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Looking for volunteers to support the Coast Guard Academy Eclipse Legacy Fund

Looking for volunteers to support the Coast Guard Academy Eclipse Legacy Fund (CGAA ELF) team! 

The purpose of the Eclipse Legacy Fund (ELF) is to provide resources for mentoring, outreach, and professional development opportunities for Coast Guard Academy cadets and officers with the goal of strengthening both minority recruitment and retention within the Coast Guard. The fund will also create a bridge for service personnel to achieve success following Coast Guard careers.

The organizers are in the process of redefining their mission statement and extending their community outreach.  

Are you looking for an opportunity to support a great cause?  Please reach out to the ELF Chairperson, CDR (ret) Mark Harris at mark.k.harris3@gmail.com for details.  

Change of Command Ceremony – CDR Zeita Merchant

You are cordially invited to attend the Change of Command Ceremony for Marine Safety Unit Chicago.  On June 28, 2019, Commander Zeita Merchant will be relieved by Commander Randy Preston. Date: June 28, 2019 Time: 10:00am Location: Union League Club of Chicago Address: 65 W. Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL Please click on the following link for more information: https://einvitations.afit.edu/inv/anim.cfm?i=441780&k=0665430E7357.

Ambassador Program Volunteer Opportunity

Would you like to assist in the recruiting efforts of the Coast Guard by sharing your experiences and knowledge with potential applicants and recruits? Then, the Coast Guard Recruiting Command (CGRC) Ambassador Program is the place for you! CGRC Ambassadors are motivated members of the Coast Guard who volunteer their time and efforts to augment Coast Guard recruiters when needed. Ambassadors are typically asked to assist at career fairs and conferences, mentor applicants, or assist prospective recruits with the application process. If you are interested in participating in this initiative, please feel free to visit the link below to submit your application for the Ambassador Program.

Contact: LT Megan Concepcion – (202) 795-6842

Ambassador Program Portal

https://cg.portal.uscg.mil/units/cgrc/OPS/CGRCAmbassadors/SitePages/Home.aspx

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Rear Admiral Michael Johnston is now the Coast Guard’s Assistant Commandant

On April 22nd at 0900 the Coast Guard had a change of watch:  Rear Admiral Michael Johnston is now the Coast Guard’s Assistant Commandant for Acquisitions and Chief Acquisitions Officer.  As CAO, he directs efforts across all Coast Guard acquisition programs, acquisition support, personnel, finance, and research and development activities to execute the service’s acquisition portfolio. CONGRATS Admiral Johnston!