Category: Families

Celebrate Independence Day safely

Independence Day is a highlight of the summer and for many people there’s a lot of excitement around setting off colorful fireworks and grilling outdoors. As you plan your Fourth of July celebration with family and friends, please consider the following safety tips from the U.S. Fire Administration to ensure your holiday weekend is a safe one.

Welcome to Coast Guard All Hands

Coast Guard All Hands will be your blog. Much like the All-Hands sessions I have conducted with thousands of you around the world, it will be a blog focused on two-way communication directly with the Coast Guard workforce along with their families. Via All Hands articles you will be able to learn about the latest policy changes, the expansion of military benefits or get some tips on how to study for the next servicewide exam. In addition, All Hands will provide a forum to weigh in on these issues, offer advice to your shipmates and offer your feedback to senior leadership.

Coming soon …

Coast Guard All Hands is a national-level tool providing U.S. Coast Guard senior leadership, headquarters programs and major field commands with a dissemination vehicle to communicate with our workforce and their families on nationally-relevant issues – everything from uniform changes, to health and fitness tips, personnel reductions and updates to education benefits – in a real-time,

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