Today, the Coast Guard Reserve consists of nearly 8,000 dedicated men and women who support the Coast Guard roles of maritime homeland security, national defense – domestic and expeditionary – and response to natural and man-made domestic disasters. Reservists are always ready to mobilize with critical competencies in boat operations, contingency planning and response, expeditionary warfare, marine safety, port security, maritime law enforcement and mission support.
This holiday season, a handful of Coast Guard members are diligently working on preparations for the 57th Presidential Inauguration, which is scheduled to take place Jan. 21, 2013. Eight Coast Guardsmen, four active duty and four reserve members, are assigned to the Joint Task Force – National Capital Region.
Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Anderson. Maritime Safety and Security Team San Diego, a Coast Guard anti-terrorism team, returned home on Mother’s Day from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, after a six-month deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. During [...]
Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Bill Colclough. With extreme high water conditions and heavy rains threatening to flood the town of Cairo, Ill., and adding pressure to the entire Mississippi River system, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers triggered [...]
Last Wednesday Lieutenants Randall Black and Hannah Bealon where recognized as the Coast Guard’s selectees for the 2010 Department of Defense African American History Month Recognition Award during a ceremony in Atlanta. Bealon, Reserve Status Manager at the Personnel Service [...]
Today is the 69th anniversary of the Coast Guard Reserves so it is an honor to recognize Lieutenant Jacob Katz for his outstanding contributions to the Coast Guard and the Reserve Program. Last week, LT Katz was awarded the Coast [...]
The Coast Guard is a diverse, multi-mission organization with great opportunities for all types of prospective candidates. Our recruiting effectiveness has surpassed the other armed services for the third year in a row and the quality of our candidates is [...]
Like the story the Compass highlighted earlier this week, our reserve members deserve to be recognized for their dedication to service while balancing other full-time obligations. In this story, the Pasadena Police Chief retires from the Coast Guard Reserves after [...]
Coast Guard was ranked top agency in the Department of Homeland Security and 29 out of the 216 federal government agencies in the Best Places to Work survey. Another great indication our workforce is pretty happy. More information here Since [...]