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ALCOAST 021/21 - JAN 2021 DEADLINE FOR THE U.S. NAVAL INSTITUTE’S ANNUAL EMERGING AND DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES ESSAY CONTEST- THE U.S. MILITARY’S LONG-COMFORTABLE TECHNOLOGICAL EDGE IS STEADILY ERODING ALCOAST 020/21 - JAN 2021 INTERNET RELEASE IS NOT AUTHORIZED ALCOAST 019/21 - JAN 2021 COAST GUARD SAFE HOMES INITIATIVE – SITREP-2 ALCOAST 018/21 - JAN 2021 2021 SPIRIT OF HOPE AWARD - ANNOUNCEMENT AND GUIDANCE ON NOMINATION PROCEDURES ALCOAST 017/21 - JAN 2021 SELECTION OF THE SENIOR PROCUREMENT EXECUTIVE AND HEAD OF CONTRACTING ACTIVITY (CG-91) ALCOAST 016/21 - JAN 2021 SEA-DUTY READINESS ALCOAST 015/21 - JAN 2021 2020 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE RESERVE FAMILY READINESS AWARD CANCELLATION ALCOAST 014/21 - JAN 2021 SOLICITATION FOR THE 2020 MARINE ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSE AND PREPAREDNESS AWARD ALCOAST 013/21 - JAN 2021 COVID-19: PAYROLL TAX DEFERRAL – UPDATE: COLLECTIONS ALCOAST 012/21 - JAN 2021 2020 COAST GUARD RESERVE NATIONAL AWARDS SOLICITATION ALCOAST 011/21 - JAN 2021 MARITIME ENFORCEMENT SPECIALIST RATING APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM (ME RAP) IMPLEMENTATION ANNOUNCEMENT ALCOAST 010/21 - JAN 2021 HALF-MASTING OF NATIONAL ENSIGN ALCOAST 009/21 - JAN 2021 HALF-MASTING OF NATIONAL ENSIGN ALCOAST 008/21 - JAN 2021 NATIONAL SLAVERY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING PREVENTION MONTH ALCOAST 007/21 - JAN 2021 INTERNET RELEASE IS NOT AUTHORIZED ALCOAST 006/21 - JAN 2021 2021 CONTINENTAL U.S. (CONUS) LIVING PATTERN SURVEY (LPS) ALCOAST 005/21 - JAN 2021 SILVER ANCIENT TRIDENT SELECTION ALCOAST 004/21 - JAN 2021 INTERNET RELEASE IS NOT AUTHORIZED ALCOAST 003/21 - JAN 2021 SOLICITATION FOR THE 2020 PUBLIC AFFAIRS AWARDS ALCOAST 002/21 - JAN 2021 SOLICITATION FOR THE 2020 WANDA ALLEN-YEAROUT OMBUDSMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD ALCOAST 001/21 - JAN 2021 INTERNET RELEASE IS NOT AUTHORIZED ALCOAST 471/20 - DEC 2020 INTERNET RELEASE IS NOT AUTHORIZED ALCOAST 470/20 - DEC 2020 2021 MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY ALCOAST 469/20 - DEC 2020 HALF-MASTING OF NATIONAL ENSIGN ALCOAST 468/20 - DEC 2020 ADMINISTRATION OF DEFENSE ORGANIZATIONAL CLIMATE SURVEY (DEOCS)