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Petty Officer Second Class, Andrew Simons, a health services technician (right), assists Air Force Maj. Katherine Rorer (left) at the Tripler Army Medical Center, Hawaii, during Tripler’s MHS GENESIS “go-live” mass vaccination evolution on Sept. 28. Simons recently participated in the Coast Guard's MHS GENESIS PACWAVE “go-live” on Aug. 21 at Coast Guard Base Honolulu and was able to lend his electronic health records experience to the event.
BZ: MHS GENESIS goes live, and more
By Nicole Bertrand, MyCG writer | Oct. 21, 2021
BZ: MHS GENESIS goes live; Training Center (TRACEN) Yorktown’s International Resident Training Branch; Congratulations to Cmdr. Melanie Burnham, International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) Uniformed Member Emergency Award winner; and Solicitation: The GEICO Military Service Awards Program is seeking applicants.

A Coast Guard Station Freeport 45-foot Response Boat–Medium crew recovers their gear from the water after rescuing five people whose 20-foot pleasure craft starting sinking 1 mile off Freeport, Texas, Oct. 17, 2021. When the boaters called for help, all five were standing on the swamped vessel, wearing life jackets and preparing to enter the water. (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station Freeport)
Frontline Focus: Coast Guard rescues five from water offshore Freeport, Texas, and more. 
By Janki Patel, MyCG Writer | Oct. 21, 2021
Coast Guard rescues five  from  water  offshore Freeport, Texas; Coast Guard, good Samaritan crew rescue three from fishing vessel taking on water near Cape Flattery, Wash; Coast Guard medevacs man 80 miles off Montauk, N.Y.; Coast Guard rescues man from disabled vessel near Sitka, Alaska; the Costa Rican national guard service (SNG), working with the Drug Enforcement Agency and the Joint Interagency Task Force – South located and escorted a suspicious commercial fishing vessel in their waters to a local pier; Mobile Training Branch is providing training and support to foreign coastal authorities; and Coast Guard TRACEN Yorktown’s International Division

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Best Places to Work: Coast Guard District 17
By | Oct. 20, 2021
Here's why the 17th District is one of the best places to work

2021 LATINA Style Distinguished Military Service Award recipients
Coast Guard announces 2021 LATINA Style Distinguished Military Service Award recipients 
By | Oct. 20, 2021
Congratulations to all 2021 LATINA Style Distinguished Military Service Award recipients 

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New reserve doctrine signed, released
By Lt. Cmdr. Tracy M. Clere, Coast Guard reserve | Oct. 19, 2021
Essence of the reserve component is defined and explained in the recently released Reserve Doctrine