Flags across America

As the sun rose over Arlington National Cemetery, a group of Coast Guard members and their families gathered. With steam rising from their coffee cups, they set out amongst the cemetery’s autumn leaves to perform the most humbling of acts […]


Change of Watch: Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard

Earlier today, Admiral Thad Allen presided over the second of three change of watch ceremonies that will culminate in the Commandant Change of Command ceremony as the Coast Guard bids welcome to a new leadership team. During today’s Change of […]


Next Coast Guard reserve force master chief ready to lead

This feature post comes to us from the Coast Guard’s 7th District and Petty Officer 3rd Class Cindy Beckert who sat down with reserve Master Chief Petty Officer Mark Allen to discuss his next leadership challenge: serving as the Coast […]