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A new official Department of Defense website dedicated to helping service members, their families and civilian employees with home finding services is now available.
Currently FEMA is experiencing a critical shortage within its Reserve Program. Over 2,700 FEMA Reserve positions are vacant. Reservist positions are managed through FEMA Cadres and the skills needed to serve in most of them are generally equivalent to many Coast Guard ratings and officer specialties. CG retirees may already have experience in disaster response, rescue, first aid, ICS, hazardous material handling, survivor support, recovery ops and many other areas of expertise needed in the aftermath of a disaster.
Will you be transitioning from active Coast Guard service to private life in the next year? If so, then Hiring Our Heroes is a program which may help assist you during the next phase of your life.
We have a lot of fun and laughter over here at From the Homefront, but this week is going to be different. I want to talk about something serious: suicide among military family members.
Coast Guard All Hands sends out a bravo zulu to retired Vice Adm. Manson K. Brown on his selection to be President Barack Obama’s nominee for Assistant Secretary for Environmental Observation and Prediction at the Department of Commerce. In a statement issued by the White House, President Obama announced his intent to nominate Brown, the former U.S. Coast Guard Deputy Commandant for Mission Support.
The Coast Guard is offering early retirement to active duty officers who have served 15 years of active service by October 1, 2015. Temporary early retirement authorization or TERA is a discretionary authority, not an entitlement. It is a voluntary program used as part of a comprehensive workforce management strategy. TERA offers voluntary early
Adjusting to a new life is the norm for Coast Guard spouses. But one of the greatest changes we face may be the transformation from military to civilian spouse.
The Coast Guard Retiree Services Program serves the Coast Guard military retirees and eligible surviving family members by proactively keeping the lines of communication open to provide regular retiree information, retiree benefits advice and services when needed.