"The Jaws of Death." A photo by CPHOM Robert F. Sargent, USCG. A Coast Guard-manned LCVP from the U.S.S. Samuel Chase disembarks troops of the First Division on the morning of 6 June 1944 at Omaha Beach. USCG Photo. Memorial Day. Besides the barbecues, the fireworks, the long weekend out on the boat, do you
In honor of Memorial Day the first story in today’s In the Coast Guard is about a man named Michael Licata. He was a Coast Guard veteran of WWII. There is a great video interview with him if you follow the link. I am always moved listening to the veteran Coast Guardsmen, and there will
Each Sunday along with the In the Coast Guard feature, we will be bringing you something a little more light hearted. This will usually come in the form of CG Scuttlebutt, a comic strip drawn by a Coast Guard petty officer.
GULFPORT, Miss. (Sept, 6, 2005) Coast Guard Station Gulfport Mississippi after it was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. USCG photo by Lt.j.g Earl Lingerfelt. Station Gulfport had a ribbon cutting as it returned to the waterfront after being completely destroyed during Hurricane Katrina.Story here I have been lucky enough to meet with the crew members of
On Fridays we are going to be featuring a Coast Guard hero, the “Guardian of the Week”. This will be someone who has done something that makes them stand out, saving a life, a great achievement in their field, doing something that made a mission a success, etc. At the top of the page you
About “In the Coast Guard” : There are a lot of things that go on in the Coast Guard every day, the plan is to bring you bits and pieces of things to try and give some insight to the service. Sometimes the In the Coast Guard piece will feature a blog articles, sometimes bits
Welcome to The Coast Guard Compass, official service blog of the U.S. Coast Guard. Anyone who has been following the Coast Guard’s efforts in the blogosphere knows that this blog is not the first for the Coast Guard by far. The Commandant has been running a blog for some time as has the Master Chief