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Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: CWO Andrew Schock

A strong leader leads by example and will do the right thing – even when no one is looking.

“Those are two leadership characteristics that I try to exemplify,” said Chief Warrant Officer Andrew Schock, a Coast Guard marine investigator. Schock recently received the Coast Guard Award for Excellence in Marine Inspections for his dedication to the Coast Guard and his team.


Ensign Cook Reports – Station Seattle Part II

Post Written by Ensign Lindsay Cook Hello Everyone, Just to re-cap, during this visit I’m learning about the Coast Guard’s ports, waterways and coastal security (PWCS) mission. In my first post I talked about getting underway with the Seattle/Bainbridge ferry […]


Ensign Cook Reports – Station Seattle Part I

Post Written by Ensign Lindsay Cook Greetings and happy holidays everyone, For this edition of “ENS Cook Reports” I’m blogging while on leave visiting family in the Seattle area. I grew up in the South Puget Sound region and spent […]


itCG-three rescued after plane flipped over, maritime security, parasail incident investigation continues

A Coast Guard Cordova Aviation Support Facility helicopter crew rescued three men after their plane reportedly flipped over while taking off from the beach along Patton Bay on Montague Island, Alaska, yesterday. The three passengers escaped the plane without injuries […]


itCG-freight container mishap, two missing boaters located in the water, two boat ejections

Coast Guard is investigating an incident where two containers dislodged from a vessel and fell onto a tank barge at the Port of Los Angeles. Luckily, there were no injuries and no environmental impact as a result of the incident. […]


itCG-Staten Island ferry incident, Marines assist Guardians, fisheries enforcement, CGC Sea Dog

Coast Guard is investigating the incident involving the Staten Island ferry that struck the pier and injured about a dozen passengers yesterday. With nearly 800 people onboard, the situation could have been much worse. Fortunately, the pilothouse was able to […]