Just call them lucky! Good sam saves 3 boaters

>We’ve been experiencing some hot temperatures here on the Great Lakes, but don’t let the recent warm weather fool you into thinking the water temperatures are warm. All of the lakes are still hovering in the mid-to-upper 30’s, which is […]


At the Mercy of the Elements

>As I reported here previously, I had a chance to visit the Coast Guard’s Ice Capabilities Center of Excellence at Station Saginaw River, in Essexville, Michigan on February 4th with my friend Larry MacDonald, the mayor of Bayfield, Wisconsin. Given […]


Improvise, Adapt & Overcome or… Semper Gumby!

>I have always marveled at the ability of our Marine Corps brothers and sisters to make good on their official service motto, Semper Fidelis (Always Faithful) and their unofficial mantra, “Improvise, Adapt, and Overcome.” Not to be outdone, in addition […]