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Tag: Procedures

Nov. 10, 2022

Direct Access Competency Dictionary Update

The dictionary is a spreadsheet which shows all authorized competency codes and descriptions.

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. 3, 2022

New Procedure for Opt Out of Advancement

This ALCOAST provides updates to policy for enhanced enlisted career flexibility by allowing members to opt-out of advancement without penalty or Personal Data Record documentation.

Oct. 3, 2022

Change to Policy and Procedures for Servicewide Exam Points

ALCOAST 367/22 announces changes to Enlistments, Evaluations, and Advancements, COMDTINST M1000.2C and ACN 103/21 , and updates cancelation date of ACN 016/22. Specifically, this ALCOAST updates the policy and procedures for Service Wide Exam (SWE) Award Points, Sea/Surf Duty Points, and Incentive Points.

Sept. 13, 2022

Armed Forces Reserve Medal Award Criteria Correction

ALCGPSC 111/22 corrects the criteria for award of the Armed Forces Reserve Medal

Jan. 21, 2022

Coast Guard Support Offers Online Tax Filing & Consultation

Coast Guard personnel, employees, and their dependent family members my file their federal and state taxes online for free.

Jan. 11, 2022

Interim Technical Authority Guidance for Military Workforce Pay, Personnel, and Administration

​Interim Technical Authority Guidance for Military Workforce Pay, Personnel, and Administration, PSCNOTE 5402 is a first step towards establishing doctrine and standards for military workforce pay, personnel, and administration, a key deliverable for the Deputy Commandant for Mission Support-led Personnel Support Initiative (PSI). It states guiding principles of Customer Service, Empowerment, and Accountability that describe what success looks like, and sets standards for accuracy, timeliness, availability, responsiveness, transparency in tracking, and training.

Dec. 30, 2021

2022 Coast Guard Meal Rates

This message establishes Food Service Meal Rates for CY22.

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.

Aug. 6, 2021

Leadership and Management School (LAMS) Completion Deadline for Servicewide Exam Waiver Process Guidance

PPC (ADV) has created a process guide which provides reference to policy, procedures and information on submitting Leadership and Management School (LAMS) completion deadline waivers to PPC. LAMS completion deadline waivers are available to allow for certain provisions where individuals are unable to complete LAMS prior to the Servicewide Examination Eligibility Date (SED).

June 11, 2021

New Edition of the BAH/Housing Worksheet, CG-2025

The BAH/Housing Worksheet, CG-2025, has been revised. The issue with digital signatures and locking fields is resolved.

March 16, 2021

Personnel and Pay Procedures Manual - Chapter Ten

This Email ALSPO message promulgates an update to the Personnel & Pay Procedures Manual (PPPM), PPCINST M1000.2 (series). This message promulgates chapter ten of the PPPM.

Oct. 15, 2020

Distribution of Finalized DD-214

The implementation of electronic transmission of DD Form 214 data to the Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) is complete. The Veterans Administration, State Directors of Veterans Affairs, and the Department of Labor have access to DD Form 214 data. SPOs are not required to produce and distribute paper copies 3, 5, 6, 7, and 8. DMDC is the official distribution source of the Military Services authoritative and certified information for all periods of active duty that are completed on or after January 1, 2015.

April 10, 2020

New Military Records SPO Support Email Address

The Military Record Section has transitioned from Public Folders to the Shared Mailbox platform and will no longer utilize the Public Folder functions in Outlook.

March 10, 2020

Coast Guard Weight and Body Fat Standards Program Update

ALCOAST Commandant Change Notice (ACN) 033/20 modifies ACN 112/19, the one-year Body Composition Pilot program.

Feb. 19, 2020

Procedures and Development’s – On Demand

Got questions?  Don’t quite understand?  Is a topic a little fuzzy?  Would you like to see 20/20 in 2020?

Nov. 27, 2019

IT Procurement and Acquisition Support Site Launched

ALCOAST ACN 141/19 provides information​ on the updated information technology (IT) acquisition and procurement review process and announces a new IT Procurement & Acquisition Support Site (ITPASS). ITPASS is available for use to serve as the CIO’s “front door” for all IT procurement and acquisition requests. Within the ITPASS, users can access the new USCG ITAR Tool which automates the ITAR process and move workflows and communications from e-mail to the web.

Oct. 29, 2019

Personnel and Pay Procedures Manual, PPCINST M1000.2 (series), Update

Personnel & Pay Procedures Manual, PPCINST M1000.2 (series), Chapter 6, Personnel Administration in TTP format is now available. This chapter provides checklists, guides and information required for personnel administration.

Oct. 1, 2019

Personnel and Pay Procedures Manual, PPCINST M1000.2 (series), Update

Personnel & Pay Procedures Manual, PPCINST M1000.2 (series), Chapter 11 (TTP Format), Governance - Audits and Reports, posted.

Aug. 7, 2019

Known Issue: Marital Status and Rehires

​We've added a known issue to the Marital Status topic in DA Knowledge Base.

Aug. 2, 2019

Aviation Incentive Pay (AvIP) Change Request Procedure

Requests for adjustments to Aviation Service Date, Officer Service Date, DIFOPS, DIFDEN, DIFPRO, and/or OPFLY TIME require the following steps before PPC (MAS) can make any adjustments.

June 24, 2019

Direct Access Payroll Processing - In Range vs. Out of Range

New pay transactions with effective dates more than 24 pay periods in the past (approximately 1 year) require special handling.

June 12, 2019

Stand-Up of the Assistant Commandant for Reserve (CG-R)

This ALCOAST announces that effective 11 June 2019 the Assistant Commandant for Reserve (CG-R) achieved initial operating capability. As a result, the legacy Office of Reserve Affairs (CG-131) is disestablished.

Jan. 24, 2019

New Idaho W-4 helps taxpayers estimate paycheck withholding

The Form ID W-4 is here! This first-ever Idaho W-4 form is a new and improved tool to help make the payroll withholding process simpler, easier and specific to Idaho tax law. The Idaho-specific W-4 form is on our website at tax.idaho.gov/w4form.

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