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Office of Leadership (CG-12C)

The mission of the Office of Leadership is to communicate and facilitate the Commandant’s Leadership Philosophy and Coast Guard Leadership Competencies by providing Officer, Enlisted, and Civilian personnel with information and resources for professional development opportunities, recognizing exceptional leadership, and establishing policies to sustain leaders of character at all levels.

Latest News

FY-17 Solicitation for the United States Navy Senior Enlisted Academy
Naval War College USNSEA provides an innovative blended curriculum that is ideal for E-7, E-8, and E-9 personnel who desire to progress to the next level of the Enlisted Leadership Continuum and further their professional leadership development.
FY-17 Solicitation for the Air Force Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy
Air Force Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy AFSNCOA provides a unique course of instruction that is ideal for active duty E-7, E-8, and E-9 personnel who desire to take the next step in the enlisted leadership continuum and further their professional leadership development
Commandant’s Reading List – World Order
World Order This is the fifth blog in the series and was authored by Michael P. Smith, a 20-year federal civilian employee currently assigned to CG-MSR-2 at Coast Guard Headquarters.

As part of a continued discussion on leadership, the Commandant has invited members from across the fleet to review his Reading List and share insights on how they are applying what they’ve read to mission execution.
Commandant Releases Leadership Videos
Admiral Zukunft, Commandant Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft met with Coast Guard members to talk about his leadership principles: know your purpose, standards matter, trust and empower your people, and take decisive action.
New requirements for enlisted advancements: leadership development continuum courses
New requirements for enlisted advancements Are you looking to advance in the next few years? If so, make sure you are aware of a new requirement for enlisted leadership development continuum courses.
Executive Development Portal is now available!
One star flag Information pertaining to Executive Development may be found on the Executive Development Portal on CG Portal. If you are a Flag or SES and require access, please contact Alice Fleming.

Please be advised this site is monitored and can only be accessed by Coast Guard Flags and SESs.
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Meet YOUR 2016 Inspirational Leadership Award Winners!
CG-12C logo The ALL HANDS blog featured the Inspirational Leadership Award Winners who demonstrated proficiency in leadership and best exemplified the Coast Guard’s core values of values of Honor, Respect, and Devotion to Duty.
Coast Guard honors high performers of the Aspiring Leader Program
Recent Aspiring Leader Program graduates Mr. Curtis Odom joined the recent graduates of the Aspiring Leader Program sponsored by the Coast Guard’s Office of Leadership. The program helps to prepare our junior civilian employees for positions as team leaders, supervisors and managers.

Find out more about the Aspiring Leader Program.

Professional Development Programs - Civilian

Civilian Orientation Online Course


Professional Development Programs - Military

For further information, please visit the TQC website.


Workforce Forecasting and Analysis (CG-12A)

Office of Diversity & Inclusion (CG-12B)

Office of Civilian Human Resources (CG-121)

Coast Guard Academy

Coast Guard Force Readiness Command (FORCECOM) (Training Units)

Leadership Development Center (LDC)

The Institute for Leadership at the Coast Guard Academy

Training Quota Management Center (TQC) (via CG workstation only)

Learning Management System (LMS)

Last Modified 9/21/2016