According to Flag Voice 432, published in October by Rear Adm. David Callahan, assistant commandant for Human Resources or CG-1, “Direct Access will be taken off-line to conduct a major software upgrade representing the most significant change to our pay system in nearly two decades.”
Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp along with the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and other service chiefs testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee today on sexual assault prevention and response in the military.
Strengthening our partnerships is more important than ever before. Our nation is making difficult but necessary decisions to put our fiscal house in order and we may be asked to do less with less, or at least do the same work with different means. But the need for maritime governance continues in order to achieve our shared goals of safe transportation, clean seas, and secure and efficient movement of commerce. Working as partners we will navigate “uncertain and stormy seas” together.
As we observe the manners of our profession this Memorial Day, we remember and honor our nation’s Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen who died while in military service. We must never forget that freedom is not free, but is only made possible by the thousands of patriots who stood the watch and selflessly made the ultimate sacrifice to serve our nation. We owe them an eternal debt of gratitude.
Elaine Sevin, president of 7-Dippity, Inc., received the Coast Guard Meritorious Public Service Award for her support of the environmental mission of the Coast Guard. U.S. Coast Guard Photo. Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nicholas Ameen, 7th Coast Guard District public affairs. With more than 12,000 miles of coastline in the United States, every
What began as a family adventure to sail to Australia turned into one couple’s quest, not only as mariners, but as parents and as heroes. The courage to save the lives of three strangers was a choice that Maurice and Sophie Conti could only let their conscious decide. Maurice and Sophie had sold everything they owned in 2007 and purchased the 47-foot French flagged catamaran, Ocealys. The Contis started their sailing adventure aboard with their two young children Massimo, who was 5 at the time and Annabelle who was 3.
Coast Guard Vice Commandant Vice Adm. Sally Brice-O’Hara poses with Elaine Savage, Coast Guard recipient of the 2011 Spirit of Hope Award, and Naval Engineering and Support Unit Boston Commanding Officer Cmdr. Jerrold Sgobbo. Coast Guard photo by Cmdr. Lindsay Weaver. Elaine Savage, a Coast Guard civilian employee with Naval Engineering Support Unit Industrial Service
Former Coast Guard Petty Officer William J. Barnes with Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard Vice Admiral Sally Brice-O’Hara after being presented with four medals for his service in World War II and the Coast Guard Public Service Award for his efforts to preserve Coast Guard history. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ademide Adedokun. Written
Retired Adm. Thad Allen accepts the Great American Patriot Award from the Armed Forces Insurance group during the 2010 Armed Forces Bowl halftime show at Gerald J. Ford stadium. U.S. Coast Guard Photo by PA3 Richard Brahm. Yesterday, Adm. Thad Allen was presented with the 2010 Great American Patriot Award during halftime of the Bell
ORLANDO, Fla. — LCDR Zeita Merchant (center) stands along side (from left) author Omar Tyree, Pro Football Hall of Fame member Mel Blount, Super Bowl MVP Doug Williams, Kellogg’s Senior Vice President of Global Nutrition/Corporate Affairs Celeste Clark, former NFL linebacker and seven-time Pro Bowl player Robert Brazile and Mickey and Minnie Mouse Saturday Sept.