Tag: Station Golden Gate

Honor, Respect, Devotion to Duty: BM1 Krystyna Duffy – the fourth active female surfman

Petty Officer 1st Class Krystyna Duffy, a boatswain's mate assigned to Coast Guard Station Golden Gate in San Francisco, drives a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat near the Golden Gate Bridge, Feb. 8, 2018. In March, Duffy became the fourth active female surfman in the Coast Guard, earning the highest rank in Coast Guard boat operation and a title which dates back more than 200 years to the U.S. Life-Saving Service. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo.

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.

Celebrating women of character, courage and commitment: MCPO Janine Tschantz-Hahn

“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.

New watchman of an old calling

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

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Guardian of the Week – SN Kristin Reger

Kristin Reger Lunkley

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

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itCG – search and rescue, zero fatalities on Tahoe in ’08-’09, Citizen’s Action Network, Trees for Troops

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

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