Paratus Report: August 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:

Looking for qualified candidates for company commanders:

The Coast Guard is looking to the field to find highly motivated leaders to train our future enlisted workforce. To learn more about what it takes to become a company commander check out this link: https://cg.portal.uscg.mil/sites/externaldata/Directives/CIM_1000_8A.pdf

Extra Service Wide Exam points:

A little extra incentive to become a company commander – you are eligible to receive an extra point toward your Service Wide Exam final multiple! You can also get the extra point if you are a boatswain’s mate who has passed an officer in charge board. If you can check both those boxes, you get two points. Here’s some more information: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDHSCG/bulletins/1a2e65c

Fertility treatment weight exemption:

Many Coast Guard members use assisted reproductive services and male hormone replacement therapy to expand their families. Because some of these treatments and medications may cause members to exceed body fat standards, they may qualify for a new weight exemption. Check out the ALCOAST for more details: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDHSCG/bulletins/1a383c5

For the full list of changes visit: https://media.defense.gov/2017/Jun/13/2001762242/-1/-1/0/CCN_1020_2017_6_12.PDF

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.

Have suggestions on what you’d like to see in upcoming Reports? Leave your suggestions in the comments below (you must be logged into your Facebook account to leave a comment) or email us at socialmedia@uscg.mil!

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