Enclosure (3) to COMDTINST 5354.6A
ENTRY PROCEDURES FOR APPOINTEES TO CGRIT PROGRAM
To complete the transition to Coast Guard membership, a successful applicant for a CGRIT training
position must fill out paperwork which falls into five general categories: joining, pay,
management, security, and medical. The paperwork and associated procedures will be processed
through local Coast Guard Recruiting Offices, at Military Entrance Processing Stations, and at
medical facilities to be specified.
Record of Military Processing -- Armed Forces of the United States (DD Form 1966).
Statement of Understanding for Reserve Enlistments in the U.S. Coast Guard to participate
in the Coast Guard Recruiting Initiative for the Twenty-First Century (CGRIT) training
program, enclosure (5) to this Instruction.
If the appointee has previous service, a copy of form DD-214 with information on the
If the appointee has previous service, a copy of the Request for Discharge of Clearance
from Reserve Component (DD-368).
Pay. These forms establish the applicant's pay account and make it possible to receive pay,
allowances, benefits, and identification cards. The Academy will handle additional pay-related
items, such as establishing the guardian account for the Academy entry fee, during Orientation.
The recruiter will copy most of these forms so the applicant can keep them.
Certified copy of birth certificate.
Copy of social security card.
If divorced, copy of marriage certificate and divorce decree. (Note that individuals who
are married or who have dependent children are not eligible to attend the Academy.)
Evidence of name change (if applicable).
Evidence of citizenship (if applicable).
If previous service, Statement of Creditable Service (CG-3145).