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Dec. 30, 2021

Using this one tool could cut your stress in half

The Operational Stress Control Program will teach you stress management 

Dec. 29, 2021

Coast Guard member serves as head coach of USA Armed Forces Basketball Team in Europe 

Forging partnerships, collaboration through the love of the game 

Dec. 29, 2021

CG Portal going online  

The Coast Guard plans to soon begin migrating the Coast Guard Portal (CG Portal) to a secure cloud-based environment that users will eventually be able to access from mobile and personal devices.  The C5I Serice Center estimates it will take at least a year to relocate the CG Portal to DoD365 SharePoint online, but the upside will be huge. The

Dec. 28, 2021

Military members: Here’s your military compensation for 2022  

Changes in basic pay, BAS, BAH, CONUS COLA 

Dec. 28, 2021

Spotlight Joint Duty Assignment Opportunities

Operation Allies Welcome (OAW) assignments are nine-month assignments with Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Secretary & Executive Management (OSEM), Operation Allies Welcome (OAW). The OAW, Unified Coordination Group (UCG) has been leading the whole-of-nation effort to welcome our Afghan allies and care for them while we help them

Dec. 28, 2021

How To Set Effective New Year’s Goals For 2022

Every year, business leaders set goals for the new year. These goals are typically ambitious, and that’s probably true for you as well. Yet how many times have you set a New Year’s resolution just for it to fizzle out after January ends? If your resolutions rarely come to fruition, it’s time to rethink the way you create goals. No matter what your

Dec. 27, 2021

2-in-1 devices aid recruitment efforts 

In an effort to improve recruiting initiatives, the Coast Guard recently supplied 56 recruiting offices with 2-in-1 devices that will provide greater mobility to 380 recruiters throughout the service.  The 2-in-1 devices are handheld computers that can easily switch from a laptop to a tablet and have the same functionality as a traditional Coast

Dec. 24, 2021

The Long Blue Line: Lest we forget—the Triumph-Mermaid tragedy 60 years ago

At approximately 4:15 p.m., on Thursday, Jan. 12, 1961, Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment, at the mouth of the Columbia River, received a radio call from Roy Gunnari, skipper of the fishing vessel Jana Jo. Gunnari advised that he was relaying a mayday call from the fishing vessel Mermaid, a 34-foot crab-fishing boat from Ilwaco, Wash., owned

Dec. 24, 2021

Chicago's Christmas Ship delivers 1,200 trees to at-risk youth and families

Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw docks at Navy Pier as part of annual event bringing trees to families.

Dec. 23, 2021

PODCAST GovExec Daily: Teamwork During Remote Work

Management expert Melodie Carlson joins the podcast to discuss how to manage a team during telework.