Rep. Price

The spirit of Bertholf: Rep. David Price

More than 3,000 Coast Guard members call North Carolina home. North Carolina is also home to Rep. David Price, the 2013 recipient of the Commodore Ellsworth P. Bertholf Award. The annual award is a way to recognize members of Congress who exemplify the spirit of the award’s namesake – the service’s first commandant.

Underwater Egress, video of the year competition. U.S. Coast Guard image.

2013 Videos of the Year: Underwater Egress

We are past the halfway point for the contest, and today’s video gives us an inside look at underwater egress training in an indoor pool at the Coast Guard Aviation Technical Training Center located in Elizabeth City, N.C. The training […]


Do you have what it takes?

To prepare for whatever may come their way, rescue swimmers, or aviation survival technicians, train at the Aviation Technical Training Center in Elizabeth City, N.C., the Coast Guard’s technical training provider for enlisted aviation forces. Take a look at this training exercise where rescue swimmers use what they learn from day one in a simulated emergency.

Keeping the Coast Guard airborne

Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Cory Mendenhall, 11th Coast Guard District public affairs. In today’s world it has become quite normal to view jobs that require using your hands or getting them dirty as undesirable. There seems to be […]