Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Auxiliarist Roland “Larry” Johnson

Coast Guard Auxiliarists act as force multipliers for Coast Guard units across the nation. This all-volunteer service assist Coast Guard men and women on a daily basis by patrolling our waterways, conducting over flights for various operations and teaching people across the country the importance of safe boating practices


Caleb Gaudian (left) swears into service at a Military Entrance Processing Station.

Always Ready: The Gaudian Family

The Coast Guard is in his blood. Caleb Gaudian is a few weeks away from shipping to Coast Guard Basic Training. He won’t have much time in boot camp to ruminate on what brought him here, but his family history is rich with Coast Guard adventure.


CWO Troy Riedel

Shipmate of the Week – CWO Troy Riedel

Written by Chief Warrant Officer Scott Epperson. Coast Guard missions make a difference in communities in our nation, providing safety and security essential to safeguarding America. But while the service ensures a safe and secure nation on duty, Coast Guard […]