U. S. Coast Guard Pay & Personnel Center
2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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U.S. Coast Guard
Pay & Personnel Center
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Topeka, KS 66683-3591
June 9, 2020
COVID-19 Impacted AY20 PCS and HHG Shipments-SITREP 6
ALCOAST 224/20 COVID-19: IMPACTED ASSIGNMENT YEAR 20 (AY20): PCS AND HHG SHIPMENTS – SITREP 6
June 8, 2020
COVID-19 Temporary Change to Vehicle Processing Center Selection
ALCOAST 221/20 - JUN 2020 COVID-19: TEMPORARY CHANGE TO THE CG SUPPLEMENT TO JTR - VEHICLE PROCESSING CENTER (VPC) SELECTION
June 5, 2020
2020 PCS Season - Vehicle Shipping (Flag Voice 524)
To allow flexibility in risk based decisions in PCS moves, the Coast Guard has temporarily adjusted the policy regarding shipping personal vehicles on government orders to and from OCONUS. As announced in ALCOAST 221/20
May 28, 2020
Personally Procured Move (PPM aka DITY Move) Allowance Rate Temporary Increase
ALCOAST 204/20 announces a temporary change to the Joint Travel Regulations, affecting Personally Procured Moves (PPM) (formerly known as DITY moves). The temporary changes described in this message went into effect on 26 May 2020 and expire on 31 December 2020.
May 11, 2020
When should I contact the PCS Assist Team?
Close to 500 Coast Guard members have already moved, and the PCS Assist Teams are ready to help you too. Here’s what you need to know about the new PCS Assist Teams.
April 28, 2020
PCS Assist Team is now in place
The Permanent Change of Station (PCS) Assist Team is now in place and PCS moves are now authorized through May 22, according to ALCOAST 147/20.
April 10, 2020
2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCS Support ("Float Plan", Messages, and more)
All members transferring in AY20 must complete this PCS Float Plan. Both departing and receiving commands must review and approve the members’ plan. Once complete, members should ensure that signed copies are provided to their departing and receiving commands. Members should bring a printed copy of their Float Plan while enroute to their new duty station.
April 7, 2020
PCS Update: A Float Plan and Assist Team will support members during PCS season
The Coast Guard today shared additional details about how it will “Spread Out the Season” to protect members and their families during Permanent Change of Station (PCS) season.
March 30, 2020
Coast Guard planning a modified PCS season
As our Nation and Coast Guard confront the unprecedented challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, the Coast Guard faces a clear challenge that requires us to be committed, patient, and flexible. The movement of our personnel to fill critical billets around the Nation is paramount. We must ensure that key positions are staffed, while safeguarding future readiness by keeping our members healthy.
March 24, 2020
Coast Guard Training (Including Class "A" and "C" School) Policy Updated
Select DoD Training Facilities and all CG Training Centers (TRACENs), with the exception of the Maritime Law Enforcement Academy (MLEA), remain open to conduct time-sensitive, mission-essential training. FORCECOM teams remain available to conduct other time-sensitive mission-essential readiness activities, including remote training options as requested by unit commanders.
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.
March 4, 2020
Moving with TRICARE from Overseas to Stateside Duty
When you move from an overseas assignment to a new location stateside, your TRICARE eligibility doesn’t change, but your health plan options may. You need to take action by updating your personal information, reviewing health plans you may be eligible for, and transferring your and your family’s TRICARE enrollment. Following some simple steps can help you make a smooth transition to your new location.
Feb. 27, 2020
PCS: Inventory Your Belongings Now to Save Time Later
Taking inventory of your belongings is a good way to make your next PCS easier. Don’t depend on the movers to track your items. See these tips for creating an inventory that will save you time and effort when you unpack in your new home.
Feb. 25, 2020
PCS Entitlements / Advances, TLE and Separation Leave Calculator
The 2020 PCS Entitlements / Advances, TLE & Separation Leave Calculator is now online
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.