Senior Chief Andrea Martynowski talks about her Coast Guard career at the Women's Leaderhip Conference.

Coast Guard women leading by example

Written by Petty Officer Jetta Disco NEW YORK — There’s something to say about a roomful of Coast Guard women of all ranks and experience attending a women’s leadership workshop. It would be a rare occurrence just a few decades […]


A crewman from Coast Guard Cutter Juniper releases dried rose petals over the resting site of HMS Titanic.

Every petal . . . a person

Written by Petty Officer Rob Simpson Amid the sounds of metal scraping against metal on a buoy, the briny undersea life on the bottom of a channel marker built up over time spatters off mixing with the sweat and determination […]


The Revenue Cutter Service and Air Station Puerto Rico hockey teams pose prior to playing for the Commandant's Cup.

18th annual battle for the Commandant’s Cup

Written by Seaman Adam Stanton BOSTON – It was the last game of the tournament; warm breath filled the cool-mist air as 10 pairs of skates slid to the middle of the frozen slab. As two members crouched down, staring […]


Fifteen former and retired Coast Guard members pose before the hangar that once served as Coast Guard Air Station Salem.

Reunited and it feels so good

About a dozen former and retired Coast Guard members gathered March 26, 2012 on Winter Island near Salem, Mass., to stroll down memory lane at the former facility that was Coast Guard Air Station Salem. The former Coast Guard members […]


Coast Guard Station Jones Beach, N.Y.

Mission Excellence in Long Island Sound

Written by Petty Officer Erik Swanson Station Jones Beach, N.Y., was awarded the 2011 Chief Petty Officer Andy James Award for mission excellence during a ceremony Dec. 19, 2011. Station Jones Beach crewmembers completed numerous challenging operational assignments and boating […]


Falmouth Road Race

Getting fit in Falmouth

written by PA2 Ayla Kelley Every year Falmouth, Mass. hosts the annual New Balance Falmouth Road Race with more than 11,000 runners participating. This year 33 of those people running are Coast Guard men and women from various Coast Guard […]


Coast Guard Foundation Dinner

Coast Guard Foundation Dinner… In Boston!

The Coast Guard Foundation hosted their inaugural 1st Coast Guard District awards dinner Thursday at the John Joseph Moakley U.S. Courthouse in Boston. Rear Adm. Daniel Neptun, commander of the 1st Coast Guard District, spoke during the dinner and highlighted […]


Air Station Cape Cod turns 41!

Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod celebrated its 41st year of saving lives, preserving our nation’s natural resources, and enforcing U.S. law, Monday.   Capt. David Throop, the 14th commanding officer of the air station, hosted the ceremony to celebrate and […]


man-overboard drill

Arctic ambassador: Willow’s voyage north

written by PA3 Luke Clayton The Rhode Island sun shined down on the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Willow the morning of July 28, 2011.  The dew on the black paint glistened as the crew made preparations to get underway.  Families […]


Eagle inbound Brooklyn

Eagle’s unforgettable visit to the Big Apple

As Coast Guard Cutter Eagle transits north to New London, Conn., to complete its 75th anniversary voyage, the command and crew can reflect on a very busy, exciting, and successful visit to New York City. On Aug. 5, 2011, a parade of […]


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