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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. 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. 2, 2020

Wellness Wednesday Sneak Peek: Determining Vital Workforce Emergency Assistance

Wellness Wednesday’s guests today include Master Chief Anthony Martinez, Command Master Chief of Sector Northern New England, Christopher James, and Ms. Leslie Cardona, who will provide guidance and a real-world example on determining when a Coast Guard member is in need of help, how to address their challenges and to which resources to connect them. The conversation will take place today from 3-4 p.m. EDT.

Aug. 28, 2020

Celebrating Women in the Coast Guard

Women’s Equality Day commemorates the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, giving some women the right to vote. Together as a Service, we work toward greater equality and inclusion through policy, plans and leadership, while we also celebrate the trailblazing work of the women who serve our nation and our Coast Guard.

Aug. 28, 2020

Major Marine Investigators Recognized for Excellence

When an emergency occurs on the water, most mariners know to call the Coast Guard for help on channel 16 of their marine radio. Our boat crews and aircrews are maritime first responders, saving lives and property at sea.
What happens after a maritime tragedy? How do we keep it from happening again?
Enter the Coast Guard’s Marine Investigators.

Aug. 27, 2020

New USCG app helps you be a crime-stopper

The Coast Guard Investigative Service (CGIS) just launched a mobile app, CGIS TIPS, that anyone can use to help fight crime. It’s also available at

You can remain anonymous when you make a report! You won’t need to worry about providing identification.

Aug. 26, 2020

USCG Launches Everyone is a Recruiter incentive program

Coast Guard Recruiting Command (CGRC) has announced the Everybody is a Recruiter initiative, calling on all members, civilians, auxiliarists, and retirees to help recruit new active duty and reserve members.

Aug. 26, 2020

Striving for Equality— A Historical Perspective on Women’s Evolving Role in Coast Guard Service

As we commemorate Women’s Equality Day today, Aug. 26, it is also an opportunity for us, as a workforce, to acknowledge the many great steps that our fellow female Coast Guard members have taken on the road to equality.

Aug. 26, 2020

Wellness Wednesday: National Suicide Prevention Month

As we prepare for National Suicide Prevention Awareness month in September, and given the extraordinary strain the COVID-19 pandemic puts on all facets of our life, we all have a responsibility to show genuine concern for others As Cmdr. Sarah Garrett puts it, "good shipmates buoy each other in times of distress, ashore or afloat, on duty or off duty." Please join Cmdr. Sarah Garrett from HSWL SC and Ms. Christiana Montminy, Employee Assistance Program Manager on Aug. 26 from 3:00-4:00 p.m., EDT, as they talk about ways to minimize suicide-related behaviors by promoting wellness and social cohesion.