The Long Blue Line: MSSTs and MSRTs—forged in the crucible of 9/11

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, June 28, 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 […]

The Long Blue Line: Coast Guard joined the fight in Vietnam over 50 years ago

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, June 21, 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: Coast Guard Auxiliary

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Friday, June 22, 2018 Written by Kevin Conquest Division Chief of Auxiliary Cyber A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat Medium circles a Coast Guard Auxiliary vessel in preparation for a side-tow demonstration during the Regatta Point Marina Nautical Association Spring Expo. Coast Guard Auxiliarists from the 7th District near Coast […]

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 […]

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 […]

Can’t be what you can’t see

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Wednesday, June 6, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 1st Class Mark Barney Lt. Christine Igisomar speaks to high school students about diversity within the U.S. Coast Guard. Photo courtesy of Lt. Christine Igisomar. Many children, and even some adults, don’t know what they want to do for living or even […]

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 […]

Raising the bar in a single hoist

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Wednesday, May 16, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole Foguth Coast Guard Academy mechanical engineering cadets test out their rescue basket design at a local simulator facility, April 18, 2018. They have been prototyping a new and improved rescue basket, which could revolutionize the way the Coast Guard […]

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Auxiliarist Linda Jones

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Friday, May 18, 2018 Written by Auxiliarist Frank Hof U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliarist Linda Jones. Photo courtesy of Aux. Linda Jones. As the 2018 Greanoff Inspirational Leadership award winner, Flotilla Cmdr. Linda Jones never had a single “Ah-Ha” moment in her leadership journey but rather a series of life events […]

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