Coast Guard lends a hand for Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Walter Shinn. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition is a show known for bringing tears of joy to families who witness a dramatic reconstruction of their homes. During a recent production a few Coast Guardsmen were […]


Admiral Bob Papp and Coast Guard Foundation president Anne Brengle

The force behind the force: Lifelines

As a ship captain, you quickly learn when the sky darkens and the seas get rough to have extra life lines rigged fore and aft for crew members that may need to venture out on the weather decks during the storm. If they fall, they will land between the life lines – not overboard. For more than forty years, the Coast Guard Foundation has been the life line for Coast Guard men, women and their families.


Margaret Rochon

Shipmate of the Week – Margaret Rochon

A father waving goodbye to his family on the pier. A mother hugging her child before she takes a transport flight overseas. These are the experiences of military families across the country as parents leave on deployment. Margaret Rochon, daughter […]