GUARDIAN OF THE WEEK: Lieutenant Chad Kauffman

Coast Guard lawyers,¬†commonly referred to as¬†JAGs, are on the front line of the battle to eradicate sexual assaults from the service. Working side-by-side with the Coast Guard Investigative Service (CGIS) and victim advocates, Coast Guard lawyers are responsible for prosecuting […]


Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Creating a Zero Tolerance Environment

In recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), the Coast Guard Compass will feature weekly stories throughout April on the service’s efforts to create a zero tolerance environment with respect to sexual assault. The Coast Guard’s position on sexual assaults […]