It’s an MK life for me

To close out our week we sat down with Chief Petty Officer Brian Smith, a chief machinery technician, and got his 21-year take on the world of MKs. He talked about some of the different MK jobs, training they receive, […]


Setting Buoys and Examples

Story and photos by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Micallef Uniformity is widespread in the Coast Guard. From training techniques, to the members themselves, it’s often difficult to determine one individual from another when gazing through a sea of blue […]


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 […]


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USCGC Smilax – A History

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Smilax, which will be honored as the “Queen of the Fleet” on April 14, 2011, is the oldest commissioned Coast Guard cutter. The Coast Guard construction tender, a unique 100-foot bay and sound tender, was designed by the […]