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The Long Blue Line: Jim Evans–veteran of the World War II’s Greenland Patrol and Cutter Northland

Colorized black and white photo from 1942, showing newly enlisted recruit Jim Evans in his dress whites. (Courtesy of the Evans Family)

In April 1943, Evans was assigned to Coast Guard Cutter Northland in the famed Greenland Patrol. Evans sailed on three missions on board Northland, which escorted vessels to Greenland twice, and then to Iceland on his final mission.

Adm. Papp testifies at budget hearing

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp testifies before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp testified before the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Securityon the, “Coast Guard’s FY 2013 Budget Request,” today. During the hearing, Papp provided

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itCG-Guardian medevaced, boat fire, flares direct rescuers, CGA Bears lose in double overtime

Yesterday, we medevaced one of our own off of CGC Northland about 115 miles south of Cape Hatteras. A consultation between the cutter’s health services specialist, the duty watchstanders and a flight surgeon led to the decision to fly the Guardian by helicopter to the nearest hospital. The crewmember was suffering severe back and abdominal

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Guardian of the Week – Mrs. Nichole McLeod, Ombudsman of the Year

Post Written by Petty Officer Second Class Amir Lawal Ombudsman: a person who acts as a trusted intermediary between an organization and some internal or external constituency while representing the broad scope of constituent interests. From this definition you might be able to understand why this difficult to pronounce word carries such a huge meaning

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