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Thursday, November 4, 2010

SUBJ: ALCGRSV 046/10 - RESERVE CAPTAIN TO ENSIGN ASSIGNMENT YEAR

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SUBJ: ALCGRSV 046/10 - RESERVE CAPTAIN TO ENSIGN ASSIGNMENT YEAR

2011(AY11) KICK OFF

A.COMDTINST 1001.1, SENIOR RESERVE OFFICER DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

B.COMDTINST M1001.28A, RESERVE POLICY MANUAL

C.ALCOAST 529/09, RESERVE MEMBERS RESID

ING OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES

(COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC 162011Z SEP 09)

D.COMDTINST 1401.5AE, SCHEDULE OF ADPL AND IDPL OFFICER PERSONNEL

BOARDS AND PANELS

1. THIS MESSAGE ANNOUNCES THE KICKOFF OF THE AY11 RESERVE CAPTAIN

THROUGH ENSIGN ASSIGNMENT SEASON. A SEPARATE KICKOFF MESSAGE WILL BE

PUBLISHED FOR RESERVE CWOS. THIS MESSAGE PROVIDES IMPORTANT

GUIDELINES AND INFORMATION TO RESERVE OFFICERS BEING CONSIDERED FOR

NEW ASSIGNMENTS IN AY11, REGULAR TO RESERVE (R2R) OFFICERS SEEKING

AY11

ASSIGNMENTS, RESERVE OFFICERS IN UNBUDGETED POSITIONS, AS WELL

RESERVE STAKEHOLDERS (IE: COMMAND CADRE, SUPERVISORS, AND THE

RESERVE OFFICER CORPS AT LARGE). UPDATES WILL BE PROVIDED, AS

REQUIRED, THROUGH FOLLOW-ON SITREPS. WIDEST DISSEMINATION OF THIS

MESSAGE IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

2. SHOPPING LISTS: RESERVE PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT (PSC-RPM) IS

DEVELOPING AND VALIDATING AY11 SHOPPING LISTS, WHICH ARE DERIVED FROM

THE PERSONNEL ALLOWANCE LIST (PAL).

A. VALIDATION: UNIT COMMANDERS ARE REQUESTED TO VERIFY THE ACCURACY

OF

POSITIONS IDENTIFIED ON SHOPPING LISTS AND TO NOTIFY THE APPLICABLE

RPM ASSIGNMENT OFFICERS (AO) OF COMMAND CONCERNS BY 1 OCT 10. A

POSITION NOT SHOPPED MAY RESULT IN A UNIT GAP AT THE END OF THE

ASSIGNMENT SEASON. REF A, SENIOR RESERVE OFFICERS (SROS) ARE

AVAILABLE

TO ASSIST THE UNIT COMMANDER IN MAXIMIZING THEIR RESERVE FORCE

CAPABILITY WHICH MAY INCLUDE PAL VALIDATION AND COMMAND CONCERNS.

B. AVAILABILITY: OOA 8 OC

T 2010, SHOPPING LISTS MAY BE ACCESSED

THROUGH DIRECT ACCESS USING THE FOLLOWING PATHWAY: HOME:

SELF-SERVICE:

EMPLOYEE: TASKS: CREATE E-RESUME. CHOOSE SELRES PCS FROM THE DROP-

DOWN MENU. SHOPPING LISTS WILL ALSO BE POSTED TO THE PSC-RPM CG

PORTAL

LISTED AS PSC (RPM) UNDER THE LIST OF PUBLIC PLACES IN CG PORTAL. YOU

CAN ADD THIS PLACE AS A FAVORITE BY SELECTING MANAGE PLACES AT

HTTPS://CGPORTAL.USCG.MIL, BY CHECKING THE BOX NEXT TO PSC (RPM), AND

THEN CLICKING THE ADD TO FAVORITES BUTTON.

