History: Sea Language washes ashore or Why beat the rush?

The term “beat the rush” has become lexicon as millions of Americans plan to get up early enough to avoid their fellow traveler on a road trip. As summer approaches, beating the rush is sometimes the difference between a successful […]


Black History Month: Honoring the service of African American Guardians

As part of the Coast Guard Compass’ ongoing celebration of Black History Month, we bring you the following article by Coast Guard Atlantic Area Historian William H. Thiesen. Mr. Thiesen’s piece on the history of African American service is a […]