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In your own words – MCPOCG launches leadership video contest

Friday, January 30, 2015

Graphic for Dialouge with the MCPOCG series.

Every one of us has the capacity to be a leader. Some attain positions of authority and are charged with leading others in the accomplishment of tasks towards a common goal. But, some demonstrate initiative, take charge, or implement change regardless of their rate, rank or position.

From the Commandant: Leadership

Monday, January 12, 2015

All Hands

Ringing in the New Year, I encouraged you to reflect on leadership. We rely on cutters, boats and aircraft to operate offshore and abroad, but it is you, the men and women of the U.S. Coast Guard, who deliver the true value to the Nation. Our Duty to People requires a continued demonstration of moral courage and a commitment to a safe, inclusive and respectful workplace. You lead by living the Core Values of Honor, Respect and Devotion to Duty. But, as a member of this organization, you must not only become a leader, you must grow the next generation of leaders as well.

Nominations now open for 2015 Military Child of the Year

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Have you ever said to yourself “I wish there was a way to acknowledge that young lady or that young man for their outstanding work, kind act, or just being an overall good role model?” Now there is, by nominating them for the 2015 Military Child of the Year Award.

After 36 years of service, VADM Manson K. Brown retires from active duty

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp congratulates Vice Adm. Manson K. Brown during his retirement ceremony. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Vice Admiral Brown’s strategic vision translated the Year of the Coast Guard Family into a program of sustained focus under the Family Campaign Plan. The reinvigorated effort improved family housing, access to family services abd innovative support programs. As the Coast Guard Executive Agent for Sexual Assault Prevention and Response, Vice Admiral Brown concpetualized and implemented a robust campaign to eliminate sexual assault in the Coast Guard. In close coordination with the White House and the Department of Defense, he guided an Executive Council to identify concerns and improve sexual assault prevention and response policies.

Year of the Coast Guard celebrated at the Navy Memorial

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Coast Guard and Navy Honor Guard members carry jugs of sea water to the fountains at the Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C., April 12, 2014. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

Written by Lt. Cmdr. Pride Sanders Continuing a tradition passed down through generations of mariners and navies, the U.S. Navy Memorial’s 23rd Annual Blessing of the Fleets took place on Saturday, April 12, in Washington, D.C., in front of a […]

Creating opportunity through leadership, mentorship and diversity

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Richard Etheridge, far left, and the Pea Island Life-Saving crew in front of their station, circa 1890. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

Shipmates, as we travel through life it is important to have trusted means of navigation to help guide us. Whether it’s family, faith, the Constitution, a mentor or a trusted organization, we all need navigational aids to keep us on track, both at home and with our careers.

Commandant’s 2018 Reading List

Monday, January 1, 2018

This year offers opportunities for every component to reinforce a culture of excellence and highlight the importance of leadership at all levels. I reflected on my own Leadership Philosophy and selected books to inspire and challenge you to help lead the Coast Guard through this world of accelerating change.

Enlisted Empowerment—The Female Perspective: SKC Brynn Simonetti

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Blog series created by Petty Officer 2nd Class Courtney Myers. This is the 13th in a series of Q+A blog posts highlighting enlisted female leaders serving in the U.S. Coast Guard. Be sure to check back monthly for more career […]

Enlisted Empowerment – The female perspective: MST1 Heather Stemmerman

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Blog series created by Petty Officer 2nd Class Courtney Myers. This is the twelfth in a series of Q+A blog posts highlighting enlisted female leaders serving in the U.S. Coast Guard. Be sure to check back monthly for more career insight, mentorship and inspiration.

Paratus Report: December 2017, Episode 2

Friday, December 15, 2017

The newest episode of the Coast Guard Paratus Report is now live! In this episode, we’ll take a look at our service accomplishments this year and provide new guidelines for LAMS!

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