All Hands selects several messages to publish in a weekly post to help raise awareness about specific messages and useful information.
* NOTE: The series does not contain all of the new messages, just select ones. Click here to view internet releasable messages, or go to the Portal to view all messages (must be at a Coast Guard workstation).
This ALCOAST announces the BRS opt-in period for Active Component (AC) service members who will have less than 12 years of service (YOS) on or before Dec. 31, 2017, based on their Pay Entry Base Date (PEBD), or Reserve Component (RC) members with less than 4,320 retirement points
on or before Dec. 31, 2017. Eligible members electing to enroll in the BRS shall use Direct Access (DA), which will be available on Jan. 1, 2018.
This message solicits nominations for the 2017 CG CFO Awards for Excellence. Nominations must be received NLT COB Friday, Jan. 5, 2018.
This message announces the implementation of the new Record of Professional Development Form CG-4082. The updated CG-4082 is the result of a collaborative effort between OPM, EPM and RPM aimed at improving the effectiveness of form CG-4082 as a career management tool for Coast Guard members.
Congrats to those officers who are promoting!
… and congrats to those reservists who are advancing!