Coast Guard News

January 29, 2019
Written by Cmdr. Shane Steiner Chief of Preventative Medicine U.S. Coast Guard / U.S. Public Health Service On Mar. 1, 2018, the Coast Guard implemented a new periodic health assessment (PHA). To increase flexibility, Coast Guard members were no longer […]... [Read More]
January 27, 2019
To the men and women of the United States Coast Guard, The Commandant and I are acutely aware of the challenges you and your families experienced over the past five weeks and are anxious to reconstitute our total mission ready […]... [Read More]
January 26, 2019
With the president’s signing of a three-week continuing resolution, we enthusiastically welcome back our greatly missed furloughed civilian employees, allowing us to reconstitute our total workforce and set a path to restore a fully ready, relevant and responsive Coast Guard in the weeks and months ahead.... [Read More]
January 25, 2019
As each day passes, the commandant and I are well aware that these impacts on our personal readiness will only continue to grow. ... [Read More]
January 18, 2019
  To the men and women of the United States Coast Guard, Our entire Coast Guard workforce – civilian, military, and retirees – continue to feel the increasing impacts of our lapse in appropriations.  I am constantly inspired by the […]... [Read More]
January 15, 2019
Today you will not be receiving your regularly scheduled mid-month paycheck. Stay the course, stand the watch, and serve with pride. You are not, and will not, be forgotten. ... [Read More]
January 11, 2019
As you are aware, much of the government, including the Department of Homeland Security, remains unfunded, and it is not clear when this lapse in appropriations will end. Unfortunately, without an appropriation, a continuing resolution, or another legislative measure, the Coast Guard will not be able to meet the next payroll.... [Read More]
December 28, 2018
Frequently asked questions and answers are available here for Coast Guard members, families and civilian employees during the current government shutdown.... [Read More]
December 21, 2018
A government shutdown can bring questions and uncertainty. In an effort to best support you, official answers to common questions associated with a government shutdown are provided in this blog.... [Read More]
December 21, 2018
A holiday poem and resources for Coast Guardsmen and their families during the holiday season.... [Read More]
December 20, 2018
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.... [Read More]
December 14, 2018
This does not contain all of the ADOS opportunities, just select ones. To view all of the current long/short term opportunities go to Direct Access, then mobilization resume.... [Read More]
December 14, 2018
All Hands selects several messages to publish in a weekly post to help raise awareness about specific messages and useful information for Coast Guard Reserve members.... [Read More]
December 13, 2018
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.... [Read More]
December 12, 2018
The Department of Health and Human Services recently released the second edition of their physical activity guidelines for Americans. These guidelines recommend 150 minutes per week of aerobic activity and 30 minutes of strength training.... [Read More]
December 6, 2018
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.... [Read More]
December 3, 2018
Do you have an idea that might make the Coast Guard even more ready, relevant or responsive? Submit your idea through CG_Ideas@Work by Dec. 14, 2018, for a chance to pitch it to a panel of judges during Idea Frenzy 2019.... [Read More]
November 30, 2018
For the first time ever, vision coverage is available for active duty family members.   ... [Read More]
November 30, 2018
All Hands selects several messages to publish in a weekly post to help raise awareness about specific messages and useful information for Coast Guard Reserve members.... [Read More]
November 30, 2018
Join Commandant of the Coast Guard Adm. Karl Schultz and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Jason Vanderhaden for a live, virtual town hall on Facebook Dec. 4, 2018. ... [Read More]

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