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!


Dear Coast Guard Family: Your moving resource guide

Once a month, Coast Guard All Hands will feature “Dear Coast Guard Family,” a column for Coast Guard families by Coast Guard spouse Rachel Conley. In this post, Rachel shares some valuable resources available to Coast Guard families before, during and after a military move.


Ombudsman Appreciation Day

Ombudsman Appreciation Day

The mission of the Coast Guard Ombudsman Program is to improve communication between the command and Coast Guard family members. Coast Guard ombudsmen are communication links, provide information and referral resources, and act as advocates for family members. March 26 […]


General Messages Weekly Round-up

This week’s message roundup includes awards Ombudsman Appreciation Day, Recoding OMSEP info and more on any upcoming HHG moves you may be dealing with during this upcoming transfer season.


General Messages Weekly Round-up

This week’s General Messages Weekly Round-up announces the next Uniform Board convening and a solicitation for the Ombudsman of the Year award, as well as provides important information regarding Blended Retirement System (BRS) Mandatory Training. Read the full post to find out more!


From the Homefront: Thanksgiving recipes and tips from the experts

Thanksgiving; the time of year when stretchy pants make the best dinner pants! Next week at this time, food will be on everyone’s minds and plates! Not sure of your own cooking abilities for this year’s feast? Well never fear, Coast Guard food service specialists share some tips for feeding a large crowd! And if you haven’t planned your own menu yet, make sure to check out the recipes included in this post if you want to take your culinary skills to the next level.


Paratus Report

Paratus Report, Episode 14

The newest episode of the Coast Guard Paratus Report is now live! This month is dedicated to Coast Guard families. Ombudsman-at-Large, Mrs. Janet Cantrell, discusses the importance of the ombudsman program and other resources available to help support our Coast Guard families. There are numerous benefits and programs available to our Coast Guard families, like the Adoption Reimbursement Program, Spouse Employment Program, Child Care Program, and Special Needs Program, just to name a few. You will also learn how to make a delicious dessert for your Thanksgiving meal – it’s all on this episode of the Paratus Report!


Coast Guard Ombudsmen

Ombudsmen Appreciation Day

Happy Ombudsman Appreciation Day! I want to thank each of you for your commitment to helping our Coast Guard members and their families and for being the bridge between the command and the families. You do this with enthusiasm and perseverance despite the obstacles you may encounter along the way. Thank you for your valuable time that you freely give despite the many commitments in your lives. You help to make Coast Guard life just a bit easier for all


Coast Guard Ombudsmen

From the Homefront: A look at those who support our families – Coast Guard Ombudsmen

As the Coast Guard celebrates 30 years of the Ombudsman Program, From the Homefront takes a look at the recipient of the 2015 Wanda Allen-Yearout Ombudsman of the Year, and several other ombudsmen who serve our families across the Nation.


From the Homefront: Celebrating the Coast Guard ombudsman program

From the Homefront: Celebrating the Coast Guard ombudsman program

It all started with a determined Coast Guard spouse, people within the Coast Guard who listened, some help from the U.S. Navy, and willing volunteers. Thirty years later, we are celebrating how far the Coast Guard’s ombudsman program has advanced.


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