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Direct-Access Planned Maintenance Outage
Direct Access will not be available from Saturday, March 25, 2023, from 0600 (EST) until Tuesday, March 28, 2023, at 0600 (EST). This outage is necessary for an upgrade and modernization to Direct Access. For more information see ALCOAST 057/23.
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Jan. 7, 2023
Workforce Planning Team Results - Judge Advocate Interventions
This ALCOAST announces the approved FY23 judge advocate interventions.
Dec. 14, 2022
Equal Pricing For Servicemember Uniform Items (Flag Voice 590)
Colleagues,I am pleased to announce that all required uniform items for Coast Guard members are now sold at equal prices regardless of gender, at Coast Guard Exchanges and ShopCGX.com. Recent studies from both the Government Accountability Office and internal to the Coast Guard identified inequities in prices between men and women’s uniform items.
Dec. 6, 2022
ALCOAST 478/22 - Update 1 - FY23 Special Duty Pay (SPP) And Assignment Pay (AP)
Provides numerous changes to FY23 SDP and AP originally authorized in ALCOAST 359/22. Effects SDP for AST Instructors, PSU Tactical Coxswains, Independent Duty Food Service Officers, Food Service Officers, and Precision Marksman-Aviation.
Nov. 16, 2022
Update on FY23 Reserve Order [POET] Guidance
ALCGFINANCE 053/22 requires all short-term ADOS orders to contain the FY23 POET, cost estimate for pay and FICA, and obligation document number on the Funding tab within Direct Access.
Nov. 8, 2022
Personally Procured Move (PPM) Payment Delays
ALCGFINANCE message 051/22 provides notification of a temporary delay and expected payment timeline for the processing of PPM reimbursements.
Nov. 2, 2022
Coast Guard Announces FY-23 Monetary Enlisted Interventions - Bonuses
Note: Paragraph 4.f (BM RAP) is revised per ALCOAST 435/22, Update 1, FY23 Workforce Planning Team Results - Enlisted Monetary Interventions. ALCOAST 403/22 announces the results of the Military Workforce Planning Team (MWPT) monetary enlisted interventions. The MWPT convened in May 2022 to develop and recommend workforce policy interventions. Specifically, this ALCOAST authorizes Enlistment Bonuses (EB), Critical Skills Training Bonuses (CSTB), Critical Skills Retention Bonuses (CSRB), and Selective Reenlistment Bonuses (SRB),
Nov. 1, 2022
Update 1, FY23 Workforce Planning Team Results - Enlisted Monetary Intervention
This message updates ALCOAST 403/22, paragraph 4.f (BM RAP) to read as follows: A $20,000 CSTB is authorized for BM RAP. To be eligible, a member must hold a current boat crew certification on any platform (except punts, skiffs, and ice rescue boats). Commands of new prospective applicants who meet the requirements must submit an A-school request form selecting BM RAP.
Oct. 26, 2022
Fiscal Year 2023 Clothing and Uniform Allowance Rates
Fiscal Year 2022 Clothing and Uniform Allowance Rates are effective on 1 October 2022
Oct. 25, 2022
PCS Travel POET Guidance for Orders Issued in FY 2022
PCS orders that were issued in FY22 shall use the FY22 POET
funding that was assigned to the orders set. This rule applies
regardless of when the actual travel occurs for the member.
Fiscal Year Selected Reserve (SELRES) Bonuses and Designated Unit Pay (DUP)
This ALCOAST announces FY23 bonus offers for affiliation, enlistment, and assignment in the Coast Guard SELRES. DUP: $15 per (IDT) or (ATP) for reservists assigned to a (PSU), (MESG), or (MSRON).
Fiscal Year 2023 Military Workforce Planning Team Results - Naval Engineering Officer Interventions
authorizes two Critical Skills Retention Bonus (CSRB) offers. 1) Naval Engineering 2-4-2 Program. A $100,000 CSRB is
authorized for active duty officers. 2) LCDR/O4 Engineer Officer Afloat. An $80,000 CSRB is
authorized for active duty officers.
