Tag: Civilian

May 10, 2019

General Messages Weekly Roundup

* NOTE: The series does not contain all of the new messages, just select ones. Viewinternet releasable messages or go to the Portal to view all messages (must be at a Coast Guard workstation).

May 7, 2019

Top 5 things to know about the new DCMS Portal Site

An important part of ensuring mission success is creating clear avenues of communication across all aspects of the U.S. Coast Guard. The redesigned DCMS Portal Site now provides access to key Mission Support information all personnel need.

April 24, 2019


All members are highly encouraged to pursue at least one Special Assignment during their career. These career broadening assignments... [Open Message] 

April 24, 2019

Dear Coast Guard Family: New law that affects military spouse residency

For military spouses, residency can be a somewhat complicated matter, but thanks to the Veterans Benefits and Transition Act of 2018, they now have greater flexibility! [Open Article]

April 23, 2019

2019 Coast Guard’s Professional Development Reading List

"This list offers a broad range of subject matter—from history to leadership to innovation—and represents the diverse ideas and perspectives that contribute to our greatest strength, our people." -Adm. Karl Schultz, Commandant

April 19, 2019

USCG releases Arctic strategy

Since the release of the Coast Guard Arctic Strategy in 2013, the renewal of global strategic competition has coincided with dramatic changes in the physical environment of the Arctic. Competition does not preclude cooperation, and the Coast Guard will always...[Open Article]

April 19, 2019

Don't miss the new Parent Guide

To compliment policy changes, there is no substitute for a well-trained and connected workforce, whose members use their experience to support and guide each other during challenging life events... [Open Article]

April 17, 2019

CG expands surge staffing to support parental leave

To support our Coast Guard families and their decision to grow, whether through pregnancy or adoption, a centrally funded pilot program to backfill gaps due to members on parental leave has been created!  The RAND Women’s Retention Study and Holistic Analysis found that members weigh their decision to become parents against unit and mission needs.