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!


Coast Guard Incident Management Handbook now an app

The Coast Guard Incident Management Handbook (IMH) is the go-to source when participating in an Incident Command System response. For years, responders have tabbed their most-used sections to ease the tedious task of locating what they need. Well, now there’s an app for that!


Coast Guard personnel take part in an Incident Command System training exercise at U.S. Coast Guard Sector Boston. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ross Ruddell.

Always Ready – An innovative approach to ICS training

Recognizing the unique challenges in not only training but preparing personnel to be a part of a response, experienced, qualified ICS coaches from the U.S. Coast Guard Incident Management Assistance Team, Atlantic Strike Team and First Coast Guard District Incident Management Team assembled at Sector Boston to provide a two-day interactive workshop centered on ICS training and obtaining ICS postion specific qualifications.