A day with Station Annapolis; Securing McCain’s rest

View this story on spark for a more immersive experience. Story and photos by PA1 Andrew Kendrick. This weekend I had the opportunity to ride along with Station Annapolis and support a security zone as the late Senator John McCain […]


The Coast Guard Cutter Diligence, a 270-foot medium endurance cutter homeported in Wilmington, N.C., conducts a patrol in the Atlantic Ocean. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Nick Ameen

Blue moon brings blue lights

Written¬†by Lt. Cmdr. Kevin Saunders The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Diligence, a 210-foot medium endurance cutter homeported in Wilmington, N.C., conducted nighttime boardings of pelagic longline vessels during the weekend of August 31st, the first blue moon since […]