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General Messages Weekly Roundup

* NOTE: The series does not contain all of the new messages, just select ones. View internet releasable messages or go to the Portal to view all messages (must be at a Coast Guard workstation). ALCOAST 122/19 – APR 2019 2018 CDR RAY EVANS OUTSTANDING COXSWAIN TROPHY ANNOUNCEMENT Announces BM2 Eric Thornton of Station Barnegat Light as the winner of the 2018

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Top 5 things to know about surge staffing during primary caregiver and convalescent leave

Do you still have questions about ALCOAST 124/19 – Surge Staffing Augmentation to Support Parental Leave? Don’t worry! The Personnel Readiness Task Force (PRTF) answered the 5 main points you are going to want to know about these new changes.

New Policy: Parental Leave

The new policy replaces maternity, paternity and adoption leave with maternity convalescent leave and caregiver leave. This change increases non-chargeable leave for non-birth parents and recognizes a wide variety of modern day family situations, including non-married parents.

Parental leave for Coast Guard families: Time for the family to bond

In February 2016, the Coast Guard extended its maternity leave policy from six weeks to 12 weeks. In order to ensure the policy is achieving its objectives, the Commandant has tasked the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (CG-12B) to undertake an assessment of the maternity leave policy as an initiative under the Human Capital Strategy (HCS). Many initiatives under the HCS have the objective of making changes that matter to not only our active duty and reserve service members, but also to our civilian contingent. As we share new policies coming out of the HCS, we hope that you will subscribe to the All Hands blog and the Paratus Report to get the latest updates on how the Coast Guard is working to fulfill its Duty to People. This post highlights two dual-military couples that have had children under the new policy and how this new policy has affected their personal and professional lives.