As the Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau (WHEC 722) nears its final days of service, we reflect on the lasting effect it has had on the Coast Guard and the history it leaves behind. This cutter may leave our service, but the legacy of the men and women who served on Morgenthau will live on forever.
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Master Chief Petty Officer Donald H. Horsley served the Coast Guard though 44 years of continuous service from age 17 to 62, enlisting Aug. 4, 1942. He served on active duty for 44 years, four months and 27 days. His career spanned three wars and saw service aboard 34 vessels.
A ship can accomplish anything with a proud crew. The spirit of all ships resides in the hearts of the crew, no matter where they go. With this in mind, we decided to focus on what we will be keeping with us instead of what we will be losing. Soon we will be leaving Jarvis behind for another ship, the Morgenthau. Yet, we will remain the same capable, hard charging crew.
Packages of cocaine line the deck of Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau after the crew, working in conjunction with the Panamanian navy, intercepted and seized the contraband from suspected smugglers. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Co-authored by Lt. Kevin Connell, Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau. What have you been up to so far this year? Ask this question
The TerriGail had five crewmen who were safely hoisted by a Kodiak-based HH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew before the vessel grounded. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Marine Safety Detachment Unalaska. What’s it like to be part of a Coast Guard aircrew? In short, it is a privilege. Few people will ever get the opportunity to
UPDATE: The top picture was changed to an image of an F-18/D. An F/A-18D Hornet jet. U.S. Marine Corps photo. When the Coast Guard was notified at 10:15 p.m. last night that the U.S. Marine Corps lost communication with one of its F/A-18 Hornet jets approximately 85 miles southwest of San Diego, Coast Guard search and rescue
Crewmembers from the Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau carefully transfer an injured fisherman from a Coast Guard small boat to the cutter after responding to a call from the fishing vessel Ventuari 1,200 miles southwest of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jon Ray San Agustin. Petty Officer 1st Class
Written by Chief Petty Officer CC Clayton, editor-in-chief, Coast Guard Magazine Ever wonder what the Coast Guard does in an average week during the winter months? Probably pretty slow, right? While a lot of people are digging themselves out from another winter snowstorm, our service is out in full force training, rescuing those in need,
LTJG Steven Lewis on the Lido deck of Carnival Paradise. Lewis was the landing safety officer, working with Coast Guard and Navy personnel, to delivery supplies to the ship’s crew and passengers. U.S. Coast Guard photo. Every now and then a moment comes along that challenges the training, experience and ability of a Coast Guardsman
A crewmember from the Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau, 378-foot high endurance cutter homeported in Alameda, Calif., remains on scene of the stranded Cruise Ship Splendor to ensure the safety and well-being of the passengers and crew. U.S. Coast Guard photo. For the past two days millions have watched as the cruise ship Carnival Splendor and