Dear Coast Guard Family: Month of the Military Child – Coast Guard Family Child Care Program

Coast Guard children have felt the sting of a hard good-bye, they have transferred to different and far-off places – learning to “bloom where they are planted” in new schools and communities, and they have experienced the joy and anticipation of a long-awaited reunion. Learn more about how the Family Child Care Program can help!


Dear Coast Guard Family: Ombudsman Appreciation

Some of the most important roles in life don’t come with a paycheck, and that’s certainly true of our Coast Guard Ombudsmen. Day in and day out, they devote countless volunteer hours to a cause much bigger than themselves – a cause that touches the entire Coast Guard community. Ombudsmen are trusted to serve the very best that our Coast Guard has to offer – our incredible people!


Dear Coast Guard Family: Government shutdown FAQs *UPDATED*

A government shutdown can bring questions and uncertainty. In an effort to best support you, official answers to common questions associated with a government shutdown are provided in this blog.


CGC Edisto

Dear Coast Guard Family: A Holiday Rhyme

A holiday poem and resources for Coast Guardsmen and their families during the holiday season.


Dear Coast Guard Family: Military family appreciation

Military families are inspiring! Around the world, military families are waiting by the phone or computer for word from their service member. A child is taking their first step, while their parent serves abroad. Although their days aren’t always easy, they push forward. During the month of November, and throughout the year, we recognize and celebrate our incredible Coast Guard families.


Dear Coast Guard Family: Domestic Violence Prevention and Resources

October is National Domestic Violence Prevention Month, an observance that serves to raise awareness and share resources.  This year’s campaign encourages all of us to “know the signs” of healthy and unhealthy relationship behaviors. 


Dear Coast Guard Family: The Special Needs Program

Through the Special Needs Program, efforts are made to ensure that members with special needs dependents are assigned to duty stations where medical and community services are accessible and available.


In honor of Veterans Day, we've created a series of social media icons you can upload to your profile. Coast Guard veterans, moms, dads and spouses can click the image above to be taken to the Coast Guard Visual Imagery database to download the icon of their choice. (Coast Guard illustration by Petty Officer 3rd Class Cory Mendenhall)

Dear Coast Guard Family: Advice from an Assignment Officer

Once a month, Coast Guard All Hands will feature “Dear Coast Guard Family,” a column for Coast Guard families by Coast Guard spouse Rachel Conley. This month, Conley interviews an assignment officer.


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Dear Coast Guard Family: 10 things that I wish everyone knew about the Coast Guard

Once a month, Coast Guard All Hands will feature “Dear Coast Guard Family,” a column for Coast Guard families by Coast Guard spouse Rachel Conley. This month, Conley write about 10 things she wishes everyone knew about the Coast Guard.


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Dear Coast Guard Family: Spouse Employment Programs and Resources

If you’re a Coast Guard spouse seeking employment, there are a variety of programs and resources to support you.


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