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Subsistence Program

Subsistence Program

Substance Program / Product Line Contact List

The objective of the CG Subsistence Program is to provide policy and support to over 1,200 Culinary Specialists; furthermore, to enable the successful and efficient operation of 360 CGDFs service wide. The Subsistence Program implements guidance and instruction to CGDFs on how to provide nutritious, well-balanced meals to all authorized personnel to enable mission execution. The program also administers and provides guidance for the Forrest O. Rednour Memorial Food Service Awards.

The HSWL SC established the Subsistence Product Line in October 2016. Product Line is responsible for supporting effective delivery of food services at Coast Guard ashore and afloat dining facilities that are staffed by over 1,200 CS personnel. The Product Line is made up of a services branch focusing on configuration management, a facilities branch focusing on overall depot-level dining facility configuration and maintenance, and a supply and inventory branch that focuses on dining facility financial data reporting and food service information systems. In addition, the Product Line will engage in long-term shared planning and information management with the Shore Infrastructure Logistics Center (SILC) for subsistence-specific procurement and contracting needs.

Important Links: 

◾CS Rating Force Master Chief (RFMC) is the principal advocate for the Culinary Service Rating and is responsible for the overall health of the rating. ◾CSCM Katrina R. Goguen: Kartrina.R.Goguen@uscg.mil Office: (202) 475-5150HSWL

◾CS Information Portal is managed by the Rating Knowledge Manager (RKM). On CG Portal search for "CS Information Portal". CSCM Radford W. Hoffpauir: Radford.W.Hoffpauir@uscg.mil  Office: (707) 765-7154

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Questions or suggestions about the CG Subsistence Program can be submitted to culinaryprogram@uscg.mil.