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 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 […]

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 […]

Coast Guard rescues four commercial fishermen 12 miles off Rockaway Beach, Ore.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

News Release U.S. Coast Guard 13th District PA Detachment Astoria Contact: Coast Guard PA Detachment Astoria Office: (503) 861-6380 After Hours: (206) 819-9154 PA Detachment Astoria online newsroom Coast Guard rescues four commercial fishermen 12 miles off Rockaway Beach, Ore. A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoists four fishermen to safety after their commercial […]

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: MST3 Jennifer Crocker

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Originally Posted in the Coast Guard Compass. Petty Officer 3rd Class Jennifer Crocker, a marine science technician at the International Ice Patrol unit in New London, Connecticut, serves as a role model to her peers through dedication, leadership and professionalism. Crocker was recently named the IIP’s Enlisted Person of the Year for her outstanding representation […]

Operation Deep Freeze: Arrival to McMurdo

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Wednesday, March 14, 2018 Written by Chief Petty Officer Nick Ameen The Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star sits moored at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, Jan. 19, 2018. The crew of the Seattle-based Polar Star was on deployment to Antarctica in support of Operation Deep Freeze 2018, the U.S. military’s contribution to […]

Research, Development, Test and Evaluation Spotlight: Detection, Mitigation of Oil within the Water Column

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Tuesday, March 13, 2018 Written by Loretta Haring Office of Strategic Planning and Communication, Acquisition Directorate Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 helicopter crew and Marine Safety Detachment Kodiak pollution responders conduct an overflight in response to an oil spill in Shuyak Strait, 49 miles north of Kodiak, Alaska, Feb. […]

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: SK1 Kyle Botts

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Friday, March 9, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Richard Brahm Petty Officer 2nd Class Kyle Botts, a company commander at Training Center Cape May, has his new rank pinned on him by his daughter and Chief Warrant Officer Jeremiah Savali after being meritoriously promoted to petty officer 1st […]

Operation Deep Freeze: Coast Guard ice captains

Friday, March 16, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Monday, March 5, 2018 Written by Chief Petty Officer Nick Ameen U.S. Coast Guard Capt. Michael Davanzo poses for a photo aboard Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star during a deployment to Antarctica, Jan. 22, 2018. Davanzo, the commanding officer of Polar Star, is responsible for leading the expedition and ensuring […]

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Lt. Will Cotta

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Friday, March 2, 2018 Written by Lt. Lauren Gainor Admiral-select, Capt. John Mauger, and Lt. Will Cotta, pose for a photo with Cotta’s plaque at the Federal Engineer of the Year Awards ceremony in February 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Lt. Will Cotta’s designation as “Coast Guard Engineer of the […]

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