UPDATE: Government Shutdown FAQs, CGMA loan information

Frequently asked questions and answers are available here for Coast Guard members, families and civilian employees during the current government shutdown.


Dear Coast Guard Family: Government shutdown FAQs *UPDATED*

A government shutdown can bring questions and uncertainty. In an effort to best support you, official answers to common questions associated with a government shutdown are provided in this blog.


The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos rescues a survivor of a migrant capsized boat during the afternoon of Dec. 6, 2018, in waters just off Isla Saona, Dominican Republic. The crew of the commercial tanker Sea Board Ranger rescued 20 other migrants after locating the capsized vessel earlier in the morning. Coast Guard rescue crews continue to search Dec. 8, 2018 for seven other migrants who reportedly were also onboard the capsized vessel.

General Messages Weekly Roundup

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


Dr. Olivia J. Hooker smiles for the camera before a building dedication ceremony at Coast Guard Sector New York in Staten Island, New York, March 12, 2015, renaming the sector’s galley in her honor. In February 1945, during World War II, Hooker became the first African-American female admitted into the United States Coast Guard. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ali Flockerzi)

Reserve General Messages Muster

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


Lt. Sonha Gomez, Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Houma, La., exercises at the gym, Oct. 3, 2012. Gomez was featured in a southern Louisiana fitness magazine in September. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Tippets.

Wellness Wednesday: The right gym for you

The Department of Health and Human Services recently released the second edition of their physical activity guidelines for Americans. These guidelines recommend 150 minutes per week of aerobic activity and 30 minutes of strength training.


Idea Frenzy 2019

Innovation Council hosting second idea-pitching event; Dec. 14 entry deadline

Do you have an idea that might make the Coast Guard even more ready, relevant or responsive? Submit your idea through CG_Ideas@Work by Dec. 14, 2018, for a chance to pitch it to a panel of judges during Idea Frenzy 2019.


Coast Guard Adm. Karl Schultz

Join the Commandant, MCPOCG for a Virtual Town Hall Tuesday

Join Commandant of the Coast Guard Adm. Karl Schultz and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Jason Vanderhaden for a live, virtual town hall on Facebook Dec. 4, 2018.


An Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew practices mountain landings near Kotzebue, Alaska, Oct. 14, 2018. Mountain landings are routinely practiced to ensure proficiency by pilots and crew. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Megan Niedenthal.

General Messages Weekly Roundup

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


Plates of salad received the finishing garnishes before being presented Wednesday, May 2, 2018 during the 2018 Port Everglades Fleet Week Celebrity Chef event held aboard Coast Guard cutters and Navy ships. Local chefs from the Miami and Fort Lauderdale areas come aboard Coast Guard cutters and Navy ships as a show of their appreciation for the military members service. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Lally

Wellness Wednesday: Coast Guard nutritional help

Finding sound nutritional advice can, at times, be confusing, especially given the abundance of multimedia on nutrition that we are often bombarded with. Even what may seem as simple questions, may reveal several different answers from the internet or co-workers. To help with these and many more nutritional topics, the Coast Guard has posted a series of short, one to two minute videos on YouTube.


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Paratus Report – October 2018, ep. 2

The newest episode of the Paratus Report is here!


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