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New Direct Access & WebNow Links

Per ALCOAST 069/21, here are the new web addresses (URLs) for Direct Access and WebNow/Perceptive Content:

New Direct Access link: https://hcm.direct-access.uscg.mil
New ImageNow/Perceptive Content link: https://imgprd01.direct-access.uscg.mil/webnow (Note: CG network access required.)

The user names and passwords you use to access these systems have not changed.

Pay & Personnel News Updates from our Branches

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Tag: ADV

April 8, 2021

Change to May 2021 Servicewide Examination Administration Schedule

ALCGENL 039/21 Update 1, May 2021 Servicewide​ Examination Competition, announced additional flexibility in administering the exam: The new schedule is: a. AM and PM 04 MAY 2021 (Tuesday) SWE for ADV to E-5, b. AM and PM 05 MAY 2021 (Wednesday) SWE for ADV to E-6, c. AM 06 MAY 2021 (Thursday) SWE for ADV to E-7, d. PM 06 MAY 2021 (Thursday) SWE for ADV to E-8​.

April 5, 2021

Reserve Supplemental Advancement Lists Updated

The advancement eligibility lists for reserve supplemental advancements have been updated

April 5, 2021

BM2 Active Duty Supplemental Advancement Eligibility List Posted

The advancement eligibility list for active duty BM2 supplemental advancements has been updated

April 1, 2021

PPC Customer Newsletter / Servicing Personnel Office Newsletter

Issue 03/21 (March) of the PPC Customer Newsletter is now available.

April 1, 2021

Updated study guide for Service Wide Exam

FORCECOM established a bank of over 500 questions upon which the Enlisted Professional Military Education (EPME) section of the test will be based. With input from the field, the collaborative team of subject matter experts, and senior enlisted leaders, removed outdated questions and references were updated so members can be more efficient while studying the content. The references are now based on where the most current and relevant information is located. Piloting the use of a question bank to help guide learning begins with the MAY21 SWE and will continue for at least two testing cycles to collect data and determine the impact.

March 18, 2021

Enlisted Reserve Advancement Announcement

All Coast Guard Reserve (ALCGRSV) message 009/21 announces reserve enlisted advancements authorized effective 1 April 2021.​

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.

March 12, 2021

Enlisted Advancement Authorization (EPAA)

All Coast Guard Enlisted (ALCGENL) message 032/21 announces enlisted advancements authorized effective 1 April 2021. There is a spreadsheet available on PPC's Advancement CG Portal site that you can sort by unit or SPO for your convenience.

March 12, 2021

Policy Update: For FY21 Coast Guard Tuition Assistance (TA) has increased

Educational benefits jumped from $2,250 to $3,750 annually for active duty and reserve members.

March 9, 2021

Mandatory Updates to MILCONNECT (Flag Voice 541)

Coast Guard employees are required to update their work contact information in milConnect, as part of the ongoing transition from the Commercial Virtual Remote (CVR) version of Microsoft Teams to Coast Guard Teams and in order to meet the requirements set forth by US CYBER COMMAND in Task Order 14-0025.

March 5, 2021

November 2020 Servicewide Exam Revised Cutoffs Announced

ALCGENL message 028/21 provides revised cutoffs for participants of the November 2020 servicewide exam

March 5, 2021

2020 Master Chief Advancement Panel (MCAP) Revised Cutoffs

2020 MASTER CHIEF ADVANCEMENT PANEL (MCAP) REVISED CUTOFFS

March 3, 2021

Ceremonial Advancements - Flag Voice 540

I am pleased to announce the institution of a Ceremonial Advancement policy to allow Coast Guard enlisted members the best opportunity to plan, prepare, and execute meaningful advancement ceremonies that properly recognize the career milestone of advancing to the next pay grade, while also considering unit operations and Service needs.

March 3, 2021

Here’s how the Personnel Readiness Task Force is working for you

Now finishing its second year, the Personnel Readiness Task Force (PRTF) is a special-assignment, five-person team tackling Coast Guard workforce readiness and retention challenges. The team creates innovative solutions pulled from research, field input, and from the other services.

Feb. 11, 2021

Revised Cutoffs for November 2019 Servicewide Exam (SWE) Announced

All Coast Guard Enlisted Message (ALCGENL) 022/21 ​provides the cutoff number (ADV sequence) and the name of the member at the cutoff position for the respective rate.