July 8, 2020

PCSing in the time of COVID-19: Four families share their stories

In an effort to support others, four families share their PCS stories and what they’ve learned along the way. The Kenny familyBy any standard, Melissa Kenny could easily be considered a “PCS expert.”  She has PCSed with her husband, Lt. Cmdr. Kalen Kenny, eight times - including two moves outside of the continental United States (OCONUS) and four

July 8, 2020

New pay and allowances to help you through COVID-19

Several new pay and allowances are now available to members and their dependents.These entitlements are part of the overall military effort to support our members during the COVID-19 pandemic.Please contact your local SPO to determine your eligibility for these new pay and allowances: Isolation Allowance (PCS related)Isolation Allowance is the

July 8, 2020

COVID chaos? Your ombudsman can help. Here's how.

Ironically, this is an article about avoiding information overload – and finding just the resources you actually need.“Families are getting 5,000 emails a day about coronavirus, and it makes our eyes glaze over,” says Tiffany Lyford. Her husband is active duty on board the CGC KATHERINE WALKER, and she’s the unit ombudsman. “I stay on top of it

July 8, 2020

Admiral Schultz's statement to the workforce on COVID-19

To the Women and Men of the United States Coast Guard,During times of uncertainty throughout history, the Coast Guard has consistently risen to the challenge of protecting the American people and our way of life. As our Nation and the global community confront the Coronavirus Disease 19 (COVID-19), our Coast Guard continues to perform critical

April 29, 2020

Life insurance premiums going down

Members' life insurance coverage is getting cheaper. Monthly premiums will decrease starting July 1, and the change does not require any action by Coast Guard members.

March 31, 2020

PCS Quick Guide

FAQs related to heath.

Nov. 7, 2019

Host Supervisor of Civilians Tier II training at your unit

The Office of Leadership (CG-128) is soliciting for units to host the “Supervisor of Civilians Tier II” (502799) roadshow course. Eight FY20 convenings are still available.

Nov. 7, 2019

Coming up: First Personnel Readiness Expo

A one-day expo at Base Portsmouth will give active duty, reservists, civilians and their families an opportunity to learn more about policies and programs available to support their overall readiness.

Nov. 7, 2019

Tis the Season to Elect Better Health--It's Open Season Time

The 2019 Open Season for federal civilians runs Nov. 12 to Dec. 9. During Open Season, all Coast Guard federal civilians can make changes to their health insurance.

May 1, 2019

Make sure you're ready for hurricane season

Hurricane season begins June 1 and runs through Nov. 30. You can't be ready to help others, unless you and your family are ready first. So it's important to set aside time to prepare.