Update: Revision to high year tenure policy for calendar year 2015

I am initiating changes to high year tenure or HYT that will simplify both organizational and individual management of professional growth points or PGPs and further align all aspects of the policy to an annual calendar-year cycle that parallels the assignment and advancement cycles.


Students portray greatest single rescue in Coast Guard history

Over the past year a team of students from the University of Alabama have traveled across the nation compiling video and conducting interviews for an upcoming documentary on the U.S. Coast Guard’s response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005.


Major change coming to Direct Access, action needed

According to Flag Voice 432, published in October by Rear Adm. David Callahan, assistant commandant for Human Resources or CG-1, “Direct Access will be taken off-line to conduct a major software upgrade representing the most significant change to our pay system in nearly two decades.”