Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: CWO Clifford Mooneyham, underwater volunteer

Many Coast Guard personnel voluntarily sign up to serve our country either for a few years or for an entire career. But once they start receiving a paycheck, they are not technically volunteers anymore. They are paid employees of the government. However, going back to why they joined a military branch in the first place many of these people have a built-in desire to serve as a volunteer. Chief Warrant Officer Clifford Mooneyham is one member who volunteers his time to assist local law enforcement as a dive team member of the Clatsop County Underwater Recovery Team in Astoria, Oregon.


Operation Nanook 2011

Operation Nanook 2011

The waters of the Arctic are a unique place to operate and require not only specialized equipment and capabilities but also tailor-made training. It was just this type of special training Coast Guard Cutter Willow participated in during last week’s […]