Great Lakes Shipmate of the Week: Seaman Meleah Bainbridge, Aids to Navigation Team Buffalo, N.Y.

Mt Vernon, Ohio native, Seaman Maleah Bainbridge, reported aboard Aids to Navigation Team Buffalo from recruit basic training, June 2010. She worked hard to quickly become qualified as an aids to navigation crewmember aboard the station’s two boats. She then […]


Great Lakes Shipmate of the Week: ME3 Corey Tull, Station Calumet Harbor, Chicago, Ill.

The city of Chicago is the third largest city in America, located on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan, and it plays host to a large boating and water sports community. Ensuring the safety of those that venture out on […]


Great Lakes Shipmate of the Week: MST1 Caleb Peterson, Marine Safety Unit Duluth

With nearly 8 years of service in the Coast Guard, this Jasper, Missouri native has what it takes to stand out amongst his peers. Petty Officer 1st Class Caleb Peterson works alongside members from a variety of emergency response agencies […]


Great Lakes Shipmate of the Week: Seaman Kelson Thomas, Aids to Navigation Duluth, Minn.

Seaman Kelson Thomas joined the Coast Guard March 6, 2012. His reasoning for joining the Coast Guard was to follow in the footsteps of his father Roger Thomas, a former Coast Guard quartermaster and his brother Brandon Thomas, a Coast […]