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 […]


A Coast Guard Auxliarist discusses the importance of water safety and wearing a life jacket with a Cub Scout pack.

Things I Just Don’t Understand

by Captain Wayne Muilenburg, 1st Coast Guard District Chief of Prevention   I just don’t get it. At the risk of peeling away some of the veneer that’s associated with the exalted title “Chief of Prevention,” I’ll be the first […]


Award Recipients

New Hamphsire Heros

  Written by Petty Officer Ayla Kelley Nearly seven years ago two young reporters were vacationing in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. While enjoying a day on the beach and admiring massive waves Michael Garrity and Adam Sexton saw two young […]


Tactical Coxswain Training

Tactical Training; the first line of defense

Written by Lt.j.g. Erin Maureen Dixon, Sector Long Island Sound Members from Coast Guard Station New Haven, Conn., and Coast Guard Station Montauk, N.Y., recently teamed up for tactical coxswain training in New Haven Harbor.  A refresher for some and […]


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 […]


Locking hands

Practice makes perfect: Coast Guard Station Merrimack River trains to save lives

Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Connie Terrell and Petty Officer 3rd Class Amber Mitchell “Going in!” yelled a boat crewman just before covering his face with his hand and stepping off the side of a Coast Guard boat, splashing into the […]


The new guy in town

Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Connie Terrell   “Map it out … know what you want to do,” said the 1st Coast Guard District’s new command master chief, Master Chief Petty Officer David Rochefort, during his first visit to […]


Riding Colors

Written by 3rd Class Petty Officer Luke Clayton We see it everywhere; on houses, people, clothes, cars, and uniforms. Some of us salute it. Some of us consider it a part of the routine. The American flag is everywhere, and […]