U. S. Coast Guard Pay & Personnel Center
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U.S. Coast Guard
Pay & Personnel Center
444 S. E. Quincy St.
Topeka, KS 66683-3591
The Pay & Personnel Center Center will be closed on Monday, January 18, 2021, in observance of the Martin L King holiday. Normal business hours will resume on Monday, January 4, 2021. All applications will remain available during the holiday and payroll/personnel processing will continue as normally scheduled.
All customers are encouraged to submit trouble tickets through electronic means, if possible. You can submit a trouble ticket by emailing PPC-DG-CustomerCare@uscg.mil. For those with CG Portal access, you can submit the online trouble ticket form found at https://cg.portal.uscg.mil/units/ppc/SitePages/Contact Us.aspx. Thank you!
Jan. 12, 2021
Personnel and Pay Procedures Manual - Chapter 7: Continuation of Service Published
PPPM Chapter 7, Continuation of Service, is now available.
Dec. 29, 2020
2021 Coast Guard Meal Rates
This message establishes Food Service Meal Rates for CY21.
Dec. 17, 2020
Career Intentions Worksheet (CG-2045) Update
This is notification that CG-Form 2045, Career Intentions Worksheet, has been updated to allow members to electronically route through their command and submit via email through a "Submit Button" at the bottom of the page.
Dec. 11, 2020
Military Personnel Data Records (PDR) System, COMDTINST M1080.10 (series) Updated
Change 2 to Military Personnel Data Records (PDR) System, COMDTINST M1080.10 (series) has been issued.
Dec. 9, 2020
Direct Access Competency Dictionary Update
The dictionary is a spreadsheet which shows all authorized competency codes and descriptions.
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.
Sept. 4, 2020
Change 11 to the Officer Accessions, Evaluations, and Promotions Manual
This ACN announces the promulgation of Change 11 to Officer Accessions, Evaluations, and Promotions, COMDTINST M1000.3A
Aug. 5, 2020
PPC Customer/SPO Newsletter July 2020
The July edition of PPC's newsletter is now available.
July 14, 2020
Coast Guard Correspondence Manual Update
The new Coast Guard Correspondence Manual (https://media.defense.gov/2020/Jul/14/2002456226/-1/-1/0/CIM_5216_4D.PDF) clarifies existing policies and incorporates new policies including content addressing technological considerations in correspondence such as electronic applications, electronic signature, and related accessibility requirements.
July 13, 2020
Uniform Regulations Manual Update
The new Coast Guard Uniform Regulations Manual (https://media.defense.gov/2020/Jul/09/2002451108/-1/-1/0/CIM_1020_6K.PDF) clarifies existing policies and incorporates new policies in addition to those changes resulting from Uniform Board #48.
June 24, 2020
Procedures for Processing Conscientious Objectors
COMMANDANT INSTRUCTION 1900.8A establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures governing conscientious objectors and processing requests for discharge or change of duty assignment based on conscientious objection.
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.