Veterans Day: Honoring shipmates and their service

When the American public thinks about the military and disabled Veterans, the Coast Guard may not be the first service that comes to mind. Yet each day, Coast Guard men and women conduct operations that place them in harm’s way.

MSST San Diego returns from 6-month deployment on Mother’s day

Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Anderson. Maritime Safety and Security Team San Diego, a Coast Guard anti-terrorism team, returned home on Mother’s Day from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, after a six-month deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. During […]

Coast Guardsmen get holiday call from President Obama

Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Anderson. Two deployed Coast Guardsmen received a special holiday phone call on Christmas morning from President Barack Obama. Petty Officer 1st Class Gilbert Zepeda and Petty Officer 2nd Class Derek W. Weatherly, both currently […]