3. AY11 ASSIGNMENT CANDIDATE POOL:

A. THE PRIMARY POOL OF AY11 CANDIDATES TO BE CONSIDERED FOR

ASSIGNMENT

INCLUDES: INCUMBENTS WHO ARE TOUR COMPLETE (TC), MEMBERS WHO WILL

CHANGE RESERVE COMPONENT CATEGORY (E.G. TO OR FROM READY RESERVE,

STANDBY RESERVE, RETIRED RESERVE), MEMBERS WHO ARE TWO OR MORE GRADES

HIGHER OR LOWER THAN POSITION REQUIREMENTS, MEMBERS IN UNBUDGETED

POSITIONS, MEMBERS IN REPROGRAMMED POSTIONS AND MEMBERS IN BILLETS

WITH

MORE THAN ONE MEMBER ASSIGNED TO A SINGLE BILLET. PSC-RPM-2

WILL TRACK ADDITIONS AND DELETIONS TO CANDIDATE POOLS CREATED BY

PROMOTIONS, SCREENING PANELS, SEPARATIONS, POSITION REPROGRAMMING

ACTIONS AND SKILL SET/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS. UNIT REQUIREMENTS,

INDIVIDUAL MEMBER DESIRES, AND CAREER MANAGEMENT WILL FURTHER SHAPE

CANDIDATE POOLS.

B. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT POSSIBLE, CG PSC-RPM WILL ADHERE TO TOUR

COMPLETION DATES WHEN CONSIDERING REASSIGNMENTS. MEMBERS GENERALLY

WILL

NOT ROTATE PRIOR

TO COMPLETION OF THEIR TOURS. HOWEVER, EARLY ROTATIONS

ARE SOMETIMES NECESSARY TO MEET SERVICE NEEDS.

C. REF B SECTION 3.B.4.B STATES THAT RESERVISTS WHO VOLUNTEER FOR

LONG-

TERM ADOS ARE TO BE REMOVED FROM THEIR SELRES POSITIONS, WHICH

CREATES

A SELRES VACANCY. FURTHERMORE, ARTICLE 5.A.13 OF REF B STATES THAT

UPON COMPLETION OF LONG TERM ADOS, RESERVISTS ARE ENTITLED

TO RETURN TO THE SAME OR SIMILAR SELRES ASSIGNMENT, UNLESS THEY WOULD

HAVE BEEN OTHERWISE SUBJECT TO REASSIGNMENT.

D. OFFICERS SERVING ON LONG-TERM ADOS THAT TERMINATES AFTER 30 SEP

2010 ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR AN AY11 SELRES ASSIGNMENT.

E-RESUMES

SHOULD SPECIFY THE END DATE OF ADOS ORDERS, ALONG WITH POSITION

DESIRES AND QUALIFICATIONS.

(1) UNLESS A POSITION IS OTHERWISE SOLICITED BY PSC-RPM AS AN OFF-

SEASON ASSIGNMENT, RESERVE OFFICERS DESIRING A SELRES ASSIGNMENT

AFTER 30 SEP 2011 SHOULD COMPETE FOR A POSITION THROUGH THE AY12

ASSIGMENT PROCESS OR ANTICIPATE TRANSFER TO INDIVIDUAL READY RESERVE

(IRR) STATUS DURING THE INTERIM.

(2) RESERVE OFFICERS WHO ANTICIPATE RELEASE FROM LONG-TERM ADOS OR

R2R OFFICERS WHO SEEK SELRES AFFILIATION AFTER 30 SEP 2011, SHOULD

MONITOR AY11 OFF-SEASON ASSIGNMENT OPPORTUNITIES OR PLAN TO

PARTICIPATE

IN THE AY12 ASSIGNMENT CYCLE IF THERE IS A LACK OF OFF-SEASON

ASSIGNMENTS. OFFICERS WHO WOULD HAVE BEEN SUBJECT TO REASSIGNMENT IAW

ARTICLE 5.A.13 OF REF B WHILE ON LONG-TERM ADOS WHO DO NOT

SUCCESSFULLY

COMPETE FOR

OFF-SEASON ASSIGNMENTS SHOULD ANTICIPATE TRANSFER TO IRR

STATUS AND PLAN ON COMPETING FOR ASSIGNMENT IN AY12.

