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Category: Veterans

Feb. 1, 2022

CSPI: Pathway to prosperity and security through service 

How the Coast Guard's CSPI program can help you achieve your educational and leadership goals

Jan. 28, 2022

Total Force Wellness Column: Guidelines to progress your physical training over time 

Here are some tips to resistance training safely

Jan. 27, 2022

Frontline Focus: Coast Guard, partner agency intercept 88 Haitians near Great Inagua, Bahamas, and more.

Coast Guard, partner agency intercept 88 Haitians near Great Inagua, Bahamas; Coast Guard rescues six from distressed sailing vessel near Mona Island, Puerto Rico; Coast Guard repatriates 90 Dominicans to the Dominican Republic following three illegal voyage interdictions near Puerto Rico; Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Slidell, Louisiana; and Navy and Coast Guard stop boat in Caribbean with suspected cocaine shipment worth $22 million.

Jan. 26, 2022

How TRICARE Pharmacy Network Changes Will Affect TRICARE For Life

Changes to retail pharmacy options

Jan. 21, 2022

The Long Blue Line: Coast Guard pioneers the marine radio over 100 years ago!

Learn how radio became a basic part of a maritime communications.

Jan. 20, 2022

Frontline Focus: U.S., Spain and Morocco collaborate to conduct rescue at sea in Atlantic Ocean, and more.  

U.S., Spain, Morocco rescue 103 migrants at sea; Coast Guard Cutter Stone returns to homeport after 61-day patrol; Coast Guard rescues six hunters from Cape Cod marsh, Mass.; Coast Guard rescues 2 jet skiers near Atkinson Island, Texas; and Coast Guard partners with SailPlan to monitor marine infrastructure, increasing port efficiency and helping achieve climate goal. 

Jan. 17, 2022

The long walk  

A retired Coast Guard master chief petty officer, finally got around to taking the hike he talked about doing for years. 

Jan. 14, 2022

The Long Blue Line: “Men against the Sea”—anatomy of a Coast Guard cutter lost at sea

[This essay is adapted from the non-fiction book chapter “Men against the Sea,” Sea, Surf and Hell: The U.S. Coast Guard in World War II (New York: Prentice-Hall, 1945), 72-78.]The Coast Guard patrol craft Wilcox was lost off the Mid-Atlantic coast Sept. 30, 1943. The following account is taken from the statement made by its commanding officer, Lt.

Jan. 14, 2022

Coast Guard special observances educate, celebrate contributions, and unite workforce   

Promoting cohesiveness through cultural awareness