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.
During a virtual town hall meeting held Aug. 5, Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Karl Schultz unveiled an update to the service’s weight and body fat standards. The new update even has a new name—it’s called the Body Composition Pilot Program, and it’s aimed at creating a healthier military service.
Known as the Aleutian Keeper, the multi-mission buoy tender has to travel for almost a week to reach some of the Aids to Navigation (ATON) that mark the waterways around the far-flung Aleutian Islands.
The U.S. Coast Guard Office of Law Enforcement Policy and the Department of State Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs co-hosted the 24th Multilateral Maritime Counter-Drug Summit (MMCDS) in Alexandria, Virginia on June 18th and 19th.
Lt. Zachary McCune and Petty Officer 1st Class Jason Dahl showcased their Deployable Drop Kit innovation that provides survival gear as well as assets that help the Coast Guard relocate adrift survivors.
Learn about some of the current ADOS opportunities available for Reservists. This does not contain all of the ADOS opportunities, just select ones. To view all of the current long/short term opportunities go to Direct Access, then Mobilization Resume.
Under this pilot program, new parents and expectant mothers are able to request support from the reserve workforce during their absence on parental leave.
An important part of ensuring mission success is creating clear avenues of communication across all aspects of the Coast Guard. Now – learn everything you need to know about the redesigned DCMS Portal Site which now provides access to key Mission Support information all personnel need!
Written by Cmdr. Carrie McKinney You do not have to look far to see that Coast Guard families come in many diverse and equally amazing forms. From traditional nuclear families, to single parents, same sex parents, blended families, adoptive parents, dual military member parents, and numerous others, the picture of a typical Coast Guard family
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.