Citing the need to boost inclusivity, the Coast Guard recently released a diversity and inclusion plan for now to 2023.
To support its domestic duties, the Coast Guard has a database of some 700,000 boats. The Marine Information for Safety and Law Enforcement system works okay as far as it goes, but it's got issues.
Viable communications are necessary for disaster response efforts. That’s why FEMA’s 2018-2022 Strategic Plan puts an emphasis on resiliency and redundancy for these systems.
Though federal disaster preparedness and response agencies tend to hold up experiential training as the gold standard, the coronavirus pandemic is prompting a pivot to virtual training.
Since April, the Veterans Affairs and Defense Departments have been fielding what they call bi-directional health records sharing with outside healthcare providers.
In today's Federal Newscast, lawmakers ask Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Karl Schultz asking eight questions about how the coronavirus is impacting the service.
Today, May 25, 2020, the nation honored and remembered the brave members of our military that paid the ultimate sacrifice for our country. The coronavirus pandemic meant the many of the usual parades and mass…
In the last couple of weeks, GAO has reissued reminders on open recommendations. It's a long list.
The Coast Guard says coronavirus is showing the cracks in the service's IT infrastructure.
Forty industry executives recently embedded themselves into the Coast Guard for a year. The project is called the Coast Guard Industry Academy.
Coast Guardsmen are told not to travel to areas in the United States with sustained infections.
In today's Federal Newscast, members of Congress are laying out their concerns about coronavirus epidemic's potential impact on many federal programs.
Lower priority families will have to give up their child care spots if active duty families can't find accommodations in 45 days.
An 18 month congressional investigation turned up multiple instances of whistleblower retaliation at the Coast Guard, failures on the part of leadership to conduct meaningful investigations into allegations of harassment and bullying, and a general lack of accountability.