Kitchen preps

Ice-cold cooking: Inside a ship’s galley

While patrolling the Arctic Ocean, Juniper’s crew has a continuous, sometimes spontaneous workload. Around-the-clock bridge and engine-room watches and ship upkeep make time illusive, stringing together night and day. The constant activity keeps Juniper’s four cooks – called food service specialists – particularly busy. Feeding the 50 people aboard is an on-going cycle of planning, preparation, cooking, serving and cleaning.


Diver puts fins on

Diving into operations

Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Anderson, Coast Guard Deployable Operations Group. One second, five seconds, 30 seconds, the clock ticks away. Bubbles occasional rise to the surface from under the dozen First Coast Guard District cutters moored at […]


Video of the Year contest

Day 11: Coast Guard Video of the Year

Our eleventh and final video features the Coast Guard Cutter Juniper, homeported in Newport, R.I., skimming oil off the Florida and Alabama coast as part of the ongoing Administration-wide effort to combat the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Lt. j.g. Andrew Kauffman narrates the b-roll video. Click on the post to watch the video and find out how to vote for your favorite…


People’s Choice – Coast Guard Photo Contest, Round 2

Last week we announced the People’s Choice award for this year’s Coast Guard Photo Contest and posted the first set of photos for your consideration. Every Wednesday, we will unveil another batch of photos as we count down the top 40 […]


A Day Underway on CGC Juniper

Today, two great outreach events occurred onboard CGC Juniper. The cutter, homeported in Newport, Rhode Island, held its annual Navy League Long Island Council cruise and hosted an artist from the Coast Guard Art Program. The annual Navy League Long […]