Fiscal Year 2023 Military Workforce Planning Team Results - Afloat Officer Interventions
This ALCOAST announces the approved FY23 Afloat
officer interventions. A $40,000 CSRB is authorized as a special incentive
pay to retain active duty officers filling essential underway
assignments, and who agree to obligate a four (4) year ADSC.
Oct. 24, 2022
Fiscal Year 2023 Workforce Planning Team - Aviation Officer Interventions
This ALCOAST announces the approved FY23 Aviator
Oct. 21, 2022
Fiscal Year 2023 Military Workforce Planning Team Results - Investigating Officer Intervention
This ALCOAST announces the approved FY23
Investigating Officer (IO) intervention.
Fiscal Year 2023 Military Workforce Planning Team Results - Cyber Enlisted Interventions
This ALCOAST announces the approved FY23 CYBER
Fiscal Year 2023 Workforce Planning Team - Cyber Officer Interventions
This ALCOAST announces the approved FY23 CYBER officer interventions.
Coast Guard Announces FY 2023 Non-Monetary Enlisted Interventions
This ALCOAST details the results of the Military Workforce Planning Team (MWPT) non-monetary enlisted interventions. The MWPT convened in May 2022 to develop and recommend workforce policy interventions. The MWPT identified strategies for rates/ratings deemed to have personnel shortages that could negatively influence mission execution. MWPT deliberations considered factors from a broad spectrum of organizational needs.
Coast Guard Provides and Overview of Fiscal Year 23 Workforce Planning Team Results
This ALCOAST announces the efforts and results of the FY23 Workforce Planning Team (WPT). Military and Civilian Workforce Planning Teams (WPTs) are chartered governing bodies established to analyze recruiting, retention, and specialty management personnel trends. Each WPT uses data-driven recommendations to create balanced intervention strategies in order to obtain and retain a mission-ready workforce. As WPT sponsor and manager of military and civilian pay accounts, COMDT (CG-1) reviews and approves WPT recommendations on a Fiscal Year (FY) basis; no interventions are guaranteed beyond a given FY. Approved interventions within an FY may be started or stopped at any point in the year when the need is no longer required to manage a particular element of the workforce in the year.
Oct. 7, 2022
Fiscal Year 2023 Reserve Active Duty for Training Scheduling Requirements
This ALCOAST announces key deadlines for Selected Reserve
(SELRES) members and commands scheduling Active Duty for Training
(ADT) in FY23.
Fiscal Year 2023 Reserve Inactive Duty Requirements and Allocations
This message announces
key dates, responsibilities, and policies for commands and SELRES
members when scheduling all reserve drill types in FY23
Oct. 5, 2022
New Pay Entitlement: Assignment Incentive Pay - Pre-commissioning Cutter Crews
This ALCOAST announces the establishment of Assignment Incentive Pay for Pre-commissioning Cutter Crews (AIP-PCC), a special pay. AIP-PCC may be paid to active duty officers and enlisted members entitled to Basic Pay, including Reservists on active duty who are permanently assigned as part of a designated pre-commissioning cutter crew, and is authorized effective 01 SEP 2022 in the amount of $200 per month.
Sept. 27, 2022
Fiscal Year 2023 Reserve Order Guidance
All Coast Guard Finance (ALCGFINANCE) message 039/22 provides guidance for reserve orders starting in early FY23.
Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23) Special Duty Pay (SDP) and Assignment Pay (AP)
This ALCOAST announces results of the FY23 Special Duty Pay and
Assignment Pay Panel (SDP/AP) that convened on 25 Apr 2022. The SDP
and AP levels recommended for FY23 were carefully balanced against
compelling needs, base resources and organizational priorities.
ALCOAST 360/22, E-Gov Travel System (ETS) Implementation Update Four
This ALCOAST provides guidance for ETS use in preparation for
FY23 and required actions for users and approvers.
Sept. 23, 2022
DoD Announces Immediate and Long-Term Actions to Help Strengthen the Economic Security and Stability of Service Members and Their Families
DOD to increase BAH rates for 28 military housing areas, TLE duration from 10 to 14 days and up to 60 in some areas, and DLA rates effective 1 Oct 2022.