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May 6, 2022

Change in household goods calculations: gun safes

A recent change allows the weight of empty gun safes to be excluded from your HHG weight calculation.

May 3, 2022

The Coast Guard’s Culinary Team Wins Gold at the 46th Joint Services Culinary Competition

Members of the team will continue on to nationals to compete with industry professionals. 

April 29, 2022

The Long Blue Line: Prinsendam—Coast Guard’s “Miracle Rescue” over 40 years ago!

Editor’s note: This article initially published Nov. 24 in the Commandant’s Bulletin Magazine.The town of Valdez, Alaska, fell behind the U.S. tanker Williamsburgh. Full of oil, the ship headed for Texas. The bridge crew sighed relief—one more successful trip through the narrow channel. Midnight was approaching, bringing in Saturday, Oct. 4, 1980,

April 28, 2022

DHS Secretary’s Awards presented in Seattle

Congratulations to all winners

April 28, 2022

Extreme Rescue: Coast Guard helicopter rescue crew receives DHS Secretary’s Award for Valor 

Congratulations to the Coast Guard's Secretary's Award recipients.

April 28, 2022

Frontline Focus: Coast Guard commissions 47th Sentinel-class cutter, and more.

Coast Guard commissions 47th Sentinel-class cutter; Coast Guard offloads $11.7 million in cocaine, transfers 6 suspected smugglers in San Juan, Puerto Rico; Coast Guard Cutter Legare crew stops drugs, rescues Colombian fishers on 3-month patrol in Eastern Pacific, Caribbean; and Coast Guard hosts Army Corps of Engineers for site survey and future projects in San Francisco Bay.

April 28, 2022

Updates to the Tattoo, Body Marking, Body Piercing, and Mutilation Standards

Couple of changes to the manual, check them out.

April 27, 2022

Nursing mothers on temporary orders to be reimbursed for breast milk shipping and storage 

Active duty and reservists to receive same benefit approved for civilians.

April 27, 2022

Attend CG SUPRT’s May webinars on kids and money management, identity theft

 Webinars to be held May 3 and May 9 at 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. EDT both days

April 26, 2022

OMPF: Critical records being uploaded now 

As the service transitions official military personnel files to iPERMS with a go-live date this fall, critical record uploads for boards and panels are being prioritized.