Embed: Coast Guard Yard

Welcome to the Coast Guard Yard As the Coast Guard’s only shipbuilding and major repair facility, crews at the Yard have built, repaired and renovated boats and ships for over 100 years. Let’s take a look at some of the […]

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 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 […]

FLETA course accreditation certificate

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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