U.S. Coast Guard
Gunners Mate Assignments
CWO Richard Ward, Assignment Officer
Assignment Officer Hot Word:
Updated 11 FEB 2014
GM Career Pyramid
A. Standard Assignment Timeline:
01 May - 16 Aug: Commands/Assignment Officers (AOs) conduct PAL
01 May - 30 Aug: Members contact AOs for career counseling and
13 May - 16 Aug: Command visits.
16 Aug: Command concerns due.
01 Oct: Shopping list published/commands validate
08 Nov: e-Resumes due.
11 Nov 2013- 31 Mar 2014: AOs slate members and issue orders.
B. EPM will publish alternate timelines and early afloat solicitations for specific ratings and detached duty assignments as necessary. Refer to rating-specific SITREPS for additional guidance and deadlines.