Shipmate of the Week – MK2 Mark Costello

Station Islamorada is a multi-mission unit with a challenging area of responsibility spanning from Long Key to the South West, Biscayne Bay to the North East, and to Flamingo Florida to the North West. The unit conducts an array of Coast Guard missions daily, from aids to navigation to protecting marine resources. The station is multi-mission and so too are its engineers. Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Costello, a machinery technician, has displayed superb leadership, professional abilities and devotion to duty while serving as the assistant engineering petty officer at Islamorada.