His story- a history lesson from a WWII veteran

    The Coast Guardsmen filled their plates with lunch, grabbed their drinks, and sat down. On most days, a gathering of chief petty officers and officers, also called Anchors and Eagles, would be full of conversation and sea stories, […]


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: Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan honors SPAR

Guest post written by Lt. j.g. Brian Dykens, Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan: It’s been many years since she was last at a Coast Guard unit, but Valentine’s Day provided a great opportunity to have her aboard at Coast Guard […]


Just a small, “Thank You.”

Editor’s Note: Click here to view a multimedia video from the Honor Flight event. On the morning of Nov. 9, 2011, Cleveland-area Coast Guardsmen paid their respect to World War II veterans taking a trip to the war memorial in […]


Diversity: “It’s not just a program, it’s a state of being”

>Yesterday marked the kickoff of Black History Month, the annual observance to recognize the national, social, cultural, scientific and political contributions by black americans. While there are still those in organizations throughout corporate America who view diversity as fad or […]


Guest post: For those who came before us…

>Today’s post is from PA2 Bill Colclough of the Ninth District Public Affairs staff and Lt. j.g. Jerrold Federer of Marine Safety Unit Chicago. Here’s their story about taking the time to recognize one of the many who make up […]