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  • 2019 Coast Guard’s Professional Development Reading List
    by LT j.g. Emma Lutton on April 23, 2019 at 4:46 pm

    “As I visit Coast Guard units around the world, I am inspired by the passion and commitment of our Coast Guard women and men. To capitalize on that, this year we are transitioning from a Commandant’s Reading List to a Coast Guard Professional Development List with recommendations from across the workforce. This list offers a broad range of subject matter—from history to leadership to innovation—and represents the diverse ideas and perspectives that contribute to our greatest strength, our people. As shared in the Coast Guard Strategic Plan, professional development and continuous learning ensures we remain ready to confront our complex operating environment today and tomorrow.” -Adm. Karl Schultz, Commandant […]

  • A Contemporary Approach to Supporting the Modern Coast Guard Family
    by LT j.g. Emma Lutton on April 23, 2019 at 4:05 am

    Written by Cmdr. Carrie McKinney You do not have to look far to see that Coast Guard families come in many diverse and equally amazing forms. From traditional nuclear families, to single parents, same sex parents, blended families, adoptive parents, […]

  • Dear Coast Guard Family: Month of the Military Child – Coast Guard Family Child Care Program
    by LT j.g. Emma Lutton on April 19, 2019 at 11:00 am

    Coast Guard children have felt the sting of a hard good-bye, they have transferred to different and far-off places – learning to “bloom where they are planted” in new schools and communities, and they have experienced the joy and anticipation of a long-awaited reunion. Learn more about how the Family Child Care Program can help! […]

  • General Messages Weekly Roundup
    by LT j.g. Emma Lutton on April 18, 2019 at 9:28 pm

    * NOTE: The series does not contain all of the new messages, just select ones. View internet releasable messages or go to the Portal to view all messages (must be at a Coast Guard workstation). ALCOAST 122/19 – APR 2019 2018 CDR RAY EVANS OUTSTANDING COXSWAIN TROPHY […]

  • Top 5 things to know about surge staffing during primary caregiver and convalescent leave
    by LT j.g. Emma Lutton on April 16, 2019 at 7:59 pm

    Do you still have questions about ALCOAST 124/19 – Surge Staffing Augmentation to Support Parental Leave? Don’t worry! The Personnel Readiness Task Force (PRTF) answered the 5 main points you are going to want to know about these new changes. […]

  • General messages weekly roundup
    by LT j.g. Emma Lutton on April 11, 2019 at 7:22 pm

    All Hands selects several messages to publish in a weekly post to help raise awareness about specific messages and useful information for Coast Guard members. […]

  • Active Duty Officer Promotion Boards and Selection Panels: A look inside the boardroom
    by Diana Sherbs on April 10, 2019 at 7:47 pm

    For several months a year, the officer boards and panels staff dedicate their full attention to the promotion board and selection panel ‘season.’ During this time, over 5,000 officers are processed through promotion boards and Advanced Education programs. The boards and panels staff have put together this article to make the process more transparent. […]

  • Wellness Wednesday: “Social Fitness” for Total Fitness
    by LT j.g. Emma Lutton on April 10, 2019 at 4:40 pm

    In the conversation about health, wellness and performance, we often focus on managing our mental well-being, eating the right foods, and keeping on top of our workouts. It’s important to pay attention to your social fitness as well. In fact, the nature of your relationships with others—such as your partner, family, friends, co-workers, or fellow Coast Guard members—can impact other areas of your health for better or worse. […]

  • Reserve general messages muster
    by LT j.g. Emma Lutton on April 5, 2019 at 5:44 pm

    * NOTE: This does not contain all of the new messages, just select ones. View internet releasable messages or go to the portal to view all messages (must be at a Coast Guard workstation). ALCOAST 109/19 – APR 2019 COAST […]

  • General messages weekly roundup
    by LT j.g. Emma Lutton on April 4, 2019 at 8:40 pm

    All Hands selects several messages to publish in a weekly post to help raise awareness about specific messages and useful information for Coast Guard members. […]

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