Tag: Skip Bowen

From the Homefront: Getting your Sea Legs

It can take time to adjust to the pitch and roll of Coast Guard life. Recognizing that, a Coastie spouse developed a manual to help new members adjust – calling it Sea Legs, a reference to gaining our footing in unsteady waters.

Remembering LT Herbert Collins

Lieutenant Herbert Collins, a Coast Guard legend and the last surviving member of the all-black Pea Island life saving station succumbed to cancer on Sunday evening. Lieutenant Herbert Collins as a surfman at the all-black life saving station at Pea Island, North Carolina during Word War II. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) Born in 1921, Collins

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Happy Birthday Coast Guard Reserve!

Happy (belated) birthday to the Coast Guard Reserve! While February 19 is the actual birthday, Congressman William Delahunt, Admiral Allen, Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Bowen and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard Reserve Force Smith were all on hand for a cake cutting ceremony at Coast Guard headquarters this

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