Operation Deep Freeze: Arrival to McMurdo

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Wednesday, March 14, 2018 Written by Chief Petty Officer Nick Ameen The Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star sits moored at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, Jan. 19, 2018. The crew of the Seattle-based Polar Star was on deployment to Antarctica in support of Operation Deep Freeze 2018, the U.S. military’s contribution to […]

Research, Development, Test and Evaluation Spotlight: Detection, Mitigation of Oil within the Water Column

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Tuesday, March 13, 2018 Written by Loretta Haring Office of Strategic Planning and Communication, Acquisition Directorate Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 helicopter crew and Marine Safety Detachment Kodiak pollution responders conduct an overflight in response to an oil spill in Shuyak Strait, 49 miles north of Kodiak, Alaska, Feb. […]

Operation Deep Freeze: Coast Guard ice captains

Friday, March 16, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Monday, March 5, 2018 Written by Chief Petty Officer Nick Ameen U.S. Coast Guard Capt. Michael Davanzo poses for a photo aboard Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star during a deployment to Antarctica, Jan. 22, 2018. Davanzo, the commanding officer of Polar Star, is responsible for leading the expedition and ensuring […]

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 […]

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 […]

Research, Development, Test and Evaluation Spotlight: Cockpit Laser Strike Protection

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Written by Loretta Haring Office of Strategic Planning and Communication, Acquisition Directorate Graphic illustration of a laser being pointed at a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter. U.S. Coast Guard illustration. “Laser strikes force U.S. Coast Guard helicopter missions to abort.” “Laser used to blind Coast Guard aircrew […]

Pacific Area deputy commander visits Reservists deployed to Africa

Monday, February 19, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Monday, February 12, 2018 This article is also available in the RESERVIST Magazine, Issue 1, 2018. Written by Capt. Evan Galbo Camp Lemonnier entrance sign. Photo courtesy of U.S. Navy. Rear Adm. Pat DeQuattro, the deputy commander of Coast Guard Pacific Area, spent the last few days of November visiting Coast Guard reservists […]

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 […]

The Long Blue Line: Revenue cutter operations in the Mexican-American War

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, January 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 Atlantic Area Historian […]

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