SAR in Action: Seventh Pacific Regional Search and Rescue Workshop

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Monday, July 17, 2017 Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur When a mariner is found at sea it is no accident. In fact it is often the result of hours of deliberate search and rescue planning and continually nurtured partnerships across jurisdictions and borders. Search and rescue […]

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Lt. j.g. Joann Elizalde

Friday, July 21, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Friday, July 14, 2017 Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Paul Dragin Cmdr. Ryan Manning, commanding officer of Marine Safety Unit Chicago, presented the Coast Guard Achievement Medal to Ens. Joann Elizalde. Elizalde recently reported to MSU Chicago from Sector Lake Michigan. Pictured left to right: Elizalde, Manning, and […]

The Secret Life of Walter Handy: the man who saved the Coast Guard Reserve

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Written by Chief Warrant Officer Anastasia Devlin Author’s Note: The opportunity for this story came to us from a family member who wrote to the RESERVIST, telling us their patriarch offhandedly mentioned how he’d joined the Coast Guard 75 years earlier. This man had quietly retired in […]

Research, Development, Test and Evaluation Spotlight: Search and Rescue hoax calls

Monday, July 17, 2017

Originally Posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Tuesday, July 11, 2017 Written by Loretta Haring Office of Strategic Planning and Communication, Acquisition Directorate A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter rescue swimmer, from Air Station Clearwater, Fla., rescues one of four people, June 10, 2017, after their 19-foot boat capsized six miles northwest of Anclote Key. A […]

101 yr old Coast Guard WWII Vet Celebrated

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Originally Posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Tuesday, July 4, 2017 Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ali Flockerzi Marshall Perrow. Photo courtesy of Department of Architectural Licensing.                           If any artist could stir intense feelings with his creations, it would have been Marshall […]

Warrior Games 2017: Keep fighting!

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Wednesday, July 5, 2017 Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Grant DeVuyst Petty Officer 1st Class Robert Troha, an intelligence specialist at Coast Guard Cryptologic Unit Texas in San Antonio, pushes off the pool wall during U.S. Masters Swimming practice at George Block Aquatics in San Antonio, Dec. 27, 2016. […]

Are You AUXFIT?

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

What is AUXFIT? The AUXFIT program was introduced last year with support from CDR Carissa April, DIRAUX (retired). The idea for AUXFIT was to emphasize the importance of healthy living, physical fitness and have fun in challenging the district’s Southern Region – as well as each other in getting active. This year AUXFIT will be […]

Did you know that Licensed Health Service Personnel are needed in the Auxiliary?

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Health Services Aux Health Services Division Joseph Sopko, M.D. DVC-HM, Division Chief The Coast Guard (CG) recognizes that the CG Auxiliary is composed of many skilled volunteers, some of whom are trained, qualified, licensed, or registered to perform many of the same health care activities that are performed by active duty personnel. As the missions […]

US Barque EAGLE has made its way to #SailBoston.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Eagle is available for tours in Boston through Wednesday, June 21, as part of the Tall Ship fleet. Sail Boston is held to entertain and educate with a focus on U.S. and international maritime history. Eagle is available for tours in Boston through Wednesday, June 21, as part of the Tall Ship fleet. Sail Boston […]

Remember our veterans during this Memorial Day Week.

Monday, May 29, 2017

A reprint from the US Coast Guard Facebook Page. All gave some… Some gave all. Today, we remember those who have fallen. Do you have veteran in your family that sacrificed everything and gave all? Did you think about them this week? Is there any help you can give to those veterans still with us […]

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