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.
* 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 329/18 – SEP 2018 IMPLEMENTATION OF THE COAST GUARD LEADERSHIP ASSESSMENT SURVEY (LAS)
This ALCOAST announces the implementation of the leadership assessment survey (LAS). The purpose of the LAS is to provide commands, teams, or workgroups an optional near real time survey mechanism to assess the leadership environment at their unit.
ALCOAST 334/18 – SEP 2018 IMPLEMENTATION OF SERVICEMEMBERS’ GROUP LIFE INSURANCE (SGLI) ONLINE
This ALCOAST announces the Coast Guard’s upcoming implementation of the Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance (SGLI) Online Enrollment System (SOES) as directed by the Department of Veterans Affairs. SOES is a web-based system allowing Coast Guard active duty and reserve members to quickly and easily validate or change SGLI or Family SGLI (FSGLI) coverage amounts and beneficiaries.
ALCOAST 337/18 – OCT 2018 IN MEMORIAM—ETCM MELVIN KEALOHA BELL, USCG (RET)
On September 9, 2018, retired Coast Guard Master Chief Melvin Kealoha Bell crossed the bar at the age of 98. He was a patriot whose career in service of his country spanned 65 years.
ALCOAST 338/18 – OCT 2018 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PREVENTION MONTH
October is National Domestic Violence Prevention Month. The observance serves to educate communities, individuals, couples and families about the Family Advocacy Program and other community resources that can help prevent domestic violence or intimate partner violence.