‘He refused to give in’

Lt. Brian Mackey was a husband, brother, friend and shipmate, serving his country for 24 years in the U.S. Coast Guard. After fighting a battle with terminal brain cancer for more than two years, Mackey passed away in April 2013. While Mackey may have passed, his strength and spirit live on in all those who served alongside him. A group of his loved ones and shipmates have been working together to honor Mackey; a man who faced life bravely regardless of circumstance.


CGC Active crewmembers holding sign

Active crew unites to support ops boss

Sometimes, our devotion to duty extends beyond operations. Sometimes, it’s our devotion to each other, as Shipmates, which compels us to do great things. One recent expression of selfless compassion took place onboard the 210-foot Coast Guard Cutter Active when […]