U.S. Coast Guard Hurricane Florence Response Update

Sunday, September 16, 2018

News Release Sept. 15, 2018 U.S. Coast Guard Hurricane Florence Response Contact: Hurricane Response Media Operations Centers Hampton Roads/Elizabeth City: (757) 295-8435 North Carolina: (252) 515-0895 USCGHurricaneFlorence@gmail.com South Carolina: (305) 318-1864 D7CGFlorence@gmail.com Hurricane Florence online newsroom Coast Guard Hurricane Florence Response Editors’ Note: Click on images to download high resolution video version. ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. – […]

September is National Hispanic Heritage Month!

Saturday, September 15, 2018

R 131333 SEP 18 FM COMDT COGARD WASHINGTON DC//CG-00H// TO ALCOAST UNCLAS //N01650// ALCOAST 316/18 COMDTNOTE 1650 SUBJ: NATIONAL HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH 1. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the national celebration of Hispanic heritage. The theme for National Hispanic Heritage Month 2018, observed September 15th through October 15th, is “Hispanics: One Endless Voice […]

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 […]

The Long Blue Line: Mirlo Rescue—the Coast Guard’s baptism of fire!

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, August 16, 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 […]

Becoming a leader, not just a delegator

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Monday, August 13, 2018 Written by Senior Chief Petty Officer Derek Johnson Petty Officer 1st Class Derek Johnson, a culinary specialist aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton, conducts an inventory of the cutter’s dry food storage while underway in the Pacific Ocean, Aug. 16, 2012. Culinary specialists (CS) serve both […]

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