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Feb. 20, 2024

Did you know? Eight free resources for leadership development

In honor of National Leadership Day, the Office of Leadership shares some of its favorite resources.

Feb. 16, 2024

Black History Month: The celebration continues!

Join the Coast Guard on February 22 for the second instillation of African Americans and the Arts.

Feb. 7, 2024

Coast Guard Foundation Scholarships 2024 Open Season is here!

Application window is February 1 through April 1. Find out how to apply!

Jan. 19, 2024

Recognize your Ombudsman

The Coast Guard wants your nomination for the 2023 Wanda Allen-Yearout Ombudsman of the Year Award.

Jan. 5, 2024

The World War II Beach Patrol in Jacksonville Beach

Coast Guard Headquarters authorized the institution of beach patrols in all areas adjacent to the coast. The patrol members came to be known colloquially as “sand pounders.” By August of 1942, the first patrols with dogs were instituted.

Jan. 4, 2024

DOD Releases 2024 Basic Allowance for Housing Rates

Did your rate change for 2024?

Jan. 2, 2024

Help DOD set cost of living allowance rates by taking the Living Patterns Survey

You can take the LPS now to influence COLA rates.

Dec. 20, 2023

Cutter Healy returns home after circumnavigating the globe

“The Healy continued demonstrating the nation’s commitment to the global science community as it seeks to improve understanding of the changing Arctic, particularly in ice-covered waters difficult to reach by most research vessels.” - Capt. Michele Schallip, commanding officer of Healy.

Dec. 19, 2023

Coast Guard Cutter Calhoun arrives to new homeport in Charleston

“Having completed the challenges of acceptance, training, and sailing one of the most technologically advanced assets in the Coast Guard, I am excited to bring cutter Calhoun to its homeport and the community of Charleston.” - Senior Chief Petty Officer Aaron Deluca, Calhoun’s command senior enlisted leader.

Last reviewed on: 10/05/2020