Dating someone in the coast guard
Chaplain Gregory Todd, Chaplain of the Coast Guard, advocates friends, family, and faith.He explains that friends and family can keep us grounded, while also challenging us to be the best that we can be. These relationships allow us to focus on others instead of ourselves – lifting us up and building resilience.Coast Guard life often comes with deployments/patrols, trainings, transfers, missed celebrations, separation from family and friends – but, it also comes with a whole community and a lot of resources to support you throughout this journey! Coast Guard photograph by Auxiliarist Trey Clifton/Released). Erica Schwartz, Director, Health, Safety and Work-Life and Chief Medical Officer, shared, “I once heard a great and simple analogy about resilience. Stress, risk factors and risky situations pull at the rubber band and stretches it, but due to protective factors and a healthy lifestyle, the rubber band has the ability to return to its original shape.Petty Officer 2nd Class Bryan Shreaves, who is assigned to Port Security Unit 305, hugs his family after returning home Sunday, Nov. Port Security Unit 305 returned to Fort Eustis after being deployed to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for nine months in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. The ability to recover from these difficulties is resilience.” Schwartz feels that it’s important to develop resiliency for protection and adaptation; resiliency enables us to protect ourselves against stress and to adapt to changing situations.Truly, ‘how lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.’ In honor of you, our precious children, and anyone who may look to me, I promise to LIVE this year with grace and positivity.
Rachel is married to her high school sweetheart, Chief Warrant Officer James Conley, and is the mother of three children.Counseling sessions are available in-person as well as via telephone, video and chat. Services can be requested by calling 855-CG SUPRT (247-8778) or by visiting them online. Resiliency resources/tools are available for children, too! Written by Rachel Conley I can’t tell you that the days will always be easy – life is full of ups and downs, but hopefully, those trials and tribulations will make us stronger in the end.When I met my husband (way back in high school), he had already made the decision to enlist in the Coast Guard.