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 […]

Coast Guard works to identify owners of stranded boats in Puerto Rico

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Tuesday, January 2, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lisa Ferdinando Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Centeno talks with local boat owners in an effort to identify owners of boats stranded from Hurricane Maria and inform them of a no-cost option to have their vessel removed, Vieques, […]

Coast Guard members serve their local communities

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Originally posted by Diana Sherbs, Tuesday, December 26, 2017 This holiday season Coast Guard units throughout the service are giving back to the communities in which they serve. From Florida, Louisiana, Texas, Ohio and New Hampshire, here are a few examples. U.S. Coast Guard photos. “The crew of Tahoma was privileged with the opportunity to […]

The Long Blue Line: Merry Christmas Coast Guard—180 years of search and rescue!

Friday, December 29, 2017

Originally posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, December 21, 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 […]

Humbled hunter recalls mistakes in the marsh

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Originally posted by Diana Sherbs, Monday, December 18, 2017 As told by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nate Littlejohn Duck decoys like these help duck hunters attract waterfowl. The Coast Guard encourages all waterfowl hunters to prepare for the worst-case scenario when headed out on the water. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class […]

The Long Blue Line: Bloody Callaway—the Coast Guard’s Silver Star Ship

Friday, December 22, 2017

Originally posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, December 14, 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 […]

Research, Development, Test & Evaluation Spotlight: Joint Maritime Test Facility

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Tuesday, December 12, 2017 Written by Loretta Haring Office of Strategic Planning and Communication, Acquisition Directorate A moored, life-size weighted mannequin dressed in a Coleman-Stearns Model I590 Adult Universal buoyant immersion suit was observed twice daily from June 8-23, 2016, in tests to determine if extended time in water affected […]

Massive Energy Savings Project Underway at the US Coast Guard Academy

Monday, December 11, 2017

Massive Energy Savings Project Underway at Coast Guard Academy U.S. Coast Guard sent this bulletin at 11/28/2017 02:04 PM EST News Release November 28, 2017 U.S. Coast Guard Academy Contact: USCGA Public Affairs Office: (860) 444-8270 After Hours: (860) 857-5544 Massive Energy Savings Project Underway at Coast Guard Academy NEW LONDON, Conn. – A comprehensive energy […]

The Long Blue Line: The attack on Pearl Harbor—“a date that will live in infamy”

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Originally posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, December 7, 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 […]

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