Can’t be what you can’t see

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Wednesday, June 6, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 1st Class Mark Barney Lt. Christine Igisomar speaks to high school students about diversity within the U.S. Coast Guard. Photo courtesy of Lt. Christine Igisomar. Many children, and even some adults, don’t know what they want to do for living or even […]

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 […]

Future Leaders: Ensigns Kurt Caminske and Jacob Brown

Monday, June 4, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Wednesday, May 23, 2018 This week we featured several outstanding cadets on Compass as they prepared for their 2018 Commencement ceremony. To see the full Future Leaders series, click here. Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Laughlin Newly commissioned Ensigns Jacob Brown and Kurt Caminske pause for a moment following the […]

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 […]

The Long Blue Line: Fraser – the Coast Guard’s forgotten visionary

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, April 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, Ph.D. Coast Guard Atlantic Area Historian […]

A little piece of Kimball’s legacy of standardization

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Wednesday, April 25, 2018 This article is also available in the RESERVIST Magazine, Issue 2, 2018. Written by Lt. Brendan Rogers Coast Guard 8th District Reserve Management First “standard” version pulling surfboat adopted by the Life-Saving Service in the early 1870s, with design based on square-stern surf fishing boats then in common […]

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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