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Nov. 5, 2021

The Long Blue Line: “Sooner Squadron”—First Native American Women to enlist in the Coast Guard 

At least six women from Oklahoma’s tribal nations served in the U.S. Coast Guard Women’s Reserves (“SPARS”) during World War II. They enlisted for the same reasons as other American women and performed the same duties, yet newspaper reporters sensationalized their stories with popular culture stereotypes. These SPARS allowed male Coast Guardsmen

Nov. 5, 2021

Stress Management Strategies for Weight Loss

Learn how stress impacts your body based on your perceptions

Nov. 4, 2021

Creating programs for innovation and morale of Coast Guard families

2020 Morale, Well-Being and Recreation Unit Program of the Year Award winners announced

Nov. 4, 2021

Frontline Focus: Coast Guard, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department urge safe practices for anglers along state waterways, coasts, and more. 

Coast Guard, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department urge safe practices for anglers along state waterways, coasts; Coast Guard medevacs man from Patricia Lee, 200 miles southwest of Dutch Harbor; and Coast Guard repatriates 32 Cubans to Cuba; one smuggler detained.

Nov. 4, 2021

BZ: Coast Guard Academy, Adm. Nimitz Pistol Competition, Coast Guard and Aviation History Month

Bravo Zulu to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy for ranking among the nation’s top institutions of higher learning. This year the academy once again ranked No. 1 in the Top Public Schools Regional Colleges North and the overall Regional Colleges North categories in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges magazine. The academy was also ranked No.

Nov. 2, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine: Boosters available for Coast Guard workforce

Here’s what you need to know about booster shots

Nov. 2, 2021

Military OneSource: Resources at your fingertips 

Find what you need for PCS moves, to dealing with stress. 

Nov. 2, 2021

Captain Healy’s Cutter Bear—once lost, now found! 

As with so many forgotten Coast Guard stories of heroism, bravery, and courage, the story of Michael Augustine Healy and his trusty cutter Bear is unknown to most Americans. Healy was born in 1839 on a plantation in Georgia to a plantation owner and a slave. His father sent Healy north with his siblings so they would escape enslavement in the South

Oct. 29, 2021

The “weight” of poor sleep 

How sleep plays a role in your daily habits and mood