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Aug. 18, 2021

Body Composition Program FAQs

Q. Is the body composition program still modified from COVID, per ACN 023/21? A. The Coast Guard Body Composition Program  was modified for April 2021 weigh-ins. Weigh-ins for October 2021 will be executed as normal per Coast Guard Weight and Body Fat Standards Program Manual, COMDTINST M1020.8 (series). The Body Composition Pilot Program has been

May 5, 2020

Transition Assistance Program FAQs

 D54 (formerly Q20) Q: I am scheduled to retire or separate from the Coast Guard. How can I get the information I need for the transition? *Updated 4/15/2020*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

May 5, 2020

Voting FAQs

 D31 (K11) 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

May 5, 2020

Pay and Benefits FAQs

 D1 (formerly G2) 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 information: