Enlisting Opportunity

Story and photos by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cynthia Oldham Coast Guard Fireman Shirlanda Charles is a crewmember at Coast Guard Station Atlantic City, New Jersey, who began her military service with an uncommon perspective and a unique kind of patriotism. […]


Nucky standing in front of Coast Guard Station Atlantic City.

Nucky’s Tail

    Story and photos by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Micallef Crewmembers at Coast Guard Station Atlantic City awake early in the morning to begin their day. The crewmembers wear their uniforms with pride, and maintain regulated grooming standards […]


Featured Station Mascot: Frisbee Dog First Class Rain of Station Little Creek

Mariners have been taking animal companions to sea for thousands of years, and the Coast Guard has continued this tradition. The Coast Guard has had some mascots as famous as Sinbad, who starred in his own Coast Guard advertising campaign […]


Coast Guard team participates in Colonial 200 Relay Race in Va.

Written by Petty Officer 1st Class Jason Spence For the third consecutive year, an all Coast Guard team, the Shallow Water Runners, consisting of 12 runners from three Hampton Roads area units (Training Center Yorktown, Sector Hampton Roads and The National […]


North Carolina town honors fallen Coast Guardsman

On May 4th, more than 100 people braved the wet and dismal weather of Emerald Island, N.C., to honor Senior Chief Petty Officer Terrell Horne III, a Coast Guard hero. Horne tragically lost his life in the line of duty […]


Community members join members of the Coast Guard to clean up the Barnegat Bay watershed.

Coast Guard, local agencies, community participate in Barnegat Bay Blitz

Post and photos by Public Affairs Detachment Atlantic City, N.J.   Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light, N.J., participated in the Barnegat Bay Blitz watershed-wide cleanup May 9, 2012 near Barnegat Lighthouse State Park on Long Beach Island, N.J. […]


A magnet is charged by the prototype magnet recondition system created by Petty Officer 2nd Class Justin Lawrence.

Coast Guardsman uses ingenuity to boost efficiency

Post written by Pety Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Lindberg. The Coast Guard uses many devices to execute their mission to assist mariners in identifying dangerous waters during fair and foul weather conditions. The FA-232 foghorn is one of these devices. […]


Members of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Historical Ships Company participate in a War of 1812 event.

Commemorating the War of 1812 two centuries later

    Post written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Walter Shinn. Two centuries ago the War of 1812 took place ultimately forever changing naval warfare globally. To commemorate the War of 1812 and educate people across the United States the […]


Coast Guardsman receives Airman Leadership School Commandant’s Award at Joint Base Andrews, Md.

Post written by Senior Chief Petty Officer by Bill Putnam. On the evening of Feb. 9, 2012, Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole M. Colston, a yeoman at Coast Guard Sector Baltimore, graduated from the Donald L. Harlow Airman […]


Students receive good Samaritan certificates in Philadelphia

Post by Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia. Two students from Episcopal Academy in Newtown Square, Pa., set out to accomplish a goal during their Under-17 doubles race at the Head of the Schuylkill Regatta Oct. 30, 2011, but […]


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