Plane at closed museum to be restored by Coast Guard for memorial

The following article is being reprinted with the permission of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Special thanks to Star-Telegram Editor Jim Witt and senior reporter Chris Vaughn. Post written by Chris Vaughn, Fort Worth Star-Telegram CRESSON — Eighteen months ago, Coast […]


What is a Coast Guard “Ancient”?

Recently, the Compass posted a story or two about the Coast Guard’s “Ancients.” As part of our 219th birthday celebration last week, we talked with the Ancient Keeper, Chief Warrant Officer Thomas Guthlein, and the Silver Ancient Albatross, Senior Chief […]


Guardian of the Week – EMCM Vobornik

On July 17th, EMCM Richard S. Vobornik relieved GMCS Christopher C. Kukla as the Silver Ancient Mariner. By putting on the hat of the 9th Silver Ancient Mariner, Master Chief Vobornik ensures the Coast Guard continues its proud maritime traditions. […]