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PUC now authorized to wear (upon receipt)

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  1. SARDG

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    R 111810Z JAN 07 ZUI ASN-A00011000045
    FM COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC//CG-1//
    TO ALCOAST
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    UNCLAS
    ALCOAST 014/07
    COMDTNOTE 1650
    SUBJ: DISTRIBUTION OF THE COAST GUARD PRESIDENTIAL UNIT CITATION
    A. COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC R091412Z JUN 06/ALCOAST 317/06
    1. ON MAY 25, 2006, AT THE COMMANDANTS CHANGE OF COMMAND CEREMONY,
    PRESIDENT BUSH PRESENTED THE PRESIDENTIAL UNIT CITATION (PUC) TO
    THE U.S. COAST GUARD FOR MERITORIOUS ACHIEVEMENT AND OUTSTANDING
    PERFORMANCE IN ACTION FROM AUGUST 29 TO SEPTEMBER 13, 2005, IN
    PREPARATION FOR, AND RESPONSE AND RECOVERY TO THE DEVASTATION
    WROUGHT BY HURRICANE KATRINA. SINCE THE RESPONSE TO KATRINA WAS AN
    ALL-HANDS EFFORT, ALL CG ACTIVE DUTY, RESERVE, AUXILIARY, AND
    CIVILIAN PERSONNEL WHO WERE AFFILIATED WITH THE COAST GUARD AT ANY
    TIME DURING THE PERIOD (29 AUGUST 2005 - 13 SEPTEMBER 2005) ARE
    ELIGIBLE FOR THE AWARD.
    2. THE COAST GUARD, IN COORDINATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND
    SECURITY AND THE INSTITUTE OF HERALDRY, DEVELOPED THE DESIGN FOR
    THIS NEW COAST GUARD-SPECIFIC RIBBON TO BE USED FOR THIS AND ANY
    FUTURE AWARD OF THE COAST GUARD PUC. FOR HURRICANE KATRINA, THIS
    RIBBON WILL BE WORN WITH A SPECIALLY DESIGNED HURRICANE DEVICE
    ATTACHED. A ONE-TIME ISSUANCE OF THE RIBBON AND DEVICE OR CIVILIAN
    LAPEL PIN (AS APPROPRIATE) WILL BE DISTRIBUTED TO ALL RECIPIENTS OF
    THE AWARD. COMDT (CG-1221) WILL SHIP QUANTITIES OF THE AWARDS TO
    MLC AND DISTRICT COMMANDS FOR FURTHER DISTRIBUTION. SHIPMENT OF THE
    NEW RIBBON WILL BEGIN WITHIN A MONTH.
    3. THERE IS NO INDIVIDUAL CERTIFICATE OR CITATION FOR THIS AWARD
    AND ONE WILL NOT BE CREATED. INDIVIDUALS DESIRING A COPY OF THE
    AWARD CITATION TO THE COAST GUARD WILL FIND IT ON THE MEDALS AND
    AWARDS WEB SITE AT HTTP://WWW.USCG.MIL/HQ/G-W/G-WP/G-WPM/G-WPM-1/G-
    WPM-3/MEDALSANDAWARDS.HTM. A GRAPHIC OF THE COMPLETED AWARD
    DEMONSTRATING PROPER PLACEMENT OF THE HURRICANE DEVICE IS AVAILABLE
    AT THE SAME WEB SITE.
    4. BASED ON INPUTS RECEIVED FROM THE FIELD IN DEVELOPING THE
    ELIGIBILITY LIST FOR THE PUC, ALL COMMANDS ARE TO INSTRUCT THEIR
    PERSONNEL, INCLUDING CIVILIAN PERSONNEL, TO VERIFY THEIR SERVICE
    DATES IN DIRECT ACCESS (SELF SERVICE/EMPLOYEE/VIEW/MEMBER
    INFO/CAREER SUMMARY). ANY DISCREPANCIES SHOULD BE REFERRED TO THE
    INDIVIDUALS SPO FOR CORRECTION BY 31 JAN 07. SERVICE ENTRIES INTO
    DIRECT ACCESS WILL BE PROCESSED SERVICE-WIDE ON OR ABOUT 9 FEB 07.
    5. UNIT COMMANDS ARE ALSO INSTRUCTED TO IDENTIFY SISTER SERVICE
    PERSONNEL WHO WERE ASSIGNED TO THEIR UNIT DURING THE ELIGIBILITY
    PERIOD AND PROVIDE A LIST (INCLUDE RANK, NAME, SERVICE, SSN, DUTY
    TITLE, AND TYPE OF ASSIGNMENT) THROUGH THE COAST GUARD CHAIN OF
    COMMAND TO COMDT (CG-1221) TO PROCESS FOR SISTER SERVICE
    CONCURRENCE. THESE PERSONNEL LISTS SHOULD BE RECEIVED AT COMDT (CG-
    1221) BY 09 FEB 07.
    6. ELIGIBLE PERSONNEL ARE AUTHORIZED TO WEAR THE RIBBON WITH DEVICE
    OR CIVILIAN LAPEL PIN UPON RECEIPT.
    7. QUESTIONS MAY BE DIRECTED TO MR. GABLE AT 202-475-5385 OR CWO
    LEWIS AT 202-475-5384.
    8. INTERNET RELEASE AUTHORIZED.
    9. CAPT M. C. COSENZA, ACTING DIRECTOR OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT,
    SENDS.
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