Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: MST2 Zac Edwards

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Friday, August 17, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Travis Magee “I can’t breathe! I can’t breathe!” yelled a teenage boy as he struggled to keep his head above the water. As he looked toward the beach getting farther away, he saw a man swimming toward him. “I wasn’t […]

The Long Blue Line: Mirlo Rescue—the Coast Guard’s baptism of fire!

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, August 16, 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 […]

Becoming a leader, not just a delegator

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Monday, August 13, 2018 Written by Senior Chief Petty Officer Derek Johnson Petty Officer 1st Class Derek Johnson, a culinary specialist aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton, conducts an inventory of the cutter’s dry food storage while underway in the Pacific Ocean, Aug. 16, 2012. Culinary specialists (CS) serve both […]

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Fireman Dallin Matthews

Friday, August 17, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Friday, August 10, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Richard Brahm U.S. Coast Guard Fireman Dallin Matthews, a member of the Coast Guard Fire Department stationed at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, N.J., poses for a photo in front of fire engine 31 at the Coast Guard Fire […]

The Long Blue Line: Tulagi’s coxswains – the service’s 1st Silver Star recipients

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, August 9, 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 […]

Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry crew sets new horizons for cutter operations

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Originally Posted by Jasmine Mieszala, Wednesday, August 8, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur and Chief Petty Officer Sara Muir The Revenue Cutter Lawrence, safely escorted in by Native Hawaiians in outrigger canoes, made history as the first Coast Guard crew to sail into Honolulu Harbor in 1849. This entry and escort […]

Surviving Hurricane Maria

Monday, August 13, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Tuesday, August 7, 2018 Written by Master Chief Petty Officer Zach Zubricki  A  U.S. Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew lands at a softball field at a Coast Guard housing facility in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, Sept. 22, 2017. The housing facility was used for Coast Guard personnel to shelter in […]

The Long Blue Line: 327-foot Secretary Class Cutters “the ships that wouldn’t die”

Monday, August 6, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, August 2, 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 Thiesen, Ph.D. Coast Guard Atlantic Area […]

2018 is the 228th birthday of the Coast Guard

Saturday, August 4, 2018

  The history of the United States Coast Guard goes back to the United States Revenue Cutter Service, which was founded on 4 August 1790 by Alexander Hamilton, the Secretary of the Treasury, as part of the Department of the Treasury. The Revenue Cutter Service and the United States Life-Saving Service were merged to become […]

Turning up the heat

Friday, August 3, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Wednesday, August 1, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Travis Magee Petty Officer 3rd Class Kelli Lundy, one of five Coast Guard culinary specialists, competes in the final round of the American Culinary Federation Student Team Championships in New Orleans, July 18, 2018. This was the first time the […]

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