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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. 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

Sept. 2, 2021

Frontline Focus: Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 65 miles east of Virginia Beach, Virginia, and more.

Frontline Focus: Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 65 miles east of Virginia Beach, Virginia; Coast Guard assists two from vessel taking on water near Slocum Arm, Alaska; Coast Guard and good Samaritan rescue kayaker in water near Keene Island, Alaska; Coast Guard performs CPR on 52-year-old woman at restaurant.

Sept. 2, 2021

Bravo Zulu: Coast Guard civilian recognized for work establishing DIU detachment, and more

Bravo Zulu: Coast Guard civilian recognized for work establishing DIU detachment; Honoring a 50-year career of teaching music to Coast Guard cadets; Many firsts for Coast Guard Women recognized during Women’s Equality Day event.

Sept. 1, 2021

SAPRR services now available to more of the Coast Guard workforce—civilian employees and former members

Sexual assault prevention, response and recovery program expands services, updates policy

Sept. 1, 2021

Life transformations begin with food choices and movement—a Wellness Wednesday discussion

Wellness Wednesday experts to discuss the power of health choices

Aug. 31, 2021

U.S. Mint commemorates Coast Guard with silver medal

Learn more about the newest U.S. Coast Guard silver medal from the U.S. Mint.