Coast Guard News

March 7, 2018
All Hands selects several messages to publish in a weekly post to help raise awareness about specific messages and useful information.... [Read More]
March 6, 2018
Several customer service issues are now affecting TRICARE beneficiaries in the western U.S., including call center wait times, processing backlogs and a limited provider directory. The DHA is aware of these issues and is monitoring the regional contractor’s response to address these challenges.... [Read More]
March 5, 2018
Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke announced the DHS Leadership Year on Oct. 1, 2017 – a yearlong effort (FY18) to promote a culture of leadership excellence and highlight the importance of leadership at all levels. As part of the […]... [Read More]
March 5, 2018
The new Periodic Health Assessment (PHA) is now in effect (as of March 1, 2018). Due to the many changes, we’ve decided to describe them in greater detail.... [Read More]
March 1, 2018
The newest episode of the Coast Guard Paratus Report is now live! In this episode, we'll introduce you to the new Enlisted Evaluation System and share an exciting opportunity to have your voice heard in a women's retention focus group.... [Read More]
February 28, 2018
The new Enlisted Evaluation System (EES) is finally here! Now that it’s up and running in Direct Access, there are a lot of important changes you need to know about.... [Read More]
February 28, 2018
All Hands selects several messages to publish in a weekly post to help raise awareness about specific messages and useful information.... [Read More]
February 21, 2018
All Hands selects several messages to publish in a weekly post to help raise awareness about specific messages and useful information. ... [Read More]
February 20, 2018
Blog series created by Petty Officer 2nd Class Courtney Myers. This is the 14th in a series of Q+A blog posts highlighting enlisted female leaders serving in the U.S. Coast Guard. Be sure to check back monthly for more career insight, mentorship and inspiration. ... [Read More]
February 19, 2018
The world all around us is changing – the dynamic geopolitical environment, the rapid dispersion of technology, and the very skills and platforms necessary for us to meet our critical missions. To keep pace with this environment, we too must learn and evolve in our critical thinking and expand our strategic perspective. Understanding that our 21st century workforce consumes both traditional and digital forms of communication, I am sharing my second Watch, Listen and Learn list ... [Read More]
February 16, 2018
The United States Coast Guard Reserve is a flexible, responsive operational force that exists to support the Coast Guard roles of maritime homeland security, national defense, and domestic disaster operations. The Coast Guard depends on the Reserve force to be always ready (Semper Paratus!) to mobilize with critical competencies in boat operations, contingency planning and response, expeditionary warfare, marine safety, port security, law enforcement and mission support.... [Read More]
February 15, 2018
The newest episode of the Coast Guard Paratus Report is now live! In this episode, we’ll take a look some operational achievements from around the service.... [Read More]
February 14, 2018
All Hands selects several messages to publish in a weekly post to help raise awareness about specific messages and useful information.... [Read More]
February 12, 2018
As a Coast Guard Reserve member or family member, you have access to TRICARE, the Department of Defense’s premier health care program. TRICARE brings together military hospitals and clinics with a network of civilian providers to offer you medical, pharmacy, and dental options. As a TRICARE beneficiary, you have access to the health care you need wherever you are.... [Read More]
February 9, 2018
Officers assigned to the Port and Facility Safety and Security specialty code (OAP-14) are skilled leaders fulfilling the Coast Guard’s marine safety mission, which seeks to provide safety, security, and stewardship for the nation’s ports and facilities.... [Read More]
February 8, 2018
This March, the Coast Guard will begin using a new version of the Periodic Health Assessment (PHA) for military personnel.... [Read More]
February 7, 2018
All Hands selects several messages to publish in a weekly post to help raise awareness about specific messages and useful information.... [Read More]
February 6, 2018
A thunderous cheer from the class of 1995 announced the completion of four years meant to educate and prepare students for the challenges of life, but nothing could have prepared Mark Hiigel and Joanna Beste for the challenges that come with being married to another service member.... [Read More]
February 5, 2018
Are you a reservist looking for professional leadership development? Tune in to the next Leadership Learning Café session scheduled for Feb. 13, 2018. The session will be LIVE and will be no longer than 30 minutes. ... [Read More]
February 2, 2018
As an active or former Coast Guard member, you may have considered the possibility of pursuing a Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) or “license” at some point during your career. In order to better assist members with navigating the process to apply for a merchant mariner credential, the Office of Cutter Forces (COMDT CG-751) partnered with National Mariner Center (NMC) to update The Coasties’ Guide to the Merchant Mariner Credentialing Process.... [Read More]

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