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Tag: Military policy

May 14, 2024

Coast Guard updates tattoo policy

Size limits, placement of tattoos adjusted.

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.

Jan. 5, 2023

Parental leave policy update for military members

12 weeks for all parents, plus additional convalescence leave for birth mothers

Sept. 7, 2022

Coast Guard updates transgender service policy

Specifics to the gender transition request (GTR) process and DEERS marker change 

June 29, 2022

Update on Safe Homes Initiative

Keeping our people safe and complying with new federal standards

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.

Oct. 28, 2021

Expanded tattoo policy for military members

Policy change affects behind-the-ear and finger tattoos