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General Messages Weekly Round-up

This week’s round-up includes award nomination solicitations, award recipients, and the termination of the Mobilization Readiness Tracking Tool.

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General Messages Weekly Round-up

This week’s message round-up highlights quotas for the Introduction to Hazardous Waste Generators and Handling course, the special commission status of CGC MORGENTHAU, the availability of briefing materials for the military transgender service policy, a solicitation for volunteers for the National Scout Jamboree Task Force, and the Federal Asian Pacific American Council Annual National Leadership Training Program.

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General Messages Weekly Round-up

This week’s message round-up includes the announcement of the 2016 Capt. Carden and BM1 Cullen Maritime Security and Response Operations Excellence award and the 2017 Federal Asian Pacific American Council Meritorious Service Award winners. Submission solicitations for the 2017 NAACP Roy Wilkins Renown Service Award and 2017 League of United Latin American Citizens Excellence in Public Service Award are due at the end of April 2017.

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2016 Chief Journalist Alex Haley award

The Chief Journalist Alex Haley Award, named for the renowned author, recognizes achievements of individual authors and photographers whose published works have helped to raise the visibility of the Coast Guard. Links to the winning submissions can be found here.

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General Messages Weekly Round-up

This week’s General Messages Weekly Round-up highlights the Coast Guard Engineer of the Year, the enlisted leadership development continuum, the CY17 Recruit Company Mentor Program, and the Auxiliary Clergy Support (ACS) instruction. Read the full post to find out more!


CGMS General Messages Weekly Round-up

This week’s CGMS Weekly Round-up highlights National Native American Heritage Month, a couple new TTPs, and award solicitations. Read the full post to find out more!

Secretary’s Award of Valor

Chief, Texas native recognized with DHS Secretary’s Award for Valor

Wednesday, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson presented the Department of Homeland Security Secretary’s Award for Valor to 10 employees who have displayed “exceptional courage and valor” while serving DHS, its components, or off-duty. Today we recognize Chief Petty Officer […]

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Bravo zulu, Maritime Intelligence Fusion Center Pacific!

Coast Guard All Hands sends out a bravo zulu to the men and women of Coast Guard Cryptologic Services Group Maritime Intelligence Fusion Center Pacific for their leadership in the intelligence community. Recently, the team was recognized with the Department of Homeland Security’s 2013 Intelligence Leadership Award.

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Announcing the Award for Excellence in Marine Inspection

Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy, Rear Adm. Joseph Servidio, recently released a message soliciting nominees for the first annual Award for Excellence in Marine Inspection for individual marine inspectors who exemplify the Coast Guard’s core values while demonstrating excellence in and commitment to the marine safety mission.

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Are you sharing the Coast Guard’s story?

Is your unit committed to sharing the Coast Guard’s story? Has your unit commanding officer made public affairs a priority in supporting mission success? Have you built strong relationships with local media to help get operational successes on the nightly news? Do you successfully use Facebook to keep those in your area of responsibility informed ahead of a storm? If so, you should get in an application for the 2013 CDR Jim Simpson Public Affairs Award.