Tag: cdr jim simpson public affairs award

2014 Haley, Simpson Awards now open for submissions

The Haley Award named for the renowned author of Roots and first Coast Guard Chief Journalist Alex Haley, which recognizes achievements of individual authors and photographers whose published works have helped raise service visibility in the media with the American public.

Are you sharing the Coast Guard’s story?

Is your unit committed to sharing the Coast Guard’s story? Has your unit commanding officer made public affairs a priority in supporting mission success? Have you built strong relationships with local media to help get operational successes on the nightly news? Do you successfully use Facebook to keep those in your area of responsibility informed ahead of a storm? If so, you should get in an application for the 2013 CDR Jim Simpson Public Affairs Award.