2016 Video of the Year: Haunted History: Bosun Piner

The eighth nominee features a mystery at Coast Guard Station Emerald Isle, North Carolina. Chief Petty Officer Matt Wolanzyk shares the story of Chief Warrant Officer William Finley Piner who served as officer-in-charge of the station during the Prohibition Era. Piner fell overboard and drowned in 1936, and some believe he may be haunting the Coast Guard station. Is this the top video for the year? Cast your vote!

Rescue crew

Shipmate of the Week – The crew of 25371

Training, training and more training. Time and again Coast Guard crews pull away from the pier or take flight to train and prepare for missions. It’s in the service’s culture for every member to constantly prepare, including the volunteers of the Coast Guard Auxiliary.