August 4, 2016

I know for my birthday, I like cake, presents and a little relaxation.

But the Coast Guard deserves so much more than that.

Each and every Coast Guardsman serving makes sacrifices on a daily basis. From the in and out transitions, duty days, and long periods away from fa...

June 11, 2016

This crazy world we live in is full of acronyms. It seems that everyone nowadays has an Acronym for everything, especially in the military. Sometimes it is really hard to follow a conversation if you do not know what is being said.

We have compiled a list of the most us...

June 3, 2016

Ever get asked in all the times you have moved looking for a document and you swear you put it in a "safe spot"? Or forgotten which zip code you live in? US TOO!! Add in a high stress time, and you will not find that document.


Coast Guard families are stationed all ove...

June 1, 2016

June 1 is the start of Hurricane Season.


Being a Coast Guard family, usually means that one of the family is running towards the danger, rather than away. In case of Hurricane evacuations, the families are evacuated while the actives are beginning to take place for Coa...

May 31, 2016

If you are new to the Coast Guard Family, Welcome. Things might feel very overwhelming right now, but you will soon get the hang of things. The Coastie Voice polled seasoned Coastie Spouses and put together a list of tips that are sure to help put you on the right path...

May 20, 2016


A question has come up quite a few times in my years as a USCG spouse, how do you have a career? My answer has always been, I don’t. That is until recently. My name is Marcie Gray and my husband is a BM1 in the United States Coast Guard. He has served for 14 years an...

May 9, 2016

Worried about your pack out and PCS move?


Download and printout the ”Mover’s Notice” informing the moving company up-front of your intention to review your experience on PCSgrades.

April 25, 2016


The Special Needs Program (SNP) is a mandatory enrollment program for all active duty and selected reserve members on orders for 180 days or more who have dependent family members diagnosed with medical, psychological, physical, or educational special needs.


The SNP,...

February 19, 2016

Jennifer Mullen, co-founder of The Coastie Voice, has been named the 2016 Armed Forces Insurance United States Coast Guard Spouse of the Year through Military Spouse Magazine.


The last round of voting is tomorrow. The overall winner will be announced on May 5th in Wash...


As with everything else in our lives as military spouses we have to be sure that we are extra prepared to enter into the job market. Everything from our resumes to our interview outfit should be thoroughly planned and swiftly executed. Use these easy to follow step by...

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