Research, Development, Testing and Evaluation: Boat crew helmets

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Tuesday, September 12, 2017 Written by Loretta Haring Office of Strategic Planning and Communication, Acquisition Directorate Crew members from Coast Guard Station Golden Gate brace themselves in their 47-foot motor life boat during heavy surf training off the coast of San Francisco. Surf Station Operations require a high level […]

Can you take decent photos from your cell phone?

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Article written by and photograph taken by Bob Carlson-AUXPA1, 025-25-06 Your cell phone serves as a great back up camera! Just about everyone has a smart phone, even kids and grandparents. The cameras on these new phones are constantly being improved. I have an iPhone 6s Plus and the camera on this phone takes decent […]

The Long Blue Line: 9/11 and the U.S. Coast Guard

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Thursday, September 7, 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 Thiesen, Ph.D. Coast Guard Atlantic Area Historian […]

Plan Ahead to ensure YOU and YOUR FAMILY are SAFE!

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Why wait till disaster strikes? Plan Ahead to ensure you & your family are safe! Follow hashtags #PlanAhead & #NatlPrep for tips.

Photo Release: VADM Schultz visits ATC Mobile in response to Hurricane Harvey

Saturday, September 9, 2017

U.S. Coast Guard sent this bulletin at 09/01/2017 10:38 PM EDT Photo Release September 1, 2017 U.S. Coast Guard MOBILE – Information Center Office: (251) 544-7487 Email: VADM Schultz visits ATC Mobile in response to Hurricane Harvey Editors’ Note: Click on images to download high resolution version. MOBILE — Vice Adm. Karl Schultz, commander of Coast Guard […]

What’s the impact of Auxiliarists in Houston and Corpus Christi to date?

Thursday, September 7, 2017

As of September 4th, 2017 there are 29 US Coast Guard Auxiliary members currently deployed in the area. There are 4 open requests for Auxiliarists and one Auxiliarist is awaiting orders. The bulk of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary members have been directed to remain where they are, update their training status if possible, and […]

Deputy Commandant for Operations 227th Coast Guard birthday message

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Friday, August 25, 2017 Written by Vice Adm. Charles Ray Deputy Commandant for Operations A U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro boat crew transits international waters in support of Operations North Pacific Guard, Aug. 15, 2017. Operation North Pacific Guard is a multilateral effort by North Pacific rim nations […]

Honoring the Families of the Fallen, A TAPS Gathering of Survivors

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Written by Robert Yslas, Jr., AUXPA1 The men and women of our armed services sacrifice more than what is asked of them. They leave their families, friends, and loved ones in order to carry out the mission of our country and unfortunately, some pay the ultimate sacrifice for freedom. As loved ones gather around a […]

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 […]

How can you help tell the Coast Guard stories for the National Coast Guard Museum?

Thursday, August 17, 2017

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