Operation Deep Freeze: Beneath the surface

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Wednesday, February 28, 2018 Written by Chief Petty Officer Nick Ameen U.S. Coast Guard divers prepare to go below the surface to inspect Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star for any damages done in the harsh Antarctic conditions. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Nick Ameen. Deploying to the […]

The Long Blue Line: The Coast Guard Academy – commissioning minority officers for 75 years!

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, February 22, 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 […]

U.S. icebreaker completes Antarctica operation despite engineering challenges

Monday, February 26, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Wednesday, February 14, 2018 Written by Lt. Donnie Brzuska The Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star breaks ice in McMurdo Sound near Antarctica, Jan. 13, 2018. The crew of the Seattle-based Polar Star is on deployment to Antarctica in support of Operation Deep Freeze 2018, the U.S. military’s contribution to the […]

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: AET2 Ashlee Leppert

Monday, February 12, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Friday, February 9, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alexandria Preston Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashlee Leppert, an avionics electrical technician from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans, takes a moment to reflect during ongoing missions in Houston while deployed for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Hurricane Harvey was a […]

The Long Blue Line: A history of African-Americans in Coast Guard combat

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Originally Posted by CWO3 Chad Saylor, Thursday, February 8, 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. William H. Thiesen, Historian Coast Guard Atlantic Area This image […]

Operation Deep Freeze: A military operation

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, January 18, 2018 Written by Chief Petty Officer Nick Ameen The Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star breaks ice in McMurdo Sound near Antarctica, Jan. 10, 2018. The crew of the Seattle-based Polar Star is on its way to Antarctica in support of Operation Deep Freeze 2018, the U.S. military’s […]

Guam’s Guardians: How reservists make the difference

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Tuesday, January 16, 2018 This article originally ran in the RESERVIST Magazine, Issue 4, 2017. Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur Coast Guard Reserve Petty Officer 1st Class Mark Camacho, Chief Petty Officer Brad Dixon, Petty Officer 2nd Class Robbie Call, Petty Officer 3rd Class Vince Artero and Petty Officer […]

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Maritime Safety and Security Team Miami

Monday, January 22, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Friday, January 12, 2018 Written by Ens. Andrew Hallock The summer and fall of 2017 saw a nearly unprecedented string of hurricanes impacting the southeastern United States. As always, of course, Coast Guard units responded to every storm, providing rescue, recovery, and security assistance in areas that had been ravaged […]

Introduction to Operation Deep Freeze 2018

Friday, January 19, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Wednesday, January 10, 2018 Written by Chief Petty Officer Nick Ameen The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star reached the edge of the ice surrounding Antarctica approximately 15 miles north of the U.S. National Science Foundation’s McMurdo station, Jan. 8, 2018. The crew will attempt break through the […]

The Long Blue Line: Maurice Jester

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Originally Posted by PA2 Connie Terrell, Thursday, January 4, 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 David Rosen Coast Guard Pacific Area Historian The […]

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