Paratus Report: May 2017, Episode 2

Here is the newest edition of the Paratus Report! This episode covers the Coast Guard’s participation in Fleet Week. It also commemorates the 97th anniversary of the creation of the Coast Guard chief petty officer.

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The newest episode of the Coast Guard Paratus Report is now live! The Paratus Report is a workforce news program focused at keeping Coast Guard members informed of what’s happening throughout their Coast Guard. The episode will air monthly on the official Coast Guard YouTube channel , and right here on Coast Guard All Hands with additional information.

This month’s episode covers the following:

Fleet Week:

Fleet Week is a tradition in which active military ships, recently deployed in overseas operations, dock in a variety of major cities for one week. Coast Guard Atlantic Area cutters and District Seven units recently participated in Fleet Week in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Coast Guard chief petty officer turns 97:

Did you know that the grade of Coast Guard chief petty officer was first authorized by Congress on May 18, 1920? The symbol of the chiefs’ authority is the anchor, emblematic of their stability and security. It reminds chiefs of their responsibility to those they serve, both senior and junior. Thank you, chiefs, for your leadership!

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