Top 5 things to know about the new DCMS Portal Site

An important part of ensuring mission success is creating clear avenues of communication across all aspects of the Coast Guard. Now – learn everything you need to know about the redesigned DCMS Portal Site which now provides access to key Mission Support information all personnel need!


A Contemporary Approach to Supporting the Modern Coast Guard Family

Written by Cmdr. Carrie McKinney You do not have to look far to see that Coast Guard families come in many diverse and equally amazing forms. From traditional nuclear families, to single parents, same sex parents, blended families, adoptive parents, […]


Top 5 things to know about surge staffing during primary caregiver and convalescent leave

Do you still have questions about ALCOAST 124/19 – Surge Staffing Augmentation to Support Parental Leave? Don’t worry! The Personnel Readiness Task Force (PRTF) answered the 5 main points you are going to want to know about these new changes.


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.


Wellness Wednesday: “Social Fitness” for Total Fitness

In the conversation about health, wellness and performance, we often focus on managing our mental well-being, eating the right foods, and keeping on top of our workouts. It’s important to pay attention to your social fitness as well. In fact, the nature of your relationships with others—such as your partner, family, friends, co-workers, or fellow Coast Guard members—can impact other areas of your health for better or worse.


U.S. Coast Guard releases women’s retention study

The U.S. Coast Guard released its first large-scale study on women’s retention in 30 years Thursday. The service commissioned the study as part of its commitment to create a more mission-ready workforce.


Reserve General Messages

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.


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.


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.


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