Growing up at Boston Light: A special and spooky childhood

Although none of the many written histories of Boston Light mention the presence of a ghost, one keeper’s daughter has a different tale to tell. It’s just one of a treasure chest full of childhood memories for Joanne LaVigne Schroer who lived at the 300-year-old light with her family when she was a toddler.


The Drawing Board: I want to be a Coast Guardsman!

What did you want to be when you grew up? These kids plan to be the future men and women of the U.S. Coast Guard! We hope everyone had a safe and happy Halloween!


From the Homefront: Keeping our littlest Coasties safe on Halloween

Consider this our incredibly sweet version of From the Homefront for Halloween. We know you are probably here to see the cute pictures of Coastie kids, but we thought we’d slip in some safety tips, too – you know, Semper Paratus and all. Best wishes for a happy and safe Halloween!


itCG – C-130 collision, border security, survival at sea, manatee goes home, haunted Eagle

Tragedy struck the Coast Guard last night. Guardians are actively searching for the nine missing people involved in a collision between a Coast Guard C-130 plane out of Air Station Sacramento and a Navy Super Cobra helicopter. The C-130, carrying […]