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!


Premium LinkedIn for Coast Guard Spouses

Second Lady of the United States Karen Pence and Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin K. McAleenan announced the new proud partnership between the Coast Guard and LinkedIn to facilitate the employment of USCG spouses. Now, spouses will be eligible for free premium LinkedIn access!


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.


Walking the deckplates: Vice Adm. Sandra Stosz heads DCMS

Vice Adm. Sandra Stosz walks the deckplates and engages with staff as she continues to establish expectations and provide transparency as the newly designated Deputy Commandant of Mission Support. Read more for further insight into her leadership style, expections and path forward.


OSMS and YOU: Engineering

Engineering (CG-ENG10) is a specialty designation for positions and officers. Officers with this designation have demonstrated progress toward any of the engineering subspecialties through education, experience, and PQS completion.


OSMS and YOU: Communities

What is a Community? The Officer Specialty Management System contains three organizational layers…


Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp congratulates Vice Adm. Manson K. Brown during his retirement ceremony. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley.

After 36 years of service, VADM Manson K. Brown retires from active duty

Vice Admiral Brown’s strategic vision translated the Year of the Coast Guard Family into a program of sustained focus under the Family Campaign Plan. The reinvigorated effort improved family housing, access to family services abd innovative support programs. As the Coast Guard Executive Agent for Sexual Assault Prevention and Response, Vice Admiral Brown concpetualized and implemented a robust campaign to eliminate sexual assault in the Coast Guard. In close coordination with the White House and the Department of Defense, he guided an Executive Council to identify concerns and improve sexual assault prevention and response policies.