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Paratus Report: April 2017, Episode 2

Here is the newest edition of the Paratus Report! This episode covers the Coast Guard’s Maritime Security Response Team and the 2016 Chief Journalist Alex Haley Award winners. You don’t want to miss it!


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2016 Chief Journalist Alex Haley award

The Chief Journalist Alex Haley Award, named for the renowned author, recognizes achievements of individual authors and photographers whose published works have helped to raise the visibility of the Coast Guard. Links to the winning submissions can be found here.


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General Messages Weekly Round-up

This week’s General Messages Weekly Round-up highlights information about the foul weather parka, solicitations for public affairs and engineering award recipients, mandatory completely of the reserve mobilization learning management course, and the Joint Civilian Orientation Conference. Read the full post to find out more!


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Are you sharing the Coast Guard’s story?

Is your unit committed to sharing the Coast Guard’s story? Has your unit commanding officer made public affairs a priority in supporting mission success? Have you built strong relationships with local media to help get operational successes on the nightly news? Do you successfully use Facebook to keep those in your area of responsibility informed ahead of a storm? If so, you should get in an application for the 2013 CDR Jim Simpson Public Affairs Award.