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My Coast Guard
Commentary | Jan. 16, 2024

MyCG 2023 Year-in-Review

By MyCG Team

With 2023 in the rear-view, the MyCG Team has been looking back at the articles that resonated with you the most, along with other highlights from the year.

Your invaluable feedback has led to MyCG articles focused on the things you care about the most - along with visual refinements to make the site easier to use. We’ve added a Spotlight section, designed to highlight crucial information and provide easy access to important links. Also on the homepage, you’ll find the latest ALCOASTS, ALCGPSC, ALCGOFF, ALCGENL and ALCGRES messages, to help you remain up-to-date with latest announcements.

Articles we've posted throughout the year covered awards, policy updates, events and best practices, to name a few. Overall, MyCG earned 7.9 millions views in 2023. Two notable ongoing series this year focused on the sharing of members’ stories through "Why I Serve at Sea,” and celebrating our service’s rich history through “The Long Blue Line.” In terms of viewership, articles about recruiting, important policy changes, and the Commandant’s vision for the future of our workforce, were our highest read posts.

Which content did Coast Guard members care about the most? Here are the top 10 MyCG articles of 2023:

  1. Civilians getting significant 2023 pay raise 

  1. Coast Guard new recruiting look is here! 

  1. Coast Guard adds first new insignia in over 20 years 

  1. Parental leave policy update for military members 

  1. Coast Guard authorizes alternate uniform and weapon-mounted lights for law enforcement 

  1. After 20 years the Coast Guard is changing their Personal Defense Weapon 

  1. Meet the rescue swimmer who saved a man after a massive wave capsized a yacht 

  1. New policy makes it easier for green card holders to enlist 

  1. Coast Guard adjusts operations plan to mitigate 2024 workforce shortage 

  1. Commandant’s Letter to the Workforce 

Stay tuned for tomorrow's article, as we look at what’s to come in 2024. We highly value your feedback, as it plays a pivotal role in our continuing efforts to bring you the most relevant information!   



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