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Monday, May 21, 2018

Article Posted by Diana Sherbs, Tuesday, May 1, 2018 This blog was originally published on the Coast Guard Mid Atlantic page and viewable on Adobe Spark. Written by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick Seaman Rafael Omar Gomez Negron at U.S. Coast Guard Station Washington. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick. Visiting a […]

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 […]

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: SPARs – female trailblazers of the Coast Guard

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, April 12, 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 […]

Coast Guard members soar to the 29th annual Women in Aviation International Conference

Monday, April 23, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Written by Lt. Carolyn S. Mahoney All of the Coast Guard members who attended the Women in Aviation International 2018 Conference pose for a group photo at the conclusion of the event in Reno, Nev., March 22, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo. More than 40 Coast […]

Operation Deep Freeze: An aging ship

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Wednesday, March 28, 2018 Written by Chief Petty Officer Nick Ameen Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonny Walker, a marine science technician aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star, uses a lathe to fabricate a brass bushing for the ship’s propulsion machinery, Jan. 16, 2018. The crew of the Seattle-based Polar […]

The Coast Guard, 14 degrees south of the equator

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Tuesday, March 27, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle Petty Officer 1st Class Jared Bohler, a marine science technician with Marine Safety Detachment American Samoa, checks lifejacket serviceability aboard the 190-foot U.S.-flagged tuna purse seiner Raffaello during a deficiency check, Oct. 23, 2017. The Raffaello suffered a […]

The right whale to save

Monday, April 9, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Monday, March 26, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Laughlin U.S. Coast Guard Academy First Class Cadets Ainsley Fruhwirth and Zoe Bolling show off their capstone project that works to give mariners a current location of right whales in their area using technology. U.S. Coast Guard photo by […]

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: EM2 Kelly Yost, an electrician to keep an “ion”

Sunday, April 8, 2018

Orignally Posted by CWO3 Chad Saylor, Friday, March 23, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Alissa Flockerzi, 13th Coast Guard District Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Kelly Yost, an electrician’s mate stationed at Aids to Navigation Team Puget Sound in Seattle, uses a harness and clips to descend a ladder after fixing a […]

A new look for the Coast Guard Academy

Friday, April 6, 2018

          A new look for CGA   The U.S. Coast Guard Academy refreshes its brand by updating its website and logo   NEW LONDON, Conn. — The U.S. Coast Guard Academy is announcing a complete redesign of it’s external website www.uscga.edu and a refresh of the institution’s visual standard.    The efforts are […]

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