united states coast guard

07 JUL 2023
ALCGRSV 031/23 
A. PY24 Schedule of Officer Personnel Boards and Panels, PSCNOTE 1401
B. Officer Accessions, Evaluations, and Promotions, COMDTINST M1000.3 (series) 
1. This message announces convening dates and solicits applications for fiscal year
2024 (FY24) Reserve War and Staff colleges. The SEFP offers opportunities for
national security policy and joint service professional development, increases the
Coast Guard's presence in a joint-service environment, and enhances the member's 
Service value.
2. A selection panel will convene 06 Sep 23 to select primary candidates, and to
identify alternates in order of selection by the panel. A special OER is not
required, applicants are reminded to ensure their records are complete.
3. Joint & Combined Warfighting School - Hybrid (JCWS-H).
   a. Location: Joint Forces Staff College, Norfolk, VA. 
   b. Pre-requisites: Secret Clearance. Grade O-4 and above. JPME phase I must be
      completed at an intermediate/senior service school or an approved equivalent
      at the time of application. JPME phase I completion must be entered into 
      Direct Access as a competency and reflect in the Competencies section of the
      applicant's Employee Summary Sheet. 
   c. Convening dates: 
      (1) 27 Nov 23 - 20 Sep 24
      (2) 22 Jan 24 - 01 Nov 24
      (3) 12 Feb 24 - 22 Nov 24
   d. Course convenings are subject to cancellation. 
   e. Course Description: Typically, JCWS-H is a 40-week, blended-learning course
      consisting of two distance learning periods (37 weeks total) and two resident
      periods (three weeks total). The course is focused on preparing participants
      for joint planning efforts at the operational level to develop theater 
      strategies and plans in complex global operating environments and includes 
      joint, interagency, intergovernmental, and multinational capabilities, 
      national security strategy, theater strategy and campaigning, and the joint
      planning process and systems. For information on the JCWS-H go to:
4. Reserve Components National Security Course (RCNSC).
   a. Location: National Defense University, Washington, DC. 
   b. Pre-requisites: Secret Clearance. Grade O-4 and above, W-3/W-4, and E-8/9.
      Prior RCNSC attendees are not eligible to apply.
   c. Convening dates:
      (1) 22 Jan 24 - 02 Feb 24
      (2) 08 Apr 24 - 19 Apr 24
      (3) 08 Jul 24 - 19 Jul 24
   d. Course Description: This is a two-week course designed to lay a foundation
      for students moving on to joint command management and staff responsibilities
      in a multinational, intergovernmental, or a joint national security setting.
      The curriculum consists of lectures, panel discussions, seminars, and
      simulation exercises dealing with national security policy and defense
      resource management presented by faculty members of the National War College
      and Industrial College of the Armed Forces, the Armed Forces Staff College, 
      the Institute for National Strategic Studies, and other distinguished
5. Application Deadline: The deadline for all applications to arrive at CG PSC-RPM is
23 Aug 2023. Applications will not be accepted after the deadline.  All 
pre-requisites within each course must be met at the time of application (i.e. pay
grade, clearance, etc.). 
6. Application process: Applications shall be completed within the “My Panel
Submissions” module in Direct Access. Do not use “PCS E-Resumes” to apply. 
Applications must include a prioritized list of preferred course convening dates.
No other comments are authorized. 
   a. The following step by step instructions are provided and are applicable to
      both enlisted and officer applicants: 
      (1) Log in to Direct Access
      (2) In the "EMPLOYEE" box, click "Tasks"
      (3) Select “My Panel Submissions”
      (4) Select “Advanced Training” from the “Panel Source” 
          drop down menu and click “Go”
      (5) When the search screen appears, enter the following:
          AD/Res Ind: “Reserve - Active Component”
          Bus unit: “Officer” 
          Job Code: 000095
      (6) Click “Search”
      (7) Check box under “Apply” for ALL desired programs 
          (RCNSC or AJPME)
      (8) Click “Submit”
      (9) Click “Edit” to input and submit your comments to 
          your Command/Endorser
      (10) Rank your programs in desired order
      (11) Input ‘Member Comments’
      (12) Select Commanding Officer/Endorser
      (13) Click “Save” to save comments and forward to the 
7. Command Endorsement: Only endorsements from the immediate command are
authorized. The endorser must select “Recommend” or “Not Recommend” and then select
“Mark Final” for the member’s application to be considered complete. No endorser
comments are authorized. 
    a. The following step by step instructions for endorsers are provided:
       (1) Log in to Direct Access
       (2) In the "EMPLOYEE" box, click "Tasks"
       (3) Select “My Panel Endorsements”
       (4) Select “View Endorsement” for each applicant
       (5) Select “Recommend/Not Recommend”
       (6) Mark Final
       (7) Save after completion (Incomplete applications will not be considered
           by the Panel)
8. In order to maintain fairness to all applicants in this highly competitive
process, there will be no exceptions made to the published deadlines. The command 
bears the responsibility for forwarding timely, properly endorsed e-Resume
9. Communications Deadline: The deadline for signed communications 
to the panel to arrive at CG PSC-RPM-1 is 23 Aug 2023. 
    a. Applicant's electing to submit communications to the panel, must follow the
       guidance in para. 9.e. of REF A. 
Communications shall be sent via the chain of command to CG PSC-RPM, scanned with
signature and command endorsement, and e-mailed to: HQS-SMB-CGPSC-RPM-, subject line: FY24 SEFP.
10. All applicants must review their Employee Summary Sheet (ESS). The ESS 
provides a consolidated view of a member’s information as it appears in the Coast
Guard’s enterprise-wide human resources management system, Direct Access (DA).
All officers requesting candidacy are also encouraged to review their official 
Coast Guard Military Human Resource Record (CGMHRR). To find out more about
viewing your Coast Guard Military Human Resource Record via iPERMS, please visit 
the PSC-BOPS-mr website at:
11. Applicants shall ensure their member contact information, including work
email address, is correct in DA in case CG PSC-RPM-1 needs to contact candidates 
with updated information. 
12. Reserve Component Managers (RCMs) are eligible to apply. Members in ISL/ASL 
are not eligible to apply. Waivers will not be considered for those who do not
meet the minimum pay grade eligibility requirements. 
13. Point of contact for program inquiries is the Senior Education and Fellowship 
Program Manager: LCDR Samantha Block, COMDT (CG-R55),   
14. Point of contact for application/panel inquiries is LT C. Mike Conley, 
CG PSC-RPM-1:, or 
15. CAPT Troy E. Fryar, Chief CG PSC-RPM, sends.
16. Internet Release Authorized.