Chief Petty Officer William Porter, lead dog handler at Marine Safety and Security Team 91101 Seattle, drives past a ferry tollbooth on his way to conduct canine vehicle sweeps at the Fauntleroy Ferry Terminal in Seattle, April 8, 2015.

TRICARE and You: Coverage while traveling

This blog is the most recent in a series helping members of the Coast Guard family understand how to use their TRICARE benefits.


ARCTIC OCEAN – U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Shannon Eubanks (left) instructs Petty Officer 2nd Class Ed Traver (right) on ice rescue techniques Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, about 715 miles north of Barrow, Alaska, in the Arctic. Ice training is required to qualify as a member of the ship's ice rescue team, which protects crew members and scientists conducting work in the Arctic. The Healy is underway in the Arctic with about 100 crew members and 30 scientists to deploy sensors and semi-autonomous submarines to study stratified ocean dynamics and how environmental factors affect the water below the ice surface for the Office of Naval Research. The Healy, which is homeported in Seattle, is one of two ice breakers in U.S. service and is the only military ship dedicated to conducting research in the Arctic. (NyxoLyno Cangemi/U.S. Coast Guard)

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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Coast Guard Attaché Program: representing US interests abroad

Does an overseas, diplomatic assignment in a U.S. Embassy interest you? Do you like to travel, experience foreign cultures and learn new languages? If so, you may want to consider an assignment as a Coast Guard attaché.


An active duty military member receiving a flu vaccination.

It’s time to get your annual flu shot!

As we head into the fall, it’s time to remember to get your annual influenza (flu) shot. An annual flu shot is a requirement for all military personnel, but it’s highly encouraged for all members of the Coast Guard total workforce.


A Coast Guard Cutter Valiant crew member lifts his child with excitement Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, as he returns home to Naval Station Mayport, Florida. The Valiant crew returned to homeport after a six-week counter-drug patrol in the Caribbean. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson)

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.


ARLINGTON, Va. - A Coast Guard yeoman assists a fellow Coast Guardsman at the Coast Guard Recruiting Command, February 20, 2013. YNs are key problem-solvers, counselors, and sources of information to personnel on questions ranging from career moves, entitlements, and incentive programs to retirement options and veterans' benefits. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Luke Pinneo

Managing your life insurance elections online

The SGLI Online Enrollment System allows members with full-time SGLI coverage to make changes to their life insurance coverage and beneficiary information at any time without having to complete a paper form or make a trip to the personnel office.


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Leadership Assessment Survey

The Office of Leadership is proud to present the leadership assessment survey. The LAS is a tool that provides commands, teams or staff members a mechanism to gauge command climate and overall effectiveness based on the Coast Guard leadership competencies.


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Paratus Report – October 2018, ep. 1

The newest episode of the Paratus Report is here!


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