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Nov. 9, 2020

Military members, families: Top 4 things to know about TRICARE open season

TRICARE Open Season begins today and lasts through Dec. 14. Any enrollment changes you make will go into effect Jan. 1, 2021

Sept. 28, 2020

Coast Guard Resources: Chaplains – A Q&A with Sector Detroit’s local chaplain, Chaplain Jim Dewey

Chaplains are there for members and their families in ways truly unique from other people in their lives. They are mentors, advisors, and spiritual counselors to the Coast Guard workforce. They also play a critical role in suicide prevention.

Sept. 24, 2020

Help, K-12 resources for the 20-21 school year

The 2020-2021 school year looks a bit different all over the country. Some students are learning in the schoolhouse while others are learning virtually from home. Here are some resources for either  way your student is learning this year. 

Sept. 23, 2020

Wellness Wednesday Sneak Peek—Crisis Resources and Advice

Fires. Hurricanes. Floods. Not to mention, the enduring COVID-19 pandemic. Our Coast Guard workforce and their families are continuing to endure numerous life-changing hurdles. That’s why, during this Wellness Wednesday, guests from our leadership will speak about resources and offer advice that can help mitigate these experiences. 

Sept. 23, 2020

Impacted by Hurricane Laura, Sally, or Tropical Storm Beta? Help is available!

Coast Guard members are Semper Paratus, always ready to respond when a hurricane strikes. As they selflessly serve others, their homes and loved ones are often in the storm’s path. Behind the scenes, a team of dedicated individuals – spanning numerous specialties – stand ready to ensure that our Coast Guard heroes and their incredible families are always supported, too!  

Sept. 18, 2020

Event: Jazz livestream this Sunday!

The Coast Guard Band is presenting a short, 30-minute concert featuring our newly formed jazz group (name of group TBD) Sunday, Sept. 20, at 2 p.m. Eastern. 

Use this link to enjoy the music. 

Sept. 18, 2020

Make it your mission to be there and connect to protect. 

Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Isa Mariano discusses her experience helping a woman who was contemplating suicide from the Golden Gate Bridge, mid-June 2020. Mariano talked with the woman, called her loved ones and with the help of a good Samaritan, brought the woman away from the ledge before bridge authorities arrived on scene to safely escort the woman from Golden Gate.