General Messages Weekly Round-up

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). 

ALCOAST 261/17 – Increased Thresholds for Procurements Supporting the Hurricane Harvey Response

A major disaster was declared by the President on 25 August 2017, as a result of Hurricane Harvey. To facilitate the response to this major disaster, the Chief Procurement Officer, in memorandum dated 27 August 2017, increased procurement authority thresholds. The authorities for these increased thresholds apply to procurements supporting the major disaster response and recovery efforts only.

ACN 098/17 – Special Leave Accrual (SLA) for contingency operations during FY2017

This ALCOAST announces updated special leave accrual (SLA) policy for all active and reserve military personnel in accordance with REF (A) and (B) due to Coast Guard participation in Hurricane Harvey response operations.

ACN 097/17 – FY18 Coast Guard Tuition Assistance (TA) policy

This ALCOAST announces the FY18 Tuition Assistance policy, effective 01 Oct 2017.

ALCGENL 123/17 – Enlisted Personnel Advancement Announcement (EPAA) NO. 09-17

Congratulations to all those selected for advancement!

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