Lt. Edward Costa, field operations officer for Base Boston C4IT department, goes through a server with Samuel Kornreich, Feb. 14, 2018. Costa won the 2017 Cmdr. John P. Dailey award for outstanding leadership and mentorship within the C4IT community. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll.

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Lt. Edward Costa

Lt. Edward Costa, field operations officer for Base Boston Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Information Technology department, otherwise known as C4IT, recently earned the Cmdr. John P. Dailey award for outstanding leadership and mentorship within the C4IT community. “When the ALCOAST came out soliciting for the award, I read the requirements, and there wasn’t even a question in my mind Ed was the right man for this,” said Costa’s supervisor, Cmdr. Stephen Bird.


Coast Guard manages lava flow

Coast Guard technicians manage lava threat in Hawaii

It’s not every day that a lava flow threatens Coast Guard operations, but crews operating in Hawaii have been battling the complex issues presented by the recent Kilauea Volcano eruption to ensure equipment remains capable and crews remain Semper Paratus.