Shipmate of the Week – LCDR Amy Florentino

Written by Joy Crabaugh. As the country moves into an increasingly austere budget environment, money-management practices are scrutinized ever more carefully. However, the Coast Guard’s organizational structure and variety of mission areas and assets has created unique challenges for its […]


Coast Guard Cutter Sailfish joined police, fire and environmental protection officials from the states of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut in an exercise aimed at protecting the island of Manhattan from a potential terrorist attack by water. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Annie R. Berlin.

Coast Guard stops mock dirty bomb from entering New York City

Later this year, America will observe the 10th anniversary of the tragic 9/11 terrorist attacks. The events of that day forever changed the way the Coast Guard conducts its missions and ushered in a new era of cooperation between law […]