FRS Family Resource Specialist: Member of the Work-Life Staff who assists
with child care issues, and provides case management for those enrolled in the
Special Needs Program, also the point of contact for adoption reimbursement.
FSA Family Separation Allowance: An allowance paid when a married member is
TAD, on a ship, or at a restricted station for longer than 30 consecutive days. The
allowance is not payable if the member is on permissive orders.
FSGLI Family Servicemembers Group Life Insurance: If the active duty member has
SGLI his/her children are automatically covered by a life insurance policy.
Spouses can also be covered for a monthly premium based on the spouse’s age.
GEO Refers to a member who moves to a new duty station unaccompanied, by choice, so
the family can remain at their current location. (Geographic Bachelor).
HBA Health Benefits Advisor: An individual who has received additional training on
TRICARE who is available to answer questions and assist with TRICARE
problems. There is also an 800 hotline at 1-800-942-2422.
HHG Household Goods: Your furniture and personal belongings
HPM Health Promotions Manager: Member of the Work-Life Staff who
helps members of Team Coast Guard make voluntary behavior changes that
reduce health risks and improve qualify of life.
ISC Integrated Support Command: Located in each District to provide support
services to the District Units. Work-Life is located at the ISC.
LES Leave and Earning Statement: Monthly report of pay received for military
duty. Also shows a record of leave (vacation time) and deductions from pay.
The military member can view this online via Direct Access.
Mast Non-judicial punishment used as an alternative to a court martial. Sometimes
referred to as a Captain’s Mast.
MTF Military Treatment Facility: A military base where members and dependents
receive medical care. MTFs are not available in many areas.
MWR Morale, Welfare & Recreation
OER Officer Evaluation Report: The written report of an officer’s performance of
duty, similar to "enlisted marks".
OINC Officer In Charge: Enlisted member who is in charge of a unit or ship. Similar
to the CO.
OCONUS Outside of the Continental United States (Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, etc)