Category: Readiness

“Alerting” the Coast Guard

In fiscal year 2014 the Coast Guard will deploy an enterprise wide solution to provide Coast Guard units the means to send alerts and warnings to Coast Guard members (active duty, reserve & civilian) in a quick and efficient manner. The tool, which is already being used by the Coast Guard in a limited capacity, is referred to as the Alert Warning System.

TSA travel tip: TSA Pre✓™ for Active Duty Military

Deployments can be stressful on both members and their families. Our friends over at the Transportation Security Administration appreciate the sacrifices our servicemembers and their families make and offer up the following information on TSA Pre✓™ for active duty members of the U.S. Armed Forces to make your time at the airport just a little less stressful.

TSA travel tip: Packing tips for military personnel

Deployments can be stressful on both members and their families. Our friends over at the Transportation Security Administration appreciate the sacrifices our servicemembers and their families make and offer up the following tips on packing for a deployment to make your time at the airport just a little less stressful.

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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