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Direct-Access will not be available from 10:00 PM Thursday, 27 February until 2:00 AM Friday, 28 February 2020 (Eastern Time). The system will be taken offline in order to conduct server and database maintenance. 

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Feb. 13, 2020

Two Factor Authentication Required for Government Travel Charge Card Online Access

​ALCGPSC 023/20 announces the implementation of multi-factor authentication for access to the Government Travel Charge Card's Citimanager system. During March, the CitiManager system will begin requiring account holders to use a two-factor authentication as an enhanced security measure. ​ Cardholders must ensure their profiles contain up-to​-date contact information (e-mail address and/or phone number). The user profile contact information will be used to send authorization codes required for online access to account information. ​

Feb. 12, 2020

Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) Cancelled Sailings

ALCGPSC 022/20​ announced that the Alaska Marine Highway System cancelled all sailings through 1 March 2020. Members ​ in receipt of PCS orders to or from Alaska that are being impacted by the cancellation of sailings through the AMHS are directed to contact their local Personnel and Administrative support staff for additional travel guidance on executing orders.​

Jan. 31, 2020

Defense Travel Management Office Allowances and Regulations Update

The Defense Travel Management Office has updated the following information for 01 Feb. 2020:

Jan. 27, 2020

2020 Annual Review of Critical Housing Areas

The following is a list of MHAs and zip codes designated as Coast Guard Critical Housing Areas. IAW the Critical Housing Area BAH protection policy in Chapter Three of Critical Housing Areas, COMDTINST 11101.15, members with dependents issued PCS orders to a CHA-designated unit, or a unit located in a CHA-designated MHA with no intention to relocate their dependents to that unit may submit a Housing Allowance Protection Worksheet (CG-2025A) to CG PSC PSD-fs requesting housing allowances based on a location other than their new Permanent Duty Station (PDS). Note: Members authorized a housing allowance based on the payment of child support are not eligible to submit a CG-2025A under the CHA policy.

Jan. 3, 2020

PCS Mileage (MALT) and TDY Mileage Rates

Effective 1 January 2020, the MALT (monetary allowance in lieu of transportation) rate per authorized POC (privately owned conveyance) is $0.17 (seventeen cents) per mile. This rate is effective for all PCS travel that commences on or after 1 January 2020 (i.e., the initial travel is started).

Dec. 5, 2019

Status of Child Care Subsidy Program (CCSP) transition

Assistance is available during the transition for those incurring hardships due to enrollment delays.

Nov. 8, 2019

Government Travel Charge Card CITI Bank Updates

​ALCGPSC message 125/19 provides important updates for the Government Travel Charge Card program. Topics include changing the default statement delivery to electronic, split disbursement, and more.

Aug. 28, 2019

Keep DEERS Up to Date to Use TRICARE

Being able to use TRICARE depends on you keeping your information up to date in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS). DEERS is a database of active duty and retired service members, their family members, and others who are eligible for TRICARE. TRICARE eligibility shows up in DEERS based on the sponsor's status. It's essential to keep your DEERS record up to date to get timely and effective TRICARE benefits.

Aug. 14, 2019

SPO Consolidation Update - Patrol Forces Southwest Asia (PATFORSWA) SPO to be Disestablished

The SPO located at PATFORSWA (007006) will be disestablished effective 29 August 2019. All records previously serviced by the SPO at PATFORSWA will be moved to BASE Elizabeth City (PS) (046017)

July 31, 2019

SPO Consolidation Update - Sector Corpus Christi SPO Closed

The SPO located at Sector Corpus Christi (007895) has been disestablished. All records previously serviced by the SPO at Sector Corpus Christi have been moved to BASE NOLA SPO (PS) (042311).

July 16, 2019

Screening Required for Assignments to Key West, Florida

Key West Florida is a remote location requiring an overseas screening of members and dependents prior to executing a permanent t change of station move..

June 30, 2019

Reminder: BAH for Single Recruit, OCS, or Academy Graduates In-Transit

A Transit housing allowance (BAH-Transit) is a temporary housing allowance paid while a member is in a travel or leave status between permanent duty stations, provided the member is not assigned Government quarters, including dependents who may be assigned to Government owned or leased family-type quarters. The Transit rate continues during proceed time and authorized delays en route, including TDY en route.

June 26, 2019

Reminder: BAH-Transit to Single Members PCS Transferred from outside the U.S.

The Transit housing allowance (BAH-Transit) is often overlooked by Servicing Personnel Offices resulting in members being underpaid.

June 26, 2019

Moving? Update DEERS for Uninterrupted TRICARE Coverage

Summer is when you and your family may fulfill new orders and move to a new duty station. If you move this summer, don't forget to update your information in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS). Being able to use TRICARE depends on keeping DEERS up to date.

June 22, 2019

Direct Access Orders Integration Process

The Orders Integration Process explained.