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.


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.


General Messages Weekly Round-up

We’ve rounded up some good messages for you this week! Award solicitations, major changes to the Reserve Training Management System, reduction in mandatory training, Good Order and Discipline data is now available and more.


From the Homefront: Making the best out of some not so great orders

Sometimes the Coast Guard sends members and their families to places they didn’t wish to go. Instead of dreading it, learn how these families made it work and ended up falling in love with their undesired location. Sometimes the orders you didn’t want can be a blessing in disguise.