As I grow up I am beginning to learn more about what it takes to be a service dog. A good service dog has to be healthy, happy, confident and steady. Oh, and did I say smart? All of these traits are also traits many Coast Guardsmen have. Just as in their training, I am provided all sorts of experiences so I can be prepared. I’d like to think I am “always ready” just like they are!
Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Anderson, Deployable Operations Group. An off-duty Coast Guard member and Virginia Beach native provided first aid to a downed F/A-18D Hornet pilot after his plane crashed near Virginia Beach, Friday. Petty Officer 2nd [...]
Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Anderson, Deployable Operations Group. Port Security Unit 307, a Clearwater, Fla., based Reserve unit, returned home today from a six-month deployment to the Middle East in support of Operations New Dawn and Enduring [...]
Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Anderson, Deployable Operations Group. On the night of Dec. 2, 2011, two black over the horizon boats pulled away from the large gray shadow of the USS Oak Hill, underway near the coast [...]
The multi-mission Maritime Security Response Team and Maritime Safety and Security Teams of the U.S. Coast Guard provide port safety, security and law enforcement capabilities to America’s ports. Partnerships are important in achieving their mission, and one of these partnerships [...]
Post Written by Lieutenant James Mclay, Public Affairs Officer at the Coast Guard Deployable Operations Group (DOG) LCDR Joe Rodriguez, U.S. Coast Guard (retired), is not your average Guardian. Shortly after his retirement in 2006, LCDR Rodriguez was diagnosed with [...]
Welcome to day eleven of voting for Coast Guard Video of the Year! Two weeks ago, we offered you a sampling of the top 11 Coast Guard videos of 2009. Now, it is time for you to vote on your [...]
Or should I say, the DOG’s dog teams or maybe I should just stick with the politically correct canine teams. At any rate, three Guardians from Deployable Operations Group (DOG) units graduated from the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Canine [...]