My Coast Guard

Sept. 10, 2020

Notes From Master Chief Bushey

Here’s a couple of quick notes from Master Chief Rob Bushey, Deputy  Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard

  • Heart of the Service
  • Deckplate Outreach 

Sept. 9, 2020

A Wellness Wednesday sneak peek—Financial and spiritual planning

Finances are a necessary part of life although at times they can cause stress and anxiety when you experience a financial challenge. Today’s Wellness Wednesday discussion will help identify ways that finances impact our mental and spiritual health and provide options to invest in a healthier future.

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.