Signalman 1st Class Douglas Albert Munro, the only CG awarded the Medal of Honor

Sunday, August 20, 2017

 Article written by Douglas J. Manifold, AUXPA1 Douglas Albert Munro – Guadalcanal  Saving Lives Seventy-five years ago, September 27, 1942, Coast Guard Signalman Douglas Munro died at Guadalcanal. Munro enlisted in the Coast Guard because, “The Coast Guard is focused on saving lives, not taking them.”   Following basic training, Doug was assigned to the CG-manned […]

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Thursday, August 17, 2017

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President Trump’s birthday message to the Coast Guard

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Friday, August 4, 2017 President Donald Trump renders honors during the 136th Coast Guard Academy commencement exercise in New London, Conn., May 17, 2017. The ceremony was the president’s first service academy graduation as commander in chief. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. The Coast […]

The search for 4,000 enlisted personnel for the USCG

Friday, July 28, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Written by Petty Officer 1st Class Mark Barney Coast Guard recruiting staff pose for a picture at the Los Angeles recruiting office, June 14, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo. “In order to recruit 4,000 enlisted personnel, the recruiting offices have to interview 40,000 applicants,” said […]

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Karen Loew, Coast Guard artist

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Friday, July 21, 2017 Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley J. Johnson Karen Loew, a Coast Guard Art Program (COGAP) artist and Salmagundi Club COGAP committee chair, poses next to her painting, “Migrants at Sea” at the Inaugural Exhibition Acceptance Ceremony for COGAP Collection 2017, at the club […]

SAR in Action: Seventh Pacific Regional Search and Rescue Workshop

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Monday, July 17, 2017 Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur When a mariner is found at sea it is no accident. In fact it is often the result of hours of deliberate search and rescue planning and continually nurtured partnerships across jurisdictions and borders. Search and rescue […]

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Lt. j.g. Joann Elizalde

Friday, July 21, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Friday, July 14, 2017 Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Paul Dragin Cmdr. Ryan Manning, commanding officer of Marine Safety Unit Chicago, presented the Coast Guard Achievement Medal to Ens. Joann Elizalde. Elizalde recently reported to MSU Chicago from Sector Lake Michigan. Pictured left to right: Elizalde, Manning, and […]

The Secret Life of Walter Handy: the man who saved the Coast Guard Reserve

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Written by Chief Warrant Officer Anastasia Devlin Author’s Note: The opportunity for this story came to us from a family member who wrote to the RESERVIST, telling us their patriarch offhandedly mentioned how he’d joined the Coast Guard 75 years earlier. This man had quietly retired in […]

Warrior Games 2017: Keep fighting!

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Wednesday, July 5, 2017 Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Grant DeVuyst Petty Officer 1st Class Robert Troha, an intelligence specialist at Coast Guard Cryptologic Unit Texas in San Antonio, pushes off the pool wall during U.S. Masters Swimming practice at George Block Aquatics in San Antonio, Dec. 27, 2016. […]

Are you an Auxiliarist who holds clergy credentials and want to support Religious Ministry programs in the Coast Guard

Friday, June 23, 2017

The Rev. Dr. Charles “Doug” Kroll DVC-HH, Clergy Support The Auxiliary Clergy Support program supplements and supports Navy Chaplains serving with the Coast Guard by expanding Religious Ministry within the Coast Guard to better meet the needs of Coast Guard members and their families. Coast Guard Chaplains (officers of the U.S. Navy Chaplain Corps assigned […]

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