Petty Officer 2nd Class Andrew Sedlack, the Tactical Training Boat (TTB) coxswain, conducts a series of training exercises and scenarios with a British Royale Navy Wildcat attack helicopter May 2, 2019, on the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, Florida. HITRON crewmembers worked alongside the British Royale Navy and Dutch Navy during Operation Iron Eagle, a two-week international training exercise. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson)

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 for Coast Guard members.


U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Kyle Hagan, 1st Combat Camera Squadron combat broadcaster, sleeps in during his down day at Exercise Scorpion Lens on United States Army Training Center Fort Jackson, S.C., Feb. 11, 2018. Exercise Scorpion Lens is an annual Ability to Survive and Operate training exercise mandated by Air Force Combat Camera job qualification standards. Held at the United States Army Training Center Fort Jackson, S.C., and the McCrady Training Center, Eastover, S.C. the exercise's purpose is to provide refresher training to combat camera personnel. Individuals are instructed in the areas of combat tactics, photography, videography, and on procedures inherent to support combat camera mission tasks. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jordan Castelan)

Wellness Wednesday: Sleep and improving readiness

Sleep, or lack of it, can influence our health in many ways.  It is sometimes an overlooked factor when members consider improving their health.


A member of Coast Guard Maritime Security Response Team West fast-ropes from a 176th Wing, 210th Rescue Squadron Alaska Air National Guard UH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter onto the deck of the Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley (WMEC 39) in a joint training exercise in Chiniak Bay, Alaska, Feb. 23, 2019. Team members are trained and are technically proficient in advanced techniques with federal, state and local partners to protect the nation from threats at sea and in air. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lauren Dean.

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 for Coast Guard members.


Reserve general messages

Reserve general messages muster

All Hands selects several messages to publish in a weekly post to help raise awareness about specific messages and useful information for Coast Guard Reserve members.


The Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward, a Sentinel Class Fast Response Cutter (FRC) homeported at Coast Guard Base Los Angeles-Long Beach, arrives in San Francisco, Feb. 22, 2019. The Robert Ward is the newest Coast Guard cutter to be stationed in California and will provide additional resources to the Coast Guard in emergency response, maritime smuggling, marine safety, environmental protection, search and rescue, and port security. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jordan Akiyama)

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 for Coast Guard members.


ATLANTIC OCEAN - Petty Officer 2nd Class Eric Wiedenfeld, a machinery technician aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Tampa, scans a display board inside the cutter's engine room during basic engineering casualty control exercises, Feb. 15, 2012. The exercises are standardized training drills held throughout the Coast Guard to keep crew prepared for a multitude of casualties. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert

ADOS opportunities – Join the crew

This does not contain all of the ADOS opportunities, just select ones. To view all of the current long/short term opportunities go to Direct Access, then mobilization resume.


A boat crew aboard a 47-foot Motor Life Boat from Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment trains in the Columbia River near Clatsop Spit, Feb. 15, 2019. Clatsop Spit runs along the north side of the Columbia River's South Jetty and often provides an ideal training area for heavy weather coxswains and surfmen. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read.

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 for Coast Guard members.


ATLANTIC OCEAN - Petty Officer 2nd Class Eric Wiedenfeld, a machinery technician aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Tampa, scans a display board inside the cutter's engine room during basic engineering casualty control exercises, Feb. 15, 2012. The exercises are standardized training drills held throughout the Coast Guard to keep crew prepared for a multitude of casualties. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert

Reserve general messages muster

All Hands selects several messages to publish in a weekly post to help raise awareness about specific messages and useful information for Coast Guard Reserve members.


Two 29-foot Response Boat-Small II vessels from Coast Guard Station Seattle conduct tactical boat training in Elliott Bay, Wash., on April 14, 2016. One of Station Seattle’s primary missions is to escort Washington State Ferries throughout the Puget Sound, allowing the boat crews remain proficient at tactical boat operations. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Logan Kellogg.

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 for Coast Guard members.


mental health and balance

Mental health and taking care of yourself

Overall wellness is closely tied to the balance that exists between our emotional, physical, spiritual, and mental health.  Mental health problems can affect your thoughts, mood, and behavior.


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