Salute to veterans

Innovation Council hosting second idea-pitching event; Dec. 14 entry deadline

Do you have an idea that might make the Coast Guard even more ready, relevant or responsive? Submit your idea through CG_Ideas@Work by Dec. 14, 2018, for a chance to pitch it to a panel of judges during Idea Frenzy 2019.

Innovation Program seeks hurricane lessons learned from Coast Guard responders

The Hurricane Lessons Learned challenge on the Coast Guard’s crowdsourcing platform, CG_Ideas@Work, was started as a way to preserve and institutionalize the wealth of lessons learned during hurricane response efforts. All Coast Guard personnel who participated in any of the response efforts are encouraged to share their observations, issues and ideas.

Bravo Zulu: Innovation award winners

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft recently presented deserving individuals the 2015 Niels P. Thomsen innovation awards. Find out who the winners were in each category!

Now open: Nominations for innovation awards

Nominations for the 2015 Capt. Niels P. Thomsen Innovation Awards are now open! Nominations must present an innovative approach to solving Coast Guard strategic needs. The 2015 Innovation Awards will be given to deserving individuals or teams in four categories: Science or technology; operations or readiness; administration, training, or support; and the Cmdr. Joel Magnussen Innovation Award for Management.