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.


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.


Two ships passing in the night

A thunderous cheer from the class of 1995 announced the completion of four years meant to educate and prepare students for the challenges of life, but nothing could have prepared Mark Hiigel and Joanna Beste for the challenges that come with being married to another service member.


CG Cyberspace Workforce Spotlight Q+A: Cmdr. Joseph Benin

This cyberspace workforce spotlight discusses the current curriculum and tasks given to students in the cyber field, how the field has changed with the times, and the new courses that have emerged in an effort to best prepare students for the growing cyber workforce.


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.


General Messages Weekly Round-up

This week’s round-up features solicitations for the Coast Guard Academy Company Officer Leadership Studies program and Academy Instructor program, revised Servicewide Exam cutoffs, updates to Reserve Higher Tenure and more.


Eclipse 2017: Who you are when no one is looking

The U.S. Coast Guard Academy hosted their 42nd annual Eclipse Week, April 3- 8, 2017. The event unites alumni and cadets each year for personal and professional development. Besides promoting camaraderie, Eclipse also supports the strategic goals of retaining top talent, recruiting future cadets and inspiring a climate of inclusion.


All-Star Coast Guard civilians graduate leadership program

Leadership development opportunities are not reserved just for the military. The Office of Leadership offers many courses for civilians looking to grow their leadership knowledge base.


Coast Guard Family Month: Cadets new “families” at Thanksgiving

Like other military members, Coast Guard Academy cadets are often far away from their family during their intense four-year academic journey. Some cadets are even from outside of the U.S. This is why the camaraderie is strong between cadets, and why the families that surround the Academy are so important. Many cadets that live close to the Academy will take friends home for weekends and holidays by the vanload, and Academy staff and local community members also open their homes to cadets, which helps ease homesickness for those cadets that are unable to spend holidays with their own families. Read a couple of cadets’ thoughts about this new take on “family.”


Officer candidates participate in a Coast Guard history course July 15, 2013, at the Coast Guard Museum located at the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn. The course allows officer candidates to examine artifacts relevant to the historical periods they are currently studying. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Cory J. Mendenhall.

OCS classes learn to honor our service by the manners of their profession

Co-written by Jennifer Gaudio, Lt. Michael Bell and Eric Alan. “Manners of our profession” demand we honor our history, our heritage and those tough lessons learned from tragedy and perseverance. Commandant of the Coast Guard Adm. Bob Papp often speaks […]


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