My Coast Guard

Oct. 6, 2020

A call for surfmen

Being a surfman is a challenging, rewarding job. Are you up for the call?

Oct. 5, 2020

Paid Parental Leave: updates you need to know

A quick look at the new paid-parental leave policy for federal employee

Oct. 2, 2020

Collaborate in real time over hurricane lessons learned through CG_Ideas@Work

Lessons learned from a hurricane response that would usually take weeks or even months to collect have found a real-time solution.

Oct. 1, 2020

Direct Access will have limited availability 6-10 Oct

Direct Access will have limited availability Oct. 6 through Oct. 10. During this timeframe, access to self-service will be unavailable.

Oct. 1, 2020

Readiness notifications come to you


Beginning Oct. 1, members will receive Coast Guard Business Intelligence (CGBI) notifications informing them when there is a change in their readiness status in any of the 17 current categories

Oct. 1, 2020

Case Study: USCG recruits top minority students from Elizabeth City State University

See this video that highlights how the program aims to work with federally recognized Title IV colleges and universities that are eligible for federal funding under Title III of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to recruit individuals into our service to better reflect the nation we serve.

Sept. 30, 2020

Announcing the DHS Leader Development Speakers Talent Bank

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) seeks speakers and facilitators to join its Leader Development Talent Bank.

Sept. 29, 2020

Heading to a command position? Pass the DWO

As you prepare for a new role in an afloat command cadre position, remember you need to pass the Deck Watch Officer Exam (DWO) within a year of reporting to your new position. 

Sept. 28, 2020

Does your CAC or USID card expire soon?

The Department of Defense issued a temporary waiver for expiring identification cards – both common access cards (CAC) cards and Uniformed Services ID (USID) cards – during the pandemic. The waiver for CACs sunsets Sept. 30, as anticipated. USID card holders are getting a little more time; their expired cards will work through June 30, 2021.

Sept. 28, 2020

New federal employees, military personnel to see higher TSP contribution 

New active duty and reserve military members, and new federal civilian employees who are covered by the Blended Retirement System (BRS), will now automatically be enrolled in the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) at five percent of their basic pay. This change will take effect Oct. 1, 2020.