Saluting a Mother Who Serves: Petty Officer Amanda Terry

Our Coast Guard is full of strong, amazing women who are not only great, hard-working Coast Guard members, but are also pulling double duty as moms! Here’s the story of one such woman who strives every day to balance her busy schedule as an avionics electrical technician and a mom of two young daughters.


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Fixers & flyers

A rescue swimmer jumping from a helicopter to make a life-saving rescue is often the first image that comes to mind when one thinks of Coast Guard aviation; but what is missing from that picture is the hard work and efforts that happen behind the scenes. Coast Guard avionics electrical technicians are the unsung heroes of life saving at air stations nationwide. When an aircraft has an electrical mishap, avionics electrical technicians are on the task and at their best!