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Petty Officer 2nd Class Clincy, a health services specialist, examines, Petty Officer Brandy Mock's throat during a routine exam. Clincy earned the Health Services Technician of the Year award ashore for 2004 for his work at Sector St. Petersburg's medical clinic. USCG photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tasha Peters.
Coast Guard updates reserve medical readiness services policy 
Nov. 4, 2022
Read more to learn about available services.

Members of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stone conduct a regular workout while at sea in the South Atlantic on Jan. 19, 2021. Maintaining physical fitness is key to performing operations safely. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class John Hightower)
Body Composition Program resumes
July 21, 2021
Weigh-ins, taping, and PFTs standards will be in effect in October 

October 2020 Semi-Annual Body Composition Screening FAQs
Oct. 27, 2020

Your questions on Body Composition Screenings answered.

Fall body comp screenings will be used only for data collection
Oct. 23, 2020

The Coast Guard announced today that this fall’s weight and body fat screening results will be used for data collection purposes only.

How we’re playing in the arena
Aug. 31, 2020

Note: This column originally appeared in the August 2020 edition of Reserve Magazine.

Wow. What a world we're living in right now.

Before COVID-19, we never conceived of things like remote Reserve drilling or training via video conference.

Mobilization Resources

ADOS and Mobilization Support
If you are being deployed, here are resources to help you during your mobilization that include health information, legal services, counseling, and veteran assistance services.

Title 10 and Title 14 Mobilization
In chapter 12 of the Coast Guard Pay Manual, COMDTINST M7220.29C, members can find information regarding Reserve pay and allowances during deployment.

Short-term ADOS and Long-term ADOS
Here is a repository of various ADOS resources. This site includes policy information, how to apply for ADOS as well as the Direct Access Mobilization Self-Service User Guide.



Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program
This program serves reservists and their families before, during, and after any mobilization lasting more than 90 days away from home and family.

Reserve Port Security Units (PSU)
PSUs are self-sustaining Reserve duty units that are stood-up for 90-days as part of the Coast Guards specialized forces. If you are interested in joining the PSU community, contact a Reserve Assignment Branch (RPM-2) assignment officer for your district, or visit the RPM-2 website. Also, here's a helpful article: Serving in a Port Security Unit. Please visit one of the PSU webpages: Port Security Unit 301, Port Security Unit 305

Navy Coastal Riverine Squadrons
The Coast Guards Pacific Area Command (PAC) helps you embed into a Navy squadron for a specific mission.

OCONUS Moves – Military OneSource
This site has moving resources and benefits that for Coast Guard Reservists. There are also articles on overseas moving, PCS, and housing options that may be useful.

Last reviewed on: 10/05/2020