united states coast guard

31 JUL 2023

ALCGPSC 090/23
A. PY24 Schedule of Officer Personnel Boards and Panels, CG PSCNOTE 1401
B. Officer Accessions, Evaluations, and Promotions, CIM 1000.3A
1. Applications for Promotion Year 2024 (PY24) Reserve Component Manager
Designation Board are due by 18 October 2023. In accordance with REF A, the Board
will convene on 23 October 2023 to consider officers for designation as
provisional RCMs. RCMs can expect a career organizing, administering, recruiting,
instructing, and training the Reserve Component to meet present and future Coast
Guard mission requirements.
2. RCM program:
   a. The RCM Corps consists of Reserve officers serving in full-time support
positions at Port Security Units, Sectors, Districts, Director of Operational
Logistics, Areas, and HQ units. RCMs may also perform tours in other related
specialties that broaden their professional expertise.
   b. RCMs are considered separately for promotion during the same promotion
year (PY), and promoted the same day as their Active Duty Promotion List (ADPL)
running mates. Officers do not lose their precedence transitioning from the ADPL
or Inactive Duty Promotion List (IDPL) to the RCM promotion list.
   c. RCMs are eligible to apply for full-time post-graduate school in Business,
Management, Finance, Public Policy, or other curriculums relating to reserve
3. Those officers designated as provisional RCMs are offered a three-year EAD
contract and can expect assignment to a training/developmental billet. After
two years of active duty, provisional RCMs are considered for permanent RCM
status via a board convened by CG PSC-OPM. An RCM who acquires permanent status
receives indefinite active-duty orders and serves on active duty until separation
or retirement.
4. Service requirements: The following Coast Guard officers are eligible at the
beginning of the promotion year (01 Jul) in which they are competing for
   a. Any Reserve or Regular commissioned Ensign with minimum 12 months time in
   b. Any Reserve or Regular commissioned Lieutenant (Junior Grade).
   c. Any Reserve or Regular commissioned Lieutenant with no more than four years
in grade.
   d. Any Regular or Reserve F&S or PERS specialty Warrant Officer serving in
the grade of W-4, W-3, or a W-2 that will be considered by the W-3 selection
board in the same promotion year. Warrant Officers must have less than 26 years
time in service. In addition, applicants must possess normal color perception.
5. Officers who desire an eligibility requirement waiver, may apply to Commander
(CG PSC-RPM) through their chain of command. Requests will not be approved unless
the applicant meets critical Service needs. Waivers shall be submitted via email
to: with the subject line 'RCM: WAIVER
6. Application process:
   a. RCM Application Memo: Applicants shall apply using the RCM CG Memo template
located at the CG PSC-RPM-1 website:
   b. Command Endorsement: Command Endorsements, via standard memo endorsement
format, are required and shall address the applicant's ability to lead the Coast
Guard Reserve Component, their readiness, and support the unit's Reserve and
Active Duty Components. Only endorsements from the immediate command are
authorized. Additional letters of recommendation or endorsements will not be
considered and, if submitted, will be returned without action.
   c. Application memo with endorsement shall be sent via email to: with the subject line "RCM APPLICATION".
7. All applicants are encouraged to review their Employee Summary Sheet (ESS).
The ESS provides a consolidated view of a member's information as it appears in
DA. All applicants are 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
8. All candidates must ensure their DA contact information including personal
phone and e-mail address are accurate prior to the board convening.
9. Schedule:
   a. 18 October 2023: Applications with command endorsement submission deadline.
   b. 23 October 2023: RCM Designation Board convenes.
   c. Selected provisional RCMs will initiate their EAD contracts OOA
1 May through 1 September 2024, based upon Service needs.
10. All Commanding Officers and Senior Reserve Officers: ensure widest
dissemination to all officers within your AOR.
11. CG PSC-RPM-1 Boards and Panels Section Chief for application/panel inquiries:
LT C. Mike Conley, (202) 795-6507, e-mail:
12. Released: RDML R. E. Dash, Commander, Personnel Service Center, sends.
13. Internet release is authorized.