Friday, November 11, 2016
Today we honor those who have worn the uniform in service to our country as we commemorate Veterans Day. Coast Guard units across the nation will hold events to honor living veterans as well as remember those who have crossed the bar. Whether it is visiting a local hospital or running a 5k to support wounded […]
Monday, November 7, 2016
The Coast Guard Standard The origins of the Coast Guard standard are very obscure. It may have evolved from an early jack. At least one contemporary painting supports this theory. In this 1840 painting pictured above, the Revenue cutter Alexander Hamilton flies a flag very similar to today’s Coast Guard standard as a jack. This […]
Sunday, November 6, 2016
“The peaceful transition of power has long been a hallmark of American democracy. It is the policy of the United States to undertake all reasonable efforts to ensure that Presidential Transitions are well-coordinated and effective…” – Executive Order – Facilitation of a Presidential Transition Posted by LT Sarah Janaro Coast Guard Compass – On Jan. […]
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
“Moments in History:” An illustrated history of the Coast Guard published during the Bicentennial Commemoration in 1989. Click Here to Open/Download PDF.
Thursday, October 6, 2016
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew and a Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater HC-130 Hercules airplane crew conducted the first post-storm damage assessment flights Wednesday over Haiti following Hurricane Matthew. The Ocean Sentry crew reported heavy coastal flooding and significant damage to infrastructure in southern Haiti. The crew also reported […]
Friday, September 16, 2016
Next week marks the beginning of fall. Remember to review fall boating safety guidelines. As we head into the fall boating season, closer attention to cold weather boating safety guidelines is a must. With the cooler weather comes colder waters! When the weather changes so should the type of lifejackets boaters use such as a flotation coat […]
Monday, September 12, 2016
Repost Article: By Wyatt Sebourn | Auxiliary University Program Unit – California Maritime As discussed in the previous interview with Mr. Marx, AUP students are eligible to apply for an internship with the USCG. Mr. Christopher Us is another AUP student who worked hard and contributed to the program. In the case of Mr. Us, […]
Sunday, September 11, 2016
Operation Noble Eagle Documentation Project – Attack on America September 11, 2001 and the U.S. Coast Guard. View the United States Coast Guard historic image gallery on this 14th anniversary, and never forget… Click Here to view.
Thursday, September 1, 2016
“Shared my gratitude for the volunteer service of our U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary at the National Auxiliary Convention this past weekend. The Auxiliary deploys overseas, are underway, in the air, in the classroom and on the docks. The Coast Guard could not do all that we do without our Coast Guard Auxiliary.” – United States […]
Monday, August 29, 2016
Phoenix – On Friday, 26 August, the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 114-10-07 Honor Guard Unit performed at the opening ceremonies for NACON. Coast Guard Auxiliary photo by June Esparza.