Preserving a national treasure

At the heart of Old Town Key West, Fla., nestled alongside a pier at Truman Waterfront, is the Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Memorial Museum. Ingham is the only Coast Guard cutter in history to receive two Presidential Unit Citations for […]


Knight Island Port Crew: Guardians at Sea and in the Classroom

Story and photos by Petty Officer 3rd Class Sabrina Elgammal (with contributions from Robert Hopkins) Responding to maritime emergencies and helping kids with their school assignments present similar challenges – both require attention to detail and an unselfish desire to […]


Guardian of the Week – LT Felicia Thomas

Congratulations to Lieutenant Felicia S. Thomas for becoming the first female African American to command a Coast Guard cutter! During a change of command ceremony today at 9 a.m., she took command of the 110-foot CGC PEA ISLAND homeported in […]