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Feb. 23, 2024

ALCGPSC 027/24 - 2024 ANNUAL REVIEW OF CRITICAL HOUSING AREAS (CHA)

This ALCGPSC announces the Military Housing Areas (MHA) and zip codes meeting the eligibility criteria for designation as a CHA. This ALCGPSC applies to all areas in the continental United States where dependents are authorized to accompany service members.ALCGPSC 027/24

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Dec. 13, 2023

October 2023 Reserve Servicewide Exam (SWE) Advancement Eligibility List

The October 2023 Reserve Servicewide Exam (SWE) Advancement Eligibility List is now available via the Coast Guard SharePoint Online at: October 2023 Reserve SWE ListThe October 22 RSWE Advancement Eligibility List does not include EMPLIDs, but please remind members not to publish the list on the internet or social media sites.Advancement

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Dec. 1, 2023

Reserve Supplemental Advancement Eligibility Lists Updated

The advancement eligibility lists for reserve supplemental advancements have been updated to reflect requests processed prior December 1, 2023.The lists and other helpful information are available on the Advancements branch CG SharePoint Online page. 

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Dec. 1, 2023

Active-Duty Supplemental Advancement Eligibility Lists Updated

The Active-Duty Supplemental Advancement Eligibility Lists for December 2023 (reflects requests processed prior to December 1) has been posted. The list is available on PPC ADV's CG SharePoint Online page.Refer to ALCGENL message 035/18 for supplemental advancement list placement information.

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Nov. 29, 2023

ALCOAST 474/23 SUBJ: FY2024 WORKFORCE PLANNING TEAM RESULTS - MONETARY AND NON-MONETARY INTERVENTIONS

This ALCOAST announces the results of the Military Workforce Planning Team (MWPT) FY 2024 deliberations regarding monetary and non-monetary interventions for enlisted and officer personnel. Specifically, this ALCOAST authorizes Enlistment Bonuses (EB), Critical Skills Training Bonuses (CSTB), Critical Skills Retention Bonuses (CSRB), Selective Reenlistment Bonuses (SRB), and Aviation Bonuses (AvB), as authorized in accordance with REF (A).

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Nov. 28, 2023

Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) Contribution Limits for 2024 Announced

The Internal Revenue Code places specific limits on the amount that you can contribute to employer-sponsored plans like the TSP each year. The limits for 2024 have been announced. To learn more, visit “Contribution limits.” 

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Nov. 3, 2023

PROMULGATION OF THE ACTIVATION OF THE RESERVE COMPONENT INSTRUCTION

R 031332Z NOV 23 MID120000594603UFM COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DCTO ALCOASTBTUNCLASALCOAST 432/23SSIC 1001SUBJ: PROMULGATION OF THE ACTIVATION OF THE RESERVE COMPONENTINSTRUCTIONA. Activation of the Reserve Component, COMDTINST 3061.2AB. Accessing and Activation of the Reserve Component, COMDTINSTM3061.2C. Active Duty for Operational Support (ADOS),

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Sept. 28, 2023

FY24 SPECIAL DUTY PAY (SDP) AND ASSIGNMENT PAY (AP)

This ALCOAST announces results of the FY23 Special Duty Pay (SDP) and Assignment Pay (AP) Panel that convened on 17-18 Apr 2023. The SDP and AP levels recommended for FY24 were carefully balanced against compelling needs, base resources and organizational priorities.

