This report originally published at allhands.coastguard.dodlive.mil.
Posted by PA2 Connie Terrell, Thursday, May 10, 2018
All Hands selects several messages to publish in a weekly post to help raise awareness about specific messages and useful information.
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This ALCOAST solicits nominations for the 2018 Capt. Edward R. Williams Coast Guard Award for Excellence in Diversity. The award is named in honor of Captain Edward R. Williams, a retired Reserve Program Administrator, who was instrumental in the development, implementation, and establishment of the Coast Guard Mentoring Program and the Coast Guard Diversity Staff. This award recognizes the Coast Guard officer or chief warrant officer (active duty or reserve), determined to have been the most supportive of initiatives to achieve, value, and manage diversity in the Coast Guard.
May is Mental Health Month. Mental health plays an important role in your sense of well-being. Overall wellness is closely tied to the balance that exists between our emotional, physical, spiritual, and mental health. Mental health problems can affect your thoughts, mood, and behavior. Prevention activities and self-awareness are effective ways to reduce the impact of stressors.
As a Duty to People initiative, the Joint Explanatory Statement accompanying the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018, REF (A) authorizes the Coast Guard to supplement the Coast Guard Child Care Subsidy program for families residing in areas with high cost of living. Effective May 1, 2018, Coast Guard active duty, Coast Guard reservists on active duty orders and Public Health Service officers that live in the areas with high costs of living delineated in paragraph 2 will receive an additional $225 to their child care subsidy payment once per month until September 30, 2018.
The 31st Annual Joint Women’s Leadership Symposium will be held June 21-22, 2018, at the San Diego Convention Center. The purpose of this symposium is to focus on opportunities for women in the military while exploring options for the future. Additionally, the symposium will bring together service members, decision makers, policy influencers, and leaders to address global challenges to encourage and strengthen the leadership development within the Armed Forces.
Congratulations to Lt. Cmdr. Jason Hathaway from Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi, as the U.S. Coast Guard winner of the 2017 Order of Daedalians Exceptional Aviator Award!
REF (A) requires all Coast Guard units to fully implement TMT as the unit-level information system for recording and tracking training requirements.
The fiscal year 2019 Joint Senior Reserve Component Officers Course Selection Panel convenes on July 10, 2018. The panel will select one primary candidate and identify alternates. Deadline for applications to arrive at CG PSC-RPM no later than June 30, 2018.
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