Great Lakes Shipmates of the Week: BM2 Peter Brown and BM2 Evan Beavers, Coast Guard Station Harbor Beach, Michigan

The 9th line of the Coast Guard Creed states: I shall endeavor to be a model citizen in the community in which I live. This doesn’t mean just saving lives, it means changing the lives of those in the community […]


Illuminating the way: Women lighthouse keepers of the Great Lakes

  In a Feb. 27 Facebook post, Bill Meahan said the following, regarding female lighthouse keepers on the Great Lakes … “Note these women do not wear spandex nor possess some supernatural power, they are simply strong and capable women […]


Photo of Coast Guard rescue

St. Joseph Coast Guard rescues boater

The crew of Station St. Joseph, Mich., saved a boater Sunday after his catamaran capsized off Bethany Beach near Warren Dunes State Park in Michigan.


Guest post: Aux Op Alpena, Not Just Another Pretty Façade

>Story and photo by Public Affairs Specialist Third Class Brandon Blackwell The small, single-story brick building on the corner of Park Place and 1st Avenue is unassuming. Four large, red-trimmed windows sandwich a small, arched doorway. The door’s crimson color […]