Coast Guard veteran dedicates 43 years to keeping mariners safe

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Wednesday, June 13, 2018 Written by Walter T. Ham IV Chief Petty Officer Trainor reenlists on “PA” Lighted Buoy in the Straits of Juan de Fuca, while stationed aboard Coast Guard Cutter Fir (WLM-212) in February 1986. Photo courtesy of Bob Trainor. One fateful evening in 1974 after dropping his […]

The Long Blue Line: Jackson’s battle with the rogue waves of ’44

Monday, June 18, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Monday, June 11, 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 […]

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Lt. Waymando Brown

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Friday, June 8, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lora Ratliff Photo courtesy of Lt. Waymando Brown. Lt. Waymando Brown is the 2018 Coast Guard Reserve recipient of the Capt. John G. Witherspoon Inspirational Leadership Award. Brown, the shore side division security officer for Coast Guard Port Security Unit 308 in […]

U.S. Coast Guard in Belgium! Why?

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Monday, June 4, 2018 Written by Cmdr. William George U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Akaninyene Inyang proudly bears the U.S. Army 333rd Field Artillery Battalion flag in the annual U.S. Memorial Wereth ceremony in Wereth, Belgium, April 28, 2018. The ceremony honors the 11 African-American soldiers killed by Nazi SS troops […]

U.S. Coast Guard welcomes new commandant

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Friday, June 1, 2018 Adm. Paul Zukunft (left), President Donald Trump, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and Adm. Karl Schultz render honors during a change of command ceremony at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C., June 1, 2018. During the ceremony Schultz relieved Zukunft to become the 26th […]

Category 5 lifestyle

Monday, May 21, 2018

Article Posted by Diana Sherbs, Tuesday, May 1, 2018 This blog was originally published on the Coast Guard Mid Atlantic page and viewable on Adobe Spark. Written by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick Seaman Rafael Omar Gomez Negron at U.S. Coast Guard Station Washington. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick. Visiting a […]

2018 Cadet Research Symposium

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Originally Posted by CWO3 Chad Saylor, Monday, April 30, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Laughlin As the school years comes to a close, first class cadets across campus are gearing up for one last presentation during the Coast Guard Academy 2018 Cadet Research Symposium. The annual symposium, held a few weeks before […]

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Coast Guard Cutter Legare

Friday, May 11, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Friday, April 27, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley Johnson The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Legare (WMEC 912) stands on the flight deck of the cutter next to approximately $390 million total wholesale in seized cocaine and marijuana at Port Everglades, Fla., April 24, 2018. The […]

The Long Blue Line: Fraser – the Coast Guard’s forgotten visionary

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, April 26, 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 […]

Coast Guard to honor the officer with the most sea time

Monday, May 7, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Monday, April 23, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Sasha Rodriguez Cmdr. Stephen Matadobra, executive officer of Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton, stands for the playing of Semper Paratus during the first change of command ceremony in the cutter’s history, April 10, 2015. The change of command ceremony is a […]

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