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!


General Messages Weekly Round-up

This week’s General Messages Weekly Round-up highlights the Human Capital Strategy and its changes to officer and enlisted evaluations, regular-to-reserve commission appointment panel, updated dismissal and closure procedures for employees, solicitation for the Boat Forces Advisory Council. Read the full post to find out more.


OSMS and YOU: Boat Forces Operations

When the Coast Guard saves a life, 80% of the time, the individual thanks a Coast Guard boat crewmember. Seventy-seven percent of all boarding and sightings are due to Coast Guard boat crews protecting our shores.


Boat Forces Reserve logo. U.S. Coast Guard illustration.

Boat Forces Reserve: Senior Enlisted Reserve Advisors and Reserve Training Petty Officers

This is the final post in a seven-part series on the implementation of the Boat Forces Reserve management plan. This post provides specific information to assist senior enlisted reserve advisors and reserve training petty officers through the transition process.


Boat Forces Reserve logo. U.S. Coast Guard illustration.

Boat Forces Reserve: Boat Forces Reserve Readiness Cycle

This is the sixth post in a seven-part series on the implementation of the Boat Forces Reserve management plan. This post provides information on updates to the Baot Forces Reserve Readiness Cycle. The final post in this series will provide specific information to assist senior enlisted reserve advisors and reserve training petty officers through the transition process.


Boat Forces Reserve logo. U.S. Coast Guard illustration.

Boat Forces Reserve: Support for contingency operations

This is the fifth post in a seven-part series on the implementation of the Boat Forces Reserve management plan. While this post provides information on developing support elements for contingency operations, future posts will address: an updated Reserve Readiness Cycle as well as specific information to assist senior enlisted reserve advisors and reserve training petty officers through the transition process.


Boat Forces Reserve logo. U.S. Coast Guard illustration.

Boat Forces Reserve: New reserve competencies

This is the fourth post in a seven-part series on the implementation of the Boat Forces Reserve management plan. While this post provides information on new Boat Forces Reserve competencies, future posts will address: the creation of contingency maintenance support elements, and an updated Reserve Readiness Cycle.


Boat Forces Reserve logo. U.S. Coast Guard illustration.

Boat Forces Reserve: Force laydown

This is the third post in a seven-part series on the implementation of the Boat Forces Reserve management plan. While this post provides information on new Boat Forces Reserve force laydown and composition, future posts will address: new competencies, the creation of contingency maintenance support elements, and an updated Reserve Readiness Cycle.


Boat Forces Reserve logo. U.S. Coast Guard illustration.

Boat Forces Reserve: New capability requirements

This is the second post in a seven-part series on the implementation of the Boat Forces Reserve management plan. This post provides information on new Boat Forces Reserve capability requirements. Future posts will address: force laydown and composition updates, new competencies, the creation of contingency maintenance support elements, and an updated Reserve Readiness Cycle.


Boat Forces Reserve logo. U.S. Coast Guard illustration.

Introducing the Boat Forces Reserve management project

The Office of Boat Forces, in close coordination with the Office of Reserve Affairs, is implementing a new Boat Forces Reserve management project to support mobilization readiness for Boat Forces reservists. The plan lays out clearly defined readiness requirements, standardizes reserve PALs at stations and introduces new Boat Forces Reserve competencies to ensure reservists are ready and capable to effectively conduct boat operations in support of Coast Guard missions.


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