Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: MST3 Jennifer Crocker

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Originally Posted in the Coast Guard Compass. Petty Officer 3rd Class Jennifer Crocker, a marine science technician at the International Ice Patrol unit in New London, Connecticut, serves as a role model to her peers through dedication, leadership and professionalism. Crocker was recently named the IIP’s Enlisted Person of the Year for her outstanding representation […]

Coast Guardsman leads service’s first women’s rugby team at Las Vegas tournament

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Thursday, March 15, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki The Coast Guard women’s rugby team poses together after finishing the Las Vegas Invitational, the largest rugby tournament in North America, March 2, 2018. This was the inaugural appearance of the women’s team, who competed against multiple women’s […]

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. […]

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: SK1 Kyle Botts

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Friday, March 9, 2018 Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Richard Brahm Petty Officer 2nd Class Kyle Botts, a company commander at Training Center Cape May, has his new rank pinned on him by his daughter and Chief Warrant Officer Jeremiah Savali after being meritoriously promoted to petty officer 1st […]

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 […]

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Lt. Will Cotta

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Originally Posted by Diana Sherbs, Friday, March 2, 2018 Written by Lt. Lauren Gainor Admiral-select, Capt. John Mauger, and Lt. Will Cotta, pose for a photo with Cotta’s plaque at the Federal Engineer of the Year Awards ceremony in February 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Lt. Will Cotta’s designation as “Coast Guard Engineer of the […]

State of the Coast Guard 2018

Monday, March 12, 2018

Originally Posted by CWO Donnie Brzuska, Wednesday, March 7, 2018 Last week, Adm. Zukunft gave his final “State of Coast Guard Address” at the historic National Press Club in Washington, DC. In his address, Adm. Zukunft used the events of the past year to highlight how the each Coast Guard member has garnered public trust […]

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 […]

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