Category: Leadership

Women’s History Month panel shows how varied career perspectives can get you where you want to be

Written by Lisa Novak The panel discussion for Women’s History Month took place March 18 at Coast Guard Headquarters and featured a diverse group of women supporting the theme that “women of character, courage and commitment” can be found in the military, as government civilians and as private sector employees. Ashley Lewis, head of contracting

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Selection of Coast Guard Reserve Force Master Chief

Master Chief Petty Officer Eric Johnson listens as Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp discusses Sexual Assault Awarness and Prevention Month during a chief’s call at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington April 3, 2013. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp announced Master Chief Petty

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Celebrating women of character, courage and commitment: MCPO Janine Tschantz-Hahn

“I believe any woman who joins the military has courage in them, because it’s still one of those choices not a lot of women will think about as their future, and any woman who wants to join the service and risk her life has some sort of courage in them to do that,” said Master Chief Petty Officer Janine Tschantz-Hahn of her fellow female servicemembers.

Celebrating women of character, courage and commitment: Lt. La’Shanda Holmes

This month’s commemoration of women’s history highlights the achievements of women in the Coast Guard and celebrates their qualities of character, courage and commitment. In this four-part series, we will be introducing you to women who are making an impact in the Coast Guard. Each of these dedicated officer and enlisted leaders embodies this year’s

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The Drawing Board: Celebrating Women’s History Month

This month’s commemoration of women’s history highlights the achievements of women in the Coast Guard and celebrates their qualities of character, courage and commitment. In the next four weeks, we will be introducing you to four women who are making an impact in the Coast Guard. Each of these dedicated officer and enlisted leaders embodies this year’s theme that has served her well in her career.

Evaluations: They’re not for you!

How do you think your favorite sports team would perform if they only received feedback once or twice per year? Probably not so great. That is why their coaches continuously evaluate performance and provide feedback – constantly. At the end of the year, coaches review the players stats, they see how the player performed overall, whether they improved or not, and they discuss their potential for the next year. The coach uses this annual evaluation to figure out what to do with their players for the next year. You should approach your evaluations in the same manner.

Selection of Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard

Master Chief Petty Officer Steven Cantrell assumed the duties of the Atlantic Area command master chief in May 2010. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Moments ago, Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp announced the selection of Master Chief Petty Officer Steven Cantrell as the next Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard. “A number of

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This is Our Way

As a ship captain I always enjoyed going up to the bridge to check in with the watchstanders, to scan the horizon and check our progress on the charted course. The State of the Coast Guard Address gives me a similar privilege as Commandant, and yesterday I delivered my fourth and final annual Address in the recently dedicated CDR Raymond J. “Ray” Evans Conference Center in the new Douglas A. Munro Coast Guard Headquarters Building.

Coast Guard Pacific Northwest will be focus of new Weather Channel series

On Sunday, The Weather Channel will premiere Coast Guard Cape Disappointment – Pacific Northwest, the latest entry in the popular Coast Guard reality franchise that began with Coast Guard Alaska, currently in its fourth season, and includes Coast Guard Florida.