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Coast Guard Heroes: Winslow W. Griesser

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

buffalo station

On Nov. 21, 1900, two large scows broke from their moorings some 3 miles southwest of the Buffalo Life-Saving Station in New York; the scows, a type of flat-bottomed boat, drifted toward the breakers. The station’s surfmen saw this from the lookout tower and promptly launched the lifeboat, with Winslow W. Griesser, keeper of the station, aboard.

Commandant’s Coast Guard Day message – Continued focus on proficiency

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Our most valuable asset is our Coast Guard men and women-active, reserve, civilian and auxiliary. As we have for 223 years, Coast Guardsmen continue to rise to every challenge, overcome every hardship, and put service before self.

Coast Guard Heroes: Heriberto Hernandez

Friday, November 12, 2010

Heriberto Hernandez

This is the last post in the Compass series that chronicled the first 14 heroes the Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutters have been named for. These men and women, who stood the watch before us, lived extraordinary lives as they lit […]

Coast Guard Heroes: Richard Dixon

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Richard Dixon

This Compass series chronicles the first 14 heroes the Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutters have been named for. These men and women, who stood the watch before us, lived extraordinary lives as they lit the way for sailors in times past, […]

Coast Guard Heroes: Isaac Mayo

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Surfman at Chatham

This Compass series chronicles the first 14 heroes the Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutters have been named for. These men and women, who stood the watch before us, lived extraordinary lives as they lit the way for sailors in times past, […]

Coast Guard Heroes: William Trump

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

LCI(L)-90

This Compass series chronicles the first 14 heroes the Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutters have been named for. These men and women, who stood the watch before us, lived extraordinary lives as they lit the way for sailors in times past, […]

Coast Guard Heroes: Joseph Napier

Monday, November 8, 2010

Station St. Joseph

This Compass series chronicles the first 14 heroes the Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutters have been named for. These men and women, who stood the watch before us, lived extraordinary lives as they lit the way for sailors in times past, […]

Coast Guard Heroes: Kathleen Moore

Friday, November 5, 2010

Kathleen Moore

This Compass series chronicles the first 14 heroes the Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutters have been named for. These men and women, who stood the watch before us, lived extraordinary lives as they lit the way for sailors in times past, […]

Coast Guard Heroes: Charles Sexton

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Petty Officer Charles Sexton

This Compass series chronicles the first 14 heroes the Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutters have been named for. These men and women, who stood the watch before us, lived extraordinary lives as they lit the way for sailors in times past, […]

Coast Guard Heroes: Charles Walter David Jr.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Charles David Jr.

This Compass series chronicles the first 14 heroes the Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutters have been named for. These men and women, who stood the watch before us, lived extraordinary lives as they lit the way for sailors in times past, […]

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