Thursday, May 16, 2013
With air temperatures hovering around freezing every night, steaming hot showers were a welcomed luxury for more than 1,200 deployed Coast Guard, Army, Navy, Marine and Air Force personnel at Camp Baldwin, especially once the camp was transformed into a giant mud pit after steady rain showers drenched the clay grounds during the day. Camp Baldwin, a large-scale, temporary military camp built in the middle of a Korean Marine base in Pohang, South Korea.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Written by Lt. Cmdr. Jamie Frederick, Atlantic Area public affairs. Coast Guard Cutter Bear fittingly celebrated 30 years of commissioned service with a recent return to homeport after a successful eight-week patrol in the Caribbean Sea. Bear is the oldest [...]
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Written by Lt. Andrew Williams. “Disabling fire authorized,” crackles over the Coast Guard precision marksman’s headset. Descending out of the night aboard a Navy H-60 Seahawk helicopter, he can see the large bales of cocaine, filling the boat as he [...]
Monday, July 23, 2012
Relationships between the United States and countries in Central and South America are critical to the Coast Guard’s continuing efforts to intercept the flow of drugs in the Caribbean Sea and Pacific Ocean, key maritime transit zones leading to the U.S. border. For one Coast Guardsman, building a partnership between two nations became a reality.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Through the sweltering 85-degree Caribbean heat and 79 percent humidity, U.S. Coast Guard members renewed partnerships with 16 other countries during Exercise Tradewinds 2012.
Still going strong after 214 years together: The U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Public Health Service
Monday, May 14, 2012
Written by Lisa Novak, Coast Guard media relations. When you deal with your Coast Guard pharmacist, you’re dealing with someone who has more than just medication behind the pharmacy window. There’s a whole lot of history and maybe a hurricane [...]
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Written by Cmdr. D. Goodwin, commanding officer of Coast Guard Cutter Diligence. If you live on our nation’s coasts, it is likely you have seen a Coast Guard helicopter soaring overhead on a training flight. Or maybe you’ve even seen [...]
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
After nearly 45 years of service to the nation, Coast Guard Cutter Dallas has been decommissioned. We’ve shared with you stories from their last patrol, tales from the chief’s mess and even a note from the cutter’s last commanding officer. [...]
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Anderson, Deployable Operations Group. When the call went out for port security unit reservists to activate for Exercise Patriot Hook, a 96-hour clock to deployment was started. Patriot Hook is an annual exercise [...]
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Over the past two days more than 1,700 men and women gathered together for the Sea Service Leadership Associations’ Joint Women’s Leadership Symposium, the largest gathering of women in uniform in the world. As service members reflected on the theme [...]