Blog post written by PA2 Levi Read, D9 External Affairs Division, with information obtained from Dave Anderson, a Coast Guard auxiliarist. As the months pass and February turns to March and then April, the weather will change. Here in the [...]
Post written by Lt. j.g. Brian Dykens, maritime security public information officer, 2012 NATO Summit: Coast Guard units from around the country are partnering with other federal, state and local agencies on Chicago waterways to protect NATO Summit participants and [...]
As a shared waterway system, the Great Lakes require bi-national cooperation to ensure the safety and security of the region, as well as citizens and visitors from both the U.S. and Canada. Recently, Case Western Reserve University’s School of Law [...]
In honor of Veterans Day, the 9th District Public Affairs staff will be highlighting several Coast Guardsmen who are assigned to or are from the Great Lakes region.
The first is Petty Officer 1st Class George Taylor, a native of Bowling Green, Ohio. Taylor was awarded the Bronze Star, the fourth-highest military combat decoration, at Naval Support Activity, Bahrain, Oct. 6, 2011, for his performance while training Iraqi Coastal Border Guard personnel in Iraq from December 2010 to July 2011.
Post written by Petty Officer 1st Class Charles Reinhart, reservist public affairs specialist assigned to the Ninth Coast Guard District. Petty Officer 2nd Class Bonnie Wysocki, a Coast Guard reservist who works at Sector Buffalo, was recognized Wednesday by [...]