Chief Petty Officer Greg Rogers, a reservist boatswain's mate, stands next to his wife at a Coast Guard function in Buffalo, New York, summer of 2018. Rogers received the 2018 Reservist McShan Inspirational Leadership Award. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

Great Lakes, Leadership

Chief Petty Officer Greg Rogers, a Coast Guard Reserve boatswains mate out of Station Buffalo, New York, received the 2018 McShan Inspirational Leadership Award for his outstanding leadership. Every year the Coast Guard awards a chief petty officer – active […]


Parting advice from a Great Lakes Coast Guard leader

  “The Coast Guard is a superlative example of an organization with effective leadership, loaded with leaders at all levels,” said Donald T. Phillips, author of eight books on leadership including “Character in Action: The Coast Guard on Leadership.” “From […]


Honoring our past: Better late than forgotten

Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Jorgensen and Petty Officer 1st Class Charles Reinhart, Ninth District Public Affairs. The fog of war has a way of eventually settling to pay its just rewards to both the fallen and the […]


Photo of Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael Slattery

Muskegon Coastie wins prestigious award

The U.S. Coast Guard announced Friday that a Muskegon Coast Guardsman is the winner of a prestigious annual engineering award for superior performance, exceptional technical skills, and exemplary leadership during 2010.