My Coast Guard
Category: Veterans

June 21, 2024

Jack Hamlin — Boatswain, rescue swimmer, and savior of D-Day

CG-23 and other rescue cutters performed heroically against the weather and the odds. Jack estimated his boat saved around 50 lives that day.

June 14, 2024

D-Day hero Jack DeNunzio and LCI-94 at Normandy

Jack DeNunzio’s final breath would be forever recorded for posterity by a Coast Guard photographer and a world-renowned Life Magazine combat photographer.

May 28, 2024

Sexual assault and sexual harassment in the Coast Guard

“I am dedicated to demonstrating through actions and change that the Coast Guard is worthy of your trust and respect.” - Adm. Linda Fagan

May 17, 2024

Bear Hunt — the search for Healy’s legendary cutter

Finding a shipwreck is like solving any mystery.

May 10, 2024

Devotion to Duty — Asian nationals serving in the Coast Guard

Asian nationals began serving in the United States Coast Guard 175 years ago, playing an important role in the history of the Coast Guard’s ancestor agency of the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service.

May 8, 2024

Coast Guard to host Holocaust Days of Remembrance observance on May 8

Members can attend the event in person, or view/call-in to the event on Teams.

May 3, 2024

Charles Jones Soong—Cutterman and powerful Chinese patriarch

Charles Jones Soong served in the Revenue Cutter Service. However, his fame is little known in the U.S. compared to his celebrity in the Far East.

April 26, 2024

Sentinels of the past — the Coast Guard’s Civil War Boat Howitzers from the Revenue Cutter Service

Written by retired Gunner CWO Steven Wilson, this essay provides the history of two Coast Guard Civil War artifacts: Boat Howitzers #245 and #246.

April 22, 2024

Tell DHS why you picked a career in public service!

Let DHS know why you serve. Public Service Recognition week starts the first week of May.