Nicole Helms poses for a photo with children she cares for in her home child care center in Kodiak, Alaska, Coast Guard housing, Jan. 13, 2015.

Providing outside-the-box child care for Coast Guard children

Through the Coast Guard Work-Life program, Coast Guard spouses are offered the opportunity to provide a personal form of child care service, giving military parents peace of mind in how their child is being cared for.


Ombudsmen help Coast Guard families in Alaska

    By Chief Petty Officer Kip Wadlow Coast Guard ombudsmen are a volunteer force and serve as a vital link that connect family members with their loved ones serving at units throughout the nation. Ombudsmen are officially appointed by […]