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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.
Sept. 21, 2022
EPM-4, Enlisted Career Advisory Branch, Open for Business (ALCGENL 171/22)
The Coast Guard’s first Enlisted Career Advisory Branch (EPM-4) will begin offering career advisory sessions to the Active Duty enlisted workforce on 03 October 2022.
April 18, 2022
Known Issue: Approval of DD-214s for Reserve Component Members
An issue has been reported concerning the timing of the approval of DD-214 forms for reserve component members.
April 15, 2022
575 Update on Unvaccinated (COVID-19) Military Personnel
Colleagues, I would like to provide a quick update on the current status of military personnel who have yet to come into compliance with the COVID-19 vaccination mandate. Roughly 2039 personnel (1559 Active Duty, 480 Reserve Component) remain unvaccinated. Of these, some number have received medical exemptions (permanent, temporary, or both) and religious accommodation.
March 23, 2022
How to Get Your PCS Claims Paid as the FSMS Transition Continues
Coast Guard introduces new procedures to speed processing of travel claims, advances, and reservations for permanent change of station
Feb. 2, 2022
CG Participation in DoD SkillBridge Program
This Flag Voice announces the Coast Guard’s official participation in DoD’s SkillBridge Program. This program complements the Transition Assistance Program in preparing our separating and retiring members for post-Coast Guard employment. Unlike TAPS, however, SkillBridge is a discretionary program; COs, CDRs and OinCs should only grant permission for members to participate in this up-to-six month program if they can do so with no more than minimal impact to unit readiness.
Dec. 13, 2021
TRICARE Pharmacy Network Changes and TRICARE For Life
CVS Pharmacy is joining the TRICARE retail pharmacy network on Dec. 15. At the same time, Walmart, Sam's Club, and some community pharmacies are leaving the network. If you're a TRICARE For Life beneficiary, you may be wondering how these changes affect the coverage of your current drugs.
Dec. 8, 2021
Coast Guard Transition Assistance Program Revised
ACN 125/21 promulgates a new edition of Transition Assistance Program, COMDTINST 1900.2 (series). The new instruction can be accessed at https://media.defense.gov/2021/Nov/16/2002893673/-1/-1/0/CI_1900_2B.PDF.
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.
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.