Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Maritime Safety and Security Team Miami

Monday, January 22, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Friday, January 12, 2018 Written by Ens. Andrew Hallock The summer and fall of 2017 saw a nearly unprecedented string of hurricanes impacting the southeastern United States. As always, of course, Coast Guard units responded to every storm, providing rescue, recovery, and security assistance in areas that had been ravaged […]

The Long Blue Line: Fred Mann, Silver Star Medal hero of Guadalcanal

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, January 11, 2018 This blog is part of a series honoring the long blue line of Coast Guard men and women who served before us. Stay tuned as we highlight the customs, traditions, history and heritage of the Coast Guard. Written by William H. Thiesen Coast Guard Atlantic Area Historian Fred […]

Introduction to Operation Deep Freeze 2018

Friday, January 19, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Wednesday, January 10, 2018 Written by Chief Petty Officer Nick Ameen The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star reached the edge of the ice surrounding Antarctica approximately 15 miles north of the U.S. National Science Foundation’s McMurdo station, Jan. 8, 2018. The crew will attempt break through the […]

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Coast Guard Headquarters holiday volunteers

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Friday, January 5, 2018 Written by Chaplain Jonathan Alexander, Lt. Volunteers from Coast Guard Headquarters pose for a group shot after preparing 204 gift bags at a Gift Drive Packing Party for local communities in Washington, D.C., Dec. 12, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo. It was a cold December morning […]

The Long Blue Line: Maurice Jester

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Originally Posted by PA2 Connie Terrell, Thursday, January 4, 2018 This blog is part of a series honoring the long blue line of Coast Guard men and women who served before us. Stay tuned as we highlight the customs, traditions, history and heritage of the Coast Guard. Written by David Rosen Coast Guard Pacific Area Historian The […]

Coast Guard works to identify owners of stranded boats in Puerto Rico

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Tuesday, January 2, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lisa Ferdinando Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Centeno talks with local boat owners in an effort to identify owners of boats stranded from Hurricane Maria and inform them of a no-cost option to have their vessel removed, Vieques, […]

Commandant’s 2018 Reading List

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Originally Posted by CWO3 Chad Saylor, Monday, January 1, 2018 Written by Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft Our world is not exactly breaking out in tranquility, and given this volatile, increasingly complex and uncertain time, sound leadership is even more critical to our collective success. In October, the Department of Homeland Security declared fiscal […]

The Long Blue Line: Edgar Culbertson

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, December 28, 2017 This blog is part of a series honoring the long blue line of Coast Guard men and women who served before us. Stay tuned as we highlight the customs, traditions, history and heritage of the Coast Guard. Written by David Rosen Coast Guard Pacific Area Historian Portrait of […]

Keeping a 30-year-old Coast Guard cutter mission-ready

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Wednesday, December 27, 2017 Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole Groll   Every three years, Coast Guard Cutter Sanibel’s crew halts their routine patrols of the Northeast Atlantic waters. The cutter must be pulled from its berth to undergo an intense reconditioning period to halt the inevitable aging of […]

Coast Guard members serve their local communities

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Originally posted by Diana Sherbs, Tuesday, December 26, 2017 This holiday season Coast Guard units throughout the service are giving back to the communities in which they serve. From Florida, Louisiana, Texas, Ohio and New Hampshire, here are a few examples. U.S. Coast Guard photos. “The crew of Tahoma was privileged with the opportunity to […]

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