united states coast guard

R 221543Z APR 21

ALCGENL 050/21
A. Military Assignments and Authorized Absences, COMDTINST M1000.8A series
C. ALCGENL 046/21 AY22 Special Assignment Kick-Off
1. All members are highly encouraged to pursue at least one Special Assignment
(SA) 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. Furthermore, serving in
a SA increases your selection potential for future highly visible leadership
and management positions (e.g. Silver Badge, OIC, and School Chief).
2. The selection, motivation, and training of Recruiters is a top priority to
meet the Coast Guard's human capital needs. In an effort to best shape our
future military workforce, we are seeking candidates who demonstrate strong
interpersonal skills, infallible character, professionalism and a spirited
focus on building a diverse and inclusive Coast Guard. You will be responsible
for recruiting applicants in the following programs: Enlisted Active Duty and
Reserves and all non-Academy accessions. Visit to see
Coast Guard Recruiting in action.
a. Production Recruiters (PR) make daily decisions on how to attract applicants
most suitable to become a shipmate in our Service. Recruiters visit schools,
colleges, clubs, community centers, etc. to advertise Coast Guard opportunities,
identify prospects, and develop relationships. Recruiters often engage
influencers such as family members and community leaders to garner support
for an applicant's decision. Additionally, recruiters conduct the screening,
processing, and accession paperwork necessary for enlistments and
Recruiters frequently work irregular hours and perform travel to accomplish
their mission.
b. Recruiters in Charge (RIC) lead one of 56 Recruiting Offices (RO) across the
nation, and require robust leadership skills. In addition Production Recruiter
duties, RICs are responsible for mission planning, training, and administrative
oversight of their RO. They supervise up to 10 Production Recruiters as well as
scholarship program Officer trainees recruited by their RO.
3. Members are reminded RIC & PR positions come with Special Duty Pay and
increased Assignment Priority (AP3) upon successful completion of recruiting
4. Informational Coast Guard Recruiting Webinar:
a. Date: 24 May 2021, 1000 and 1400 EDT
b. Register: Email YNCS Mary Endicott (subject: Recruiting Webinar) at NLT COB 19 May 2021.
5. Eligibility:
a. Special Assignment criteria per in Art. 1.E.2 and 1.E.7 of Ref (A).
b. Tour complete in AY22 or AY23.
c. Production Recruiter positions: E5-E6
d. Recruiter in Charge positions: E7, E6 (above the cut for E7 at time of
e. Members with folliculitis are eligible to apply.
6. Process/timeline:
a. NLT 10 JUN 2021: Standard applications are emailed to EPM-2 at and 'My Panel Submissions' are
submitted in Direct Access.
b. OOA 14 JUN - 09 JUL 2021: CGRC interviews applicants.
c. 20-23 JUL 2021: Selection panel convenes.
d. OOA 15 AUG 2021: Panel results released.
e. The expected report date is 01 JUL 2022.
7. Standard Applications: Members and Commands should pay close attention to the
requirements listed in the standard application found at Ref (B). Incomplete or
improperly formatted applications will be returned. Deadline extensions will not
be granted to correct errors.
8. 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.
9. Points of contact:
a. CG Recruiting Command: YNCS Mary Endicott or
b. EPM-2 Special Assignments: CWO3 Jaime Baldueza, (202) 795-6587 or
10. Released by: LT Rachel Rand, (202) 795-6616.
11. This ALCGENL will cancel on 01 SEP 2021.
12. Internet release authorized.