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 369/18 – OCT 2018 2018 GREAT AMERICAN SMOKE OUT
This year the Great American Smoke Out will take place on Nov. 15. The purpose of this event is to designate a day to encourage tobacco users to refrain from use for one day, with the potential of quitting for a lifetime.
ALCOAST 374/18 – OCT 2018 COAST GUARD FOUNDATION ENLISTED RESERVE SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS FOR 2018-2019
This ALCOAST announces the winners of the Coast Guard Foundation Enlisted Reserve Scholarship award.
ALCOAST 375/18 – OCT 2018 SELECTEES FOR THE 2018 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS) SECRETARY’S ANNUAL AWARDS
This ALCOAST announces the Coast Guard winners (civilian and military) of the
2018 DHS Secretary’s Annual Awardsin the following categories: exceptional service award (gold medal), Meritorious Service Award (silver medal), award for valor, award for exemplary service, award for excellence, unity of effort team award, unit award, award for outstanding achievement in diversity management, award for volunteer service, and leadership excellence awards (individual and team).
ALCOAST 377/18 – NOV 2018 NATIONAL NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH
Each year during National Native American Heritage Month, we honor and celebrate the
profound ways that the first Americans and their descendants helped to develop our
country’s culture, traditions, and character.