Designing the Coast Guard’s role in the Arctic

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Monday, April 9, 2018 By Cmdr. John Goshorn, Cara Condit, and Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Laughlin U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Laughlin. At the Coast Guard Academy, the axiom “Don’t think outside the box. Think like there is no box” is in full effect. From […]

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 […]

Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returns to homeport after 90-day patrol in Caribbean; repatriated 352 migrants

Monday, April 2, 2018

United States Coast Guard News Release U.S. Coast Guard 1st District Northeast Contact: 1st District Public Affairs Office: (617) 223-8515 After Hours: (617) 717-9609 1st District online newsroom   -USCG-   Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma smallboat crews approach a 50-foot sail freighter to interdict the 115 Haitian migrants aboard 33 miles east of Great Inagua, […]

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. […]

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