General Messages Weekly Roundup

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


Reserve general messages muster

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


Mental health and taking care of yourself

Overall wellness is closely tied to the balance that exists between our emotional, physical, spiritual, and mental health.  Mental health problems can affect your thoughts, mood, and behavior.


RAID team at pre-deployment trainin

Update from the vice commandant

To the men and women of the United States Coast Guard, The Commandant and I are acutely aware of the challenges you and your families experienced over the past five weeks and are anxious to reconstitute our total mission ready […]


Update from the commandant

With the president’s signing of a three-week continuing resolution, we enthusiastically welcome back our greatly missed furloughed civilian employees, allowing us to reconstitute our total workforce and set a path to restore a fully ready, relevant and responsive Coast Guard in the weeks and months ahead.


Update from the vice commandant

As each day passes, the commandant and I are well aware that these impacts on our personal readiness will only continue to grow.


Workforce resource updates

  To the men and women of the United States Coast Guard, Our entire Coast Guard workforce – civilian, military, and retirees – continue to feel the increasing impacts of our lapse in appropriations.  I am constantly inspired by the […]


LONG BEACH, Calif. -- Members of Maritime Safety and Security Team 91103, based in San Pedro, Calif., speak with actor David Caruso aboard a 25-foot response boat during the filming of the television show CSI: Miami October 11, 2010 in the Port of Long Beach. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Cory J. Mendenhall)

Updates to the workforce from the commandant

Today you will not be receiving your regularly scheduled mid-month paycheck. Stay the course, stand the watch, and serve with pride. You are not, and will not, be forgotten.


Updates to the workforce from the vice commandant

As you are aware, much of the government, including the Department of Homeland Security, remains unfunded, and it is not clear when this lapse in appropriations will end. Unfortunately, without an appropriation, a continuing resolution, or another legislative measure, the Coast Guard will not be able to meet the next payroll.


UPDATE: Government Shutdown FAQs, CGMA loan information

Frequently asked questions and answers are available here for Coast Guard members, families and civilian employees during the current government shutdown.


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