united states coast guard

R 121533Z MAY 21

ALCGENL 065/21
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 (CG CYBER) duty
in AY22.
3. CG CYBERs mission is to execute cyberspace operations in accordance
with joint doctrine in support of CG operations. Members will be assigned to
positions in the CG CYBER Operations Department, CG CYBERs detachment
at U.S. Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM), or CG CYBERs detachment at the
DHS Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).
4. Eligibility:
a. Tour complete in AY22 and AY23.
b. All active duty E4-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 Jul 2021: Standard applications are emailed to EPM-2 at
b. OOA 30 Jul 2021: Selectees will be notified via email.
c. The expected report date is 01 Jul 2022, but members may be selected for
up to 8 months pipeline training with a report date as early as 01 Nov 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: CWO3 Eric Lowe (202) 372-2838 or
b. Special Assignments: CWO3 Jaime Baldueza, (202) 795-6587 or
9. Released by: LT R. Rand, (202) 795-6616.
10. Internet release authorized.