Cornerstones Discussion Part 1

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Article written by Jason Kardos Welcome to Cornerstones, a journey into understanding the roots and purpose of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary.  Our proud history and existence is rooted in our four Cornerstones and more importantly, our future depends on us maintaining the integrity of the four cornerstones with fortitude. What are the four cornerstones of the […]

Coast Guard Thanksgiving: Wild mushroom, walnut and sausage dressing

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Originally posted by Diana Sherbs, Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Prepared by Chief Petty Officer Megan Mullen Culinary Specialist “A” School Training Center Petaluma Serves 8 Ingredients: 2 ounces dried wild mushrooms 3 cups low-sodium chicken broth, warmed 1-lb. loaf French bread, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter […]

Coast Guard Thanksgiving: Thanksgiving Slaw

Friday, November 17, 2017

Originally posted by Diana Sherbs, Wednesday, November 8, 2017 Prepared by Chief Petty Officer David Hoover Culinary Specialist “A” School Training Center Petaluma Serves 8 Ingredients For the dressing: 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1/4 up apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoon maple syrup 4 teaspoon dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 medium red onion, chopped […]

Coast Guard Thanksgiving: Maple Bacon Baked Brie

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Originally posted by Diana Sherbs, Friday, November 3, 2017 Prepared by Chief Petty Officer Cleveland Knowles Culinary Specialist “A” School instructor Training Center Petaluma Ingredients 8 slices bacon, chopped 1/4 cup maple syrup 1 sheet puff pastry dough, defrosted 1 wheel of brie 1 egg (egg wash) 1/4 cup water (egg wash) 2 tablespoon pecans […]

The Long Blue Line: Coast Guard ice operations

Monday, November 13, 2017

Originally posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, November 2, 2017 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 […]

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Coast Guard chaplains during 2017 hurricane season

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Originally posted by Diana Sherbs, Friday, October 27, 2017 Written by Lt. Jonathan Alexander Chaplain, Base National Capital Region U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Francisco Muniz Valle, chaplain of Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen, Puerto Rico, provides religious services to U.S. Marines assigned to Marine Medium Tiltroter Squadron 264 at Rafael Hernandez Airport in Aguadilla, Puerto […]

The Long Blue Line: Cutters Sea Cloud and Hoquiam—Barrier-breaking ships in U.S. Desegregation

Friday, November 3, 2017

Originally posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, October 26, 2017 Written by William H. Thiesen, Ph.D. Coast Guard Atlantic Area Historian Photograph of the USS Sea Cloud. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) This vessel . . . performed all its duty creditably, survived all inspections and had no major problems. There was no segregation by compartments, departments […]

Historic exercise tests search and rescue capabilities in the Arctic

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Originally posted by Diana Sherbs, Tuesday, October 24, 2017 From left to right, multipurpose offshore patrol vessel ICGV Thor (Iceland), frigate HDMS Vaedderen (Denmark, medium river icebreaker CCGS Pierre Radisson (Canada), medium endurance U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Spencer, and offshore patrol vessel NOCGV Andenes (Norway) sail in formation during exercise “Arctic Guardian 2017.” U.S. Coast […]

Coast Guard Auxiliary answers the call

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Originally posted by cmsaylor, Monday, October 23, 2017 U.S. Coast Guard auxiliarist Rusty Pumphrey tracks storm activity from the Houston-based Hurricane Harvey incident command post, Sept. 17, 2017. Pumphrey served as a deputy liaison officer in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency-led oil and hazardous material recovery effort and served alongside federal, state, local, and tribal partners. U.S. Coast […]

Eight Bells – A sea-service celebration

Friday, October 20, 2017

Originally posted by cmsaylor, Monday, October 16, 2017 Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick (WPC 1121) and crew make way to their home port at Coast Guard Base Ketchikan, in Ketchikan, Alaska, March 21, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Written by Cmdr. Charlotte Mundy, Coast Guard Office of Cutter Forces On Oct. 18 1974, the office […]

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