National Elections held at NACON 2018

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

On Friday, August 24, 2018 elections were held at the Auxiliary National Convention in Orlando, Florida. National Commodore Richard Washburn is pleased to announce the results of the election for the 2018-2020 National Board.  Our National leaders for this coming term are: *************************** National Commodore (NACO) – COMO Larry L. King Commodore King served in […]

2018 Promotional Video for the Coast Guard Auxiliary

Sunday, August 26, 2018

This video could not have been completed without the support and help from Commodore Larry King, Commodore Dave McCandless, the Coast Guard active duty and Auxiliarists of Coast Guard District Eight (Coastal Region), and the families of all Auxiliarists that participated. The Public Affairs Directorate truly provided a herculean effort into filming, editing, and producing […]

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: MST2 Zac Edwards

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Friday, August 17, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Travis Magee “I can’t breathe! I can’t breathe!” yelled a teenage boy as he struggled to keep his head above the water. As he looked toward the beach getting farther away, he saw a man swimming toward him. “I wasn’t […]

The Long Blue Line: Mirlo Rescue—the Coast Guard’s baptism of fire!

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, August 16, 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 […]

Becoming a leader, not just a delegator

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Monday, August 13, 2018 Written by Senior Chief Petty Officer Derek Johnson Petty Officer 1st Class Derek Johnson, a culinary specialist aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton, conducts an inventory of the cutter’s dry food storage while underway in the Pacific Ocean, Aug. 16, 2012. Culinary specialists (CS) serve both […]

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Fireman Dallin Matthews

Friday, August 17, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Friday, August 10, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Richard Brahm U.S. Coast Guard Fireman Dallin Matthews, a member of the Coast Guard Fire Department stationed at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, N.J., poses for a photo in front of fire engine 31 at the Coast Guard Fire […]

The Long Blue Line: Tulagi’s coxswains – the service’s 1st Silver Star recipients

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, August 9, 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 […]

Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry crew sets new horizons for cutter operations

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Originally Posted by Jasmine Mieszala, Wednesday, August 8, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur and Chief Petty Officer Sara Muir The Revenue Cutter Lawrence, safely escorted in by Native Hawaiians in outrigger canoes, made history as the first Coast Guard crew to sail into Honolulu Harbor in 1849. This entry and escort […]

Surviving Hurricane Maria

Monday, August 13, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Tuesday, August 7, 2018 Written by Master Chief Petty Officer Zach Zubricki  A  U.S. Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew lands at a softball field at a Coast Guard housing facility in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, Sept. 22, 2017. The housing facility was used for Coast Guard personnel to shelter in […]

The Long Blue Line: 327-foot Secretary Class Cutters “the ships that wouldn’t die”

Monday, August 6, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, August 2, 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 Thiesen, Ph.D. Coast Guard Atlantic Area […]

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