DCC Amerson

Shipmate of the Week – DCC Dennis Amerson

Written by Lt. j.g. Stephen Henderson, Yard Facilities management department. The Coast Guard Yard, founded in 1899, is the Coast Guard’s only shipyard and is responsible for construction, repairs and renovations of the Coast Guard’s surface fleet and aids to […]


Shipmate of the Week – BMC Keith Cupples

Written by Lt. Jon Bernhardt, seaward security officer, Commander Task Group 56.5. The Coast Guard’s chief petty officer charge says as a chief, “It is now required that you be the fount of wisdom, the ambassador of good will, the […]


What a mess…

After nearly 45 years of service to the nation, Coast Guard Cutter Dallas is being decommissioned. From performing naval gunfire support missions off Vietnam to being the command ship during the 1980 Mariel Boatlift, Dallas has truly seen it all. […]