The “Pacific Prowler” concludes its service in the Pacific

The Coast Guard Cutter Galveston Island, a 110-foot Island Class patrol boat home ported in Honolulu, was recently decommissioned after nearly 26 years of service to the nation.


Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Auxiliarist of the Year Roland Zwicky

Roland Zwicky is the epitome of a ´╗┐Coast Guard Auxiliarist demonstrating adaptability and an eagerness to carry out their missions. As such, he was recently recognized as the 2016 Coast Guard Auxiliarist of the Year.


Seaman Apprentice Andres Rodriguez, a crew member aboard Coast Guard Cutter Joshua Appleby, conducts hull maintenance on the Appleby in St. Petersburg, Fla., Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. The Appleby is a 175-foot buoy tender home-ported in St. Petersburg. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Meredith Manning

Week in the life of the Coast Guard 2014: Tuesday

Tuesdays week in the life of the Coast Guard 2014 features the work of Aids to Navagation team members, we honor a fallen shipmate in Long Beach, California, inventory of a new boat in Florida, ID card making in Honolulu and good ol’ hull maintenance on the Cutter Appleby


On deployment: Asian-Pacific Economic Cooperation

Yesterday, Compass showed you what it was like for a Maritime Safety and Security Team in the weeks leading up to a deployment. Today, Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Anderson takes you through the planning, coordination and relationships it takes […]