Hurricane threat is a reminder to be prepared for health care needs

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Originally Posted by Jasmine Mieszala, Thursday, September 13, 2018 Hurricane Florence is heading towards the United States East Coast, with projected landfall on Thursday, September 13, 2018, between northern South Carolina and North Carolina’s Outer Banks as a strong category 2 hurricane with 105 mph sustained winds, extreme rainfall and major inland flooding. Although shifts in the track of Hurricane […]

MOA for the Sea Scouts and the US Coast Guard Auxiliary

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

11 SEP 2018 FM:  CHDIRAUX TO:  ALAUX ALAUX 022/18 SUBJ:  COAST GUARD AUXILIARY AND SEA SCOUTS 1.  A highlight of the recent 2018 Auxiliary National Conference held in Orlando, FL was the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) that will help establish a new relationship between the Coast Guard Auxiliary and the Sea Scouts.  It was signed by […]

The Long Blue Line: MSSTs and MSRTs—forged in the crucible of 9/11

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, June 28, 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 […]

Have a Safe Labor Day Holiday Week!

Friday, August 31, 2018

News Release U.S. Coast Guard 1st District PA Detachment New York Contact: Coast Guard PA Detachment New York Office: (212) 514-4291 After Hours: (917) 703-0983 PA Detachment New York online newsroom Coast Guard Urges Safe Boating During Holiday Weekend Editors’ Note: Click on images to download high resolution version NEW YORK — The Coast Guard urges boaters […]

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 […]

Coast Guard holds hurricane preparedness seminar in Opa-Locka

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Originally Posted by Jasmine Mieszala, Monday, August 20, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray When some people think of the Coast Guard, the first thing that may come to mind is response. After all, one of the biggest things the Coast Guard is known for is search and rescue. However, proactivity is […]

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 […]

Gold Fever: A Driving Force in Nome

Monday, August 20, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Wednesday, August 15, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lauren Dean This article is also found on the Coast Guard Alaska blog. The snow has thawed enough for the gold dredging season to kick off, and these dredgers in Nome, Alaska, are ready to be on the water in search […]

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 […]

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 […]

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