4. E-RESUMES: A WELL-CRAFTED E-RESUME IS THE PRIMARY MEANS FOR

RESERVE OFFICERS TO COMMUNICATE CAREER INTENTIONS AND DESIRES

TO ASSIGNMENT OFFICERS. A REASONABLE AND REALISTIC E-RESUME

ALLOWS MEMBERS TO REMAIN ENGAGED AND IN-PLAY FOR A VARIETY OF

ASSIGNMENT POSSIBILITIES. MEMBERS WHO FAIL TO SUBMIT TIMELY E-

RESUMES RISK LOSING THE OPPORTUNITY TO HAVE THEIR CAREER DESIRES

CONSIDERED BY THEIR AO. WHEN DEVELOPING AN E-RESUME, BE CONCISE.

SITUATIONS INVOLVING EXCEPTIONAL PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS (I.E.

COLLOCATIONS (COLO), SPECIAL NEEDS, ETC.) WILL BE HANDLED ON A

CASE-BY-

CASE BASIS TO BEST BALANCE THE NEEDS OF THE COAST GUARD AND THE

INDIVIDUAL. IF YOU ARE A COLO, CONTACT YOUR ASSIGNMENT OFFICER VIA

EMAIL EARLY IN THE ASSIGNMENT SEASON AND ENSURE IT IS INDICATED AT

THE

TOP OF YOUR E-RESUME. A COMMAND ENDORSEMENT BY UNIT CO OR HIS/HER

DESIGNEE IS REQUIRED FOR ALL RESERVE OFFICERS REQUESTING TOUR

EXTENSIONS OR EARLY ROTATION. WHEN REQUESTING AN EXTENSION, ALWAYS

INCLUDE OTHER ASSIGNMENT OPTIONS ON YOUR E-RESUME IN THE EVENT THE

EXTENSION IS NOT GRANTED.

5. REASONABLE COMMUTING DISTANCE (RCD): EVERY EFFORT WILL BE MADE TO

COMPLY WITH REF B, SECTION 5.A.2. WHEN THIS IS NOT POSSIBLE, MEMBERS

MAY VOLUNTARILY ACCEPT ASSIGNMENT TO A POSITION OUTSIDE OF THEIR RCD

OR CONSENT TO A CHANGE IN RCC TO THE IRR, STANDBY RESE

RVE, OR

RETIRED RESERVE. SENIOR OFFICERS WHO DESIRE CONTINUED SELRES

AFFILIATION MOST OFTEN VOLUNTARILY ACCEPT ASSIGNMENTS OUTSIDE THE

DEFINED RCD. REF C ESTABLISHED WAIVER AUTHORITY FOR RESERVE MEMBERS

WHO RESIDE OUTSIDE THE U.S. AND DESIRE TO REMAIN IN A SELRES STATUS

WHEN CONSIDERING POSITIONS OUTSIDE OF A RCD, MEMBERS WILL

BE SUBJECT TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF PARA 6 BELOW.

6. ACCEPTANCE OF ASSIGNMENT ORDERS: WHEN MAKING ASSIGNMENT

DECISIONS, AOS CONSIDER MANY FACTORS INCLUDING SERVICE NEEDS, COMMAND

CONCERNS, CAREER DEVELOPMENT, MEMBERS DESIRES, AND RCD. GIVEN

THESE FACTORS, AND A LIMITED NUMBER OF RESERVE FUNDED SELRES

POSITIONS, MEMBERS WHO DECLINE ASSIGNMENT ORDERS MAY BE REQUIRED

TO CHANGE RESERVE COMPONENT CATEGORY (RCC) TO THE IRR, STANDBY

RESERVE

OR RETIRED RESERVE.

