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