2100 Second St. S. W.
United States Coast Guard
Washington, DC 20593-0001
3 APR 1991
COMMANDANT INSTRUCTION 1131.20
Subj: Coast Guard Academy Information Program
PURPOSE. This instruction publishes information concerning the Coast Guard Academy
Information Program (AIP). The AIP program is designed to select and train Coast Guard
Officers and Auxiliarists to represent the Academy in cadet admissions activities.
The latest U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics study indicates
minorities and women will comprise a substantial percentage of the new workforce
in FY 2000. During the next decade, significant demographic changes will occur
which will affect employers in the private sector, the Federal sector, and the
military. These changes will have dramatic implications on the recruitment of Coast
Guard Academy applicants.
The need for high-potential new workers will be higher during the next decade than
ever before. At the same time, the size of the pool from which the workforce will be
drawn will be smaller than it has been for the past 20 years. The competition will be