Leader of Leaders

By Chief Petty Officer Nick Ameen The military is known for developing leaders. An effective leader knows the benefit in creating leaders out of those who follow. The men and women of the Coast Guard are introduced to these principles […]


Adam Gibson stands beside his 20-foot Sea Ray fishing boat at his home in Townsend, Delaware.

A forgiving lesson in boating safety

Story and photo by PA3 Peter Hoey After concluding a routine fishing venture June 3, 2014, Adam Gibson headed toward Port Mahon, Delaware. As he steered his 20-foot Sea Ray boat, which he has owned for the past five years, […]


A small station with a big impact

Post written by PA3 Matt Masaschi Ocean City, Md., is a quaint town on the state’s eastern shore, which is a popular tourist destination for the region during summer months. Beginning around May the town’s population increases almost as rapidly […]


Catching waves: Through treacherous weather and breaking surf, Coast Guardsmen earn distinction

   Post written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Cynthia Oldham   Petty Officer 1st Class James Corbisiero, a boatswain’s mate aboard Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light, N.J., was relaxing after work when his cell phone rang. Unexpectedly, on the other […]