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My Coast Guard
Commentary | May 3, 2023

Officers: If you are interested in afloat assignments, this roadshow is for you 

By Kyle Ford, MyCG Writer 

The Officer Personnel Management’s (OPM), Career Management Branch (OPM-4) hosts its sixth virtual road show May 10, at 2 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).  

This time, the Officer Assignments Branch (OPM-2) will focus on Afloat Assignments in this hour-long leadership engagement.  

OPM-2 handles the assignments of all regular officers, chief warrant officers, and reserve officers on extended active duty contracts.    

Emailing OPM-4 for sessions is no longer required. You can join via Teams on the day of the event. The respective roadshow links can be found under the relevant calendar entry on the OPM-4 Sharepoint site: OPM-4 ( Please email the Career Management Branch (OPM-4) with any additional questions.   

As a reminder and to promote unit discussions, officers in the same command are encouraged to attend roadshows from consolidated locations.   
Interested in holding a virtual tailored session for your unit? Contact OPM-4 with the following info:   

  • Subject: Virtual Session Request.   
  • Email Body: Unit/Date requested/Requested topic.   

If you are interested in an in-person tailored session, please contact OPM-4 for more information and include:   

  • Subject: In Person Session Request.   
  • Email Body: Unit/Date requested/AOs requested and structure of event.  

Teams instructions and info will be posted before each virtual roadshow on OPM-4’s SharePoint page. Recordings of the session will be available on OPM-4’s SharePoint site following each session.   

For more information, please see Officer Personnel Management Virtual Outreach Sessions ALCGOFF 006/23.