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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
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
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.
Click here to view Training Center Petaluma's 2017 At-A-Glance document, as well as their Strategic Trackline for 2017-2020:
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
Click here to view the April 2018 CG All Hands Briefer: CG All Hands Briefer April 2018.pdf
Click here to view the February 2018 CG All Hands Briefer: AHB Feb 2018.pdf
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.
All Hands: http://allhands.coastguard.dodlive.mil/2018/05/01/paratus-report-may-2018-episode-1/
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
All Hands: http://allhands.coastguard.dodlive.mil/2018/04/16/paratus-report-april-2018-episode-2/
The April Episode 1 edition of the Paratus Report is live and the links are below.
- Updates on the new Periodic Health Assessment
- Introductions to the new Coast Guard senior leadership.
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
All Hands: http://allhands.coastguard.dodlive.mil/2018/03/01/paratus-report-march-2018-episode-1/
You can view the Internal Comms Bulletin (ICB) here: ICB 002-18 Enlisted Evaluation System.pdf
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