Off-duty trooper and reservist improvises rescue

Monday, June 25, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Wednesday, June 20, 2018 This article is also available in the RESERVIST Magazine, Issue 2, 2018. Written by Anastasia Devlin Petty Officer 2nd Class Kenneth Minnes and his father, both New Jersey state troopers pose for a photo together. Photo courtesy of Kenneth Minnes. A Coast Guard Reserve petty officer was hailed as a […]

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Coast Guard Auxiliary

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Friday, June 22, 2018 Written by Kevin Conquest Division Chief of Auxiliary Cyber A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat Medium circles a Coast Guard Auxiliary vessel in preparation for a side-tow demonstration during the Regatta Point Marina Nautical Association Spring Expo. Coast Guard Auxiliarists from the 7th District near Coast […]

Coast Guard veteran dedicates 43 years to keeping mariners safe

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Wednesday, June 13, 2018 Written by Walter T. Ham IV Chief Petty Officer Trainor reenlists on “PA” Lighted Buoy in the Straits of Juan de Fuca, while stationed aboard Coast Guard Cutter Fir (WLM-212) in February 1986. Photo courtesy of Bob Trainor. One fateful evening in 1974 after dropping his […]

Research, Development, Test and Evaluation Spotlight: Innovation Awards

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Tuesday, June 12, 2018 Written by Loretta Haring Office of Strategic Planning and Communication Acquisition Directorate The Coast Guard honored 12 Coast Guard members for ideas that have had a significant impact on the service’s operations with Capt. Niels P. Thomsen Innovation Awards, presented May 31, 2018, during the Senior Leadership […]

U.S. Coast Guard welcomes new commandant

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Friday, June 1, 2018 Adm. Paul Zukunft (left), President Donald Trump, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and Adm. Karl Schultz render honors during a change of command ceremony at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C., June 1, 2018. During the ceremony Schultz relieved Zukunft to become the 26th […]

Raising the bar in a single hoist

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Wednesday, May 16, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole Foguth Coast Guard Academy mechanical engineering cadets test out their rescue basket design at a local simulator facility, April 18, 2018. They have been prototyping a new and improved rescue basket, which could revolutionize the way the Coast Guard […]

Hurricane Preparedness Week 2018: Make your safety plans in advance

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Originally Posted by CWO3 Chad Saylor, Monday, May 7, 2018 Our nation experienced one of the most catastrophic hurricane seasons on record in 2017. The Coast Guard surged nearly 3,000 first responders and more than 200 rescue boats and aircraft and saved nearly 12,000 lives. And while we were busy saving lives, our men and women were also […]

2018 Cadet Research Symposium

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Originally Posted by CWO3 Chad Saylor, Monday, April 30, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Laughlin As the school years comes to a close, first class cadets across campus are gearing up for one last presentation during the Coast Guard Academy 2018 Cadet Research Symposium. The annual symposium, held a few weeks before […]

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Coast Guard Cutter Legare

Friday, May 11, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Friday, April 27, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley Johnson The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Legare (WMEC 912) stands on the flight deck of the cutter next to approximately $390 million total wholesale in seized cocaine and marijuana at Port Everglades, Fla., April 24, 2018. The […]

Coast Guard to honor the officer with the most sea time

Monday, May 7, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Monday, April 23, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Sasha Rodriguez Cmdr. Stephen Matadobra, executive officer of Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton, stands for the playing of Semper Paratus during the first change of command ceremony in the cutter’s history, April 10, 2015. The change of command ceremony is a […]

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