Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Lt. j.g. Aaron Black

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Friday, October 19, 2018 Written by Lt. j.g. Emma Lutton A neighborhood outside Panama Beach City, Fla., recovers after Hurricane Michael tore through the area in October 2018. Courtesy photo. “It was a direct hit,” Chief Petty Officer Walter Evans, electrician’s mate, said solemnly. His entire neighborhood, just outside of Panama […]

The Long Blue Line: Cuyahoga – gone for 40 years, not forgotten

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, October 18, 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 Atlantica Area Historian […]

How the Coast Guard supports maritime commerce and the ship-building industry

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 1st Class Seth Johnson But even before a ship ever gets in the water, the Coast Guard is behind the scenes working to make it ready for sea. Coast Guard marine inspectors work in tandem with ship builders in the United States […]

Communication and connectivity following Mangkhut: A Rescue 21 story

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Monday, October 15, 2018 Written by Chief Petty Officer Sara Muir Members of Electronic Support Detachment Guam repair a generator at the Mt. Alutom radio site on Guam following Typhoon Mangkhut, Sept. 15, 2018. The generator is a back up power system for the Rescue 21 radio site. U.S. Coast […]

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: First Class Cadet Evan Twarog

Friday, October 12, 2018

Originally Posted by Jasmine Mieszala, Friday, October 5, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Laughlin Cadets at the Coast Guard Academy have a lot on their plate. They have to take at least 15 credit hours a semester, participate in athletics, clubs, societies, attend lectures, conduct military training and mentor lower classmen. First […]

Crew of Coast Guard Cutter Legare honors a hero

Monday, October 8, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Wednesday, October 3, 2018 Written by Lt. Cmdr. Ryan Kelley Crew members aboard Coast Guard Cutter Legare honor Signalman First Class Douglas Munro in a ceremony, Sept. 27, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo. In the North Atlantic Ocean with sea spray crashing over the bow, and taps playing over a […]

Unsung Coast Guard hero’s daring Empire State Building rescue

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Tuesday, October 2, 2018. Unfortunately, the article photos state a B-52 hit the building in 1945. The text correctly notes it was a B-25. Please accept our apologies for this regrettable typographical error. Written by Petty Officer 1st Class William Bleyer Petty Officer 3rd Class Donald Molony assists two survivors from […]

Aboard the NOAA Ship Nancy Foster

Friday, October 5, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Wednesday, September 5, 2018 Written by Beth Crumley Coast Guard Historian   The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ship Nancy Foster is shown underway. U.S. Coast Guard photo.   The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency Ship Nancy Foster was originally commissioned as a Navy Torpedo Test Craft in 1990 before […]

The Long Blue Line: Lighthouse tender and warship with the heart of a lion

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, August 30, 2018 Written by William H. Thiesen Coast Guard Atlantic Area Historian   Illustration of the Potomac Flotilla attacking Confederate fortifications at Aquia Creek, south of Washington on the Potomac in 1861. Courtesy of Naval History and Heritage Command.   The term “tender” most often refers to a […]

The Panama buoy

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Originally Posted by Jasmine Mieszala, Monday, August 27, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Adam Stanton The history of navigation dates back to the beginning of seamanship. Navigation is the art of directing vessels on the open sea and waterways by means of traditional practice, geometry, astronomy or special instruments. With all these modes […]

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