Off-duty trooper and reservist improvises rescue

Monday, June 25, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Wednesday, June 20, 2018 This article is also available in the RESERVIST Magazine, Issue 2, 2018. Written by Anastasia Devlin Petty Officer 2nd Class Kenneth Minnes and his father, both New Jersey state troopers pose for a photo together. Photo courtesy of Kenneth Minnes. A Coast Guard Reserve petty officer was hailed as a […]

Research, Development, Test and Evaluation Spotlight: Innovation Awards

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Tuesday, June 12, 2018 Written by Loretta Haring Office of Strategic Planning and Communication Acquisition Directorate The Coast Guard honored 12 Coast Guard members for ideas that have had a significant impact on the service’s operations with Capt. Niels P. Thomsen Innovation Awards, presented May 31, 2018, during the Senior Leadership […]

Can’t be what you can’t see

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Wednesday, June 6, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 1st Class Mark Barney Lt. Christine Igisomar speaks to high school students about diversity within the U.S. Coast Guard. Photo courtesy of Lt. Christine Igisomar. Many children, and even some adults, don’t know what they want to do for living or even […]

Future Leaders: Ensigns Kurt Caminske and Jacob Brown

Monday, June 4, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Wednesday, May 23, 2018 This week we featured several outstanding cadets on Compass as they prepared for their 2018 Commencement ceremony. To see the full Future Leaders series, click here. Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Laughlin Newly commissioned Ensigns Jacob Brown and Kurt Caminske pause for a moment following the […]

Raising the bar in a single hoist

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Wednesday, May 16, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole Foguth Coast Guard Academy mechanical engineering cadets test out their rescue basket design at a local simulator facility, April 18, 2018. They have been prototyping a new and improved rescue basket, which could revolutionize the way the Coast Guard […]

The Long Blue Line: The Pacific Islands – Coast Guard connection

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Originally Posted by CWO3 Chad Saylor, Thursday, May 3, 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 […]

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 […]

2018 Cadet Research Symposium

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Originally Posted by CWO3 Chad Saylor, Monday, April 30, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Laughlin As the school years comes to a close, first class cadets across campus are gearing up for one last presentation during the Coast Guard Academy 2018 Cadet Research Symposium. The annual symposium, held a few weeks before […]

The Long Blue Line: Fraser – the Coast Guard’s forgotten visionary

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, April 26, 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 […]

Fixing the Coast Guard with math

Friday, May 4, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Laughlin   More than 30 students from the Coast Guard Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Miltiary Academy and U.S. Naval Academy and staff pose for a photo on the steps of Satterlee Hall at the Coast Guard Academy […]

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