Reps’ Resources

Thank you for taking on the role of CGMA Representative. We count on you to guide members and treat them with respect and fairness. CGMA-HQ is here to help you at every step.

Onboarding Process


Departing CGMA Rep checklist

  • Audit your Rep Site personnel, service units, and checks in netFORUM.
  • Add new CGMA Reps to your Rep Site personnel.
  • Add an End Date to the departing CGMA Rep’s profile in netFORUM.
  • Please fill out a short offboarding survey to tell us your experience of “Helping Our Own”.

Reference and Training

COO Notes & Policy Updates


Other Military Branches

CGMA has agreements with Army Emergency Relief, Air Force Aid Society, and Navy/Marine Corps Relief Society. You may provide aid to DoD members.

  • You must contact the society for that member’s branch and get an approval code.
  • Military ID is required.
  • They may use CGMA forms or forms of their parent agency. Enter in netFORUM as best you can.

Military Aid Societies:

For Commands

Coast Guard Mutual Assistance (CGMA) is the only non-federal entity statutorily recognized as the CG’s Military Aid Society. See 10 U.S.C. § 1033. Coast Guard employees are permitted to solicit funds for CGMA in their official capacity. See 5 C.F.R. 2635.808(b). COs/OINCs/supervisors and individuals may all use their official title, position and authority to speak, write and encourage other members of the Coast Guard to encourage them to donate to CGMA. Donations always are the members’ choice.

Click here for the full CG Playbook for Supporting Organizations provided by COMDT (CG-LGL).


Do you have an upcoming event or meeting? CGMA would love to be a part of it!



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