The newest Paratus Report is out! In this episode: The Coast Guard is looking to the field to find highly motivated leaders to become the next company commanders, you can earn an additional point on your Service Wide Exam final multiple and there’s a new weight exemption for members using certain reproductive services to grow their family.
Tag: Duty to People
New Fertility Treatment Exemption for weight standards, training opportunities, company commanders and Officer in Charge boatswains mates get an advantage for service wide exams and more in this week’s general messages!
Coast Guard renames Food Service Specialist rating to Culinary Specialist Blog post by CSCM Justin Reed, Culinary Specialist Rating Force Master Chief CSCM Justin Reed, Culinary Specialist Rating Force Master Chief The Coast Guard last examined the identity of its culinary rating nearly two decades ago, when it changed from subsistence specialist to food service
While we thankfully did not lose a Coast Guard member in the line of duty in 2014, we still endured significant losses to our Coast Guard, our families and our communities. Among the most painful were those lost due to suicide. Unfortunately, there is a negative stigma associated with suicide. But they are moms, dads, friends and coworkers. Most of all, they are people who are missed.
In January 2013, the Coast Guard established the Sexual Assault Prevention Council to coordinate efforts toward eliminating sexual assault and harassment within our service. Recently, the council was recognized by the Department of Defense and awarded the Sexual Assault Prevention Innovation Award, which recognizes groups or individuals who contribute an innovative approach or idea to positively impact sexual assault prevention and response programs within the armed forces.
Many of you will be invited to participate in the 2014 RAND Military Workplace Study. This RAND survey is a critical step toward all of our efforts to uphold our Duty to People. I ask that you provide us with candid, honest and direct feedback.