The Long Blue Line: Bertholf – second founder of the Coast Guard

Monday, April 16, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, April 5, 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 […]

Adm. Paul Zukunft’s Leadership Address 2018 at Coast Guard Academy

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Wednesday, April 4, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole Foguth The Coast Guard Academy’s regimental commander 1st Class Cadet Kurt Camiske gives Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft a Coast Guard Academy hat signed by the Class of 2018 as a gift for speaking at the Academy’s annual Leadership Address, […]

The Long Blue Line: Holly Harrison – Bronze Star Recipient of Operation Iraqi Freedom

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, March 29, 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: An aging ship

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Wednesday, March 28, 2018 Written by Chief Petty Officer Nick Ameen Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonny Walker, a marine science technician aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star, uses a lathe to fabricate a brass bushing for the ship’s propulsion machinery, Jan. 16, 2018. The crew of the Seattle-based Polar […]

The right whale to save

Monday, April 9, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Monday, March 26, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Laughlin U.S. Coast Guard Academy First Class Cadets Ainsley Fruhwirth and Zoe Bolling show off their capstone project that works to give mariners a current location of right whales in their area using technology. U.S. Coast Guard photo by […]

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: EM2 Kelly Yost, an electrician to keep an “ion”

Sunday, April 8, 2018

Orignally Posted by CWO3 Chad Saylor, Friday, March 23, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Alissa Flockerzi, 13th Coast Guard District Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Kelly Yost, an electrician’s mate stationed at Aids to Navigation Team Puget Sound in Seattle, uses a harness and clips to descend a ladder after fixing a […]

A new look for the Coast Guard Academy

Friday, April 6, 2018

          A new look for CGA   The U.S. Coast Guard Academy refreshes its brand by updating its website and logo   NEW LONDON, Conn. — The U.S. Coast Guard Academy is announcing a complete redesign of it’s external website www.uscga.edu and a refresh of the institution’s visual standard.    The efforts are […]

Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returns to homeport after 90-day patrol in Caribbean; repatriated 352 migrants

Monday, April 2, 2018

United States Coast Guard News Release U.S. Coast Guard 1st District Northeast Contact: 1st District Public Affairs Office: (617) 223-8515 After Hours: (617) 717-9609 1st District online newsroom   -USCG-   Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma smallboat crews approach a 50-foot sail freighter to interdict the 115 Haitian migrants aboard 33 miles east of Great Inagua, […]

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: MST3 Jennifer Crocker

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Originally Posted in the Coast Guard Compass. Petty Officer 3rd Class Jennifer Crocker, a marine science technician at the International Ice Patrol unit in New London, Connecticut, serves as a role model to her peers through dedication, leadership and professionalism. Crocker was recently named the IIP’s Enlisted Person of the Year for her outstanding representation […]

Coast Guardsman leads service’s first women’s rugby team at Las Vegas tournament

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, March 15, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki The Coast Guard women’s rugby team poses together after finishing the Las Vegas Invitational, the largest rugby tournament in North America, March 2, 2018. This was the inaugural appearance of the women’s team, who competed against multiple women’s […]

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