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Begin date/time: Friday, 28 June 2019, 0500 (CST)

End date/time: Friday, 28 June 2019, 2300 (CST)

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May 28, 2019

Enlisted Reserve Advancement Announcement

All Coast Guard Reserve (ALCGRSV) message 018/19 announces reserve enlisted advancements authorized effective 1 June 2019.​

May 14, 2019

June 2019 Enlisted Advancement Authorization (EPAA)

All Coast Guard Enlisted (ALCGENL) message 080/19 announces enlisted advancements authorized effective 1 June 2019.

May 9, 2019

Reserve Supplemental Advancement Lists Updated

The advancement eligibility lists for reserve supplemental advancements have been updated

May 9, 2019

BM2 Active Duty Supplemental Advancement Eligibility List Posted

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

April 29, 2019

PPC Customer Newsletter April 2019

The April 2019 issue of our newsletter is online.

April 23, 2019

Update to May 2019 Servicewide Exam Competition Announcement

The EPME 2.0 EPQs will be required for members to participate in the November 2019 and subsequent SWE’s. Although these are now the current EPQs for EPME and will be required for the November 2019 SWE, the previous EPME remain effective for actual advancement of members who participated in the May 2019 SWE and run concurrently with EPME 2.0 until the expiration of the May 2019 SWE Advancement Eligibility List.

March 12, 2019

November 2018 Servicewide Examination Revised Cutoffs Announced

All Coast Guard Enlisted Message (ALCGENL) 031/19 provides the cutoff number (ADV sequence) and the name of the member at the cutoff position for the respective rate.

March 12, 2019

May 2018 Servicwide Exam Revised Cutoffs

ALCGENL message 030/19 provides revised cutoffs for participants of the May 2018 Servicewide exam.

Feb. 15, 2019

Enlisted Rating Advancement Training System Winter 2019 Update

ACN 012/19 promulgates updated advancement policy and procedures related to the Enlisted Ratings Advancement Training System (ERATS) and provides updates to the Occupational Analysis (OA) schedule.

Feb. 4, 2019

Meritorious Advancement of Enlisted Personnel

COMDT (CG-1) delegates limited authority to effect meritorious advancements to the VCG and the Vice Admirals serving as DCMS, DCO, CAA, and CPA. Advancement recommendations for VCG will be initiated by MCPOCG. For calendar year 2019, the maximum number of meritorious advancements allocated to each Advancement Authority is three (3) total.

Jan. 4, 2019

Revised Cutoffs and Predictors for Appointment to CWO

The cuts and predictors for the 2018 CWO Appointment Cycle (June 2019 through May 2020) have been revised.

Jan. 4, 2019

CWO Appointment Board Timeline Updated Due to DA Availability

This message provides new dates for 2019 CWO Personal Data Extracts and Profile Letters.

Jan. 2, 2019

PPC Customer Newsletter December 2018

Issue 12/18 (December) of the PPC Customer Newsletter is now available.

Dec. 13, 2018

November 2018 Servicewide Exam Advancement Eligibility List Posted

The November SWE advancement eligibility list has been posted to the CG Portal http://cglink.uscg.mil/PPCadv

Dec. 10, 2018

October 2018 Reserve Servicewide Exam Advancement Eligibility List

The October 2018 Reserve Servicewide Exam (SWE) Advancement Eligibility List is now available via the CGPortal.