General Messages Weekly Round-up

All Hands selects several messages to publish in a weekly post to help raise awareness about specific messages and useful information.


Blended Retirement System: Vice Commandant’s Call To Action

Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard Adm. Charles Michel discusses the Blended Retirement System.


Blended Retirement System (BRS): Answering the “How Do I Opt-In?” Question

After months of preparation, the Blended Retirement System (BRS) Opt-In Period is about to make its year-long debut! Beginning on Jan. 1, 2018, over 30,000 active duty and Reserve members will have the choice to opt-in to the BRS. Here’s how.


Paratus Report: October 2017, Episode 2

The newest episode of the Coast Guard Paratus Report is now live! In this episode, we’ll discuss Coast Guard Cutter Healy’s recent trip to the arctic, new guidelines for LAMS. and a BRS Q&A opportunity!


General Messages Weekly Round-up

All Hands selects several messages to publish in a weekly post to help raise awareness about specific messages and useful information. Check out the latest in this blog!


Paratus Report: June 2017, Episode 1

The newest Paratus Report is out with information on advanced education opportunities, dietary supplements and Blended Retirement System.


Take Action: Financial Literacy Month – Free financial advice

We’ve all heard the saying “money doesn’t grow on trees,” but do we really think about that saying and use it to help us make decisions? Maybe there are times that you don’t pay enough attention to your budget, or maybe you are wondering how to best invest your money. Well the good news is, as a member of the Coast Guard workforce, there are services and resources afforded to you free of charge. Read the full blog to learn about these services that will help you understand and manage your finances.


Webinar: How Thrift Savings Plan works with new Blended Retirement System

Military OneSource is offering a free webinar that will give military members an overview of the Thrift Savings Plan and how it works under the new Blended Retirement System.


General Messages Weekly Round-up

Multiple award solicitations, Reserve updates, Blended Retirement System and conferences are on deck for this week’s Round-up!


From the Homefront: Blended Retirement System Opt-In Training is for spouses too

As a dependent, did you know that there is a new Blended Retirement System (BRS) that your spouse may be eligible for? Beginning in 2018, active duty members with fewer than 12 years of service or reserve members with fewer than 4,320 points can choose to enroll in the modernized BRS. Deciding when to retire is a big decision; one that affects the whole family for years to come. Read the full post to learn more about BRS training that is now available to military spouses to help your family decide what is right for you!


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