On Memorial Day our Nation remembers the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in our armed forces. It is a day to honor the memory of our brave men and women who trained hard, served dutifully, fought, and died to secure our Nation and protect our freedoms.
Author: LT Katie Braynard
Following a successful pilot program, new Reserve Maintenance Assist Teams (R-MAT) will soon work as part of active duty Coast Guard Naval Engineering Departments (NED). Reserve machinery technicians, damage controlmen, and electrician’s mates will be assigned to these teams to better develop their skills, their careers and the Reserve’s ability to respond to daily challenges and historic moments.
Each year, Coast Guard riders plan for long motorcycle trips. Weather, road conditions, maintenance, packing the right warm and cold weather clothing and lodging are some of the items to consider when planning a trip. This list is not all encompassing.
If a change in your family circumstances is going to occur, or has occurred due to a divorce, it’s important that you are aware of the TRICARE coverage that may be available for former spouses, biological children and adopted children.
Moving is hard enough without receiving a bill after the boxes and papers are cleared away. In the past, families were being billed for overages from moves during the previous five years. That billing is going to continue.
May is National Mental Health Awareness Month and CG SUPRT would like to remind you of the services available to you to maintain good mental health before, during and after challenging times.
Information about TRICARE benefits and plans for Coast Guard retirees.
Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft recently presented deserving individuals the 2015 Niels P. Thomsen innovation awards. Find out who the winners were in each category!
Motorcycle safety training policy was not implemented to make riding in the military difficult. You may not be aware, but the number one cause of fatalities for Coast Guard personnel is motor vehicle and motorcycle mishaps. Motorcycle safety training has evolved over the years. In the early stages, training focused on introductory level information and skills. Over the past eight years, training has turned to focus on the decision making process while riding. Skill based training is great and needed; however, making poor decisions while riding is what is killing riders.
Rear Adm. Andrew McKinley has taken over as the Human Capital Strategy (HCS) lead and has set expectations of transparency as he and the HCS team begin efforts to implement the first 31 initiatives. The HCS spans 10 years and will touch the entire Coast Guard workforce during its implementation.