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March 11, 2022

Pay and Benefits FAQs

Q: I was ordered to self-monitor after I returned from official government travel. What benefits are available to me?A:  The Joint Travel Regulations (JTR) was updated to provide guidance on per diem allowances that are impacted by COVID-19. This website is a helpful source of

May 5, 2020

Transition Assistance Program FAQs

Q: I am scheduled to retire or separate from the Coast Guard. How can I get the information I need for the transition?A: You can complete the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) online. Pre-separation counseling is available on Learning Management System (LMS) course 10061, or can be found by searching for "Pre-separation." Upon completion of this

May 5, 2020

Voting FAQs

Q: Will I still be able to vote? How do I register to vote and request an absentee ballot in the current climate? A: The pandemic is impacting the primary election season, so we are encouraging all military members and American citizens overseas to visit the Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) website to:Register to vote Request an absentee