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Nov. 23, 2020

Child Development Centers FAQs

 C9 (formerly II2) Q: How are we protecting our CDC staff? *Updated 11/23/2020*A: Some Child Development Centers may close pending local area assessments. However, so long as the Service may safely do so, the Coast Guard intends to keep Child Development Centers (CDCs) open to support our mission-essential personnel.CDCs will remain open when

Nov. 23, 2020

Work-Life FAQs

 C1 (formerly L1) Q: Who can help me with financial assistance? *Updated 11/23/2020*See question J2 for new military pay and entitlements, but there are additional resources for financial assistance:Personal Financial Managers at each Work-Life Regional Practice can help all Coast Guard members, civilians, and their dependents with financial

Nov. 6, 2020

ALCOAST 404/20 SUBJ: COVID-19: COAST GUARD CHILD DEVELOPMENT SERVICES OPERATIONS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE 1

R 061200 NOV 20FM COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC//CG-11//TO ALCOAST UNCLAS //N01000//ALCOAST 404/20COMDTNOTE 1000SUBJ: COVID-19: COAST GUARD CHILD DEVELOPMENT SERVICES OPERATIONS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE 1A. COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC 202115 MAR 20/ALCOAST 099/20B. Child Development Services Manual, COMDTINST M1754.15 (series)C. Coronavirus

Nov. 6, 2020

ALCOAST 402/20 SUBJ: COVID-19: COAST GUARD MORALE, WELL-BEING, AND RECREATION (MWR) UNIT GUIDANCE DURING COVID-19

R 060647 NOV 20 FMCOMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC//DCMS//TO ALCOASTUNCLAS //N01710//ALCOAST 402/20COMDTNOTE 1710SUBJ: COVID-19: COAST GUARD MORALE, WELL-BEING, AND RECREATION (MWR) UNIT GUIDANCE DURING COVID-19A. Coast Guard Morale, Well-Being, and Recreation Manual, COMDTINST M1710.13 (series)B. Coast Guard Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities (NAFI)

Oct. 7, 2020

Wellness Wednesday Invite for 07 October

Wellness Wednesday will take place from 1500 to 1600.Dear Shipmates,Nutrition can be complicated, especially when you are flooded with information from the internet. The frustration can easily increase when you do not see the results you are expecting. As the holiday season approaches, now is a perfect time to re-focus on healthy eating.  The

Sept. 23, 2020

Wellness Wednesday Invite for 23 September

Dear Shipmates,Our Nation and Service continue to experience and respond to months of fires, floods, hurricanes, and a hundred year pandemic.  Some have suffered the primary trauma of illness, loss of loved ones, damaged or destroyed homes; for others there is an ever present anxiety associated with family members who have co-morbidities, shifting

Sept. 16, 2020

Wellness Wednesday Invite for 09 September

Hello Shipmates,In this time of uncertainty, finding reliable resources, trustworthy information, or simply someone who understands what you are going through, can be difficult.  This week on Wellness Wednesday, we will expand on two great resources ─ our well-established Ombudsman network and their Communities of Practice and the newly launched

Aug. 26, 2020

Wellness Wednesday Invite for 26 August

Hello Shipmates,September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness month; however, every day we have a responsibility to demonstrate authentic concern for others and serve as a protective force against all forms of harm, including suicide. The campaign theme for 2020 is “Connect to Protect.”  This messaging aims to reinforce the connection we have

Aug. 19, 2020

Wellness Wednesday Invite for 20 August

Hello Shipmates,During this time of social distancing and isolation through telework, it is easy to lose our sense of connectedness. Resiliency, our ability to handle emotional uncertainty and physical demands, is epitomized through this ever-changing pandemic response. Successfully navigating these challenges is closely related to one’s sense of

Aug. 4, 2020

Wellness Wednesday Invite for 04 August

Hello Shipmates,There is no way to completely remove stress from our lives. Thankfully, we can choose how we manage our stress. In a busy, chaotic and seemingly out-of-control time, one approach to serenity is through identifying what is personally controllable.  Once we are able to identify the signal (concerns within our control or influence)