Tag: OPM

Active Duty Officer Promotion Boards and Selection Panels: A look inside the boardroom

For several months a year, the officer boards and panels staff dedicate their full attention to the promotion board and selection panel ‘season.’ During this time, over 5,000 officers are processed through promotion boards and Advanced Education programs. The boards and panels staff have put together this article to make the process more transparent.

Human Capital Strategy: Changes to the Officer Evaluation System

The Officer Evaluation System (OES) Review was an initiative under the Commandant’s Human Capital Strategy (HCS), and the main goal was to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the evaluation process and system. As a result of this review, all OER forms for junior officers, senior officers and warrant officer have been shortened and many requirements have been eliminated to improve the ease with which supervisors can report on their subordinates. The active duty and the reserve officer corps as well as civilian supervisors of military officers must become informed of these changes and the new guidelines for evaluating officers. Read this post to learn more!

Paratus Report, Episode 15

The December Paratus Report has news for you! The Coast Guard’s Human Capital Strategy team is implementing some new changes to the Officer Evaluation System and provides important information on the Blended Retirement System and the enlisted assignment priority survey. And, units across the globe also share a special holiday messages! Check out this edition of the Paratus Report!

General Messages Weekly Round-up

This week’s General Messages Weekly Round-up highlights the Human Capital Strategy and its changes to officer and enlisted evaluations, regular-to-reserve commission appointment panel, updated dismissal and closure procedures for employees, solicitation for the Boat Forces Advisory Council. Read the full post to find out more.

Cybersecurity notices to be issued June 8-19, 2015

Beginning June 8, 2015, and continuing through June 19, 2015, OPM will be sending notifications to individuals whose PII was potentially compromised in cybersecurity incident affecting its systems and data that may have exposed the Personally Identifiable Information. More than 8,000 civilian Coast Guard employees may have been affected.

Protecting your identity; fraud and theft assistance

In the wake of a recent cybersecurity intrusion into the Office of Personnel Management data systems, potentially 4 million federal employees may have been impacted, including more than 8,000 civilian Coast Guard employees. Beginning June 8, 2015, those affected will be notified by email or official letter via the U.S. Postal Service. All notifications will occur prior to June 19, 2015.

Diversity and inclusion: What Coast Guard leaders should know

Coast Guard men and women enter our service with diverse backgrounds, experiences and outlooks. All of these things combine to form unique views that each and every Coast Guard man or woman have towards particular issues or problems, or these things could affect how they perform their job each and every day.

OSMS and YOU: Search and Rescue Coordination

The OAR-11 officer specialty code, or OSC, is available to those officers who demonstrate satisfactory performance and proficiency in aeronautical and maritime SAR planning and response coordination. This competency is fundamental to junior officers aspiring to a Response-Ashore career.