My Coast Guard

Sept. 9, 2020

The greatest threats are the ones with access: Insider Threat Awareness Month

The Coast Guard and Department of Homeland Security are working to raise awareness about the dangers of a physical or digital attack from within the workforce during September, National Insider Threat Awareness Month.

Sept. 9, 2020

Deck plate leader of the week: Chief Samuel Kerger

Our Deck Plate Leader of the Week is Chief Petty Officer Samuel Kerger from Marine Safety Detachment Coram - Long Island, New York!

Sept. 8, 2020

VIDEO: Hurricane evacuation procedures and resources for Coast Guard families

Note: This video was created and edited by the Coast Guard’s Fifth District Public Affairs Officer, Lt. Cmdr. Daniel A. Schrader to educate families on hurricane evacuation procedures and the resources available to them.

Sept. 8, 2020

USCG launches electronic health records system

The Coast Guard is rolling out electronic health records, beginning with four pilot sites on the West Coast. The new military health system’s MHS GENESIS will enable the Service to transition from paper records to a state-of-the-art system with an impressive array of benefits for both patients and health-care providers.

Sept. 8, 2020

Event: Watch Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf Deliver the 2020 State of the Homeland Address

On Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 11 a.m., Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf will deliver the 2020 State of the Homeland Address at the Department of Homeland Security Headquarters on St. Elizabeths Campus, in Washington, DC.In this address, the Acting Secretary will cover current threats facing the Homeland as well as a department-wide strategy to defend the

Sept. 4, 2020

Federal government deferring payroll taxes for certain members, employees

Social Security taxes will be deferred for many federal civilians and uniformed members through the end of this year.

Sept. 4, 2020

Event: Bystander Intervention webinar, Sept. 9

Register to listen to self-defense expert Nicole Snell during a Zoom event Sept. 9. You will learn practical tools for using your intuition, setting verbal boundaries, and de-escalation options. She will also teach you about the definition of consent, and ways to support survivors. The webinar only has 100 seats; register early. 

Sept. 4, 2020

Wading Into Flooded Waters – New Flood Response Training Finishes Its Inaugural Course

In August 72 Coast Guardsmen participated in the Service’s inaugural flood response training in Beltsville, IN. These members received this training because of the likelihood that they will be called on to respond to a flood within the community they serve.  

Sept. 3, 2020

Improvements to Your Coast Guard Behavioral Health Services

How are you doing? This is a question that we often ask of one another. And yet, during today’s climate and challenges—the responses you may receive may be marred with stress. Although Coast Guard leadership has responded to primary workforce needs during these unprecedented times with greater telework flexibility, a dedicated COVID-19 website and support teams, Medical Mondays, Wellness Wednesdays and more, there is still an ever-increasing need to provide the workforce with the skills to cope with stress and increase resiliency.
 

Sept. 3, 2020

Solicitation: Innovative ideas that could become projects in FY22

As fiscal year 2020 draws to a close, the Research, Development, Test & Evaluation (RDT&E) and Innovation Program is already looking to the future. The RDT&E and Innovation Program is asking you – all military, civilian, reserve, auxiliary and contract personnel – to submit research ideas for the FY22 RDT&E Project Portfolio. Ideas, lessons learned, or suggested best practices are due Sept. 11, 2020. We invite you to submit your ideas to the CG_Ideas@Work, or by email to research@uscg.mil.