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.


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.


Dear Coast Guard Family: Ombudsman Appreciation

Once a month, Coast Guard All Hands will feature “Dear Coast Guard Family,” a column for Coast Guard families by Coast Guard spouse Rachel Conley. In this post, Rachel talks about our amazing Coast Guard ombudsmen.


Dear Coast Guard Family: Living your best Coast Guard life

Once a month, Coast Guard All Hands will feature “Dear Coast Guard Family,” a column for Coast Guard families by Coast Guard spouse Rachel Conley. In this post, Rachel shares a personal story about overcoming obstacles and provides tips and resources for us all.


Dear Coast Guard Family: Military Family Month

Once a month, Coast Guard All Hands will feature “Dear Coast Guard Family,” a column for Coast Guard families by Coast Guard spouse Rachel Conley. This first post offers some heartfelt words in celebration of Military Family Month.


From The Homefront: High school transfers

Military kids who transfer during high school face uncertainty about their standing and when they will graduate. Meanwhile, their families may face decisions about whether to live separately or to leave the service to avoid the disruption.


From the Homefront: Job-hopping as a career positive

Trying to find work as a military spouse means that you will face the inevitable question about why you have had so many jobs in so many places. Or worse – if they don’t ask, and they assume you have trouble keeping a job. Here’s some tips and advice for Coast Guard spouses on the hunt for a new job.


From the Homefront: Hurricane evacuations

Coast Guard spouses from hurricanes Harvey, Sandy and Matthew give some advice to others for hurricane evacuation preparations.


From the Homefront: Coast Guard cities celebrated for embracing the community

Picture this: You are walking through a quaint small town and every shop window is decorated to celebrate the Coast Guard. As you step off the curb to cross the street, strangers thank you for your service. Repeatedly. And in the distance, home after home is decorated with ships, anchors, helicopters, and the Coast Guard’s ensign. These cities don’t just show their support for the Coast Guard this week, for Coast Guard Day, but all year long in a variety of ways. A Coast Guard City has to show a continued effort to go above and beyond in support.


From the Homefront: Military spouses leaving jobs should prepare early for unemployment benefits

Planning ahead can be instrumental in not only finding employment following a move, but also in getting unemployment benefits. Learn more in this From the Homefront blog.


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