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.
2019 Wanda Allen-Yearout Ombudsman of the Year Program ALCOAST
2019 Wanda Allen-Yearout Ombudsman of the Year Program Guidance
Contact Your Ombudsman
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 ombudsman.
Ombudsman Family Resources
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.
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.