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Leadership Year: Learning Café

Senior Chief Petty Officer Chris Wilson will be discussing the available enlisted leadership opportunities and explaining some recent changes and associated business rules for the next fiscal year during the next leadership Learning Café session.


Petty Officer 2nd Class Monique Gilbreath and Petty Officer 2nd Class Brian Lehuede, divers from the Coast Guard Regional Dive Locker West, Maritime Security Response Team West, return to Aid to Navigation Team San Diego’s Trailerable Aids to Navigation Boat with a bag full of debris from the bottom of San Diego Bay Aug. 25, 2018. The dive team was participating in Operation Clean Sweep 2018, a community cleanup effort along the San Diego Bay. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Joel Guzman/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 for Coast Guard members.


The Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard released a new Sexual Assault Strategic Plan Thursday in Washington, D.C.

Coast Guard releases updated sexual assault strategic plan

The updated strategic plan includes the goal of recovery to elevate awareness for comprehensive victim-centered support, during the initial response and beyond. The goal of recovery focuses on holistic, comprehensive, and flexible victim recovery to facilitate a return to wellness. This new goal identifies objectives that enable innovative solutions for continued service for victims, sustain career long availability of military sexual trauma support, and outline training for Coast Guard personnel to understand the full range of supportive care, legal options, and medical services available to victims.


Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak's first HC-130J Super Hercules arrives in Kodiak, Alaska, Aug. 21, 2018. Air Station Kodiak is expected to receive five HC-130J model planes by the end of 2019 to replace the five HC-130H model planes currently there. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jonathan Harper.

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.


The Coast Guard Research, Development, Test and Evaluation Program has

RDT&E Program Seeks Ideas for Possible Research Projects

The Coast Guard Office of Research, Development, Test and Evaluation was established Nov. 1, 1968, to discover new concepts and develop technological improvements necessary to meet present and future mission requirements. 50 years later, the RDT&E Program’s mission remains the same, achieved in part through its annual project portfolio. The program is currently seeking ideas for its fiscal year 2020 RDT&E portfolio; the deadline to submit ideas is Sept. 12, 2018.


ARLINGTON, Va. - A Coast Guard yeoman assists a fellow Coast Guardsman at the Coast Guard Recruiting Command, February 28, 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 2nd Class Etta Smith

Dear Coast Guard Family: Advice from an Assignment Officer

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 month, Conley interviews an assignment officer.


A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew conducts a series of deck landings on the flight deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Momsen (DDG-92) near Kodiak, Alaska, Aug. 14, 2018. The yellow vest designates the landing signalman, this person's job is to assist the Jayhawk aircrew with safely and properly landing onboard the moving ship while at sea. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lauren Dean.

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.


Adm. Charles Ray, Coast Guard Vice Commandant, speaks at the National Naval Officer's Association annual conference.

Duty Bound: Carry Our Message

Improving inclusion and diversity are top priorities for our service. No one, regardless of rank, can tackle these challenges by themselves. We must all work to improve service culture together and carry our message to every corner of the Coast Guard.


Congressman Duncan Hunter, chairman of the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, shakes hands with Capt. Timothy Espinoza, commander of Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team 91109 in San Diego March 11, 2015, during a unit visit. The congressman visited the MSST to learn about the unit’s missions, capabilities and roles they perform as a deployable specialized force. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Simpson/released)

Wellness Wednesday: When meeting new people, keep it clean

When we are introduced to someone new or have not seen a friend in a long time, we generally greet him or her with a firm handshake. This may seem innocent enough until you start to think about what their hands, or your own hands, have been touching and the numerous germs on those objects. The best way to ensure we are not receiving other peoples’ germs or giving germs to others is to wash our hands.


Coast Guard crewmembers from various Seattle units ride aboard a Station Seattle 45-foot Response Boat-Medium conduct patrols on Lake Washington, Aug. 4, 2018, while boaters enjoy Seafair activities. The Coast Guard worked to ensure the safety of all Seafair participants, including boaters, paddle craft operators and swimmers. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ali Flockerzi.

Coast Guard Mutual Assistance: We Help Our Own

Did you know civilian employees and their dependents can use the Coast Guard Mutual Assistance (CGMA) in a variety of ways? CGMA can help. “We Help Our Own” is our motto.


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