Once a month, Coast Guard Compass will feature “Dear Coast Guard Family,” a column for Coast Guard families by Coast Guard spouse Rachel Conley. Rachel is married to her high school sweetheart, Chief Warrant Officer James Conley, and is the mother of three children. Rachel passionately serves as a Coast Guard Ombudsman and advocate of
Military families share what they’re thankful for in this November edition of Dear Coast Guard Family.
Have you been struggling to find the perfect gift for your friendly fisherman or avid boater? You can give them a gift that will keep them safe while they are out on the water this season.
Coast Guard families share their experiences with adoption during National Adoption Month
October is National Domestic Violence Prevention Month, an observance designed to help service members, military spouses and intimate partners build safer relationships and prevent domestic abuse by increasing awareness of patterns of behaviors that are unhealthy and where to seek help and support.
When Kodiak, Alaska, residents Courtney Ann and Colin Spencer found out they were expecting a child, it was one of the happiest days of their lives. But when their son Percival was born just 22 weeks and two days into the pregnancy, it was one of the scariest.
Once a month, Coast Guard All Hands will feature “Dear Coast Guard Family,” a column for Coast Guard families by Coast Guard spouse Rachel Conley. Rachel is married to her high school sweetheart, Chief Warrant Officer James Conley, and is the mother of three children. Rachel passionately serves as a Coast Guard Ombudsman and advocate
The Coast Guard recognizes the importance and benefits of breastfeeding and the fact that many women will return to work with the desire to continue nursing. There are policies in place to support new parents and allow for an easy transition back to the workforce.
The Coast Guard recently announced a program to reimburse up to $500 for military spouse’s qualified relicensing costs when they transfer from one state to another due to permanent change of station orders.
The Coast Guard Mutual Assistance Program is now providing financial assistance to eligible families who are faced with out-of-pocket costs associated with shipping breast milk while the mother is away from home for more than 72 hours due to deployment, underway period, temporary duty, excused absences, or business trips.