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Rosie the Right Whale

Hi there! My name is Rosie. Do you know what I love to do? If you said swimming in the ocean, you’re right! Every year I travel from the north to the south and back again. It’s what I do. […]


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Hurry Up and Wait

What I learned from my first experience using Space Available travel By Petty Officer 2nd Class David R. Marin | Looking out onto the different cumulus, cirrus, and stratus clouds I can’t help but chuckle at my luck. Never did […]


Pope Francis blesses a baby as he arrives at Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Nick Ameen

Protecting the Pope, Protecting the People

Story by Chief Petty Officer Nick Ameen When the Vatican announced Pope Francis would visit Philadelphia as part of a three-city tour of the United States, the men and women of Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay began making preparations for […]


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By Petty Officer 1st Class Nick Ameen, Public Affairs Detachment Atlantic City, N.J.  Marquel Delancey had a different kind of Thanksgiving this year. Although the meal was traditional, he was enjoying it 3,800 miles away from his home. It was […]


Graduating IMOC class with their embassy and nation representatives.

Coast Guard holds 49th International Maritime Officers Course graduation in Yorktown, Va.

  Story by Lt. Jeremy Bohn Thirty students from 22 partner nations graduated from the International Maritime Officers School in late June at Coast Guard Training Center Yorktown, marking the 49th graduating class in the school’s 18-year history. Rear Adm. […]


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Coast Guard on leading edge with Cyber Guardian exercise

Story by Lt. Mark Briggs Coast Guard Sector North Carolina and the North Carolina Area Maritime Security Committee conducted a Cyber Terrorism Tabletop Exercise, Cyber Guardian 2013 on Wednesday. Cyber Guardian 2013 was designed to provide personnel from Sector North […]


Lt. Layth Adil Abdulnabi Aljabi, a member of the Iraq navy and student of International Maritime Officers Course 48, stands with his classmates during a graduation ceremony at Coast Guard Training Center Yorktown, Va., Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012. IMOC 48 is the largest graduating class in the school's 17-year history consisting of 40 students from 28 partner nations. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Brandyn Hill

Coast Guard holds largest International Maritime Officers Course graduation

Story by Lt. Andrew Vicks Forty students from 28 partner nations graduated from the International Maritime Officers Course Thursday at Coast Guard Training Center Yorktown, marking the largest graduating class in the school’s 17-year history. Vice Adm. Manson K. Brown, […]


Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Going Green

With the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (aka Pacific Trash Vortex) recently making news headlines again, ship borne generated garbage is as hot a topic as ever within the maritime industry. Setting the standards for compliance with international garbage regulations, Coast […]


PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Highlights are shown of what Coast Guard 5th District personnel have accomplished in 2011, Dec. 31, 2011. The 5th District is made up of 10,300 people through its 156,000 square mile area of responsibility. U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert.

Highlights of 2011

Post written by PA1 Brandyn Hill As 2011 comes to an end, we welcome in a new year by looking at what Coast Guard personnel in the mid-Atlantic region have accomplished in the last 365 days. The 5th Coast Guard […]