Coast Guard members live by the core values of Honor, Respect and Devotion to Duty and cadets at the Coast Guard Academy live by the motto “Who lives here, reveres honor, honors duty.” Notice a pattern yet? Honor – a high standard of conduct that can neither be delineated by laws nor defined by regulation. It is this concept that brought Fourth Class Cadet Bryan Landreth to the Academy in which he has pledged to support and defend the Constitution of the United States not once, but twice. Landreth brings his experience from his time in the Coast Guard’s elite Honor Guard and Silent Drill Team to the Academy.
Tag: Ceremonial Honor Guard
The fourth nominee features the Coast Guard’s Ceremonial Honor Guard. In a 360-degree view, the honor guard is shown practicing silent drill techniques in Alexandria, Virginia. The Ceremonial Honor Guard helps represent the Coast Guard to world leaders and dignitaries through ceremonial operations such as performing rifle routines, conducting military funeral honors, casket bearing and flag folding. Is this the top video for the year? Cast your vote!
The Coast Guard remembers and honors the memory and legacy of one of our trailblazers – Coast Guard SPAR and Auxiliarist Dorothy Kurtz. After serving her country during WWII, Kurtz decided to continue her service to her nation as a volunteer in the Coast Guard Auxiliary. She passed away Sept. 12, 2016, at the age of 93. Fair winds and following seas, shipmate.
The Coast Guard and Navy Ceremonial Honor Guards present the colors at the Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C., April 12, 2014. This year the Navy Memorial will be commemorating the Year of the Coast Guard. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. Written by Lt. Cmdr. Pride Sanders Continuing a tradition
More than 1,000 people gathered at U.S. Coast Guard Base Los Angeles – Long Beach in San Pedro today to attend a memorial ceremony honoring Senior Chief Petty Officer Terrell Horne III, a Coast Guardsman who was killed in the line of duty Dec. 2, 2012, while carrying out law enforcement operations near Santa Cruz Island.
Yesterday marked 32 years since the sinking of Coast Guard Cutter Blackthorn. Twenty-three of the Blackthorn’s 50 crewmembers lost their lives during the Coast Guard’s worst peacetime disaster, and a memorial inscribed with the names of the crewmembers that perished now stands two miles north of the accident site. Vice Adm. Robert C. Parker, Atlantic