My Coast Guard

Sept. 10, 2021

Three strategies to build motivation for losing weight

CHAMP shares how you can jump-start your weight loss efforts

Sept. 9, 2021

The Long Blue Line: Jeffrey Palazzo—a 9/11 Coast Guard hero’s story

After her husband perished saving lives on 9/11, Lisa Palazzo adopted a son who now carries his name - and continues his tradition of Coast Guard service.

Sept. 9, 2021

BZ: USCG and DHS partners hold successful local back-to-school backpack drive helping nearly 300 children, and more

BZ: USCG and DHS partners hold successful local back-to-school backpack drive helping nearly 300 children, and more USCG and DHS partners hold successful local back-to-school backpack drive helping nearly 300 children; Summer joint service cyber event proves to be a success; Military to Mariner (M2M) program issued the first set of course completion certificates for Lifeboatman Limited and Able Seaman endorsed ratings in August; Labor Day offered an opportunity to remember the strength, resilience, and contributions of the Coast Guard workforce

Sept. 8, 2021

Leader of the Week: Senior Chief Petty Officer Malia Chasteen

Our Leader of the Week is Senior Chief Petty Officer Malia Chasteen, officer in charge of Station Maui

Sept. 7, 2021

Hundreds of new petty officers receive SAPRR training during “A” School

Enlisted leadership will know how to REACT, thanks to the work of Yorktown’s Victim Advocates

Sept. 3, 2021

Don’t Let COVID “weight” you down

How to Develop your own Health Road Map

Sept. 2, 2021

Reserve officer active duty integration explained

How does a “traditional” drilling reserve officer integrate into active duty?

Sept. 2, 2021

The Long Blue Line: “Hot Rocks”—a Coast Guardsman on the beach at Iwo Jima

[This essay was excerpted from the book chapter of the same name: “Hot Rocks,” Sea, Surf and Hell: The U.S. Coast Guard in World War II (New York: Prentice-Hall, 1945), 276-79.]Because of the concentrated mortar fire, which the Japanese are laying down on this landing area, it is one of the bloodiest of all the assault beaches in the Pacific War to