united states coast guard

05 SEP 2023
ALCGPSC 106/23
A. Reserve Policy Manual, COMDTINST M1001.28 (series)
B. Officer Accessions, Evaluations, and Promotions, COMDTINST M1000.3 (series)
1. A Regular to Reserve Commission Appointment Panel is scheduled to convene 
on 11 October 2023 to consider current and former regular Coast Guard officers 
for a commission in the Coast Guard Reserve.
2. Eligible Officers: Former Coast Guard or Navy officers within one year of the
effective date of their resignation, Coast Guard Regular officers at the time of
their unqualified resignation, and Regular officers twice non-selected who are
not retirement eligible and are scheduled for discharge, are eligible to apply.
3. Reserve officers serving on Extended Active Duty (EAD) are ineligible for
this process and should refer to the RPM-1 web page for more information:
4. Application Process: In accordance with references (a) and (b), Regular to 
Reserve (R2R) accessions are limited to LT and below. All eligible officers shall 
submit complete application packages to: no later
than 04 October 2023. Application packages must include: 
   a. a written request in CG standard memo format
   b. an approved separation authorization
   c. approved DD-2697 (Report of Medical Assessment)
Incomplete packages will be returned without action. Additional information and
templates are available on the RPM-1 web page at:
5. Communications to the Panel: Applicants electing to submit communications to
the panel must follow the guidelines provided in REF B, section 3.A.4.f. Send
communications via email no later than 06 October 2023 to: 
6. Retention Physical: A physical examination that meets retention standards is
required to apply for a Reserve commission. Officers currently on active duty may
obtain this exam at their servicing clinic. The exam must be recorded on a DD-2697
and must contain the words: “Member meets retention standards IAW COMDTINST 
M6000.1(series)” in block 20. Officers who were previously separated and do not
have a copy of their DD-2697 shall contact RPM-1 immediately for guidance.
7. All applicants are required to review the Reserve Personnel Career Counseling
Guide found at
8. PSC-RPM point of contact: Ms. Rose Lord, email:
9. Released: RDML R. E. Dash, Commander, Personnel Service Center, sends.
10. Internet release authorized.