My Coast Guard

Dec. 31, 2020

The Long Blue Line: USS Wakefield—the Coast Guard’s “B & L Ferry” 75 years ago

In World War II, the USS Wakefield (AP-21) served as a fast troop transport whose role was to deliver military personnel and supplies to the war front.

Dec. 30, 2020

Coast Guard member receives new award from NASBLA

The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) presented a new award to U.S. Coast Guard officer Lt. Derek Wallin in Washington, D.C., Dec. 15, 2020.

Dec. 30, 2020

Deckplate Leader of the Week: Chief Petty Officer

Our Deckplate Leader of the Week is Chief Petty Officer Jose Sermini, a machinery technician from U.S. Coast Guard Sector Buffalo!

Dec. 29, 2020

A little grant runs a long way for clean water

Endurance athlete and Coast Guard Ens. Katie Spotz used a Morale, Well-being and Recreation program sports grant to fund a run through Maine, and fundraising for clean water, sanitation, and hygiene programs around the world.

Dec. 29, 2020

Establishment of an Officer Recruiting Corps

The Coast Guard is establishing a dedicated Officer Recruiting Corps.

Dec. 23, 2020

Reader submission: New Years' logs from the Vietnam era

MyCG's first reader contribution comes from former Coastie John Fagan

Dec. 23, 2020

Dear Coast Guard Family: A holiday poem 

Family-Friendly Fun: Please enjoy this poem, written by Coast Guard ombudsman and MyCG columnist Rachel Conley - she writes a new one for Coast Guard families every year! And on Dec. 24, follow Santa’s magical journey around the world on the Official North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) Santa Tracker. ‘Twas the night before a patrol and

Dec. 23, 2020

Deckplate Leader of the Week: Chief Petty Officer Timothy Daugherty

Our Deckplate Leader of the week is Chief Petty Officer Timothy Daugherty, an operations specialist from Communications Command Detachment Kodiak!

Dec. 21, 2020

Healthy grieving: Chaplains can help if you're experiencing loss during the holidays

Healthy grieving: Chaplains can help if you're experiencing loss during the holidays