My Coast Guard

Jan. 15, 2021

The Long Blue Line: Minots—loss of the deadly “Lover’s Light” 170 years ago!

It shines "one, four, three" in the waters off Boston. Here's the story of Minot's Light.

Jan. 14, 2021

Solicitation: Marine Environmental Response Awards

Wallace Award nominations are due by March 2.

Jan. 14, 2021

Civilians supporting COVID-19 operations eligible for Armed Forces Civilian Service Medal

Civilians supporting COVID-19 operations eligible for Armed Forces Civilian Service MedalCivilian Coast Guard employees who supported COVID-19 operations may be eligible for the Armed Forces Civilian Service Medal (AFCSM).  The Armed Forces Civilian Service Medal (AFCSM) was established to recognize the contributions and accomplishments of the DoD

Jan. 14, 2021

Civilians: 2021 pay increases

2021 Pay increases for general schedule, other pay plans Executive Order (E.O.) 13970, signed Dec. 31, 2020, implements a one percent across-the-board increase for statutory pay systems. The E.O. also provides that locality percentages for 2021 will remain at the 2020 levels. The general increase applies to the GS, GM, AL (Administrative Law

Jan. 14, 2021

Marine Safety is inspecting the workforce for the next Silver Ancient Trident      

The marine safety community is preparing to pass the silver trident to its next keeper. 

Jan. 13, 2021

Deckplate Leader of the Week: Chief Petty OfficerJustin Scott

Our Deckplate Leader of the Week is Chief Petty Officer Justin Scott, a damage controlman from U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point!

Jan. 12, 2021

Minotaur – Creating a connected Coast Guard

While the ocean may be a picture of calm for some, miles upon miles of water is not what you hope to see when your boat is broken and supplies are running low. In 2018, those aboard the Motor Vessel Alta found themselves in this exact situation. The souls aboard were stuck on their disabled ship in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean between North

Jan. 12, 2021

Update: Payroll tax payback will be spread out through 2021

Civilians, members may see higher take-home pay than expected

Jan. 12, 2021

Ended: Emergency paid COVID-19 sick leave

Federal provision ended Dec. 31, 2020

Jan. 12, 2021

Why I received the COVID vaccine

See why this Coast Guard member received the COVID-19 vaccine.