7. ASSIGNMENT GUIDES: MEMBERS DUE FOR ASSIGNMENT OR WHO ARE

CONSIDERING

ASSIGNMENT ARE ENCOURAGED TO READ THE ASSIGNMENT GUIDES LOCATED AT

HTTP://USCG.MIL/RPM/RPM2 AND ON THE RPM PORTAL. THESE GUIDES

EXPLAIN THE ASSIGNMENT PROCESS, DESCRIBE RULES OF ENGAGEMENT,

PROVIDE INFORMATION TO MANAGE EXPECTATIONS, AND SERVE AS A

COUNSELLING TOOL FOR RESERVE OFFICERS.

8. SENIOR OFFICERS SEEKING SELRES ASSIGNMENT (CAPT-CDR):

A. STANDARD TOUR LENGTH IS THREE (3) YEARS.

B. CAPTS, CAPTS(SEL), CDRS, AND CDRS(SEL) SHALL SUBMIT E-RESUMES IAW

PARA 4. ASSIGNMENT PRIORITY WILL BE GIVEN TO TOUR COMPLETE OFFICERS,

WITH A POSSIBILITY OF ASSIGNING CAPT (SEL) AND CDR

(SEL) WHERE SERVICE

NEEDS DICTATE.

C. THERE CONTINUES TO BE A SIGNIFICANT MISMATCH BETWEEN CAPTS/CDRS

AND

AVAILABLE CAPT/CDR BILLETS. AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE AY10 CAPT/CDR

ASSIGNMENT PANELS, FOR INSTANCE, THERE WERE 53 CAPTS/CAPTS(SEL) FOR

37

CAPT BILLETS ON PAL AND 205 CDRS/CDRS(SEL)FOR 152 CDR BILLETS ON PAL.

AS A RULE, SENIOR OFFICERS ARE NO LONGER PLACED IN UNBUDGETED

POSITIONS, AND MULTIPLE ENCUMBERING OF BILLETS CAN ONLY BE PERMITTED

IN

NARROW INSTANCES THAT MEET OVERALL SERVICE NEEDS. ACCORDINGLY,

CAPTS/CAPTS(SEL) AND CDRS/CDRS(SEL) WHO DO NOT SUCCESSFULLY COMPETE

FOR

SELRES ASSIGNMENTS IN AY 11 CAN EXPECT TO BE TRANSFERRED TO

INDIVIDUAL

READY RESERVE (IRR) STATUS FOR AY11, AND WILL BE EXPECTED TO COMPETE

FOR ASSIGNMENT IN AY12, OR REQUEST RETIREMENT OR SEPARATION, AS

APPROPRIATE.

C. THE CONSOLIDATED MAJOR RESERVE COMMAND SCREENING PANEL (CMRCSP)

WILL CONVENE 3-5 NOV 2010 PER REF D TO IDENTIFY OFFICERS WHO WILL

COMPETE FOR COMMAND OF PORT SECURITY UNITS (PSU).

D. OFF-SEASON ASSIGNMENTS. PSC-RPM WILL NORMALLY ANNOUNCE OFF-SEASON

ASSIGNMENTS FOR UNIT COMMANDING OFFICER AND SENIOR RESERVE OFFICER

(SRO) POSITIONS AT MAJOR COMMANDS.

9. JOS SEEKING SELRES ASSIGNMENT (LCDR-ENS):

A. STANDARD TOUR LENGTH FOR JOS IS FIVE (5) YEARS. TO DEVELOP A

BROADER

POOL FOR COMMAND SCREENING, MOST FIRST TOUR AND SUBSEQUENT PSU

ASSIGNMENTS WILL BE THREE (3) YEARS.

B. JOS SHALL SUBMIT E-RESUMES IAW PARA 4.

C. IF THE JO CANDIDATE POOL DOES NOT ADEQUATELY MATCH EXPECTED

VACANCIES, OFFICERS SELECTED FOR THE NEXT HIGHER PAY GRADE MAY BE

CONSIDERED TO FILL VACANCIES, WITH PRIMARY CONSIDERATION GIVEN TO

SELECTEES CLOSEST TO TOUR COMPLETION.

