Mission Support Blog

May 22, 2024

DCMS Kicks Off Next Phase of the Buy Better Revolution

Vice Admiral Paul Thomas, Deputy Commandant for Mission Support, has signed the Contracting & Procurement (C&P) Modernization Blueprint. VADM Thomas also signed the C&P Modernization Program Integration Office (PIO) Charter to create an office responsible for planning and executing the Blueprint’s recommendations.

May 3, 2024

FORCECOM Bright Spot: Updating Training and Saving Money at TRACEN Yorktown

The Coast Guard Machinery Technician (MK) Schoolhouse’s Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) Group recently received eight replacement engines. With assistance from the Damage Controlman (DC) Schoolhouse, the old engine mount was modified. Completing this project in-house resulted in significant cost savings while ensuring the highest quality standards.

April 22, 2024

Bravo Zulu: 2023 Coast Guard Human Resource Management (HRM) Achievement Awards

Congratulations to the winners of the 2023 USCG Human Resource Management (HRM) Achievement Awards!

April 10, 2024

Welcome to Gear & Grit!

Welcome to the Gear & Grit blog - the people and stories behind Coast Guard Mission Support.

April 10, 2024

The Gift of Life: An Organ Transplant Recipient's Story

April is “National Donate Life Month,” an observance focusing national attention on the need and importance of organ, eye, and tissue donation. Hear from one Coast Guard civilian employee who received "the gift of life" in 2023.

April 10, 2024

From Cali to Kiwi: A LOG-X Travelogue

What happens when a Coast Guard Cutter needs critical parts...in Antarctica? That's where LOG-X, the Expeditionary Logistics Division of the Coast Guard’s Operational Logistics Command, comes in.

Feb. 7, 2024

USCG Members Compete at 2024 IKA Culinary Olympics

Two USCG members showed off their culinary skills as part of the U.S. Army Culinary Arts Team (USACAT) competing at the IKA Culinary Olympics in Stuttgart, Germany.

Feb. 6, 2024

Bravo Zulu: 2023 Naval Engineering Award Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2023 Naval Engineering Awards!

Feb. 6, 2024

FORCECOM Bright Spot: Liquid Natural Gas Training

Critical training provided to eight units on safety hazards and risk-mitigation associated with Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) facilities.

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