The Coast Guard Heritage Asset Collection of Art and Artifacts

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Article written by Robert Carlson, AUXPA1           The U. S. Coast Guard’s rich heritage dates back to 1790, with the establishment of the Revenue Marine. As one of the first branches of the U.S. armed services, the Coast Guard has preserved a small but representative collection that includes art and artifacts from […]

Innovation Program seeks hurricane lessons learned from Coast Guard responders

Friday, October 13, 2017

Originally posted by cmsaylor, Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Coast Guard members evacuate Hurricane Harvey survivors in Houston, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Travis Magee)   By Loretta Haring Office of Strategic Planning and Communication, Acquisition Directorate “Everyone. Needs. A. Phone. Everyone.” “We found an asset tracking/reporting system called […]

The “Duck” memorial: Remembering WWII heroes

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Originally posted by cmsaylor, Tuesday, October 3, 2017 An expedition team of U.S. Coast Guard service members and North South Polar, Inc. scientists and explorers transport an ice melting machine over a crevasse near Koge Bay, Greenland, Aug. 29, 2012. The team used the machine to melt through the ice to locate the possible crash […]

National Scout Jamboree 2017

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Tuesday, September 26, 2017 Written by Ben Strong U.S. Coast Guard Rear Adm. Dan Abel, director of operations Southern Command, describes Coast Guard small boat operations to Venture Scouts at the 2017 National Scout Jamboree at the Summit Bechtel Reserve, W.V., July 22, 2017. More than 75 Coast Guard […]

Auxiliarist Deployment for Harvey Relief Efforts from Flotilla 75 Austin, TX

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Written by Nicholas Teague and Robert Yslas Within a period of three months, three different hurricanes hit the United States and its territories. It was and continues to be an unprecedented episode in American history as our country continues to recovery efforts in Texas, Florida, and now in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. […]

The Long Blue Line: the Coast Guard’s environmental protection mission

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Thursday, September 21, 2017 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 […]

Allies in the Arctic

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Monday, September 18, 2017 Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nate Littlejohn, Lt. Lisa Hatland and Lt. Cmdr. Patrick Armstrong The crew of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Maple follows the crew of Canadian coast guard icebreaker Terry Fox through the icy waters of Franklin Strait, in Nunavut, Canada, Aug. […]

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Cmdr. Warren Judge

Friday, September 22, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Friday, September 15, 2017 Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corrine Zilnicki Coast Guard Cmdr. Warren Judge, executive officer of Base Elizabeth City, N.C., poses for a photograph outside the command building on base, Aug. 10, 2017. Judge was selected as the 2017 Blacks in Government Meritorious Service Award […]

The Long Blue Line: HITRON – 20 years of hitting new highs!

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Thursday, September 14, 2017 Written by William H. Thiesen, Coast Guard Atlantic Area Historian A HITRON MH-65 Dolphin firing warning stitches across the bow of a go-fast. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Be our service’s single provider of qualified, proficient, and well-trained shipboard and shore-side Airborne Use of Force. –HITRON […]

Can you take decent photos from your cell phone?

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Article written by and photograph taken by Bob Carlson-AUXPA1, 025-25-06 Your cell phone serves as a great back up camera! Just about everyone has a smart phone, even kids and grandparents. The cameras on these new phones are constantly being improved. I have an iPhone 6s Plus and the camera on this phone takes decent […]

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