Lookouts of The Last Frontier

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Tuesday, July 17, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 1st Class William Colclough The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mellon (WHEC 717) and crew patrol along the Maritime Boundary Line between the U.S. and Russia in the Bering Sea, Alaska, May 25, 2018. The crew kept a lookout for illegal encroachments of […]

Coast Guard member becomes a U.S. citizen in St. Petersburg

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Monday, July 16, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael De Nyse Seaman Kenwyn Berkeley, crew member aboard Coast Guard Cutter Resolute, a 210-foot medium-endurance Reliance class cutter homeported in St. Petersburg, Fla., takes the Oath of Allegiance Friday, June 29, 2018, aboard the cutter to become a citizen […]

Research, Development, Test and Evaluation Spotlight: Alternatives to pyrotechnic distress signals

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Tuesday, July 10, 2018 Written by Loretta Haring Office of Strategic Planning and Communication, Acquisition Directorate A red handheld flare, the minimum pyrotechnic for which the project investigated alternatives. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Distress flares are vital to boating safety, but pyrotechnic flares can pose a safety hazard to people […]

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Cmdr. Zeita Merchant

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Originally Posted by Jasmine Mieszala, Friday, July 6, 2018 Written by Master Chief Petty Officer Alan R. Haraf Cmdr. Zeita Merchant, commanding officer of Marine Safety Unit Chicago, was presented with the 2017 Capt. David H. Jarvis Inspirational Leadership Award by the Navy League in Portland, Oregon, on June 7. The award was presented to […]

When Navy Explosive Ordnance Division knows your name…

Monday, July 9, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Tuesday, July 3, 2018 The Curator Series is designed to showcase the U.S. Coast Guard Heritage Asset Collection; why is there such a program, what do curators do, and what types of amazing things are in their collections? Written by Jen Gaudio Coast Guard Museum Curator Uranium glass was popular from the 1920s to […]

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: CSC Elizabeth Meister

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Friday, June 29, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cory Mendenhall Vice Adm. Michael McAllister (right), deputy commandant for mission support, and Alan Kaplan, national president of the Navy League, present Petty Officer 1st Class Elizabeth Meister, food services officer, Sector San Francisco, with the Douglas A. Munro Award […]

Off-duty trooper and reservist improvises rescue

Monday, June 25, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Wednesday, June 20, 2018 This article is also available in the RESERVIST Magazine, Issue 2, 2018. Written by Anastasia Devlin Petty Officer 2nd Class Kenneth Minnes and his father, both New Jersey state troopers pose for a photo together. Photo courtesy of Kenneth Minnes. A Coast Guard Reserve petty officer was hailed as a […]

Research, Development, Test and Evaluation Spotlight: Innovation Awards

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Tuesday, June 12, 2018 Written by Loretta Haring Office of Strategic Planning and Communication Acquisition Directorate The Coast Guard honored 12 Coast Guard members for ideas that have had a significant impact on the service’s operations with Capt. Niels P. Thomsen Innovation Awards, presented May 31, 2018, during the Senior Leadership […]

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Lt. Waymando Brown

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Friday, June 8, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lora Ratliff Photo courtesy of Lt. Waymando Brown. Lt. Waymando Brown is the 2018 Coast Guard Reserve recipient of the Capt. John G. Witherspoon Inspirational Leadership Award. Brown, the shore side division security officer for Coast Guard Port Security Unit 308 in […]

Raising the bar in a single hoist

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Wednesday, May 16, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole Foguth Coast Guard Academy mechanical engineering cadets test out their rescue basket design at a local simulator facility, April 18, 2018. They have been prototyping a new and improved rescue basket, which could revolutionize the way the Coast Guard […]

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