The Long Blue Line: A history of African-Americans in Coast Guard combat

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Originally Posted by CWO3 Chad Saylor, Thursday, February 8, 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. William H. Thiesen, Historian Coast Guard Atlantic Area This image […]

Supplying a bright future for the service

Friday, February 9, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Tuesday, February 6, 2018 Written by Lt. j.g. Abby King Rear Adm. Keith Smith, commander of Force Readiness Command, signs the Memorandum of Agreement alongside Dr. JoAnn W. Haysbert, Chancellor and Provost at Hampton University, Jan. 30, 2018. This MOA means another year of partnership between the Coast Guard and […]

The Long Blue Line: Revenue cutter operations in the Mexican-American War

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, January 18, 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, Ph.D. Coast Guard Atlantic Area Historian […]

Operation Deep Freeze: A military operation

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, January 18, 2018 Written by Chief Petty Officer Nick Ameen The Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star breaks ice in McMurdo Sound near Antarctica, Jan. 10, 2018. The crew of the Seattle-based Polar Star is on its way to Antarctica in support of Operation Deep Freeze 2018, the U.S. military’s […]

The Long Blue Line: USS Serpens—the Coast Guard’s greatest loss

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Originally Posted by PA2 Connie Terrell, Thursday, January 25, 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, Ph.D. Coast Guard Atlantic Area […]

Guam’s Guardians: How reservists make the difference

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Tuesday, January 16, 2018 This article originally ran in the RESERVIST Magazine, Issue 4, 2017. Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur Coast Guard Reserve Petty Officer 1st Class Mark Camacho, Chief Petty Officer Brad Dixon, Petty Officer 2nd Class Robbie Call, Petty Officer 3rd Class Vince Artero and Petty Officer […]

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 […]

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 […]

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