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Dec. 5, 2023

After 20 years the Coast Guard is changing their Personal Defense Weapon

Here’s when you can expect to see the change.

Dec. 4, 2023

Take part in the Season of Giving

The Combined Federal Campaign is running through Jan. 15.

Dec. 4, 2023

Empowering minds, transforming communities: Recognizing excellence in PIE

The PIE Awards are an annual recognition where six awards are presented to recognize outstanding Coast Guard units and individuals.

Dec. 4, 2023

DHS Disability Mentoring Program Now Accepting Applications

This is a great opportunity for DHS employees with disabilities to connect with a mentor who can offer critical insight and career advice to help support and navigate the next stages of their career.

Dec. 1, 2023

The Long Blue Line: 50 Years of Women’s Service in the regular Coast Guard!

The milestones marked by legislation and policy changes are undeniably significant, but true equality is not found in the ink of signed bills or policy development. It must continually thrive in every service member's heart, mind, and actions.

Nov. 30, 2023

'I 100% fell in love with being underway'— Why Petty Officer 1st Class Tyler Deitrick serves at sea

"The experiences that you go through underway, the good ones and the bad ones, the day-to-day stuff that you go through together, really bring you closer together."

Nov. 30, 2023

New Healthcare Video Connect allows you to meet with assigned healthcare provider via livestream

This new application facilitates improved access for patients with busy schedules, or routine care that does not require an in-person visit.

Nov. 29, 2023

Defense Organizational Climate Survey (DEOCS) is now an annual requirement

Coast Guard units, directorates, and offices with at least 16 members must complete a DEOCS by Jan. 31, 2024.

Nov. 28, 2023

Celebrating National Adoption Month of November

The Coast Guard supports members’ efforts in adopting children.

Nov. 23, 2023

The Long Blue Line: Happy Thanksgiving! — The Tampa Trunk artifacts and legacy of the lost World War I cutter

Tampa’s brief, but illustrious, story is one of selfless service, valor, and ultimately human tragedy amidst the destruction of war. It was the nation’s single largest naval combat loss of World War I. Because of the Tampa Purple Heart Project, we now know more about its crew.