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Coast Guard Role models: Inspiring the next generation

Take a moment to think back – can you remember the people who influenced you the most in your life? Maybe a special teacher, a talented athlete or even one of your parents? Role models are important – they challenge us, inspire us and help us become the best person we can be. Currently, more than 150 Coast Guard units actively provide role models for students in schools all across the nation through Coast Guard’s Partnership in Education programs.


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Week in the Life of the Coast Guard: Wednesday

Written by Chief Petty Officer CC Clayton, editor-in-chief, Coast Guard Magazine Ever wonder what the Coast Guard does in an average week during the winter months? Probably pretty slow, right? While a lot of people are digging themselves out from […]


LT Dave Lewald

Reflections on Katrina – LT Robert “Dave” Lewald

This week marks the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Coast Guard response operations in the aftermath of the storm surpassed that of any previous response with a total of 33,545 persons saved. In this series, we will present posts from […]


itCG – T-34 wreckage recovered, search for missing clammer, Admiral Blore rolls up his sleeves

Guardians have called off the recovery effort for the wreckage of a Navy T-34 training plane that crashed off the coast of Texas last month. The Coast Guard was able to retrieve approximately 85-percent of the plane and have delivered […]