Master Chief Petty Officer Jim Clemens is interviewed by local media in the aftermath of the tsunami that struck the Pacific coastline of the United States on March 11, 2011. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

Shipmate of the Week: BMCM Jim Clemens

Written by Lt. Cmdr. Clint Prindle, surface operations officer,¬†Group North Bend, Ore. A week ago today, all of America was glued to television sets and hanging on weather radio reports as a tsunami hurtled towards our Pacific Coast. As civilians […]


Ringing in the new year with rhyme: Ashore

As 2010 came to an end, those at sea were not the only ones standing the watch. From American Samoa to Philadelphia, Coast Guard men and women stood the watch at land-based units, and just like their shipmates afloat, they […]