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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.

March 20, 2019

Coast Guard searching for USS Tampa descendents

The Coast Guard needs your help locating and contacting descendants of the USS Tampa, which was tragically sunk during World War I with all hands lost.

March 20, 2019

Enlisted Personnel Advancements

FORCECOM just published its list of which enlisted personnel may be advanced effective March 1.

March 20, 2019

LTJGs will now use a shorter OER form

The Officer Evaluation System Procedures Manual is being updated to give LTJG's more performance-based feedback, and decrease the workload on their supervisors.

March 20, 2019

Five coping skills for dealing with stress

Great leaders find ways to cope with stress.

March 20, 2019

Nation's only heavy icebreaker returns home following 105-day Antarctic trip

Despite electrical and structural issues, the Polar Star's 150 crew members successfully supported Operation Deep Freeze.