2018 Promotional Video for the Coast Guard Auxiliary

Sunday, August 26, 2018

This video could not have been completed without the support and help from Commodore Larry King, Commodore Dave McCandless, the Coast Guard active duty and Auxiliarists of Coast Guard District Eight (Coastal Region), and the families of all Auxiliarists that participated. The Public Affairs Directorate truly provided a herculean effort into filming, editing, and producing […]

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 […]

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 […]

Service Under Sail

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Originally Posted by Jasmine Mieszala, Monday, July 30, 2018 Story and illustrations by Petty Officer Second Class Cory Mendenhall The distinct double-masted silhouette of a schooner materializes in the fog outside the Berkeley Marina. The wooden boat, paradoxically modest and majestic, sails into the San Francisco Bay with Coast Guard Auxiliary Patrol banners hanging from […]

The Long Blue Line: Coast Guard combat operations in Operation Iraqi Freedom

Monday, July 30, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, July 26, 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 Petty […]

Coast Guard officer earns emergency management credential

Sunday, July 29, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Tuesday, July 24, 2018 Written by Walter T. Ham IV Lt. Cmdr. Matt Walter is one of only 2,738 to have earned the international emergency management credential. U.S. Coast Guard photo. A Coast Guard officer who helped coordinate the response to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria has earned an international […]

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