Tag: reserve

Underway: Director of Reserve begins familiarization tour with 7th District

For nearly a week in October, Rear Adm. James Heinz and Coast Guard Reserve Force Master Chief Eric Johnson took the time to visit with reservists throughout the Coast Guard’s 7th District. From Miami to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to Sector St. Petersburg, they listened and spoke with reservists on a range of topics, which included the current budget environment and the future of the Reserve force.

Selection of Coast Guard Reserve Force Master Chief

Master Chief Petty Officer Eric Johnson listens as Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp discusses Sexual Assault Awarness and Prevention Month during a chief’s call at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington April 3, 2013. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp announced Master Chief Petty

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Coast Guard Reserve: 72 years of service to America

Reserve

Today, the Coast Guard Reserve consists of nearly 8,000 dedicated men and women who support the Coast Guard roles of maritime homeland security, national defense – domestic and expeditionary – and response to natural and man-made domestic disasters. Reservists are always ready to mobilize with critical competencies in boat operations, contingency planning and response, expeditionary warfare, marine safety, port security, maritime law enforcement and mission support.

Shipmate of the Week – YNC Rachel Washko

YNC Washko

This holiday season, a handful of Coast Guard members are diligently working on preparations for the 57th Presidential Inauguration, which is scheduled to take place Jan. 21, 2013. Eight Coast Guardsmen, four active duty and four reserve members, are assigned to the Joint Task Force – National Capital Region.

MSST San Diego returns from 6-month deployment on Mother’s day

A Maritime Safety and Security Team San Diego member embraces his mother after returning home from a six-month deployment overseas on Mother's Day, May 13, 2012. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Anderson. Written by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Anderson. Maritime Safety and Security Team San Diego, a Coast Guard

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Coast Guard, Army Corps of Engineers assist residents in Midwest flood zone

Midwest flooding

Coast Guard Reservist Lt. j.g. Ash Thorne wades out into a water-covered driveway that his disaster area response team had crossed to rescue a couple trapped in their home by floodwater. Thorne is supervising two teams of Coast Guard Reservists from Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River as they assist in flood response in rain-soaked

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Guardian of the Week – LTs Hannah Bealon and Randall Black

Lt. Black was awarded the Department of Defense African American History Month Recognition Award, last week in Atlanta. (Coast Guard photo) Lt. Bealon was awarded the Department of Defense African American History Month Recognition Award, last week in Atlanta. ( Photo courtesy of Lt. Bealon) Last Wednesday Lieutenants Randall Black and Hannah Bealon where recognized

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Guardian of the Week – LT Jacob Katz

WASHINGTON-Lt. Jacob Katz, a reserve officer at Coast Guard Sector Guam, is presented the Reserve Officer Association Outstanding Junior Officer Award for 2009 by Rear Adm. Daniel May, Director of Reserve and Leadership, in Washington, D.C., February 9 before the official ceremony the following day. Photo courtesy of Eric Minton. Today is the 69th anniversary

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Were you Born Ready? Applicants need apply…

The Coast Guard is a diverse, multi-mission organization with great opportunities for all types of prospective candidates. Our recruiting effectiveness has surpassed the other armed services for the third year in a row and the quality of our candidates is the highest of all the services with an average Armed Forces Qualification Test (AFQT) score

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itCG-Reservist retires, CG goes eco-friendly, Guardian’s build a house

Like the story the Compass highlighted earlier this week, our reserve members deserve to be recognized for their dedication to service while balancing other full-time obligations. In this story, the Pasadena Police Chief retires from the Coast Guard Reserves after 26 years of military service. Story here The Coast Guard Yard in Baltimore is taking

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