July 1, 2019

What's Important to You?

Your feedback is very important to us. In order to effectively address the questions and concerns of 65,000 Coast Guard employees, we ask that you provide feedback through our short questionnaire.

July 1, 2019

The Office365 News: Week of 1 July

For the most recent news on the Office 365 project please visit the project's CAC enabled Portal page.

July 1, 2019

Coast Guard Modernization and the Cloud

The Coast Guard C5I Resource Council recently approved funding for network improvements and office applications. As a result, the Coast Guard will be improving unit network connections and migrating Microsoft services to a hybrid cloud for the following applications: - Email (including calendars, distributions and group mailboxes) - Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.) - Personal folders (U drive, or my documents) - Public folders (Y drive, or unit folders) - Skype

June 24, 2019

Spouses: CG will reimburse certification costs due to PCS

Members serving on active duty in the Armed Forces may be reimbursed for their spouse's qualified relicensing costs after relocation from another state (including the 50 states, U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia) due to PCS orders. The new policy is another step in reducing the financial burden on families transitioning to a new duty

June 24, 2019

Pop quiz on motorcycle safety

Quick, which service is safest for motorcyclists? The U.S. Coast Guard, of course. The Service has been a leader in providing no-cost training and requiring rider PPE.

June 5, 2019

Life insurance premiums going down

Members' monthly premiums will decrease starting July 1.

June 4, 2019

Congress sends USCG $516M in disaster relief funds

The House just passed a massive disaster relief bill, sending the measure to President Trump for signature. The supplemental appropriations bill unlocks $19.1 billion for communities recovering from hurricanes, tornadoes, flooding, wildfires and other natural disasters. The bill includes significant Coast Guard funding - almost $39 million for O&S,

May 31, 2019

Make sure you're ready for hurricane season

Hurricane season begins June 1 and runs through Nov. 30. You can't be ready to help others, unless you and your family are ready first. So it's important to set aside time to prepare."Ensuring the welfare of our personnel and their families is a top priority, and I strongly encourage you to prepare early for a safe hurricane season," said RDML M.

May 31, 2019

DoD releases a High-3 retirement system calculator

If you are trying to plan for retirement or be more aware while planning your career, you should certainly utilize the suite of calculators provided on the DoD’s Military Compensation website. The newest tool is designed to calculate active duty and reserve retired pay under the Legacy High-3 system; the calculation can also take into account your

May 31, 2019

New address? You may have new TRICARE options

Are you and your family moving this PCS season?