united states coast guard

15 MAR 19

ALCGRSV 008/19
1. This message solicits for the National Intelligence
University (NIU) Fall 2020 Reserve Monthly Executive Format
Masters of Science in Strategic Intelligence (MSSI) program.
2. The Reserve Monthly Executive Format MSSI program is a two
year program that is designed to prepare students for the complexity
of intelligence work in the 21st century. The curriculum focuses on
three main themes: globalization, future-focused intelligence, and
intelligence for national security.
3. Students attend Saturday and Sunday classes from 0730 to 1600
one weekend per month, with a two week intensive in-residence
period each summer. The program is scheduled to begin in August 2020.
Applicants should carefully review NIU admission and eligibility
requirements at: Students are provided 2 years to
complete NIU course requirements and one additional year may be
granted to complete thesis requirements on a case by case basis
with prior written approval from the USCG Senior Service Advisor.
Payback tours in intelligence will be required.
4. The program is limited to reserve officers O-3 to O-4 and reserve
intelligence specialists E-6 and above. Selectees may not be considered
for long-term ADOS opportunities while enrolled. Selectees are required
to give up their current SELRES billet and will be placed in a temporary
SELRES billet to attend NIU in a pay status. IDT travel costs are not
funded by the CG and will be borne by the member. Previous CG intelligence
tours are required.   
5. TS/SCI clearance is required. Applicants must be U.S. citizens
and remain eligible for a Top Secret Clearance with access to SCI.
6. Application process:
   a. Applications must be completed within the “My Panel
Submissions” module in Direct Access (DA). Do not use “PCS E-Resumes” to
apply. Applications must address your reasons for applying to the MSSI
program. Applicants should refer to the guidance available on CG PSC-RPM
webpage at:
for detailed instructions on submitting applications via "My Panel Submissions."
   b. Command endorsement: A positive command endorsement is required
for this program and must contain a written opinion of the applicant's
interest, ability, and potential value to the Service as related to the
curriculum. Only endorsements from the immediate command are authorized.
Any member who does not receive a positive endorsement will not be
eligible to compete. This endorsement-  may be made by the designated
Commanding Officer of Military Personnel for Sector Personnel.
7. Deadlines:
  a. 3 May 2019: Deadline for required documents and e-Resumes to
arrive at CG PSC-RPM. E-Resumes submitted after the application deadline
will not be accepted. Applicants who do not submit both the
required documents and e-Resume will not be allowed to compete.
  b. 14 May 2019: MSSI Selection Panel will be held at CG PSC. 
8. All applicants are encouraged to review their official records to
ensure its completeness prior to the panel convening date. To find out
more about obtaining a copy of your EI-PDR, please visit the CG PSC-PSD-MR
9. Applicants shall ensure their member information is correct in DA.
10. MSSI Selection Panel POC: LT Joshua Denney, Chief, Reserve Boards and
Panels Section, (202)795-6509, e-mail:
11. CAPT Michael Wampler, Chief, CG PSC-RPM, sends.
12. Internet release authorized.