An Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew practices mountain landings near Kotzebue, Alaska, Oct. 14, 2018. Mountain landings are routinely practiced to ensure proficiency by pilots and crew. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Megan Niedenthal.

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.


Updated Zika Virus Guidance

It is necessary to take all precautions to prevent the transmission of Zika. ALCOAST 289/16 outlines Coast Guard requirements, as well as provides guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Widespread local transmission of Zika continues on the island of Puerto Rico and in the US Virgin Islands, and cases have also been found in Miami-Dade County, Florida. Read this important post to ensure you and your family are taking all precautions to prevent the transmission of the Zika virus.