Leaders from across government, the Armed Forces and law enforcement came together at the Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space Exposition transnational organized crime panel to discuss these increases and the challenges the nation faces as a result. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Connie Terrell.

Partners join forces to take on transnational organized crime

Recently, leaders from across government, the Armed Forces and law enforcement came together at the Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space Exposition transnational organized crime panel to discuss increases of drugs, weapons, migrants, unaccompanied children and people with ties to terrorism into our country and the challenges the nation faces as a result.


Leading from the front: SK1 Joshua Figueredo

The dictionary definition of leadership is, “the capacity to lead, or the act or an instance of leading.” Yet to Sector St. Petersburg, Fla., crewmembers the definition of leadership means much more. That was highlighted when Petty Officer 1st Class Joshua Figueredo, a storekeeper, was awarded the Douglas A. Munro Award for Inspirational Leadership.


Admiral Papp and General Amos

#SAS12: Sea-Air-Space Expo

This week, the largest maritime exposition in the United States is taking place in the nation’s capital and the Coast Guard is center stage. Since 1965, the Sea-Air-Space Exposition has brought together the U.S. sea services, private-sector companies and key […]


CDR Matt Meilstrup

Guardian of the Week – CDR Matthew Meilstrup

“A good leader inspires people to have confidence in the leader, a great leader inspires people to have confidence in themselves.” – Eleanor Roosevelt Our Guardian of the Week is this year’s Captain David H. Jarvis Inspirational Leadership Award winner. […]


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Coast Guardsmen earn prestigious service awards

Post Written by Public Affairs Specialist 3rd Class Cynthia Beckert Two of the Coast Guard’s most outstanding Shipmates, who have demonstrated uncommonly high standards of leadership and commitment to their service, will be recognized with the Coast Guard’s most prominent awards, […]


A Day Underway on CGC Juniper

Today, two great outreach events occurred onboard CGC Juniper. The cutter, homeported in Newport, Rhode Island, held its annual Navy League Long Island Council cruise and hosted an artist from the Coast Guard Art Program. The annual Navy League Long […]