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.


Paratus Report: April 2017, Episode 2

Here is the newest edition of the Paratus Report! This episode covers the Coast Guard’s Maritime Security Response Team and the 2016 Chief Journalist Alex Haley Award winners. You don’t want to miss it!


2016 Chief Journalist Alex Haley award

The Chief Journalist Alex Haley Award, named for the renowned author, recognizes achievements of individual authors and photographers whose published works have helped to raise the visibility of the Coast Guard. Links to the winning submissions can be found here.


General Messages Weekly Round-up

This week’s General Messages Weekly Round-up highlights information about the foul weather parka, solicitations for public affairs and engineering award recipients, mandatory completely of the reserve mobilization learning management course, and the Joint Civilian Orientation Conference. Read the full post to find out more!


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Are you sharing the Coast Guard’s story?

Is your unit committed to sharing the Coast Guard’s story? Has your unit commanding officer made public affairs a priority in supporting mission success? Have you built strong relationships with local media to help get operational successes on the nightly news? Do you successfully use Facebook to keep those in your area of responsibility informed ahead of a storm? If so, you should get in an application for the 2013 CDR Jim Simpson Public Affairs Award.