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Guardian of the Week – MKC Paul Hicks

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Post written by Bob Hopkins Can you imagine spending more than 20 years on a Coast Guard cutter? For some readers that is longer than they’ve been alive and for others it’s enough military service to retire. But for Machinery […]

Guardian of the Week – AST3 Christopher Austin

Friday, December 31, 2010

AST3 Christopher Austin

With contributions from PA3 Kelly Parker. The Coast Guard trains its people to be Always Ready and that training is never more important than on your first search and rescue case. On Petty Officer 3rd Class Christopher Austin’s first duty […]

Guardian of the Week – Coast Guard Santa and elves

Friday, December 24, 2010

Santa receives a hug

Today, as young children the world over anticipate the arrival of Santa, children in Kodiak, Alaska look to the sky and the sea as they wait to catch a glimpse of Coast Guard Cutter Spar and an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter […]

Guardian of the Week – BM2 Joseph D’Amico

Friday, December 17, 2010

BM2 D'Amico

With a history dating back to 1847, Coast Guard Cutter Bear has had remarkable crewmembers call her decks home, including Captain Michael Healy, First Lieutenant David Jarvis and Second Lieutenant Ellsworth Bertholf. Living up to the cutter’s legacy of “Serving […]

Guardian of the Week – SN Kristin Reger

Friday, December 10, 2010

Kristin Reger Lunkley

Post Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Pamela Manns, public affairs specialist Swimming out to an overturned sailboat Seaman Kristin Reger was not thinking of anything except the man trapped beneath the hull. With a polypropylene line connecting her to […]

Guardian of the Week – LT James O’Mara

Friday, December 3, 2010

CGC Farallon

Whether in corporate culture or the military, buzzwords are often used to describe the success of an organization. One of these buzzwords is “teamwork,” but for Coast Guard Cutter Farallon, and LT James O’Mara, teamwork isn’t just another word. It’s […]

Guardian of the Week – LTJG Steven Lewis

Friday, November 26, 2010

LTJG Lewis

Every now and then a moment comes along that challenges the training, experience and ability of a Coast Guardsman to perform under extraordinary circumstances. That moment presented itself to then Ensign Steven Lewis, an underway officer of the deck on […]

Guardian of the Week – Christine Greiner

Friday, November 19, 2010

Christine Greiner

Post written by Ademide Adedokun, Public Affairs Specialist for the Commandant of the Coast Guard This week, we are honoring the services of Mrs. Christine Greiner, Ombudsman for the Coast Guard Cutter Jarvis homeported in Honolulu, Hawaii. As Ombudsman, Greiner is […]

Guardian of the Week – Ed Kruska

Friday, November 12, 2010

With a career that spanned two decades of telling the Coast Guard’s story Chief Warrant Officer Ed Kruska shared his passion of the Coast Guard mission and its people with the nation. His commitment to the service goes beyond the […]

Guardian of the Week – Auxiliary Commodore Nicholas Kerigan

Friday, November 5, 2010

Commodore Kerigan

Nicholas Kerigan served honorably as National Commodore of the Coast Guard Auxiliary, the all-volunteer force that continues to set the standard for the resiliency that is so necessary for our service. Kerigan’s commitment to the force resonated through every volunteer […]

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