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FORCECOM: On The Radar Screen
May 9, 2018

Welcome to FORCECOM: On the Radar Screen, the online newsletter of Force Readiness Command.

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ON THE HORIZON

For your awareness, below is a list of the dates of the upcoming major Change of Commands, Change of Watches, and Conferences:

17 May- Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Change of Watch (CoW)

18 May- Atlantic Area CoC

24 May- Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard CoW

30-31 May- Senior Leadership Conference

1 June- Commandant of the Coast Guard CoC

8 June- Maritime Law Enforcement Academy Coc

FORCECOM NEWSLETTERS & METRICS

October 2017 FORCECOM Highlights Newsletter: FC Highlights 2017.pdf

OTHER FORCECOM NEWS

The following link is the ALCOAST announcing the CY17 Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTP) Revisions Notice:

26 APR 18 TTP ALCOAST


Attached is the ALCOAST announcing the Civilian Employees of the Year awards.  FORCECOM is represented by Mr. Alvaro Vasquez at SMTC and Mr. Michael Guzman at TC Petaluma!

 165-18_ALCOAST CEOY WINNERS.TXT

ARTICLES AND RESOURCES

The FORCECOM Board of Advisors (BOA) met on April 17-18, 2018 at Training Center Cape May for its Spring convening. This meeting takes place twice a year. You can read more about the BOA in the stories written about it using the links below. These articles ran in the Cape May County Herald and on govdelivery.com.

 

http://www.capemaycountyherald.com/community/coast_guard/article_3cae03dc-42f4-11e8-90f5-fb95a6d2bee3.html

 

https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDHSCG/bulletins/1ea1ed2


Click here to view Training Center Petaluma's 2017 At-A-Glance document, as well as their Strategic Trackline for 2017-2020:

TRACEN-Petaluma-At-A-Glance-2017.pdf

 

TRACEN-Petaluma-Strategic-Trackline.pdf

COAST GUARD ALL HANDS AND COMPASS BLOGS

The May All Hands Briefer is attached below. It is intended to provide command leadership with up-to-date and timely internal information to pass at all hands gatherings.

Please take advantage of opportunities to share this information with your units and networks.

Click here to view the May 2018 CG All Hands Briefer: CG All Hands Briefer May 2018.pdf


The April All Hands Briefer is attached.  It is intended to provide command leadership with up-to-date and timely internal information to pass at all hands gatherings.

 

Please take advantage of opportunities to share this information with your units and networks.

Click here to view the April 2018 CG All Hands Briefer: CG All Hands Briefer April 2018.pdf


 Please find attached the February All Hands Briefer, intended to provide command leadership with up-to-date and timely internal information to pass at all hands gatherings. 

Click here to view the February 2018 CG All Hands Briefer: AHB Feb 2018.pdf

RECENT MESSAGES

 The May Episode 1 Paratus Report is live and the links are below.

 

REQUESTED ACTION: Please pass the All Hands Briefer info during your next All Hands meeting - you can also post it on bulletin boards or email it to your units and networks. Please forward the link to the Paratus Report to your units and networks

 

This episode features:

- 2018 Transfer Season: Household Goods Move

- Updates to Risk Management policy

 

The most accessible link is on Livestream.

 

Livestream: https://livestream.com/accounts/17502834/events/8185459/videos/174224698

All Hands: http://allhands.coastguard.dodlive.mil/2018/05/01/paratus-report-may-2018-episode-1/

DVIDS: https://www.dvidshub.net/video/597461/paratus-reort-may-ep1

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4-xGQ6OxPk


The April Episode 2 Paratus Report is live and the links are below.

REQUESTED ACTION: Please take advantage of opportunities to share this information with your units and networks.

 

 This episode features:

- Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star and Operation Deep Freeze

- Coast Guard Cutter Sherman decommissioned

 

The most accessible link is on Livestream.

 

Livestream: https://livestream.com/accounts/17502834/events/8157707/videos/173241332

All Hands: http://allhands.coastguard.dodlive.mil/2018/04/16/paratus-report-april-2018-episode-2/

DVIDS: https://www.dvidshub.net/video/594225/paratus-report-april-ep2

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rqy0xW2qsvY


The April Episode 1 edition of the Paratus Report is live and the links are below.  

This episode of the Paratus Report features:

 - Updates on the new Periodic Health Assessment

 - Introductions to the new Coast Guard senior leadership.

 

The most accessible link is on Livestream.

 

Livestream link: https://livestream.com/accounts/17502834/events/8140303

All Hands link: http://allhands.coastguard.dodlive.mil/2018/04/02/paratus-report-april-2018-episode-1/

YouTube link: https://youtu.be/huDT69jd0k8

DVIDS link: https://www.dvidshub.net/video/592508/paratus-report-april-2018-ep-1


The March Episode 1 edition of the Paratus Report is live and the links are below.  Also attached is an Internal Comms Bulletin providing more detail on the new Enlisted Evaluation System (EES)

 

 This episode of the Paratus Report features:

- Enlisted Evaluation System

- Women's Retention Focus Group

 

The most accessible link is on Livestream.

 

Livestream: https://livestream.com/accounts/17502834/events/8080486

All Hands: http://allhands.coastguard.dodlive.mil/2018/03/01/paratus-report-march-2018-episode-1/

DVIDS: https://www.dvidshub.net/video/587233/paratus-report-march-2018-ep-1

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGXmcCYZ9P0

 

You can view the Internal Comms Bulletin (ICB) here: ICB 002-18 Enlisted Evaluation System.pdf


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