Paratus Report: October 2017, Episode 2

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 twice a month on the official Coast Guard YouTube channel, and right here on Coast Guard All Hands.

Coast Guard divers in the arctic

The Coast Guard is no stranger to dangerous jobs. But, operating in freezing arctic water, where the only breathable air is carried on your back, and there’s little-to-no light? We do that, too!

During Coast Guard Cutter Healy’s recent patrol to the Arctic, Coast Guard divers were supported by U.S. Navy dive teams.

Blended Retirement System enrollment starts soon

The new Blended Retirement System enrollment window opens up soon – are you ready? The BRS now offers continuation pay as part of a service members retirement entitlement. If you have any questions, militaryonesource.mil will host a social media Q&A on October 18, featuring subject matter experts from DOD and TSP. Click here for more information on BRS.

Also, don’t forget to take the mandatory opt-in BRS training before the end of the year!

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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