General Messages Weekly Round-up

All Hands selects several messages to publish in a weekly post to help raise awareness about specific messages and useful information.

* NOTE: The series does not contain all of the new messages, just select ones. Click here to view internet releasable messages, or go to the Portal to view all messages (must be at a Coast Guard workstation). 

ALCOAST 254/17 – Women’s Equality Day

Annually, Women’s Equality Day celebrates the anniversary of the adoption of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution on August 26, 1920.  Since 1971, this date has commemorated the numerous accomplishments of American women and men who changed the trajectory of our Nation by guaranteeing women the right to vote.

ALCOAST 252/17 – Solicitation for Copernicus Award 2018

This ALCOAST is a solicitation regarding the FY 2018 Copernicus Award submission. The Copernicus Award was established to recognize individual contributions to naval warfare in command, control, communications, computers and intelligence (C4I), cyber operations and information warfare.

ALCOAST 250/17 – Solicitation for FY 2018 Coast Guard Reserve Awards Panel

This ALCOAST solicits volunteers to serve on the 2018 Coast Guard Reserve Awards Panel. Panel members have a unique leadership opportunity to impact selection for the Coast Guard Reserve awards and scholarships administered annually. Panel membership is open to all Coast Guard Active Duty, Reserve, Auxiliary, and Civilian personnel.

ALCOAST 249/17 – National Image Inc 2017 Meritorious Service Award recipient

Congratulations to Mr. Damien Terry from COMDT (CG-12B), Office of Diversity and Inclusion, who was selected as the Coast Guard recipient of the 2017 National Image Inc Meritorious Service Award. This award honors personnel who have significantly supported and contributed to the Coast Guard’s missions and whose attributes best epitomized the qualities and Core Values of Honor, Respect, and Devotion to Duty.

ALCOAST 247/17 – Call for nominations for the 2017 Commander John P. Dailey Award for Outstanding Leadership and Mentorship Within the C4IT community

Nominations are being accepted for the 2017 Commander John P. Dailey Award. One active duty and one civilian employee will be selected. Created in 2011, this recognition program was initiated in honor of Cmdr.John P. Dailey who passed away on active duty in 2009. CDR Dailey was an outstanding officer and leader, superb engineer and charismatic mentor. While battling cancer, he displayed exceptional courage in the face of adversity by faithfully executing his duties with a commitment to provide mentorship and advocacy for the C4IT community.

ALCOAST 245/17 – 2017-2018 Annual Influenza (Flu) Immunization Program

It’s that time of year again! Flu vaccination is mandatory for all Coast Guard Active Duty and Selected Reserve personnel to ensure force medical readiness and avoid disruption of Coast Guard missions.

ALCOAST 244/17 – U.S. Coast Guard Academy Enlisted Selection Opportunity Program (AESOP)

AESOP is a two day overnight program for junior enlisted members with outstanding performance and leadership potential. Members will be exposed to the academy experience, specifically academics, military instruction, athletics, and cadet life. AESOP will be held 29 October through 31 October 2017 at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. The deadline for application submission is 01 October 2017.

ALCOAST 243/17 – 2018-2019 White House Fellows (WHF) Program

The White House Fellows Program seeks talented individuals from all sectors of our national life – private industry, academia, medicine, military, law, the arts, and state and local government. Civilian federal government employees are not eligible. The White House selects 11-19 Fellows each year through a national competition process. Fellows serve for one year as special assistants to high ranking officials of the executive branch, including cabinet secretaries and senior members of the Executive Office of the President.

ALCGRSV 037/17 – Reserve Junior Enlisted (E6 and below) Assignment Year 2018 (AY18) Kickoff announcement

This message announces the kickoff of the AY18 Reserve assignment season and provides important guidelines and information for Reserve junior enlisted personnel (E6 and below) competing for assignment, command cadre, supervisors and Reserve personnel at large.

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