My Coast Guard

May 18, 2023

Congratulations to the 2022 Captain Niels P. Thomsen Innovation Award Winners

Recipients pioneered solutions that improve Coast Guard operations and service readiness – just like the legendary Coast Guard innovator whose “chain stopper” dramatically improved the safety of buoy tending operations and for whom these awards are named.

May 18, 2023

Coast Guard improves assignment priority for Indo-Pacific and hard-to-fill areas

AP panel retains six priorities as part of its triennial review.

May 18, 2023

Officers: Join OPM’s virtual roadshow about prevention assignments

OPM-2 presents this road show May 24, at 2 p.m. EDT

May 16, 2023

Operation Dry Water: boost partnerships and reduce fatalities

Annual campaign designed to educate the public on boating safety. 

May 16, 2023

Recognizing Mental Health Month

Now is the time for some 'real talk' about mental health.

May 15, 2023

Advancing leaders through opportunity

Coast Guard celebrates Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

May 15, 2023

Congratulations to the very first winners of the Deployable Specialized Forces Awards

The Coast Guard announces the winners of the 2022 Deployable Specialized Forces (DSF) Awards—the inaugural year of the award. 

May 12, 2023

New policy makes it easier for green card holders to enlist

Here’s how YOU can use the change to earn a $1,000 STAR recruiting bonus. 

May 12, 2023

The Long Blue Line: Gander—the most famous aviation rescue that you’ve never heard of

This is the story of the Coast Guard's first civilian helicopter rescue.

May 11, 2023

Honoring CDR Mike Smith (Ret), the Grand Haven Coast Guard Festivals original 'hype man'

The service’s original “hype man,” CDR Smith’s passion for the Coast Guard was unequalled.