Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: Lt. Steven Baldovsky

To some, the cutterman designation is an elite badge of honor, its members an exclusive group of only the saltiest sailors; to others, it is a rite of passage – the inevitable byproduct of their choice to join a seagoing service. And for others – others like Lt. Steven Baldovsky – holding fast the legacy of the Coast Guard cutterman is simply a way of life.