Setting buoys and examples

Setting buoys and examples

As Craig acquires qualifications above his pay grade, he is entrusted with more responsibility from his supervisors while he waits for his opportunity to attend Marine Science Technician “A” school. With his positive and proactive attitude toward hard work, Craig’s future in the Coast Guard is bright.


Coast Guard diving is a small community; 60-billeted positions are augmented by only a handful of trainees each year. In addition to rigorous dive training and the maintaining of peak physical fitness, Coast Guard divers are expected to excel in academia, particularly in underwater physics and medicine.

Dive in!

Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Anderson. Coast Guard divers are a multi-mission force. They’ll move from an inspection and cleaning of a cutter’s hull in one operation to a homeland security dive for the next. And not only […]