Paratus Report: June 2017, Episode 1

The newest episode of the Coast Guard Paratus Report is now live! The Paratus Report is a workforce news program focused at keeping Coast Guard members informed of what’s happening throughout their Coast Guard. The episode will air monthly on the official Coast Guard YouTube channel, and right here on Coast Guard All Hands with additional information.

This month’s episode covers the following:

Advanced Education

The Coast Guard Personnel Service Center will be hosting 15 enlisted advanced education panels for Assignment year 2018. Check out the link for more details, including deadlines: https://cg.portal.uscg.mil/units/psc/psc-epm/SitePages/Panels.aspx

Dietary Supplements

Whether your goal is weight loss, increased stamina or muscle gain, ensure you’re informed of what you’re taking – and if it’s prohibited. Check out the Operation Supplement Safety website: https://www.opss.org/ and the list of dietary supplement “ingredients” prohibited by the Department of Defense: https://www.opss.org/articles/dietary-supplement-%E2%80%9Cingredients%E2%80%9D-prohibited-department-defense.

Blended Retirement System

Have you responded to the email you received regarding your eligibility for the Blended Retirement System (BRS)? Make sure you let them know. Check out more info on BRS: http://militarypay.defense.gov/BlendedRetirement/ as well as the BRS comparison calculator: http://militarypay.defense.gov/Calculators/BRS/.

To view all the Paratus Report episodes, check out the YouTube playlist or the LiveStream channel. You can also view and download this episode on DVIDS.

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