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Feb. 2, 2021

Expanding victim support: Ombudsman policy update removes mandatory reporting of sexual assault

The Coast Guard is continuing to develop new strategies to support members who have been sexually assaulted. One of the major initiatives underway now is to eliminate the barriers victims face when they simply want to talk things through with someone, without limiting their options to report the assault in the future. A recent example is the new

Feb. 2, 2021

You’re on Mute: Telework for thousands made possible by a small C5I team

Over many months the C5ISC and CGCyber increased remote access tenfold.

Feb. 2, 2021

Aviator takes his passion to the water

Petty Officer 2nd Class Jordan Kirby taught himself to refurbish boats through trial and error.

Jan. 29, 2021

Coming soon: Virtual medical appointments 

All active duty members and reservists will get access by April

Jan. 29, 2021

New Shipmate Form will help you welcome incoming members

Form is optional, but highly encouraged

Jan. 29, 2021

Good to go: USCG authorizes PCS and HHG shipments for 2021

PCS Assist Team, Float Plans and new tools will help ensure families' safety

Jan. 29, 2021

The Long Blue Line: The storied career of ice cutter Northland and the Greenland Patrol 75 years ago!

Northland’s was the only ship known to carry Nazi POWs to prison and, later, carry Jewish refugees to Palestine.

Jan. 28, 2021

COVID vaccine questions? Ask your chief medical officer

Rear Admiral Dana Thomas, the Coast Guard's chief medical officer, speaks with Lieutenant Kiley Relf regarding the COVID-19 vaccination. They discuss vaccine safety and efficacy, as well as questions related to pregnancy and fertility.

Jan. 27, 2021

Coast Guard honored with DHS's first Outstanding Unit Award

Eligibility, manner of wear, and other guidance will be forthcoming

Jan. 27, 2021

Deckplate Leader of the Week: Chief Petty Officer Brian Korte

Our deckplate leader of the week is Chief Petty Officer Brian Korte, a diver and egress operations chief stationed at U.S. Coast Guard Aviation Technical Training Center (ATTC) in Elizabeth City, North Carolina!