The Long Blue Line: the Coast Guard’s environmental protection mission

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Thursday, September 21, 2017 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 Coast Guard Atlantic Area Historian […]

Coast Guard Academy, home for 85 years

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Laughlin U.S. Coast Guard Academy cadets in formation. U.S. Coast Guard photo. In his 1925 annual report, Coast Guard Commandant Rear Adm. Frederick Billardaddressed the need for improvement of the Coast Guard Academy’s facilities at Fort Trumbull in New London, […]

Allies in the Arctic

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Monday, September 18, 2017 Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nate Littlejohn, Lt. Lisa Hatland and Lt. Cmdr. Patrick Armstrong The crew of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Maple follows the crew of Canadian coast guard icebreaker Terry Fox through the icy waters of Franklin Strait, in Nunavut, Canada, Aug. […]

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Cmdr. Warren Judge

Friday, September 22, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Friday, September 15, 2017 Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corrine Zilnicki Coast Guard Cmdr. Warren Judge, executive officer of Base Elizabeth City, N.C., poses for a photograph outside the command building on base, Aug. 10, 2017. Judge was selected as the 2017 Blacks in Government Meritorious Service Award […]

The Long Blue Line: HITRON – 20 years of hitting new highs!

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Thursday, September 14, 2017 Written by William H. Thiesen, Coast Guard Atlantic Area Historian A HITRON MH-65 Dolphin firing warning stitches across the bow of a go-fast. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Be our service’s single provider of qualified, proficient, and well-trained shipboard and shore-side Airborne Use of Force. –HITRON […]

The Long Blue Line: 9/11 and the U.S. Coast Guard

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Thursday, September 7, 2017 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 Historian […]

What’s the impact of Auxiliarists in Houston and Corpus Christi to date?

Thursday, September 7, 2017

As of September 4th, 2017 there are 29 US Coast Guard Auxiliary members currently deployed in the area. There are 4 open requests for Auxiliarists and one Auxiliarist is awaiting orders. The bulk of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary members have been directed to remain where they are, update their training status if possible, and […]

The Long Blue Line: Phil Eaton–The Coast Guard’s Winged Warrior of WWI

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Friday, September 1, 2017 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 […]

Florence, Oregon: A Coast Guard City through action

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Friday, September 1, 2017 Written by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read A new sign recognizing the City of Florence, Ore., as a Coast Guard City welcomes residents and visitors to Florence on Oregon Highway 126 near the Highway 101 junction, Aug. 16, 2017. The sign was put in […]

The Long Blue Line: Coast Guard Cutters and WWI Convoys

Monday, September 4, 2017

Originally posted by PA2 Diana Honings, Thursday, August 24, 2017 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 Arlyn Danielson U.S. Coast Guard Chief Curator Coast […]

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