Author: LT j.g. Emma Lutton

2019 Coast Guard’s Professional Development Reading List

“As I visit Coast Guard units around the world, I am inspired by the passion and commitment of our Coast Guard women and men. To capitalize on that, this year we are transitioning from a Commandant’s Reading List to a Coast Guard Professional Development List with recommendations from across the workforce. This list offers a broad range of subject matter—from history to leadership to innovation—and represents the diverse ideas and perspectives that contribute to our greatest strength, our people. As shared in the Coast Guard Strategic Plan, professional development and continuous learning ensures we remain ready to confront our complex operating environment today and tomorrow.” -Adm. Karl Schultz, Commandant

A Contemporary Approach to Supporting the Modern Coast Guard Family

Written by Cmdr. Carrie McKinney You do not have to look far to see that Coast Guard families come in many diverse and equally amazing forms. From traditional nuclear families, to single parents, same sex parents, blended families, adoptive parents, dual military member parents, and numerous others, the picture of a typical Coast Guard family

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Dear Coast Guard Family: Month of the Military Child – Coast Guard Family Child Care Program

Coast Guard children have felt the sting of a hard good-bye, they have transferred to different and far-off places – learning to “bloom where they are planted” in new schools and communities, and they have experienced the joy and anticipation of a long-awaited reunion. Learn more about how the Family Child Care Program can help!

General Messages Weekly Roundup

* NOTE: The series does not contain all of the new messages, just select ones. View internet releasable messages or go to the Portal to view all messages (must be at a Coast Guard workstation). ALCOAST 122/19 – APR 2019 2018 CDR RAY EVANS OUTSTANDING COXSWAIN TROPHY ANNOUNCEMENT Announces BM2 Eric Thornton of Station Barnegat Light as the winner of the 2018

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