Fjords scar the already rugged coast of Southeast Greenland. Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Dan Bender

Hurricane Harvey donation instructions and resources for Coast Guard members

As our service members stationed on the Gulf Coast continue to conduct search and rescue operations to recover the victims of Hurricane Harvey, they also face personal damage to their own homes and displacement of their families. Coast Guard members can assist by providing donations through the appropriate channels. For all Coast Guard members stationed at units affected by Hurricane Harvey or deployed to the Gulf Coast in response to Hurricane Harvey, we hope to provide guidance for you and your family.


From the Homefront: Don’t let fear be an obstacle

The reminders have been impossible to ignore. In the wake of high-profile stories about domestic violence, a grass-roots Twitter campaign emerged. Thousands of people told their own stories of responding to abuse by using the hashtags #WhyIStayed and #WhyILeft. More recently, the commissioner of the NFL met with military leaders to learn ways to better support victims in abusive situations. And October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.


The Coast Guard Academy & other comissioning sources, a look at diversity

Yesterday the Compass talked about the results of the OAS report, which is a report that goes over how the people within the Coast Guard feel about their workplace. One of the statistics you can see on the chart is […]