General Messages Weekly Round-up

All Hands selects several messages to publish in a weekly post to help raise awareness about specific messages and useful information.

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All Hands selects several messages to publish in a weekly post to help raise awareness about specific messages and useful information.

* NOTE: The series does not contain all of the new messages, just select ones. Click here to view internet releasable messages, or go to the Portal to view all messages (must be at a Coast Guard workstation).


ALCOAST 305/17 – OCT 2017 SOLICITATION FOR GEICO MILITARY SERVICE AWARDS

The GEICO Military Service Awards Program pays tribute to an active duty enlisted service member from each branch of the Armed Forces, and one enlisted member from the reserve or National Guard component, for his/her special achievements and contributions to the public good of the civilian and/or military community. Each service winner will receive a $2,500 cash honorarium and a commemorative plaque. The submission deadline is December 1, 2017.

ALCOAST 304/17 – OCT 2017 SELECTION OF THE SPECIAL COMMAND AIDE OF THE YEAR
A selection board convened on 26 September 2017 to review nominations for the 2017 Special Command Aide (SCA) of the Year. I am pleased to announce that CS1 Mason Champlin, SCA to RDML Nunan, Commander Ninth District, U.S. Coast Guard, is this year’s winner.

ACN 116/17 – OCT 2017 RESULTS OF UNIFORM BOARD 47
This ALCOAST issues new guidance and reports the results from Uniform Board No. 47. These policy changes have been approved by the Commandant and are effective
immediately. These changes will be incorporated into the next revision of REF (a), to be released within the next year.

ALCOAST 303/17 – OCT 2017 FUNERAL SERVICES FOR MCPOCG ALLEN W. THIELE
Funeral services for MCPOCG Allen W. Thiele, 5th Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard, will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, 765 Town Line Road, Washington Island, WI 54246, on Saturday, 14 Oct 2017 at 1100, with Full Military Honors. MCPOCG Allen W. Thiele, USCG (retired) passed away on Saturday, 23 Sep 2017.

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