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July 5, 2023
Basic Needs Allowance (BNA) eligibility expanded
Military households making less than 150% of the federal poverty guidelines will be eligible July 1, 2023.
March 30, 2023
New bereavement leave policy for military members offers Coast Guard families support
Members now have 14 consecutive calendar days following the death of an immediate family member.
March 7, 2023
Coast Guard clarifies naturalization through military service policy
How Green Card-holding Coasties can obtain citizenship
March 1, 2023
New working group aims to cultivate a harassment-free workplace
Stay tuned for policy change and instruction.
Feb. 27, 2023
New law allows Coast Guard spouses to transfer job licenses
President Biden signs Veterans Auto and Education Improvement Act
Feb. 14, 2023
BNA is now payable to eligible Coast Guard members
Five-year program began Jan. 1
Jan. 26, 2023
SGLI maximums are increasing to $500,000
New law expands coverage cap for servicemembers.
Jan. 25, 2023
Coast Guard launches critically trained officers program
An active duty officer with critical skills may recommission as a reserve officer at a higher paygrade without going before a promotion board
Jan. 18, 2023
Coast Guard extends enlisted retirement age
Active duty enlisted members may now serve for 34 years
Coast Guard revises OIC review board process
Process updated for select candidates