There is always a better way: Policymakers, researchers consider approaches to reducing Reserve suicides

In the past five years, 10 Coast Guard reservists have died by suicide, an average of two a year. That percentage is lower than that of other military branches and on par with the civilian suicide rate. It’s also small enough that statisticians and health professionals have difficulty pinpointing patterns that would provide the ones left behind reliable answers or contexts.


Enlisted Empowerment—The Female Perspective: SKC Brynn Simonetti

Blog series created by Petty Officer 2nd Class Courtney Myers. This is the 13th in a series of Q+A blog posts highlighting enlisted female leaders serving in the U.S. Coast Guard. Be sure to check back monthly for more career […]


Leadership Year: Mentoring – The key to unlocking your potential

Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke announced the DHS Leadership Year on Oct. 1, a yearlong effort (FY18) to promote a culture of leadership excellence and highlight the importance of leadership at all levels. As part of the initiative, […]


General Messages Weekly Round-up

All Hands selects several messages to publish in a weekly post to help raise awareness about specific messages and useful information.


Leadership Year: Mentoring

Mentoring is on the menu for the next Leadership Learning Café session scheduled for January 9, 2018. The session will be LIVE and will be no longer than 30 minutes. Please tune in!


Leadership Year: Serving People, Serves Mission

To continue the leadership dialogue, the Office of Leadership (CG-12C) will post stories from the fleet every other month highlighting a DHS Leadership Year quarterly theme. The first quarter has been designated “Serving People, Serves Mission.” In this post, Lt. Cory Hoffman shares his experience with servant leadership as a non-rate aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Bristol Bay.


Commandant’s 2018 Reading List

This year offers opportunities for every component to reinforce a culture of excellence and highlight the importance of leadership at all levels. I reflected on my own Leadership Philosophy and selected books to inspire and challenge you to help lead the Coast Guard through this world of accelerating change.


Get yourself into a ‘frenzy’ of innovation

Do you have an idea on how to improve the Coast Guard? Would it stand up to a panel of sharks? The Coast Guard Innovation Program is hosting its version of the show Shark Tank, called Idea Frenzy, in February. All Coast Guard personnel are eligible to compete for a spot on Idea Frenzy; ideas must be submitted through CG_Ideas@Work by Jan. 9, 2018.


Enlisted Empowerment – The female perspective: MST1 Heather Stemmerman

Blog series created by Petty Officer 2nd Class Courtney Myers. This is the twelfth in a series of Q+A blog posts highlighting enlisted female leaders serving in the U.S. Coast Guard. Be sure to check back monthly for more career insight, mentorship and inspiration.


General Messages Weekly Round-up

All Hands selects several messages to publish in a weekly post to help raise awareness about specific messages and useful information.


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