Petty Officer 1st Class Krystyna Duffy pursued her dream to become a Coast Guard surfman her entire career. Duffy had to rely on her network and community of people who care and were willing to stand for her to help her achieve her dream. She is now the fourth active female surfman in the Coast Guard.
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The second nominee for 2016 Video of the Year features Petty Officer 3rd Class Liza Caban. In this video, Caban describes her love of the ocean and how being a boatswains mate in the Coast Guard compliments her life and need of being on the water. Is this the top video for the year? Cast your vote!
“I believe any woman who joins the military has courage in them, because it’s still one of those choices not a lot of women will think about as their future, and any woman who wants to join the service and risk her life has some sort of courage in them to do that,” said Master Chief Petty Officer Janine Tschantz-Hahn of her fellow female servicemembers.
Petty Officer 2nd Class Aaron Harris, a boatswain’s mate at Coast Guard Station Quillayute River, Wash., conducts a bar assessment Apr. 7, 2012. A river bar is assessed by a qualified coxswain periodically to determine the level of restrictions needed to be applied to vessels crossing the river entrance. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty
Post Written by Petty Officer 3rd Class Pamela Manns, public affairs specialist SAUSALITO, Calif. – Rear Adm. Joseph “Pepe” Castillo, 11th District commander, applauds Kristin Reger Lunkley, a former crewmember at Coast Guard Station Golden Gate, after presenting her with the Coast Guard Medal, Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010. U.S. Coast Guard photo by PA3 Pamela
Coast Guard Commandant Thad Allen with rescue swimmer Abram A. Heller. Heller was awarded the 2009 International Maritime Organization Bravery At Sea Award for single-handedly rescuing 8 people in Arctic waters in March 2008. Click the image to read more. Guardians from Station Golden Gate and Air Station San Francisco were able to save one