united states coast guard

20 MAY 19

ALCGENL 081/20
A. Military Assignments and Authorized Absences, COMDTINST M1000.8A
1. All members are highly encouraged to pursue at least one Special
Assignment during their career. These career broadening assignments
provide members valuable opportunities to represent their ratings,
network, and learn about other operational and mission support activities.
This makes them ideal candidates for future assignments to highly visible
leadership and management positions (e.g. Silver Badge, OIC, School Chief).
2. This message solicits for candidates and outlines the application
process for members interested in Coast Guard Cyber Command (CGCYBER) duty
in AY21.
3. An assignment to cyberspace operations duty will qualify members for
positions at CGCYBER or its detached billets. CGCYBER’s mission is to
execute cyberspace operations in accordance with joint doctrine in
support of CG operations. Members will be assigned to positions in the
CGCYBER Operations Department, CGCYBER’s detachment at U.S. Cyber Command
(USCYBERCOM), or CGCYBER’s detachment at the DHS Cybersecurity and
Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).
4. Eligibility:
a. Tour complete in AY21 and AY22.
b. All active duty E4/E5/E6 and E7 (not above the cut for E8 at the
time of the application).
c. Meets the requirements listed in reference (A), CH 1.E.2.
d. Must be eligible for a Top Secret (TS) security clearance with access
to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI). An in-scope Single Scope
Background Investigation (SSBI) or Tier 5 background investigation is not
required for application.
e. Must be willing to complete a Counterintelligence Scope Polygraph (CSP)
with no significant response.
5. Process/timeline:
a. NLT 15 July 2020: Standard applications are emailed to EPM-2 at
b. OOA 31 July 2020: Selectees will be notified via email.
c. The expected report date is 01 July 2021.
6. Standard Applications: Members and commands should pay close attention
to the requirements listed in the standard application found at reference (B).
Incomplete or improperly formatted applications will be returned. Deadline
extensions will not be granted to correct errors.
7. The Special Assignments Officer will coordinate the release from rating
process. Applicants should not contact their detailer asking if they can be
released from rate.
8. Points of contact:
a. Program: LT Christine Rousseau (703) 313-5671 or 
b. Special Assignments: CWO3 Jaime Baldueza, (202) 795-6587 or 
9. Released by: LT William Stewart, (202) 795-6584.
10. Internet release authorized.