Frazier Feature

Great Lakes Shipmate of the Week: ME3 Joshua Frazier, Station Milwaukee

Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua Frazier is a maritime enforcement specialist temporarily assigned to Coast Guard Station Milwaukee where he has proven himself to be a force multiplier. While normally assigned at Sector Lake Michigan, also located in Milwaukee, he […]

Rosner Feature

Great Lakes Shipmate of the Week: AMT3 Nick Rosner, Air Station Detroit, Mich.

Petty Officer 3rd Class Nick Rosner is stationed at Coast Guard Air Station Detroit, located on Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Harrison Township, Michigan. He was raised in Traverse City, Michigan, enlisted in the Coast Guard in 2007, and […]

Rosa Feature

Great Lakes Shipmate of the Week: Fireman Kole Rosa, STANT Two Rivers, Wis.

Nearly every unit in the Coast Guard is considered “multi-mission” but few units exercise that philosophy to the same extent as the Station/Aids to Navigation Teams. These units are responsible for the search-and-rescue, law enforcement, and ports waterways and coastal […]

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Great Lakes Shipmate of the Week: ME3 Corey Tull, Station Calumet Harbor, Chicago, Ill.

The city of Chicago is the third largest city in America, located on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan, and it plays host to a large boating and water sports community. Ensuring the safety of those that venture out on […]

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Great Lakes Shipmate of the Week: MK2 Taylor Staniewicz, ANT Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.

Petty Officer 2nd Class Taylor Staniewicz, a machinery technician currently assigned to Aids to Navigation Team Sault Ste. Marie is a major contributing factor to keeping and maintaining a high morale at his unit. Staniewicz, a native of Montrose, NY, […]

Wilcox Feature

Great Lakes Shipmate of the Week: MK2 Justin Wilcox, Coast Guard Station Duluth, Minn.

Petty Officer 2nd Class Justin Wilcox, a machinery technician currently assigned to Coast Guard Station Duluth, is a corner stone of the foundation of professionalism at his unit. Wilcox, along with his wife Jessica, reported aboard Coast Guard Station Duluth […]

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Great Lakes Shipmate of the Week: MST3 Jonathan Braddy, Marine Safety Unit Massena, N.Y.

Marine Safety Detachment Massena lies on the U.S. – Canadian border in the village of Massena, New York. Established in 1991, the MSD is strategically located in the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation Administrative building near both the Snell and […]

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Marine Safety Unit Duluth celebrate new home

After four decades of conducting maritime missions out of someone else’s building, the crew of Marine Safety Unit Duluth, Minnesota moved into their new home. The crew of the MSU celebrated their new home at the Gerald W. Heaney Federal […]


Coast Guard cutters get “dressed up” for 4th of July

  There are 10 cutters homeported in the Great Lakes. These cutters conduct maintain aids to navigation, enforce laws, help clean the environment, keep our homeland secure and rescue boaters in distress. Most of the year the ships are out […]

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Great Lakes Shipmate of the Week: MST1 Caleb Peterson, Marine Safety Unit Duluth

With nearly 8 years of service in the Coast Guard, this Jasper, Missouri native has what it takes to stand out amongst his peers. Petty Officer 1st Class Caleb Peterson works alongside members from a variety of emergency response agencies […]

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