From the Homefront: Building communities through spouse clubs

Amanda Murray was looking for a way to build a stronger community at Coast Guard Station Grand Isle, Louisiana. The Coast Guard recognizes the integral part spouses’ clubs can play in granting a sense of belonging and community to families by providing support and fellowship or offering education or community service.

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In the shadows

Hidden behind the scenes of rescues or law enforcement missions are the watchstanders of the U.S. Coast Guard. These are the men and women who few see, but the effects of their dedication and vigilance ripples throughout the maritime community.