel Center.

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June 8, 2021

COVID-19: Reserve Demobilization Guidance Issued

ALCOAST 210/21​ provides guidance for units and Servicing Personnel Offices (SPOs) on common issues and questions identified during the Release from Active Duty (RELAD) process for reservists recalled to active duty under USC Sec. 12302 or USC Sec. 12301(d) (contingency Active Duty for Operational Support (ADOS)). For purposes of entitlements and benefits, COVID-19 response is considered a contingency operation. ​