Coast Guard families attend Christmas party, give back to community

Post written by PA3 Lisa Ferdinando Coast Guard families, with delighted children in tow, attended a special Christmas party at Sector Baltimore to share in the holiday fun and give back to the community. As festive music played in the […]


Week in the life of the Coast Guard

Since 1790 the Coast Guard has safeguarded our nation’s maritime interests, providing a 24/7 presence along America’s rivers, ports, coastline and on the high seas. But while the Coast Guard’s presence and impact is regional, national and international, our operations […]


Coast Guard cutter crew volunteers for school’s Spring Fling day in Rockville, Md.

Post written by PA2 Jonathan Lindberg A small group of Coast Guardsmen from the Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin, homeported at the Coast Guard Yard in Baltimore, recently spent a day volunteering their time at the Kennedy Krieger Institute’s Montgomery […]


“Battle of the Bay” boosts teamwork and morale

  Post written by Petty Officer 1st Class Tasha Tully The first Coast Guard Sector Baltimore Olympics was held Feb. 16, at the Coast Guard Yard in Baltimore. Teams were made up from more than 40 Coast Guard Reserve members […]


A group of children take part in the 4th Annual Nate Bruckenthal Memorial Run.

Coast Guard Yard hosts 4th annual Nate Bruckenthal Memorial Run

Post and photos by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew Masaschi. Participants took part in the 4th annual Nate Bruckenthal Memorial Run held at the Coast Guard Yard in Curtis Bay, Md., April 21. The 5 kilometer run began as a […]


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. […]


Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin crew participates in 2011 Coast Guard Yard Kid’s Camp

Post and photos by Petty Officer 2nd Class Brandyn Hill Participants of the 2011 Coast Guard Yard Kid’s Camp went underway with the Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin, a 175-foot inland buoy tender, Thursday along the Curtis Creek in Baltimore […]