When Haoer Zheng enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard in 2018, she never envisioned that her Mandarin Chinese speaking skills would have international impact.
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Chandler, a Coast Guard rescue swimmer, felt his heart race with excitement as he anticipated the mission ahead. Tropical Storm Imelda brought historic rainfall to southeastern Texas and, even though the storm had hit a few days before, the effects were still mounting. Chandler and his crew braved the weather to save a life.
Ortiz reflects the Coast Guard’s commitment with the boating communities making sure to stimulate awareness between local boaters on the area. His devotion to duty sets the example for other members of his unit and sets a standard to look for in other units.
Petty Officer 1stClass Patrick Wells demeanor conveys pride in his job, the recognition is not something he pursues. It’s no surprise that he is devoted to helping others, and on August 26, 2019 he did just that.
The conference had more than 470 attendees representing all agencies under the Department Of Homeland Security umbrella, as well as Department of Defense and other government agencies. This year marked the first time Coast Guard members were award recipients. One member received the highest award given by WIFLE.
by Capt. Daryl Schaffer Wounded Warrior Games Competitor I was always very active in sports before joining the U.S. Coast Guard. When I enlisted in December 1990, I continued that lifestyle biking to CGHQ, playing volleyball, running 5Ks to marathons, and doing many triathlons and more than 26 years later, I received my most recent
Each year a panel of judges selects a recipient for the George Gray Award for Artistic Excellence from a collection of artwork submitted to the U.S. Coast Guard Art Program. No stranger to the program or this award, Robert Selby won the award for his artwork depicting a deployment aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Tezanos in the Caribbean last year.
Lt. Cmdr. Andy Greenwood completed a re-designation course and successfully graduated as a “First Pilot” in the HC-144B aircraft. This accomplishment marks the first time a Coast Guard aviator qualified to fly an aircraft without ever leaving the ground.
A lot can happen in 80 years. The Coast Guard Auxiliary has written many stories over its lifetime, but we are not finished yet. As we move on through the 80th year of service of the Coast Guard Auxiliary, we start preparing for the next chapter in the organization’s life and relationship with the boating public and the U.S. Coast Guard.
Chief Warrant Officer Amy Barringer made history June 1, 2019, when she became the first active duty female warrant officer in her specialty.