Category: Core Values

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!

Top 5 things to know about surge staffing during primary caregiver and convalescent leave

Do you still have questions about ALCOAST 124/19 – Surge Staffing Augmentation to Support Parental Leave? Don’t worry! The Personnel Readiness Task Force (PRTF) answered the 5 main points you are going to want to know about these new changes.

Developing the way for a Coast Guard space program

The satellite communications ground station sits on the roof of Smith Hall at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn. The main feature inside the radome is a 3-meter diameter parabolic dish antenna and communications components that ensure proper signals are transmitted to and received from the satellite. U.S. Coast Guard illustration by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Laughlin.

There is a new landmark at the Coast Guard Academy and it is helping to launch the Coast Guard into an era of space operations.

The satellite communications ground station on the roof of Smith Hall was built by the Coast Guard Research and Development Center to support the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Polar Scout project, which successfully launched two CubeSats in December 2018, and will soon support a broad range of educational opportunities for cadets.