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.


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.


A Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing member and Vic Laird, a retired Coast Guardsman, fish in Saltry River on Kodiak Island, Alaska, July 25, 2017. The Kodiak Chief Petty Officers Association partnered with Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing and hosted six veterans to Kodiak for a week of fishing. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Kodiak Chief Petty Officers Association

Fly fishing has a way of healing a person, especially when that person is an active duty or military veteran who has been negatively affected in some way while serving his country.

For eight years, the Chief Petty Officers Association of Kodiak, Alaska, has provided a way for veterans to come to Kodiak Island and escape into nature to heal. Volunteers donate their time and resources to coordinate and organize a week of fly fishing to provide a way for others to rehabilitate physically and emotionally.


From the Homefront: Assistance when crises strike

Shelley Kimball’s newest “From the Homefront” blog highlights three Coast Guard-specific agencies that are ready to help: The Coast Guard Chief Petty Officers Association, Coast Guard Mutual Assistance and the Coast Guard Foundation.


Adm. Papp

Adm. Papp on the role of the chief

Chief petty officers are the front-line leaders of the Coast Guard. As influential and inspiring leaders, chiefs, senior chiefs and master chiefs form the bridge between officers and enlisted personnel as well as serving as officers-in-charge of vessels and small […]