Seaman Kenwyn Berkeley, crew member aboard Coast Guard Cutter Resolute, a 210-foot medium-endurance Reliance class cutter homeported in St. Petersburg, Fla., takes the Oath of Allegiance Friday, June 29, 2018, aboard the cutter to become a citizen during a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services naturalization ceremony. Berkeley was required to take part in a series of tests and interviews administered by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services as a part of the naturalization process. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael De Nyse.

Coast Guard member becomes a U.S. citizen in St. Petersburg

Seaman Kenwyn Berkeley, crew member aboard Coast Guard Cutter Resolute, a 210-foot medium-endurance Reliance class cutter homeported in St. Petersburg, Florida, took the Oath of Allegiance Friday, July 6, 2018, to become a citizen during a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services naturalization ceremony.


Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Coast Guard Cutter Resolute

Not every Coast Guard rescue mission involves a helicopter or small boat, a perilous rescue at sea amid storm-tossed seas, or a hardened crew braving the elements to save a life. Sometimes they can happen from a seemingly small act of compassion in a moment of connection. Instead of a heaved lifeline, all it can take for a successful rescue is an outreached hand.