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ADOS opportunities – Join the crew

Learn about some of the current ADOS opportunities available for Reservists. This does not contain all of the ADOS opportunities, just select ones. To view all of the current long/short term opportunities go to Direct Access, then Mobilization Resume.

ADOS opportunities – Join the crew

This does not contain all of the new ADOS opportunities, just select ones. Go to Direct Access, Mobilization Resume to view all of the current long/short term opportunities. LONG TERM: O4/O5 opportunity for FY19 – Coast Guard Headquarters DA Request: # 10004548 – ARCTIC & POLAR IMP & COORD High visibility, fast paced position reports

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Unity in Diversity: Coast Guard lends support to bilateral exercise in Indonesia

Participants of a 10-day joint military bilateral exercise, Gema Bhakti 17 (GB17) take a group photo during the event in Jakarta, Indonesia, September 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

Bhinneka tunggal ika, the Indonesian national motto, means “unity in diversity.” This theme resonated with two reservists from Coast Guard Reserve Unit Pacific Command (USPACOM) who traveled to Jakarta, Indonesia, the world’s largest archipelago, in September 2017. Capt. Joanna Hiigel and Cmdr. John Mower traveled halfway around the world to support the 10-day joint military bilateral exercise, Gema Bhakti 17 (GB17). This was the fifth exercise of its kind held between the U.S. and Indonesia’s military, Tentara National Indonesia. It was designed to enhance collaboration and skill in planning a response to a regional crisis, with an emphasis on maritime security.

There is always a better way: Policymakers, researchers consider approaches to reducing Reserve suicides

In the past five years, 10 Coast Guard reservists have died by suicide, an average of two a year. That percentage is lower than that of other military branches and on par with the civilian suicide rate. It’s also small enough that statisticians and health professionals have difficulty pinpointing patterns that would provide the ones left behind reliable answers or contexts.

Reserve boat crew colleges: Honing skills

Reserve boat crew colleges have been successfully conducted for many years throughout the Coast Guard as a way for reservists to get a concentrated dose of instruction. Station Cape May recently hosted a two-week reserve boat crew college with members from stations Cape May, Atlantic City and Philadelphia and members from Aids to Navigation Team Cape May.

MSST San Diego returns from 6-month deployment on Mother’s day

A Maritime Safety and Security Team San Diego member embraces his mother after returning home from a six-month deployment overseas on Mother's Day, May 13, 2012. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Anderson. Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Anderson. Maritime Safety and Security Team San Diego, a Coast Guard

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Guardians deploy to Middle East on security mission

Members of Port Security Unit 312, stationed in San Francisco, board a plane at San Francisco International Airport to begin the first leg of their deployment to the Middle East. PSU 312, consisting of more than a hundred reservists and less than a dozen active duty members, will be replacing PSU 301, stationed in Cape

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