Women in the Coast Guard- Standing watch since 1915

  What happens when you take a Coast Guard asset or office and fill it full of women? No, this is not a joke. Give up? The answer is … the same job would get done as if it were […]


From the field: Air Station Traverse City opens its doors to the public

> Today’s post comes from Cmdr. Jon Spaner, Commanding Officer of Air Station Traverse City, Mich. “Traverse City, Michigan has a population of approximately 14,000 people. Despite overcast skies and heavy rain, over 4,000 local residents turned-out on October 4th […]


D9 Aviators lend a hand for the G20 Summit

>Coast Guard Reservist John Masson captured this great shot of a Coast Guard Air Station Detroit HH-65C helicopter over downtown Pittsburgh this week in preparation for the G20 Summit of world economic powers. Coast Guard pilots and support personnel from […]


A Rescuer’s Story: Message in a Bag Saves the Day

>Have you ever wondered what it would be like to face a potential mass casualty like the recent ice rescue of 134 fishermen trapped on a floe in western Lake Erie Feb. 7, 2009? How would you communicate the dangers […]