Paratus Report: June 2018, Episode 1

The newest episode of the Paratus Report is out! Hurricane season is once again upon us. Are you and your family ready? Also, there are some professional development and advanced education opportunities discussed in this episode.


Hurricane Season 2018: Top 10 Readiness Recommendations

With the start of the 2018 hurricane just weeks away, it’s time to get yourself prepared. Again. Here are our Top 10 Readiness Recommendations to help.


To Coast Guard members and families in Hurricane Matthew path

As Coast Guard members we are always thinking about the public when a hurricane is pushing down on us. But we also need to make sure we are ready as well. Evacuate your family as necessary in accordance with evacuation orders from authorities, and make sure to inform your chain of command. Evacuations orders do not apply to uniformed personnel in the same way as they do for your families. You may be told to stay in the event you are deemed necessary for hurricane response efforts. Make sure you have a plan in place for where your family will go (with or without you) and follow through with the plan.


Using Mobile Apps for Hurricane preparedness

The 2015 Hurricane season is fast approaching. To prepare Coast Guard personnel and their families for the possible hardships brought forth by such ravaging storms, Coast Guard commands across the country are revising contingency plans, executing hurricane exercises, performing training, etc.