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 […]


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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 […]


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 […]


History burns bright at Bodie Island

Post written by PA3 David Weydert The light at the Bodie Island Lighthouse Station once again pierces the darkness of the Atlantic Ocean, April 18, 2013, after three years of being extinguished when the lighthouse underwent repairs and restoration. At […]


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 […]


Coast Guard Sector North Carolina's 4th Annual Women's Symposium

Sector North Carolina holds 4th Annual Women’s Symposium

Post written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lindsey Neumann and Lt. Timothy Braun. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina held their 4th Annual Women’s Symposium March 13 at Miller’s Landing aboard Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C.  Attendees were primarily […]


Coast Guard Cutter Diligence, USS Battleship North Carolina exchange teakwood

Post and photo by Ensign Andrew Price. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Diligence, homeported in Wilmington, N.C., welcomed retired Navy Capt. Terry A. Bragg, executive director of the USS Battleship North Carolina Memorial, aboard for a teakwood-dedication ceremony […]


Coast Guard cutter tows disabled boat off Cape Hatteras,NC

Post by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Marin Click on photo to view  video of the tow. The Coast Guard Cutter Seahorse towed a disabled 45-foot sailing vessel off the coast of Cape Hatteras, N.C., July 8. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina […]