Reserve general messages muster

All Hands selects several messages to publish in a weekly post to help raise awareness about specific messages and useful information for Coast Guard Reserve members.

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Seaman 1st Class Rollin Fritch

The Coast Guard will commission its newest Fast Response Cutter, the Rollin A. Fritch, Nov. 18, 2016, in Cape May, New Jersey. The cutter’s namesake was a crewmember aboard the USS Callaway during World War II and died during a Kamikaze attack January 8, 1945.

A memorable maritime legacy

Written by Petty Officer 1st Class Judy L. Silverstein. It was toward the end of World War I, on a stormy night, when Coast Guard Cutter Tampa disappeared off the coast of Wales with all crewmembers aboard. Considered the greatest […]

WWI sailor awarded Purple Heart 96 years later

Written by Chief Petty Officer Jeff Hall, 1st Coast Guard District public affairs. On a grey winter’s day along the coast of New Hampshire, recognition for sacrifice came to a local man nearly 100 years after he perished aboard Coast […]

WWII Coast Guardsman receives Purple Heart

World War II Coast Guardsman Harry Milton Daube, 88, the last living survivor of the USS Leopold, was presented the Purple Heart by the commanding officer of Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville on Friday. More than 66 years ago, Coast Guard […]