united states coast guard

05 FEB 20

ALCGENL 016/20
A. Military Assignments and Authorized Absences, COMDTINST M1000.8A
B. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Competency Qualification Instruction,
C. Coast Guard Weight and Body Fat Standards Program Manual,
D. Water Survival Training Program Manual, COMDTINST M16240.4B
E. Screening for Overseas Duty, PSCINST 1300
1. PSC-EPM-2 is soliciting for candidates to fill the following position:
Unit  Location    Grade     POSN NUMBER
PATFOR SWA Manama, Bahrain    EMCS/EMC      00075864
2. Applicants may be tour complete in any assignment year, and should
anticipate a report date OOA 01 JUL 2020. The applicant selected for
this opportunity will be required to attend pre-deployment training
(PDT), which lasts approximately 5 weeks in addition to any required
pipeline training. This is a dependent restricted, non-isolated PCS
assignment. For additional information and benefits see the CG Portal
pages listed in paragraph 5.
3. Interested candidates shall submit a PCS E-Resume in Direct Access
using position number 00075864 NLT COB 12 FEB 2020. A Direct Access
command endorsement is required that addresses the following:
   a. Verify that member meets all assignment criteria in paragraph 4.
   b. List member small arms qualifications and most recent certification
   c. Summarize previous law enforcement or AT/FP experience and
   d. Backfill concerns: When addressing backfills for members not tour
   complete in AY20, commands should keep in mind that receiving an
   immediate backfill is not always possible. Backfill requests will factor
   into the candidate selection process.
4. Assignment criteria: Applicants must be:
   a. Suitable for overseas assignment per references A and E
   b. Maintain or be eligible for a Secret clearance
   c. Must meet obligated service requirements of 15 months from
   report date
   d. Must have completed and passed task 1-01, Physical Fitness
   Standards (PT Test), of reference B, within the last 6 months
   e. Must meet Coast Guard weight standards per reference C
   f. Possess a driver's license valid through the entire tour of
   g. Able to pass Water Survival Training (Note 1)
   h. Prior to arrival at PDT, members should possess a basic and/
   or practical rifle qualification on the M16 or M4 rifle within
   the previous 5 years. Previous qualification with a personal
   defense weapon (PDW) is also highly encouraged but not
   required. (Note 2)
Note 1: All members will be required to take part in 3 days of
intensive pool training as part of the Water Survival Training
Program (WSTP) at PDT. Students will be required to take and pass
the PT test in the first week of PDT in order to participate in
WSTP. Upon successful completion of the PT test, students will be
required to meet all tasks outlined in the WSTP Manual per reference
D. Students should be comfortable in uniform treading water,
swimming, and jumping off an elevated platform. Members are
strongly encouraged to review WSTP requirements per reference (D)
prior to attending PDT.
Note 2: Weapons qualifications are required for all shoreside and
afloat assignments.
5. Additional details are available on the EPM PATFORSWA and SMTC
Portal Pages:
6. PSC-EPM-2 POC: ENG4 R. D. Amador (202) 795-6586.
7. Released by:   CDR M. R. Gillham (202) 795-6593.
8. Internet release authorized.