Lt. Cmdr. Martha Rodriguez, US Coast Guard

Shipmate of the Week – LCDR Martha Rodriguez

Leading the charge to increase diversity within the Coast Guard, Lt. Cmdr. Rodriguez knows we are stronger as an organization because of our differences. Thanks to members like her, the Coast Guard is a vibrant, dynamic service branch that has consistently met every challenge put before it.


PSU 309 Homecoming

End of an era

Closing out nearly 10 years of Coast Guard operations supporting Task Group 56.5 in the Northern Persian Gulf, the Coast Guard was released from its operational responsibilities providing security around Kuwait Naval Base. Shortly after a small ceremony, Sept. 24, Port Security Unit 309 flew halfway around the world to demobilize and return to their home base at Port Clinton, Ohio.


HS1 Jayme Reed

Shipmate of the Week – HS1 Jayme Reed

A trip to visit Petty Officer 1st Class Jayme Reed usually means you are not having a good day. That’s because she is a health services technician and it’s her duty to help service members when they aren’t at their […]


Armed Forces Day: Keeping America strong & secure

Today we honor and celebrate the men and women of the United States armed forces. The Armed Forces Day celebration began when President Harry S. Truman led the effort to establish a single holiday for citizens to come together and […]


Off-duty Coast Guardsman aids Navy pilot after crash

Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Anderson, Deployable Operations Group. An off-duty Coast Guard member and Virginia Beach native provided first aid to a downed F/A-18D Hornet pilot after his plane crashed near Virginia Beach, Friday. Petty Officer 2nd […]


Bold Alligator 2012: Revitalizing amphibious warfare

We continue our coverage of Operation Bold Alligator 2012, the largest amphibious assault exercise in a decade. Currently taking place off the coasts of Virginia, North Carolina and Florida, this story picks up where the first left off as Port […]


Bold Alligator transport

Into the jaws of ‘Bold Alligator’

Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Anderson, Deployable Operations Group. An Air Force C-5M Galaxy lumbered toward the terminal at Stennis International Airport in Kiln, Miss. Its smooth 222-foot long gray wings stretch across the width of the tarmac. […]


The right to serve & defend your country

Mentorship often involves the sharing of personal experiences and stories passed down among generations with the sole purpose of bettering the life of others. Over the past week, the story of the Tuskegee Airmen has likely become the focal point […]


Lt. Jerry Durham. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

Shipmate of the Week – Lt. Jerry Durham

Written by Petty Officer 1st Class Mariana O’leary, public affairs specialist. One has to spend only the briefest amount of time with Lt. Jerry Durham to understand why the simple title of ‘chaplain’ seems too small a word, too simple […]


Armed Forces Day 2011

Armed Forces Day 2011

Today we honor and celebrate the men and women of the United States armed forces. The Armed Forces Day celebration began when President Harry S. Truman led the effort to establish a single holiday for citizens to come together and […]


« Previous Page  |  Next Page »