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Effective September 17, 2021, WebNow will be upgraded to "Perceptive Experience". This upgrade only impacts the “view only” or web version – which is currently called WebNow, but is being upgraded to “Perceptive Experience”. New user access requests do not need to be completed. Users who previously logged into the WebNow link will now log into the Perceptive Experience URL using their old WebNow user ID and PW. This upgrade does not impact Perceptive Content, which is used for uploading documents. The SPO Access to the Electronically Im​aged PDR (EI‑PDR) user guide has been updated to reflect the upgrade. The URL for Perceptive Experience is https://imgprd01.direct-access.uscg.mil/experience. They system cannot be accessed outside of the Coast Guard network using the URL. The URL is not needed when accessing Perceptive Experience via Direct-Access.

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Oct. 19, 2021

Fiscal Year 2022 Workforce Interventions Details Announced

Messages providing the details of FY 2022 workforce interventions are now available.

Oct. 4, 2021

Fiscal Year 2022 Special Duty (SDP) and Assignment Pay (AP)

ALCOAST 365/21 provides Fiscal Year 2022 Special Duty (SDP) and Assignment Pay (AP) authorizations. SPOs must start SDP or AP for any newly eligible members effective 1 October 2021.

Sept. 30, 2021

Financial System Modernization Solution (FSMS) Assist Support Team

This ALCOAST provides details about the launch and use of the FSMS ASSIST SUPPORT TEAM (FAST). FAST will utilize a tiered support system to efficiently answer questions regarding Cutover Financial System (CFS) and troubleshoot problems. Throughout the cutover period (01 October-17 November), obligations will be executed offline and entered in the CFS

Sept. 29, 2021

Temporary BAH Increase - ALCOAST 355/21

ALCOAST 355/21 announces the establishment of Temporary BAH rates for 56 United States Military Housing Areas (MHAs), promulgates Coast Guard policy, and provides implementation process guidance for eligible Coast Guard active duty personnel. Members stationed at duty stations within the respective MHAs who have experienced abnormal housing cost increases may be eligible to apply for these temporary rates effective from 01 October 2021 to 31 December 2021. No other MHA is eligible for an increase at this time.

Sept. 14, 2021

How to Process Dislocation Allowance During the FSMS Cutover Period

As the service moves to a new travel system, here’s what you need to know regarding DLA if you are PCSing.

Sept. 10, 2021

Reserve Readiness Management Period Policy Updated

ALCOAST COMDT NOTE 088/21 promulgated a change to the minimum hour requirements for Readiness Management​ Period (RMPs) drills to the following: RMPs without pay must be a minimum of two hours in duration and not more than one RMP will be performed by an individual in one calendar day; and, RMPs for pay will not be less than four hours in duration and not more than one paid RMP will be performed by an individual in one calendar day. These changes are effect immediately.

Sept. 9, 2021

Fiscal Year 2022 Reserve Additional Training Period (ATP) and Additional Flying/Flight ATP Allocations

This ALCOAST announces FY22 Reserve Additional Training Period (ATP) allocations to amplify guidance from ALCOAST 319/21

Sept. 9, 2021

Fiscal Year 2022 Reserve Inactive Duty Training (IDT), Readiness Management Period (RMP) Scheduling Requirements and Waiver Process

This message announces key dates, responsibilities and policies for commands and SELRES members when scheduling Inactive Duty Training (IDT) drills, Readiness Management Periods (RMP), and Additional Training Periods (ATP) in FY22.

Sept. 1, 2021

Defense Travel Management Office Allowances and Regulations Update

The Defense Travel Management Office has updated the following information for 01 September 2021:

Aug. 17, 2021

GSA Releases FY 2022 Per Diem Rates

All current NSA lodging per diem rates will remain at FY 2021 levels. The standard lodging per diem rate will also remain unchanged at $96. The M&IE reimbursement rates were revised. The M&IE NSA tiers range from $59-$79, and the standard M&IE rate is $59. 

July 28, 2021

Critical Skills Retention Bonus (CSRB) Update

​A $100,000 CSRB is authorized for enlisted members who possess the DCO Cyber Operator Competency (CYB-DCO) and enter into a bonus agreement for an additional four (4) years of active service obligation. ​A $50,000 CSRB is authorized for enlisted members who possess the DODIN OPS Cyber Operator Competency (CYB-DOD), and enter into a bonus agreement for four years of active service obligation. The bonus offerings in the ACN are for FY21 (01 Oct 2020 and not before) and are anticipated to remain in effect until the end of FY21 (30 Sep 2021 and not after).

July 15, 2021

Proper Usage of the Pay Corrections Action Request

The Pay Corrections Action Request is used to shutdown entitlements when necessary. These transactions require an End Date to be entered to STOP the transaction (do NOT use CANCEL to stop a previously authorized transaction – this will result in an erroneous debt to the member). Cancelling an instance of a pay element will reverse all amounts paid or deducted in prior finalized calendars.

May 26, 2021

PCS expenses have you stressed? Know your options

Moving is expensive, here are some resources to help

May 24, 2021

Warning Order- Financial System Modernization Solution (FSMS) Implementation

This ALCOAST provides an update and status for the transition to the new DHS financial management and procurement system called the Financial System Modernization Solution (FSMS). It is scheduled to go-live CG-wide on 01 October 21 (Q1 of FY22).

May 13, 2021

New Edition of the Family Separation Allowance Worksheet, CG-2035, Issued

The May 2021 edition of the Family Separation Allowance Worksheet is now available for use.