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 […]

The Long Blue Line: Bloody Callaway—the Coast Guard’s Silver Star Ship

Friday, December 22, 2017

Originally posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, December 14, 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 William H. Thiesen, Ph.D. Coast Guard Atlantic […]

Research, Development, Test & Evaluation Spotlight: Joint Maritime Test Facility

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Tuesday, December 12, 2017 Written by Loretta Haring Office of Strategic Planning and Communication, Acquisition Directorate A moored, life-size weighted mannequin dressed in a Coleman-Stearns Model I590 Adult Universal buoyant immersion suit was observed twice daily from June 8-23, 2016, in tests to determine if extended time in water affected […]

Massive Energy Savings Project Underway at the US Coast Guard Academy

Monday, December 11, 2017

Massive Energy Savings Project Underway at Coast Guard Academy U.S. Coast Guard sent this bulletin at 11/28/2017 02:04 PM EST News Release November 28, 2017 U.S. Coast Guard Academy Contact: USCGA Public Affairs Office: (860) 444-8270 After Hours: (860) 857-5544 Massive Energy Savings Project Underway at Coast Guard Academy NEW LONDON, Conn. – A comprehensive energy […]

Coast Guard Thanksgiving: Wild mushroom, walnut and sausage dressing

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Originally posted by Diana Sherbs, Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Prepared by Chief Petty Officer Megan Mullen Culinary Specialist “A” School Training Center Petaluma Serves 8 Ingredients: 2 ounces dried wild mushrooms 3 cups low-sodium chicken broth, warmed 1-lb. loaf French bread, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter […]

Coast Guard Thanksgiving: Thanksgiving Slaw

Friday, November 17, 2017

Originally posted by Diana Sherbs, Wednesday, November 8, 2017 Prepared by Chief Petty Officer David Hoover Culinary Specialist “A” School Training Center Petaluma Serves 8 Ingredients For the dressing: 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1/4 up apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoon maple syrup 4 teaspoon dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 medium red onion, chopped […]

The Long Blue Line: Coast Guard ice operations

Monday, November 13, 2017

Originally posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, November 2, 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 William H. Thiesen, Ph.D. Coast Guard Atlantic Area Historian […]

24th Fast Response Cutter commissioned, begins watch over Hawaiian Islands

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Originally posted by Diana Sherbs, Wednesday, November 1, 2017 Written by Chief Petty Officer Sara Muir Crew members man the rails aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry (WPC 1124) as aircrews from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point conduct a fly-over in two MH-65 Dolphin helicopters during a commissioning ceremony at Coast Guard Base […]

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Coast Guard chaplains during 2017 hurricane season

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Originally posted by Diana Sherbs, Friday, October 27, 2017 Written by Lt. Jonathan Alexander Chaplain, Base National Capital Region U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Francisco Muniz Valle, chaplain of Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen, Puerto Rico, provides religious services to U.S. Marines assigned to Marine Medium Tiltroter Squadron 264 at Rafael Hernandez Airport in Aguadilla, Puerto […]

The Long Blue Line: Cutters Sea Cloud and Hoquiam—Barrier-breaking ships in U.S. Desegregation

Friday, November 3, 2017

Originally posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, October 26, 2017 Written by William H. Thiesen, Ph.D. Coast Guard Atlantic Area Historian Photograph of the USS Sea Cloud. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) This vessel . . . performed all its duty creditably, survived all inspections and had no major problems. There was no segregation by compartments, departments […]

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