Petty Officer Lonnie Jones

MK3 Lonnie Jones: Gone but not forgotten

This is an excerpt from a blog post written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Renee Aiello, public affairs specialist. To read the entire story, click here  It was the morning of March 30, 1981, and Jacqueline Jones could just feel […]


GMC Tom Morrison at the game

GMC Tom Morrison – Hope in the Journey

This is an excerpt from a feature story written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Casey J. Ranel. To read the entire story, click here. As the train approaches the station in Slidell, La., it is obvious how large it is, […]


First Lady makes history as a Coast Guard ‘first’

Capt. Dorothy Stratton has captured the attention of many people since her inception as the first female in the Coast Guard in 1942, but I wonder if she ever thought the list would include the First Lady of the United […]


SPARs Day: A day to remember

“A tremendous tribute.”  – Vice Adm. Sally Brice-O’Hara, Coast Guard Vice Commandant The massive, brand new 418-foot cutter provides surprisingly little shade on the hot and sunny pier in Pascagoula, Miss., where the Coast Guard’s most influential female leaders from […]