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Resource | Dec. 21, 2020

Key Policies


Coast Guard Uniforms Standards
This site includes the Uniforms Standards Manual and links to the Personnel Services Division, which includes additional information on uniforms, metals and awards.


Coast Guard Tattoo Policy
The updated tattoo policy expands members options for getting tattoos. For additional guidance, CG-13 provides a policy overview, a helpful graphic and a link to correlating commandant instruction.


Body Composition Program
This pilot program offers additional opportunities for members to meet body standards.


Coast Guard Weight and Body Standards Program Manual
This manual provides current weight and body fat standards per COMDTINST M1020.8H. The page also provides links to additional resources, like the Weight Management Program offered by CG-111.