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New requirements for enlisted advancements: leadership development continuum courses

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Petty Officer 3rd Class Killian Whitmore, a gunner's mate with Boston's Maritime Safety and Security Team, displays his 2nd Class collar devices prior to his advancement. Whitmore was advanced to Petty Officer 2nd Class on Sept. 1, 2015. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

Are you planning on taking the May servicewide? Are you looking to advance in the next few years? If so, make sure you are aware of a new requirement for enlisted leadership development continuum courses. The change will require enlisted member’s to meet new criteria at specific points in their career. Currently, the changes only apply to active-duty service members.

Military Child of the Year Award 2016 nominations now open

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Often times military families are separated for long periods of time leaving many children to take on extra responsibilities in the household. Military children are resilient, strong people facing challenges of military life while demonstrating leadership within their families and their communities. So, take some time out of your busy schedule to recognize a deserving military child!

Maritime Law Enforcement Training Academy earns leadership award

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Capt. Thomas Walsh,center, stands with members of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Accreditation board during an award presentation, April 16, 2015. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

The Federal Law Enforcement Training Accreditation board recently recognized the Coast Guard’s Maritime Law Enforcement Academy for their support and contribution to the overal FLETA mission as well as demonstrating the highest standards associated with the advancement of the federal law enforcement training mission.

Chiefs – The compass for our workforce for 95 years

Monday, May 18, 2015

Graphic for Dialouge with the MCPOCG series.

Among all the changes we’ve seen since 1920, I’m proud to say one constant has been our Chiefs; Chiefs have delivered world-class leadership to our workforce, improving the lives and careers of our Coast Guardsmen and ensure they are fully capable to accomplish any and all of our missions.

Kids serve too: 2015 Coast Guard Military Child of the Year

Friday, April 17, 2015

The recipients all have one thing in common – they demonstrate resiliency, leadership and achievement while supporting their parents’ service. As the Coast Guard recipient, Caleb Parsons exemplified all those things and more.

Leadership development through blended training: SELC evolves into 21st-century learning

Monday, February 23, 2015

The six weeks spent immersed in leadership discussions on Coast Guard history, core values, ethics, budget, conflict management and organizational change bolstered by a trip to Training Center Cape May, New Jersey, a mentoring session with recruits and cadets, and a tour of chase hall and the Coast Guard Museum was an experience of a lifetime for Senior Enlisted Leadership Course students.

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.

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