Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: DC3 Ryan Wenzel

Whether you need something fixed, inspected or its operation explained, Petty Officer 3rd Class Wenzel is your one-stop shop for answers and advice with a friendly smile. “I like helping people and training people,” said Wenzel. “Everybody comes to me when they have a question about the boat.”


Operation Trident Fury

Operation Trident Fury: An exercise with northern neighbors

Everyone enjoys having a friendly neighbor. The biennial Trident Fury exercise, led by the Royal Canadian navy, is designed to build and reinforce a strong working relationship between the maritime forces of the U.S. and Canada. This year, it included live gunnery exercises, maritime surveillance and anti-submarine warfare training. Learn more about this critical strategic partnership!


Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Lt. j.g. Jessie Cuttie

As a junior officer taking on a huge responsibility, Cuttie may not have had all the answers at first. But with unwavering determination and the support of her crew, she made sure Active was always ready to answer the call.


CGC Active at Fleet Week

San Francisco’s Fleet Week celebrates sea service traditions

With contributions from Coast Guard District 11 Public Affairs. Originating from President Theodore Roosevelt’s “Great White Fleet” in 1907, where 16 battleships circumnavigated the globe in 14 months, Fleet Week celebrates and honors the traditions of our sea services. The […]


Day 5: Coast Guard Video of the Year

Merry Christmas and welcome to day five of voting for Coast Guard Video of the Year! Last week we offered you a sampling of the top 11 Coast Guard videos of 2009. Now, it is time for you to vote […]