Adm. Bob Papp, Commandant of the Coast Guard, presents the 2009 Commodore Ellsworth P. Bertholf Award to Congressman Elijah Cummings. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley)

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.

The Paratus Report, Episode 10

The newest episode of the Coast Guard Paratus Report is now live! The Paratus Report is a workforce news program focused at keeping Coast Guard members informed of what’s happening throughout their Coast Guard. The episode will air monthly on the official Coast Guard YouTube channel, and a brief recap with additional information will be provided right here on Coast Guard All Hands.

Human Capital Strategy: Updates to the temporary separation program

As one of the first “People” initiatives under the Human Capital Strategy, the temporary separations (TEMPSEP) program was reviewed and updated. The TEMPSEP program offers a unique opportunity for qualifying active duty members, who are considering separation, to retain a method for returning within two years of leaving active duty. Read this post to learn more about the program and changes to the policy.