Miah Maull

Lighting the Way in Delaware Bay

By Chief Warrant Officer Christopher Runt Miah Maull Shoal Light has been guiding vessels for the past 102 years. The lighthouse, which is on the north side of the Delaware Bay near Cumberland County, New Jersey, bears the same name […]


In this photo illustration, Julian Romero poses by a display for the Coast Guard Auxiliary flotilla. Julian Romero volunteered for the Auxiliary in Puerto Rico since the age of 17 until his 20th birthday, when he was murdered during a robbery. (U.S. Coast Guard photo illustration by Petty Officer David R. Marin) (This image was manipulated by cutting and pasting the logo to line up with the subject. Then the image was cropped)

In Honor of my Son

Mourning father carries on son’s legacy Story by Petty Officer 2nd Class David Marin Julian Romero had an interest in law and its enforcement. He had completed a year at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy hoping to one day become an […]


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Federal Law Enforcement Training Accreditation awarded to Special Missions Training Center

Story by Lt. Julie Sieker and Seaman Nicole Groll The Coast Guard Special Missions Training Center Camp Lejeune North Carolina, earned another accolade by which to uphold its Center of Excellence designation on July 11, 2013,. Adding to Boats Tactics […]


Official party at disestablishment ceremony

Coast Guard holds disestablishment ceremony for 20-year-old units

Story and photos by Chief Warrant Officer Lois A. Bonner On June 20, a disestablishment ceremony was held aboard Coast Guard Base Portsmouth in order to observe a milestone transition and celebrate the distinguished histories of two decade-old units.  Unifying […]


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Coast Guard Special Missions Training Center receives Kimball Award

Story by Lt. Julie E. Sieker and Seaman Nicole Groll On April 18, 2013, members of the Coast Guard Special Missions Training Center Boat Tactics Branch, located at Camp Lejeune, N.C., were presented with the Sumner I. Kimball Readiness Award […]


The key speakers for Cyber Guardian 2013 are shown here, April 24, 2013.  U.S. Coast Guard photo

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 […]


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On the water and in distress? Use your VHF, not your cell

New technology, better range and reliability can mean the difference between life and death      Post written by Petty Officer 1st Class John D. Miller Greg Arlotta’s voice turned grim as the boat beneath him slipped below the 37-degree waters […]


Crew members of the Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge and local residents are shown here at the grave site of Richard Etheridge in Manteo, N.C., Dec. 4, 2012.  The crew was welcomed to the Outer Banks to visit the final resting place of Richard Etheridge, a hero of the Coast Guard, and namesake of their cutter. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert

A new cutter with a legacy to fill

 Post written by PA3 David Weydert On a warm December day, in Manteo, N.C., on Roanoke Island, the men and women of the Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge stepped onto historic grounds. The Coast Guard men and women are greeted […]


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. […]


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 […]


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