10. AY11 SELRES CAPT-ENS ASSIGNMENT PLAN OF ACTION AND MILESTONES

(POAM):

A. 3 SEP 2010: PRELIMINARY RELEASE SHOPPING LISTS WITHIN DIRECT

ACCESS AND RPM PORTAL FOR COMMAND VALIDATION. THE RESERVE

PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT CG PORTAL PLACE (RPM PORTAL) IS LISTED AS

PSC (RPM) UNDER THE LIST OF PUBLIC PLACES IN CG PORTAL.

B. 1 OCT 2010: DEADLINE FOR COMMAND CONCERNS AND SHOPPING LIST

CORRECTIONS TO ARRIVE AT PSC-RPM.

C. 8 OCT 2010: SHOPPING LISTS RELEASED IN DIRECT ACCESS, FOR MBR USE.

D. 8 OCT - 30 NOV 2010: MEMBERS BEGIN SUBMITTING E-RESUMES. AOS ARE

ONLY AVAILABLE FOR ASSIGNMENT COUNSELING DURING THIS PERIOD.

E. 3-5 NOV 2010: CONSOLIDATED MAJOR RESERVE COMMAND SCREENING PANEL

(CDRS AND CDR SELECTS).

F. 30 NOV 2010: E-RESUME SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR LCDR TO ENS.

G. 17 DEC 2010: E-RESUME SUBMISSION DEADLINE FOR CAPTS AND CAPTS-

SELECT.

H. 8-10 MAR 2011: RESERVE CAPT/CDR ASSIGNMENT PANELS (PER REF D).

I. 30 APR 2011: RESERVE CAPT/CDR SLATES APPROVED/FINALIZED

J. 30 JUN 2011: RESERVE LCDR-ENS SLATES APPROVED/FINALIZED

K. 15 JUL 2011: ALL PCS ORDERS RELEASED IN DA, AVAILABLE TO UNITS IN

DA

AIRPORT TERMINAL.

L. 1 OCT 2011: AY11 ASSIGNMENTS TAKE EFFECT.

11. RESERVE ASSIGNMENT POINTS OF CONTACT:

A. SENIOR OFFICERS - CAPT ASSIGNMENTS: CAPT STEPHEN NYE,

202-493-1701 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 202-493-1701 end_of_the_skype_highlighting, STEPHEN.B.NYE(AT)USCG.MIL.

B. SENIOR OFFICERS - CDR ASSIGNMENTS: CDR ROB HANLEY,

202-493-1702 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 202-493-1702 end_of_the_skype_highlighting, ROBERT.T.HANLEY(AT)USCG.MIL.

C. JUNIOR OFFICERS - LCDR ASSIGNMENTS: LCDR RICK HOWELL,

202-493-1780 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 202-493-1780 end_of_the_skype_highlighting, RICHARD.A.HOWELL(AT)USCG.MIL.

D. JUNIOR OFFICERS (LT-ENS) - EAST ASSIGNMENTS (D1,D5): LT KEEDAH

SIMMONS, 202-493-1787 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 202-493-1787 end_of_the_skype_highlighting, KEEDAH.R.SIMMONS(AT)USCG.MIL.

E. JUNIOR OFFICERS (LT-ENS) - CENTRAL ASSIGNMENTS (D7,D8): LT

CHRIS BROCK, 202-493-1786 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 202-493-1786 end_of_the_skype_highlighting, CHRISTOPHER.P.BROCK(AT)USCG.MIL.

F. JUNIOR OFFICERS (LT-ENS) - WEST ASSIGNMENTS (D9,D11,D13,D14,D17):

LT JEFF BUSTRIA, 202-493-1785 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 202-493-1785 end_of_the_skype_highlighting, JEFFREY.C.BUSTRIA(AT)USCG.MIL.

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