All Hands selects several messages to publish in a weekly post to help raise awareness about specific messages and useful information for Coast Guard Reserve members.
All Hands selects several messages to publish in a weekly post to help raise awareness about specific messages and useful information for Coast Guard members.
Fly fishing has a way of healing a person, especially when that person is an active duty or military veteran who has been negatively affected in some way while serving his country.
For eight years, the Chief Petty Officers Association of Kodiak, Alaska, has provided a way for veterans to come to Kodiak Island and escape into nature to heal. Volunteers donate their time and resources to coordinate and organize a week of fly fishing to provide a way for others to rehabilitate physically and emotionally.
Shelley Kimball’s newest “From the Homefront” blog highlights three Coast Guard-specific agencies that are ready to help: The Coast Guard Chief Petty Officers Association, Coast Guard Mutual Assistance and the Coast Guard Foundation.
The United States Coast Guard Chief Petty Officers Association held their 43rd Annual Convention in Daytona, Fla., from August 15 to 19. At their annual convention, chiefs and their retired counterparts meet to discuss issues facing Coast Guard leadership over the past year and work towards solutions. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd