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Nov. 23, 2020

Travel FAQs

 B1 Q: Can I travel outside the United States? *Updated 11/23/2020*A: The CDC is issuing Travel Health Notices (THNs) for foreign locations affected by COVID-19. CG official travel to foreign locations for which the CDC has issued a Level 3 or Level 2 THN is restricted to only mission essential, time-sensitive work that cannot be handled via

Nov. 2, 2020

ALCOAST 396/20 SUBJ: COVID-19: TRAVEL AND LEAVE POLICY - UPDATE 3

R 021304 NOV 20FM COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC//CG-1//TO ALCOASTUNCLAS //N06200//ALCOAST 396/20COMDTNOTE 6200SUBJ: COVID-19: TRAVEL AND LEAVE POLICY - UPDATE 3A. COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC 012111 JUN 20/ALCOAST 211/20B. COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC 231347 APR 20/ALCOAST 150/20C. COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC 011820 JUN 20/ALCOAST 259/20 D. COVID-19

June 19, 2020

Telework FAQs

 B13 (formerly C2) Q: Can I telework? A: In order to telework, you must be in a telework-eligible position, obtain supervisor’s approval, take telework training, and complete a telework agreement. ALCOAST 166/20 provides additional guidance.DHS is encouraging agencies to maximize their telework capacity. ALCOAST 166/20 helps commands and

June 19, 2020

Military Leave FAQs

 B11 (formerly D1) Q: What kind of leave is available for medical care of self/dependents? *Updated 06/19/2020*A: Military Personnel on active duty: If you are sick, sick leave or SIQ may be appropriate under the direction of medical health care professional and approved by the member’s command. All other cases would require members to request

June 8, 2020

Six practical tips for working on a virtual team

Are you feeling a little disconnected from your colleagues? Now is an excellent time to explore some best practices for working virtually. “Finding ways to stay connected during a time when we are forced apart is essential,” said Leslie Cardona, the First District employee assistance program coordinator. Cardona has been hosting frequent virtual

June 1, 2020

ALCOAST 211/20 COVID-19 TRAVEL AND LEAVE POLICY – UPDATE 2

R 012111 JUN 20FM COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC//CG-DCMS-DPR//TO ALCOASTUNCLAS//N06200//ALCOAST 211/20COMDTNOTE 6200SUBJ:  COVID-19 TRAVEL AND LEAVE POLICY – UPDATE 2A. COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC 202055 MAR 20/ALCOAST 098/20B. COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC 200952 MAY 20/ALCOAST 180/20C. COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC 231347 APR 20/ALCOAST 150/20D. COVID-19

May 22, 2020

ALCOAST 190/20 COVID-19: TEMPORARY CHANGES TO IDENTIFICATION CARD RENEWAL POLICIES DURING

R 221246 MAY 20FM COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC//CG-1//TO ALCOAST UNCLAS //N05300//ALCOAST 190/20COMDTNOTE 5300SUBJ: COVID-19: TEMPORARY CHANGES TO IDENTIFICATION CARD RENEWAL POLICIES DURING COVID-19 – UPDATE – CAC/LAC CERTIFICATE REKEYINGA. COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC 171554 APR 20/ALCOAST 139/20B. Under Secretary Of Defense for Personnel and

May 21, 2020

ALCOAST 187/20 COVID-19: SPECIAL LEAVE ACCRUAL (SLA) FOR NATIONAL EMERGENCY DURING FY2020

R 211536 MAY 20FM COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC//CG-1//TO ALCOASTUNCLAS //N07220//ALCOAST 187/20COMDTNOTE 7220SUBJ:  COVID-19: SPECIAL LEAVE ACCRUAL (SLA) FOR NATIONAL EMERGENCY DURING FY2020A. Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness Memo dtd: 16 APR 2020B. SEC 701 OF TITLE 10, U.S. CODEC. Military Assignments and Authorized Absences,

May 8, 2020

ALCOAST 166/20 COVID-19: USCG TELEWORK CAPABILITIES - SITREP 5

https://cg.portal.uscg.mil/library/generalmessages/General%20Messages/GENMSG2020/ALCOAST/166-20_ALCOAST.txt (CAC Required)

May 5, 2020

ALCOAST 152/20 COVID-19: USCG TELEWORK CAPABILITIES – SITREP 4

 https://cg.portal.uscg.mil/library/generalmessages/General%20Messages/GENMSG2020/ALCOAST/121-20_ALCOAST.txt (CAC Required)