My Coast Guard

Dec. 29, 2023

The Long Blue Line: First U.S. transit of the Northwest Passage — 1957

All three cutters went down in history as the first American vessels to transit through the icy seas of the Northwest Passage and circumnavigate the North American continent.

Oct. 7, 2022

Coast Guard SPAR celebrated and honored on 100th birthday

Celebrating a service woman's 100 years of life.

Sept. 23, 2022

The Long Blue Line: Latina SPARs—Minority trailblazers of World War II

Women all over the country volunteered to serve during World War II. Here are a few Latina SPARs who answered the call.

Feb. 9, 2022

WWII veteran Lois “Coast Guard Lady” Bouton remembered by her shipmates

The former SPAR was a confidant, pen-pal and mentor to the Coast Guard community

Nov. 6, 2020

Photo Friday! SPAR celebrates 106th birthday

Coast Guard SPAR Mabel Johnson celebrated her 106th birthday as a guest of Capt. Derek Smith, at the Coast Guard Pay and Personnel Service Center this week.