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New Jersey Coast Guard ready for colder air, water temps

Story and Photos by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cynthia Oldham When a call for help is relayed to a Coast Guard station watchstander, the duty crew must have a response boat launched in less than 30 minutes. Before a Coast […]


Petty Officer 1st Class Louis Keating, a member at Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet, N.C., is shown sitting inside the cabin of a 47-foot Motor Life Boat at the station, Monday, March 18, 2014. Surfman are the most highly trained boat drivers in the Coast Guard. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Brandyn Hill

Following historic footsteps to modern tradition, Coast Guardsman joins ranks of time-honored boating community

Post written by PA1 Brandyn Hill On the brisk spring morning, three petty officers got into a vehicle and only two of them knew where they were headed. The junior petty officer had confidence in his supervisors, but had no […]


Coast Guardsmen welcome 107-year-old Army veteran Richard Overton (center) to Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C., Nov. 10, 2013. The Coast Guardsmen pictured are, left to right, Petty Officer 1st Class Scott Osetek (holding Alexander Osetek), Lt. Jennifer Osetek, Lt. Tara Collins (in her Arlington Police Department uniform), Capt. James O'Keefe, Senior Chief Petty Officer Dexter Hall, and Lt. Byron Dixon. Also pictured are Honor Flight volunteers, military escorts and Overton’s guest, Earlene Love-Karo, who is seen to the right of Overton. U.S.Coast Guard photo

Coast Guardsmen welcome oldest known living WWII veteran to DC

Post written by PA3 Lisa Ferdinando Coast Guardsmen, including reservists from Sector Baltimore, welcomed an American hero to Washington D.C. – the oldest known living World War II veteran, 107-year-old Richard Overton. Overton was visiting Washington for Veterans Day and […]


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Coast Guard Point Guard

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 […]


Part-time Coast Guardsman, full-time lifesaver

Part-time Coast Guardsman, full-time lifesaver

  Post written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Cynthia Oldham and Petty Officer 1st Class Nick Ameen Coast Guard reservists are required to serve one weekend a month and two weeks a year. One New Jersey-based reservist is devoted to […]


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Coast Guard member recognized as Service Member of the Month in NC

 Written by Lt. J. Sieker of Special Missions Training Center Petty Officer Second Class Kristine Phillips, a yeoman at Special Missions Training Center in Camp LeJune, N.C. and native of Poway, Calif., was recognized Aug. 19, as the Greater Jacksonville […]


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. […]


A NORAD first in the National Capital Region

Story written by Michael Kucharek, NORAD Public Affairs It seems unbelievable that a small-town kid from Clinton, Ontario would end up being the first Royal Canadian Air Force pilot assigned to protect the skies over Washington, D.C. But for Capt. […]


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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 […]


Lt. Cmdr. Peggy Britton speaks to those who joined the Coast Guard's Leadership and Diversity Advisory Council at Training Center Yorktown, April 10, 2013.  U.S. Coast Guard by Petty Officer 2nd class Walter Shinn

Training Center Yorktown hosts leadership panel: “Women–Can You Have It All?”

On April 10, 2013, Coast Guard Training Center Yorktown’s Leadership and Diversity Advisory Council presented a first-of-its-kind, leadership luncheon and panel discussion entitled “Women: Can You Have It All?” More than 110 Coast Guard men and women from the TRACEN […]


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