Does the Coast Guard have recruiters?

Join the Coast Guard To call, email or locate a recruiting office near you, visit and select your state.

How many Coast Guard recruiting stations are there?

56 Recruiting Offices
The 56 Recruiting Offices report directly to the Coast Guard Recruiting Command (CG RC). Recruiters convey opportunities, the Coast Guard ethos, missions, values, traditions, benefits, and way of life.

Does Idaho have a Coast Guard?

The Boise Idaho Coast Guard, located in Boise, ID, is a local branch of the United States Coast Guard, one of the five service branches of the U.S. Armed Forces. The Boise Coast Guard Office also recruits individuals for the Coast Guard.

What does a Coast Guard recruiter do?

Civilians: Your recruiter will schedule you for a commissioning physical exam at a military entrance processing station (MEPS) to ensure you meet physical standards for commissioning. You must also meet height/weight standards.

How do I contact the Coast Guard recruiter?

To find and contact a Coast Guard recruiter near you, go to the website where you can select your state from a menu on the left side of your screen. You can also contact a Coast Guard Recruiting Office by phone. Just call 1-877-669-8724 (1-877-NOW-USCG).

What questions do Coast Guard recruiters ask?

Questions for the Coast Guard Recruiter

  • How long will I need to serve in the Coast Guard?
  • How is the US Coast Guard different from the other services in the US Armed Forces?
  • What do I need to know about basic training?
  • How should I prepare for Coast Guard basic training?

Is it hard to get into the Coast Guard?

Coast Guard Requirements The Coast Guard is one of the more difficult branches to join because it accepts far fewer new recruits than the other branches of the military, and qualifying requirements are strict. You will have to undergo a credit check and pass a security clearance check.

How old do you have to be to talk to a Coast Guard recruiter?

You also must be between 17-31 (If you are 17, you’ll need parental consent.) though some reserve and officer programs allow you to be older. Reservists must be between ages 17-40. Prior-service personnel should contact their local recruiter for specific programs.

Is there a Marine base in Idaho?

There’s just one military base in Idaho. It’s an Air Force base in Elmore, in the southwest. The Army, Navy, Marines, and Coast Guard do not have bases in ID though.

What is the Coast Guard motto?

Semper Paratus – Always Ready
Semper Paratus – Always Ready. That is our Coast Guard motto. The Coast Guard is one of our nation’s five military services. We exist to defend and preserve the United States.

How long is Coast Guard enlistment?

Enlistment contracts are for 8 years. The most common contracts consist of 4 years active duty and 4 years in the inactive reserve component. Three, four or six year active duty contracts may be offered in some cases.