The Secret Life of Walter Handy: the man who saved the Coast Guard Reserve

Retired Coast Guard Capt. Walter Handy relates his time as a Reservist in the U.S. Coast Guard and how his persistence, cleverness and education helped him save the Coast Guard Reserve force after the end of World War II.


Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: MEC Ryan Olson

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: MEC Ryan Olson

Petty Officer First Class Ryan M. Olson, a maritime enforcement specialist with Port Security Unit 313 based in Everett, Washington, received a special call on a typical day where he was balancing operational and administrative duties. On the other end of the line was Master Chief Petty Officer Eric Johnson, chief of reserve forces.