The USCG has a wasteful and inefficient policy that initiates a permanent change of station (PCS) move every time an active duty member is promoted to the next rank. This wasteful policy covers enlisted, Chief Petty Officers as well as officers. There have been cases of enlisted members reporting to their next duty station, being promoted shortly thereafter, then immediately executing another PCS move, all within... more »
The military ,every year moves hundreds of thousands of members just for career advancement.The taxpayer not only foots the bill for the expensive move but also in the 2-3 months of lost productivity Cut these permanent change of station moves by 2/3. Raise the time on station limit to 6 years before someone can move to another base.