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Sept. 28, 2023

ASSIGNMENT INCENTIVE PAY FOR PRODUCTION RECRUITERS (AIP-PR)  AND RECRUITERS-IN-CHARGE (AIP-RIC)

ALCOAST 359/23 SUBJ: ASSIGNMENT INCENTIVE PAY FOR PRODUCTION RECRUITERS (AIP-PR)  AND RECRUITERS-IN-CHARGE (AIP-RIC)

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Sept. 15, 2023

ALCOAST 334/23 FY2023 SPECIAL LEAVE ACCRUAL (SLA) DESIGNATED OPERATIONAL MISSIONS

R 151200Z SEP 23 MID120000442507UFM COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DCTO ALCOASTBTUNCLASALCOAST 334/23SSIC 1000SUBJ: FY2023 SPECIAL LEAVE ACCRUAL (SLA) DESIGNATED OPERATIONALMISSIONSA. COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC 151144Z SEP 23/ALCOAST 333/23B. Military Assignments and Authorized Absences, COMDTINST M1000.8AC. Nation Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal

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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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Aug. 10, 2023

 UPDATE TO BASIC NEEDS ALLOWANCE (BNA)

This ALCOAST announces implementation of a change to the Federal Poverty Guideline (FPG) eligibility threshold for Basic Needs Allowance (BNA) effective on 1 July 2023.

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July 20, 2023

Enlisted Advancement Authorization (EPAA)

All Coast Guard Enlisted (ALCGENL) message 156/23 announces enlisted advancements effective 01 August 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.

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April 19, 2023

Updated Procedures for Documenting Parental Leave in Direct Access

ALCOAST 154/23 announces Updated Procedures for Documenting Parental Leave in Direct Access.

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April 19, 2023

Compensation and Credit for Maternity Leave Taken by Reserve Component Members

ALCOAST 153/23 announces Compensation and Credit for Maternity Leave taken by Reserve Component members.

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March 1, 2023

Update 4 - FY 23 Workforce Planning Team Results - Enlisted Monetary Interventions

ALCOAST 085/23 announces update 4 FY23 Workforce Planning Team Results - Enlisted Monetary Interventions.

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March 1, 2023

FY23 Workforce Planning Team Results - Aviator Officer Non-Monetary Interventions

ALCOAST 084/23 announces FY23 Workforce Planning Team Results - Aviator Officer Non-Monetary Interventions.

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Jan. 17, 2023

Enlisted Advancement Authorization (EPAA)

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.

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Oct. 21, 2022

New Pay Entitlement - Assignment Incentive Pay for Cutters Undergoing Maintenance Periods (AIP-CMP)

Assignment Incentive Pay for Cutters Undergoing Maintenance Periods (AIP-CMP), a special pay. AIP-CMP may be paid to active duty officers and enlisted members entitled to Basic Pay under REF (B), including Reservists on active duty who are permanently assigned to a career sea pay (CSP) eligible cutter, and whose CSP has been stopped in conjunction with a lengthy cutter maintenance period, such as SLEP, MMA, etc. AIP-CMP is authorized effective 01 OCT 2022 in the amount of $200 per month.

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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. ​

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Dec. 15, 2020

Hardship Duty Pay-Restriction of Movement and other COVID-19 Pay and Allowances

ALCOAST 278/20 formally authorizes, as of 03 April 2020, HARDSHIP DUTY PAY-RESTRICTION OF MOVEMENT (HDP-ROM) and other temporary policy changes for several travel allowance, Food Service policy, and certain Special & Incentive (S&I) pays as part of the overall military effort to support our members and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Pay and Personnel Center is now processing these claims in accordance with the following guidelines and procedures.

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March 23, 2020

Coast Guard Travel and Leave Policy Updated

ALCOAST 098/20 provides Coast Guard members with updated travel and leave policy guidance as it relates to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The intent of this ALCOAST is to assist unit commanders to preserve force readiness and accomplish CG missions. Please see paragraph 4, Domestic Travel, for important guidance regarding local leave.

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June 12, 2019

Moving Away to College May Change Your Child's TRICARE Options

Is your student heading away to college this fall? TRICARE coverage of eligible dependents extends to college students. A change of address, such as moving to a new country, city, region, or ZIP+4 code is a TRICARE Qualifying Life Event (QLE). If this QLE applies to your student, you have 90 days from the date of the address change to change his or her TRICARE Prime or TRICARE Select health plan.