From the Homefront: Coast Guard units spread holiday cheer across the nation

Although we may live in communities for just a few years, Coast Guard families find ways to make it home, and that often means finding ways to give back. This year, four holiday events from locations spanning nearly 13,000 miles join service members and their communities in unique ways as the celebrate the season.


Adm. Papp with Coast Guard Cutter Washington crewmembers

Adm. Papp thanks Navy helicopter squadron and visits Coast Guardsmen in Guam

Commandant of the Coast Guard Adm. Bob Papp addressed Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25 – the Island Knights – in Guam last week, thanking them for their outstanding support of Coast Guard search and rescue operations. The Coast Guard has no helicopters stationed in Guam and has relied upon HSC-25 since its formation in 1984 for airlift assistance with both maritime and over-land search and rescue.


“Coast Guard Cutter Rankin tends buoys

Week in the Life of the Coast Guard: Wednesday

Written by Chief Petty Officer CC Clayton, editor-in-chief, Coast Guard Magazine Ever wonder what the Coast Guard does in an average week during the winter months? Probably pretty slow, right? While a lot of people are digging themselves out from […]


Guardian of the Week – LT Jacob Katz

Today is the 69th anniversary of the Coast Guard Reserves so it is an honor to recognize Lieutenant Jacob Katz for his outstanding contributions to the Coast Guard and the Reserve Program. Last week, LT Katz was awarded the Coast […]


itCG – hunter medevaced, diver rescues, WWII Guardian honored

[youtube SO48mrgBWc0] Guardians medevaced a hunter off of Burnt Mountain in Oregon yesterday. A helicopter from Air Station North Bend was deployed to rescue the man who had an injured leg and bring him to a local hospital. Story here […]