Coast Guard Thanksgiving: Roasted Turkey

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Originally posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, November 16, 2017 Prepared by Chief Petty Officer Ben Murray Culinary Specialist “A” School instructor Training Center Petaluma   Ingredients: 1 turkey 10-12 lbs 1/4 cup kosher salt 1/4 cup pepper 1/4 cup olive oil 2 feet kitchen twine Step 1 Remove the giblets from the cavity of the […]

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: 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 […]

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 […]

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Fifth Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Allen W. Thiele

Monday, October 16, 2017

Originally posted by loustewart, Friday, October 13, 2017 Allen W. Thiele was the fifth Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard, serving from 1986-1990. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Written By Petty Officer 2nd Class Loumania Stewart Coast Guard chief petty officers are known to make a significant difference in the Coast Guard. But some […]

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Capt. Patricia McFetridge

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Originally posted by PACS Kyle Niemi, Friday, October 6, 2017 Capt. Patricia McFetridge enters The Distinguished Flying Cross Society (DFCS) Convention Gala in Dallas, Sept. 27, 2017, prior to being honored as the only known U.S. Coast Guard woman to be awarded a DFC. McFetridge is a DFCS member and was honored along with five […]

The Long Blue Line: Hispanic-American History of the U.S. Coast Guard

Monday, October 9, 2017

Originally posted by PACS Kyle Niemi, Thursday, October 5, 2017 (From left) Allan Dillenbeck, Coast Guard Cutter Point Cypress’ South Vietnamese Navy liaison, a U.S. Navy medic, and Fireman Heriberto “Eddie” Hernandez aboard their Whaler Sept. 20, 1968. Photo courtesy of Allan Dillenbeck. Written by William H. Thiesen Coast Guard Atlantic Area Historian Hispanic-Americans have served […]

The “Duck” memorial: Remembering WWII heroes

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Originally posted by cmsaylor, Tuesday, October 3, 2017 An expedition team of U.S. Coast Guard service members and North South Polar, Inc. scientists and explorers transport an ice melting machine over a crevasse near Koge Bay, Greenland, Aug. 29, 2012. The team used the machine to melt through the ice to locate the possible crash […]

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