U. S. Coast Guard Pay & Personnel Center
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Commanding Officer (Staff Symbol)
U.S. Coast Guard
Pay & Personnel Center
444 S. E. Quincy St.
Topeka, KS 66683-3591
Web-TPAX https://webtpax.osc.uscg.mil/ (copy and paste into address bar, must be on a CG Workstation. Web-Tpax cannot be accessed via the internet)
Nov. 8, 2019
Government Travel Charge Card CITI Bank Updates
ALCGPSC message 125/19 provides important updates for the Government Travel Charge Card program. Topics include changing the default statement delivery to electronic, split disbursement, and more.
Nov. 7, 2019
Fiscal Year 2020 Class "C" School Orders and Travel Guidance
ALCOAST message 344/19 provides information clarifies “C” School TDY travel guidance and highlights critical policy
Nov. 1, 2019
PPC Customer/SPO Newsletter
The October issue of our newsletter is now online. The newsletter contains articles and messages posted to the PPC website during the month - an "In case you missed it" summary.
Defense Travel Management Office Allowances and Regulations Update
The Defense Travel Management Office has updated the following information for 01 Nov. 2019:
Aug. 29, 2019
Fiscal Year (2020) Standard Continental U.S. Per Diem Rate Announced
The FY20 Standard CONUS per diem rate is $151 applicable for all official travel performed on or after 1 October 2019 to 30 September 2020.
Aug. 22, 2019
Be Disaster Prepared With TRICARE
Weather events and natural disasters are, by nature, unpredictable. But you can predict what you should do before, during, and after an emergency. Being prepared for events like wildfires, floods, and hurricanes can help keep you and your family safe. A disaster may change access to your TRICARE benefit, prescriptions, and medical resources.
Aug. 14, 2019
SPO Consolidation Update - Patrol Forces Southwest Asia (PATFORSWA) SPO to be Disestablished
The SPO located at PATFORSWA (007006) will be disestablished effective 29 August 2019. All records previously serviced by the SPO at PATFORSWA will be moved to BASE Elizabeth City (PS) (046017)
Critical Housing Area Update: Port Angeles, WA, La Push, WA and Neah Bay, WA, as a designated CHA
In accordance with Critical Housing Areas, COMDTINST 11101.15, ALCGPSC 017/19 is hereby updated effective 06 August 2019 to add Military Housing Area WA308 which includes Port Angeles, WA, La Push, WA and Neah Bay, WA, as a designated CHA.
Aug. 1, 2019
Critical Housing Area Update: Saugerties, NY
Effective 25 July 2019 to add Saugerties, NY (County Cost Group 780), is designated Critical Housing Area.
July 16, 2019
Screening Required for Assignments to Key West, Florida
Key West Florida is a remote location requiring an overseas screening of members and dependents prior to executing a permanent t change of station move..
June 26, 2019
Moving? Update DEERS for Uninterrupted TRICARE Coverage
Summer is when you and your family may fulfill new orders and move to a new duty station. If you move this summer, don't forget to update your information in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS). Being able to use TRICARE depends on keeping DEERS up to date.
June 21, 2019
Reimbursement of Spouse State License and Certification Costs
This message announces the policy and procedures to reimburse a member of the armed forces for qualified re-licensing costs of a spouse due to relocation from another state due to PCS orders. This is another step in reducing the financial burden of transitioning from duty station to duty station within the United States for our Coast Guard Family members.
June 4, 2019
PPC Customer Newsletter
Here is the May 2019 issue of the PPC Customer Newsletter
June 3, 2019
Updated Guidance on Screening for Overseas Duty
Overseas Screening is no longer required for assignments within the city of Anchorage, Alaska or within the island of Oahu, Hawaii. A full medical pre-screening is no longer required prior to submission of an e-resume as long as the member and the departing command have confirmed there are no indications of a member being unsuitable for overseas assignment.
May 28, 2019
Readiness - Ongoing and Future Contingency Operations Direct That All Users Activate Their CITI-Bank Government Travel Charge Card (GTCC)
June 1st is the official start to hurricane season. Last year, 8 named storms displaced thousands of
Coast Guard members and their families while hundreds of other Coast Guard Personnel, from around
the Nation, surged to respond to the impacted communities. This, along with ongoing contingences the
Coast Guard is responding to, is a strong reminder that all eligible Coast Guard GTCC cardholders should
have a CITI travel card and they should activate their new CITI travel cards in the event of an of
immediate evacuation or deployment.