Hoax: a $400,000 joke

Say the word hoax out loud. It sounds similar to the noise you might make if something was stuck in your throat. Just like something stuck in your throat, hoaxes are obstructions to the life-saving work that we do. They […]


Great Lakes Shipmate of the Week: MK3 Corey Parish, Station Buffalo, N.Y.

This week’s Great Lakes Shipmate of the Week is described as someone with high character and as a selfless servant leader. As his unit’s morale petty officer, he has made notable contributions toward organizing and heading up holiday parties, morale […]


Robert and Jean Colby near the Tanker Vessel Jupiter

An Auxiliarist Hero Departs

Robert Colby, past Commodore of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Ninth Central Region, passed away April 17th. His obituary can be read here. On September 16, 1990, the Tanker Vessel Jupiter, a million gallon gasoline tanker, caught fire and exploded […]


Coast Guard Station Lorain team takes possession of 9th District flag football crown

Post written by PA3 Lauren Laughlin, D9 External Affairs Division On a calm and cool day, 10 men step onto the field, calm and cool on the outside, a little nervous on the inside.  It’s late in the day, they […]