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March 17, 2023
The Long Blue Line: Skipper, jeep driver, and bandmaster forgotten by history
Coast Guard women of World War II’s temporary reserve.
March 3, 2023
The Long Blue line: Greenland—Coast Guard’s Arctic combat zone of World War II, 1940-41
Securing mineral rights in Greenland allowed the US to build warships swiftly.
Dec. 16, 2022
The Long Blue Line: Ray Evans—Hero of Guadalcanal who enlisted and served with Douglas Munro 80 years ago
Chief Ray Evans served with the Coast Guard’s only Medal of Honor recipient, and is now FRC namesake!
Dec. 2, 2022
The Long Blue Line: Benjamin Bottoms—Arctic aviator, wartime hero served with Lt. John Prichard
Enlisted aviation hero and namesake for new FRC.
Nov. 18, 2022
The Long Blue Line: Joseph Toahty, a Pawnee warrior who served at Guadalcanal with Douglas Munro
Native Native American Joseph Robert Toahty, who served in the Coast Guard in World War II.
Sept. 9, 2022
The Long Blue Line: Joseph Tezanos—wartime lifesaver, Hispanic-American trailblazer and FRC namesake
World War II hero goes on to become one of the first Hispanic American officers in the United States Coast Guard.
May 30, 2022
The Long Blue Line: Seaman First Class Fletch Burton—he went in harm’s way so others might live free
Memorial Day we remember those who gave all.
April 22, 2022
The Long Blue Line: Buddy Ebsen—Hollywood actor and World War II patrol frigate officer
Hollywood actor, Coast Guard WWII hero
Feb. 18, 2022
The Long Blue Line: Louis Etheridge—Gun captain and African-American war hero
Read about the courageous actions resulting in the Coast Guard’s first military medal bestowed on an African American Coast Guardsman for combat heroism.
Feb. 4, 2022
The Long Blue Line: 1942—Coast Guard’s history making year 80 years ago!
Remembering events from 1942