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Sept. 17, 2020

Coast Guard wants to hear from you: Take the Career Perspectives Survey 

The Assistant Commandant for Human Resources is reviewing which personnel policies can be improved to impact the members’ experience in the service. Participating in the Career Perspectives Survey informs the Coast Guard’s ongoing effort to develop increasingly supportive and inclusive personnel policies. Be a voice for your community through Oct. 12, 2020.

Sept. 17, 2020

Learn to Lead: White House Fellowship info session Sept. 17

White House Fellowship alumni will host an informational session on Sept. 17 to discuss the fellowship application process, share their experiences, and answer questions from interested applicants.

Sept. 17, 2020

Civilian Payroll Tax Deferral starts now

The Coast Guard’s civilian payroll provider will defer payroll taxes starting with your next paycheck, for pay period 18. The National Finance Center (NFC) is making this change to implement the Payroll Tax Deferral memorandum issued by President Donald J. Trump on Aug. 8.
 

Sept. 16, 2020

Wellness Wednesday Sneak Peek—Resources for personal wellness management

Join us today for Wellness Wednesday to discuss resources for personal wellness with Ms. Chris Degraw, the ombudsman program manager and Chief Warrant Officer Allyson Conroy. 

Sept. 16, 2020

Deck Plate Leader of the Week: Chief Ryan Torbett

Our Deck Plate Leader of the Week is Chief Petty Officer Ryan Torbett, supervisor of Electronics Systems Support Detachment (ESD) New Haven, CT

Sept. 16, 2020

Share Your COVID-19 lessons learned and best practices with CG leadership

Share your innovation ideas stemmed from COVID-19 with CG_Ideas@Work, a crowdsourcing platform where Coast Guard members, civilians, reservists, and auxiliarists can propose new innovative ideas. Run by the Acquisition Directorate, CG_Ideas@Work is a major source of inspiration for RDT&E and Innovation – the office responsible for capturing new ideas in the Coast Guard.

Sept. 16, 2020

Solicitation for State of the Coast Guard Stories

Do you have a story idea for the State of the Coast Guard 2021? Send your idea to Please send all ideas to SOTCG2021@gmail.com. 

Sept. 15, 2020

Direct Access updating process to improve reserve pay

The Coast Guard’s Human Capital System, otherwise known as Direct Access, underwent a change Sept. 4, 2020, to be more effective when paying reserve members as they transition between reserve status and active duty status. 

Sept. 15, 2020

Celebrating Lt. Tanesha Green-Baker, the 2020 Blacks In Government (BIG) Military Meritorious Service Award

Lt. Tanesha Green-Baker has been selected for the 2020 Blacks In Government Military Meritorious Service Award. The Blacks In Government Military Meritorious Service Award honors military members and Department of Defense (DoD) civilian employees, men and women, who have supported the DoD mission, overseas contingency operations, or whose attributes best epitomized the qualities and core values of their respective military service or other DoD component.

Sept. 15, 2020

SAPR Training opportunity: The many faces of resiliency

Register for Tuesday, Sept. 15's webinar here, 11:00 a.m., to 12:30 p.m. EDT (8-9:30 a.m. PDT).

Register for Tuesday, Sept. 22's webinar here, 11:00 a.m., to 12:30 p.m. EDT (8-9:30 a.m. PDT).

Recovery from sexual assault takes time and support, and generally does not look the same from one person to another. For some survivors, talking about their assault helps them process the traumatic event they experienced and thus helps them along the road to recovery. Hearing first-hand accounts of those traumatic events helps family members, friends, supervisors, and peers to better understand what trauma looks like and being able to better connect with the survivor. Register for