Ombudsman Program Overview
The Coast Guard Ombudsman Program is a command program
intended to improve communication between the command and the Coast Guard
family members. Coast Guard ombudsmen are communication links, provide
information and referral resources and act as advocates for family members.
COMDTINST 1750.4E provides details of Coast Guard Ombudsman Program.
Suggestions for commands to recognize their ombudsman.
View the 2016 Wanda Allen-Yearout Ombudsman of the Year Ceremony. (Note: this may not work on CG Workstations.)
OOY Video Part One || OOY Video Part Two
2017 Wanda Allen-Yearout Ombudsman of the Year Program
Ombudsman Family Resources
This link will bring you to the Ombudsman Registry, where
you can identify your command/unit and contact the Coast Guard Ombudsman. If
you cannot locate your unit, please contact the closest Sector or Base
Resources for ombudsman and families.
Command Cadre Toolkit
This toolkit is designed to provide command leadership with Coast Guard
Ombudsman Program information and support. It includes information,
checklists, and forms to assist the command with all aspects of the
Ombudsman Program including selection, appointment, and support of the
Ombudsman Training Resources
Coast Guard Ombudsman training materials, schedules, and resources.
Ombudsman Coordinators serve as an advisor/consultant to
local ombudsmen, the District Community of Practices, and commands.