Will you be my Coast Guard valentine?

Valentine’s Day is a little over a week from now and we have some special Coast Guard valentine’s cards for the Coast Guardsman, or Coast Guard fan, in your life!



Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and that usually means chocolates, cards and flowers. But the celebration isn’t just for cupid and candy; it’s about love and appreciation! To celebrate Valentine’s Day with the men and women who serve, we’re reaching out to our fans to hear why you love America’s Coast Guard. Throughout this week, we’re asking our fans to share reasons why they love the Coast Guard using #CGadmirer on Twitter. At the end of the week, we’ll take your messages and make a video that will go on display at Coast Guard Headquarters.

Roxanne Watson

The power of love

Today is most often recognized as Valentine’s Day but February 14 also shares another important celebration of love – National Donor Day. In honor of today’s focus on love, we invited heart-transplant recipient Roxanne Watson to write about her story on Compass. Watson was given the heart of 23-year-old Coast Guardsman Michael Bovill after he was tragically killed in an off-duty accident.

Cupid’s arrow hits the Coast Guard

On a day where love is all anyone can talk about, it is easy for many military families to feel a little left out. But, to prove it’s still possible to celebrate Valentine’s Day in special ways despite being away […]