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 […]

The Long Blue Line: Officer Candidate School and female trailblazers in the Coast Guard’s officer corps

Monday, March 12, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, March 1, 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 […]

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 […]

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Lt. Edward Costa

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Friday, February 23, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole Groll Lt. Edward Costa, field operations officer for Base Boston C4IT department, goes through a server with Samuel Kornreich, Feb. 14, 2018. Costa won the 2017 Cmdr. John P. Dailey award for outstanding leadership and mentorship within the C4IT […]

The Long Blue Line: The Coast Guard Academy – commissioning minority officers for 75 years!

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, February 22, 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 […]

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 […]

The Long Blue Line: African-American Coast Guard achievements and diversity highlights of the last century

Sunday, February 25, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, February 15, 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, Ph.D. Coast Guard Atlantic Area Historian Capt. Bobby Wilks […]

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 […]

Supplying a bright future for the service

Friday, February 9, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Tuesday, February 6, 2018 Written by Lt. j.g. Abby King Rear Adm. Keith Smith, commander of Force Readiness Command, signs the Memorandum of Agreement alongside Dr. JoAnn W. Haysbert, Chancellor and Provost at Hampton University, Jan. 30, 2018. This MOA means another year of partnership between the Coast Guard and […]

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