EASTERN PACIFIC OCEAN – Seaman Kristine Kearny, a crewmember aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Sherman, instructs a yoga class on the gun deck on the cutter, Jan 21, 2017. Kearny is a woman of many talents of which she shares with her shipmates while on a counter narcotics mission in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. Cutters like Sherman routinely conduct operations from South America to the Bering Sea conducting alien migrant interdiction operations, domestic fisheries protection, search and rescue, counter-narcotics and other Coast Guard missions at great distances from shore keeping threats far from the U.S. mainland. (FOR RELEASE U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer Allyson E.T. Conroy)

Wellness Wednesday: Core Fitness

Coast Guard All Hands is featuring the monthly “Wellness Wednesday” series to help Coast Guard members learn more about healthy living. Blog author Tim Merrell is the Coast Guard’s Health Promotion Program Manager, a prior health services technician, has a […]


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Paratus Report: July 2018, episode 2

The newest episode of the Paratus Report is out! The Coast Guard announces a new image distribution system and


NEW ORLEANS (Sept. 7, 2005)--A Coast Guard rescue swimmer with the pilots from Airstation Atlantic City, N.J., prepares an elderly man and woman for transport to safety. Official Coast Guard photo

Help Us Tell the Coast Guard’s Story!

Written by Senior Chief Petty Officer Kyle Niemi They say that “a picture is worth a thousand words.” So, when it comes to documenting Coast Guard operations – past, present and future – imagery is indispensable in their ability to […]


Members of Coast Guard Station Juneau test the capabilities of their new 29-foot Response Boat — SMALL II, in Juneau, Alaska, July 10, 2018. The RB-S II is an upgrade to the current 25-foot Response Boat — SMALL and is due to phase it out soon. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jon-Paul Rios.

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.


Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, a 295-foot barque homeported in New London, Conn., watch fireworks during Operation Sail 2012 in Norfolk, Va., June 9, 2012. OpSail 2012 Virginia is commemorating the bicentennial of the War of 1812 in hopes to inspire patriotism and foster interest in American maritime history and heritage.

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.


Paratus Report: July 2018, episode 1

The newest episode of the Paratus Report is out! The Coast Guard announces a new parental leave policy and the Commandant shares his vision for the Coast Guard.


The new policy replaces maternity, paternity and adoption leave with maternity convalescent leave and caregiver leave. This change increases non-chargeable leave for non-birth parents and recognizes a wide variety of modern day family situations, including non-married parents.

New Policy: Parental Leave

The new policy replaces maternity, paternity and adoption leave with maternity convalescent leave and caregiver leave. This change increases non-chargeable leave for non-birth parents and recognizes a wide variety of modern day family situations, including non-married parents.


A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew prepares to hoist approximately 1,300 feet of oil containment boom using cargo nets in Juneau, Alaska, June 26, 2018. The hoist was part of an effort to test and deploy oil containment boom across Echo Cove and Cowee Creek, Alaska, as part of a Geographic Response Strategy listed in the Southeast Alaska Area Contingency Plan. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jon-Paul Rios.

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. * NOTE: The series does not contain all of the new messages, just select ones. Click here to view internet releasable messages, or go to […]


Chief Petty Officer Erin Hunter, an independent-duty health services technician aboard Coast Guard Cutter Healy, has her portrait taken in the cutter's sick bay Aug. 19, 2015, while underway in support of the Geotraces mission. Geotraces is Healy's second science mission of the summer, and is an international effort to study the distribution of trace elements in the world's oceans. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cory J. Mendenhall)

TRICARE and You: Colorectal Cancer Awareness

This blog is the most recent in a series helping members of the Coast Guard family understand how to use their TRICARE benefits. Learn more about the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, and how you can prevent it.


Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Evan Gallant, a rescue swimmer from Air Station Miami, carries a boy away from an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter in Beaumont, Texas, Aug. 31, 2017. An aircraft crew working out of Air Station Houston transported a group of people from a shelter to Jack Brooks Regional Airport in Beaumont, Texas. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki/Released)

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.


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